Happy Friday. You’ve made it to the fourth Friday in January – how many of you are still sticking to your New Years resolutions? (I actually *am* so this prompt is really just an opening for me to brag on myself.) ANYWAYZ on to the links!
Book Related Things
A YA modern retelling of Anna Karenina called Anna K is coming out soon and has already been grabbed for a TV adaptation (and both will feature a Korean-American lead).
Bustle has 15 books to read if you’ll miss Broad City (I will), and 9 YA books to read if you’re pumped about the Roswell, New Mexico reboot. (And based on the popularity of our first episode recap, YOU ARE PUMPED.)
How about some excerpts and cover reveals for this fine Friday? As if your TBR list isn’t long enough already!
Catch these book deals before they’re gone:
The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane
The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by L. J. Smith
Beauty: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley
The Book Jumper by Mechthild Gläser
Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar
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YA Onscreen Things
Oscar noms are out, and we have three words: YAY BLACK PANTHER!
The cast of Netflix’s adaptation of Let It Snow includes Kiernan Shipka, Shameik Moore (Into the Spiderverse), Odeya Rush (Dumplin), and Mitchell Hope.
The CW has ordered a pilot for a Jane the Virgin spin-off called Jane the Novella, where each season follows a different novella story written by Jane Villanueva (who will narrate the show).
Social Media Things
What’s your rap name? Mine’s Post Grind.
— Epic Reads (@EpicReads) January 22, 2019
Hey, you gotta take care of #1, ya know?
you’re fully entitled to turn down a date if you’re anxious / depressed, he makes you feel weird, or he lacks the patronage of the esteemed lady Catherine de Bourgh, it’s called *self-care*.
— the library haunter ����❄ (@SketchesbyBoze) January 19, 2019
Has there ever been more #relatable #content than this?
me as a kid watching Devon Sawa play a literal ghost in Casper and having a crush pic.twitter.com/TwFD7MwLA1
— Netflix Canada (@Netflix_CA) January 18, 2019
Wow it’s so nice to meet you Marshall welcome to internet fame
— Erika Strong (@Erika_Strong) January 23, 2019
New FYA tourist spot: a 130-year-old library-turned-B&B that you can actually sleep in in Northern Wales.
A recent episode of Antiques Roadshow thinks some early edition Harry Potter books may be worth thousands of dollars.
That’s all for this week! Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments!