Happy Friday, friends. AND HAPPY SPRING. Winter’s over! Sunshine and wildflowers and daylight saving time is upon us!

ICYMI on FYA

Mandy W. breaks down Disney+’s newest in this week’s Stream It for Turning Red.

The Along for the Ride trailer dropped yesterday and Sarah was READY to talk about it with y’all.

And have you read this week’s Book Reports?

Book-Related Things

Book Riot has a round up of Maggie Stiefvater-related merch. To this list, might I also add our own Raven Cycle merch designs? And this Ronan-scented candle which smells SUH GOOD.

John Cho talks to EW about how the last two years led him to write a YA novel, Troublemaker.

10 YA books centered around sisterly relationships (including the April FYABC pick!).

This YA author let TikTok choose the cover of her new book.

And for anyone who has been following the Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings, here’s your required reading list:

Onscreen Things

Bridgerton season 2 will have less sex, more longing. Because that’s what everyone who watched season 1 said: would’ve been better with less sex.

Dolly Parton will star in Run, Rose, Run, first major big-screen role in a decade.

Tegan & Sara’s memoir is getting a TV adaptation starring real life TikTok twins.

People has pics of Nic Cage on the set of he and Nicholas Hoult’s New Orleans Dracula comedy, Renfield.

Happy CW early renewal day to Nancy Drew, among others. 

Christina Ricci is returning to the Addams Family in Netflix’s Wednesday series.

Netflix is adapting The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo!

Multimedia Things

Pssst….we have merch for that.

If Jennifer Coolidge was in Twilight

@brittanyjam What other scenes would you like to see J Cool be a part of? #twilight #robertpattinson #jennifercoolidge #impressions #kristenstewart #cinema #comedy ♬ Theme from "Twilight (Bella's Lullaby)" – Movie Sounds Unlimited

Happy Bellarke baby to all who celebrate!

Perfect Scandal reference, and also bless Jodie for her Joshua-related generosity.

The replies to this tweet are as good as, NAY, BETTER THAN you’d expect.

Miscellaneous Things

Rolling Stone ranks the best BTS songs.

LaineyGossip wondered why Twilight has staying power but The Hunger Games didn’t, and I would posit that OBVI WE’RE ALREADY LIVING IN A HELLSCAPE, like how much child murdering can I possibly rewatch over and over

All 25 Pixar Movies, Ranked.


What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.

Rosemary lives in Little Rock, AR with her husband and cocker spaniel. At 16, she plucked a copy of Sloppy Firsts off the "New Releases" shelf and hasn't stopped reading YA since. She is a brand designer who loves tiki drinks, her mid-century modern house, and obsessive Google mapping.