Gang, we did it. We made it to Friday. With our sanity intact!* Let’s indulge in some internet fun (and then some cocktail fun, if you’re like me).
ICYMI on FYA
I raved about the Netflix adaptation of Along for the Ride (and whipped up a drinking game, natch).
Kandis is head over heels for Heartstopper, and her Stream It post about it has me convinced I need to binge it immediately.
In this week’s book reviews:
- New contributor Amanda (yay!) found rom-com gold in Ashley Winstead’s Fool Me Once.
- Brian takes a (mermaid) dive into Breathe and Count Back From Ten by Natalia Sylvester.
Sarah Ferguson is writing a YA book inspired by her own life. Mmmkay.
I appreciate the nerdiness of this list of the most popular books in libraries from Jan-March, 2022.
Buzzfeed put out this list of 35 YA books by AAPI authors coming out this year.
*screams in Eric-from-Sex-Education-voice* OMG NCUTI GATWA IS THE NEW DOCTOR WHO!
Related, they actually did it!
Never Have I Ever Season Three returns on August 12th! TEAM BEN.
Stephanie Hsu joins her Everything Everywhere All at Once costar Michelle Yeoh in American Born Chinese.
Rutherford Falls Season Two has a release date.
Social Media Things
Like, how dare you?!
I can’t possibly top this caption with my own:
Love love love this behind-the-scenes take on romance covers by the (queer) cover model herself!
Really hoping my invite to this masquerade didn’t get lost in the mail:
Yep, we’re always here for the enemistry:
Sure, this is silly, but just try not to enjoy it:
Wow, this is one HELL of a collab:
In celebration of Ncuti Gatwa’s new role, please enjoy this most excellent of Eric lists:
What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.