Happy Three-Day-Weekend Eve to my American friends, and Happy Pre-Fall to everyone else in this general hemisphere! If you, like me, are DEFINITELY going to have trouble concentrating today, we have got the links for you!

ICYMI on FYA

Kandis celebrates the 20 year anniversary of The Sweetest Thing in this week’s Stream It.

And Mandy C. posted the discussion questions for this month’s book club pick, A Song of Wraiths and Ruin!

And have you read this week’s Book Reports?

Book-Related Things

Gen Z is driving sales of romance books to the top of bestseller lists

Angie Thomas is venturing into Middle Grade!

Meg Cabot’s next Princess Diaries novel will navigate the pandemic and ‘a suspected royal affair’

8 Books to Read If You Liked Nathan Fielder’s The Rehearsal

“Fiction isn’t meant to make readers better people.”

Let’s bully Obama into reading romance novels!

Onscreen Things

Lindsay Lohan to Star in Netflix Rom-Com ‘Irish Wish’

Lifetime is giving us a Dr. Quinn Christmas movie reunion!

Where in the World Is Galadriel in the Second Age? (And For That Matter, Where Is Celeborn?)

The On the Come Up trailer is here!

Multimedia Things

Some trends just aren’t for you. 🙁

Pairing Rachel Bloom‘s Crazy Ex Girlfriend songs with Bridgerton novels!

Miscellaneous Things

What breaking up a group chat is so hard to do.


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.