Friends, we’ve made it to another Friday, and honestly I have Ryan Gosling to thank for that (see below). Let’s make like Barbie and GO PARTY!
ICYMI on FYA
I joined the chorus of people yelling at you to watch RRR.
In book reports:
- Rosemary reviews Tirzah Price’s new Jane Austen mystery, Sense and Second-Degree Murder.
- Brian heads to college with Margot Wood’s Fresh, which follows the exploits of a bisexual freshman.
The best LGBTQ books of the year, according to Lamda Literary.
Exciting news from Marie Lu:
72 of the most popular books on Goodreads right now.
ALERT ALERT first look at Alex and Henry in the Red, White & Royal Blue adaptation!!!!
I cannot stop thinking about this pic of Ryan Gosling as Ken in the Barbie movie, like I legit think it has magical healing powers because COME ON BARBIE LET’S GO PARTY.
OMG JESSICA DARLING ON NICKELODEON?! This is clearly for me. yes. me.
This Mae Whitman and Carlos Valdes musical rom-com had me at Mae Whitman and Carlos Valdes musical rom-com.
First look at Dakota Johnson’s Persuasion, which I will absolutely watch.
We’ve got a trailer for the adaptation of Jennifer E. Smith’s Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between:
TV Guide (what?) ranked the 100 Best Shows on TV right now, which includes FYA faves: Cruel Summer, Heartstopper, Sex Education, Never Have I Ever, Yellowjackets, The Great British Baking Show, and more!
Marvel is developing a Wonder Man series with Destin Daniel Cretton.
The Bros trailer is here!!
And then there’s the teaser for Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, which is a good time to remind you that we’ve been migrating over ye olde PLL recaps!
Whether you’ve seen Jurassic World Dominion or not, please enjoy this Pitch Meeting sketch:
Social Media Things
The perfect man?!!
I didn’t know the world needed this Muppets / Dirty Dancing mashup until I saw it:
What other purpose is there in life?
Like, I swear I read them:
The New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books for kids and teens at branches this summer! Ghosts may or may not be included.
Buzzfeed tried out a dating app but like, for finding your perfect book? I dunno.
What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.