Y’all, SPRING HAS SPRUNG! At least, for enough time to have patio drinks today, which I did. Tomorrow it’s gonna be cold AF but you know what? Daylight Savings is about to come through and put the SAVE in Saving, and I am sooooo ready.
ICYMI on FYA
Mandy W. watched Selena Gomez’s cooking show and made a drinking game because why not?
In book reports, we’ve got:
- Daughters of a Dead Empire, which features, as Stephanie put it: “lessons on why it’s a bad idea to offer a wagon ride to a princess.”
- Rosemary gushing over Being Mary Bennet by J.C. Peterson, who’s a member of the Denver FYA Book Club, NO BIG DEAL.
- Brian’s take on Killing Time, which, like Gretchen Wieners’ hair, is full of secrets.
- Mandy C. making a killer Newsies reference while reviewing Squire.
Here’s a list of 40 highly anticipated YA books publishing this year.
First look at Fire Island, Joel Kim Booster’s queer rom-com, starring Booster, Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers, and Margaret Cho. YES PLZ.
More Bridgerton goodness:
André Braugher is heading to The Good Fight, and when I say cool cool cool, tight tight tight, I MEAN IT.
Lana Condor and No…t Noah Centineo but Cole Sprouse? Mmkay:
First look at Obi-Wan Kenobi, and I can’t decide if it makes me feel old or young or WHAT IN THE SPACE TIME CONTINUUM:
Social Media Things
RAZZLES FOR THE SOUL:
In every generation… (also, plug for our Buffy Rewatch):
In the words of Whitney Houston, “I believe the children are our futuuuuure”:
As Stephanie said, this take on why we love the enemies-to-lovers trope just… freaking resonates:
Agreed, we CAN all blame capitalism:
The women of Nerdist celebrate their fave complex fictional ladies, and all I can say is, TEAM MARGO.
Abbott Elementary partnered with Scholastic to provide free book fairs at underfunded schools, brb CRYING.
This Afro-Surrealist artist turned iconic Black memes into oil paintings for an art exhibit.
What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.