Only nine sleeps till Christmas! I hope you all are able to slow down and enjoy the holiday season because…I sure can’t! On to the links!


For this week’s Stream It, Mandy C. loved the Ryan Reynolds/Will Ferrell Christmas musical, Spirited.

And in case you haven’t been keeping up with our end of year goodness, be sure and check out our Best Books of 2022 and vote in our Reader Poll, plus peruse our list of Most Anticipated Books of 2023!

Book-Related Things

V proud to say that I have read four of this year’s Goodreads Choice Award winners, which is a lot for me! What did you think of the results?

Lots of end of year lists floating around, including EW’s 10 Best Romance Novels of 2022 and BookRiot’s 20 Best Romance Novels of 2022.

An update on the HarperCollins strike from an editorial assistant at HC.

Here are some book recommendations to ease that White Lotus-shaped hole in your heart.

Author Ashley Hope Pérez on finding humanity in the ‘darkness’.

Jason Reynolds‘ three-year role as the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature is coming to an end, and he spoke with NPR about his time in the position.

How your book club can fight censorship and book bans!

Onscreen Things

We finally got an answer to this question:

We’re getting Season 2 of Yellowjackets in March, and it’s also been renewed for a third season!

Everything We Know About Netflix’s Shadow And Bone Season 2.

The best queer Christmas movies so you can keep the Yuletide gay.

Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse trailer is here!

Social Media Things

For anyone wondering how to secure their own unicorn lease:

No one is safe from a Bad Bangs Era(TM), not even Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Miscellaneous Things

“You’re My Present This Year”: An Oral History of the Folgers Incest Ad

Incredibly sad news about tWitch this week.

Humans of NY did a GREAT story on a Macy’s Santa.

LeVar Burton on his Emmy award, Reading Rainbow, and the authors that changed his life.

What’d we miss? Drop your juiciest links 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.