Happy Friday, folks!


In our ongoing rewatch of Friday Night Lights, Mandy W. reviews episode three, in which we’re all treated to a team paying penance in the rain.

In this week’s Stream It, Brian reviews Shogun, a show perfect for those who like intrigue, Japan, and beheadings.

In this week’s Book Reports:

Book-Related Things

Chloe Gong news:

Rainbow Rowell is going on tour to promote Slow Dance.

This site does deep dives into the Sweet Valley High books. (Make sure to read our reviews of the books here!)

Jason Reynolds has a YA romance coming in October!

Here’s a list of YA books with plus-size representation.

Nicola Yoon on her new adult novel One of Our Kind.

Why do YA readers love murder?

Onscreen Things

Another Nick Galitzine (among some other big names) movie is coming to Amazon:

AMC has ordered yet another Anne Rice Immortal Universe show, The Talamasca.

Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman are reuniting for a Practical Magic sequel.

New Young Sherlock series? Sign us up!

Bridgerton’s fourth season is two years away. *cries*

There’s a new Maze Runner in the works?

Social Media Things

Girls only want one thing …

The limit does not exist …

This is SO cool.

Miscellaneous Things

Jin’s back! (As someone who knows barely anything about KPop, I think that’s a good thing?)

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

Mandy (she/her) is a manager at a tech company who lives in Austin, TX, with her husband, son, and dogs. She loves superheroes and pretty much any show or movie with “Star” in the name.