Happy Friday (and a happy birthday to our own Rosemary)! How was your week? I’ve been curled up with some Slytherin tea (green tea with peppermint—delicious!) and playing Is It Allergies, Or Is It Death? No rest for the wicked, though: it’s time for some links!
Book Related Things
This teenager doesn’t like YA. Here’s why.
We all knew it would happen: book covers are being designed to look good on Instagram.
Heh heh heh…it’s a book shelf.
And more book jokes.
Beauty: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley
Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo (review)
Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg
The Testing Trilogy by Joelle Charbonneau
The Traitor’s Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane
The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by L. J. Smith
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YA Onscreen Things
Catherine Hardwicke (yes, of Twilight fame) will direct the CW’s Lost Boys pilot. Also, Tyler Posey has been cast in the lead role. (I have reservations about this reboot, but on the other hand, YES YES YES.)
Social Media Things
I feel called out:
i don’t know who needs to hear this but get started on that tbr
— NOVL Loves You �� (@TheNovl) February 19, 2019
that’s good…i do not want the ending spoiled. the ending of lord of the rings pic.twitter.com/WhCnJ9s9fj
— matt lubchansky (@Lubchansky) February 20, 2019
good morning to everyone but especially the woman in the crosswalk on my way to work who didn’t like that someone honked at her to hurry so she stopped and did a couple jumping jacks
— Kristen Arnett (@Kristen_Arnett) February 21, 2019
(�� by @SunBookshop) @netflix @CarolineKepnes @AtriaBooks @YouNetflix @AtriaMysteryBus #YOU #WatchingYOU #Netflix #booktoscreen #booktotv #adaptation #obsessed #HiddenBodies pic.twitter.com/nfFfWgDFH2
— Simon & Schuster (@simonschuster) February 22, 2019
anyone learning im an editor: oh so do you really want to be a writer then?
me: no i want to be an editor that is why im an editor
them: but dont you want to write a book?
me: lmao no i love myself
— Marinda doesn’t proofread her tweets. ���� (@marindaplease) February 16, 2019
Noah Centineo is the new *ahem* face of Calvin Klein.
Molly Ringwald is a fan of DIY nail art, among other things.
Cute critters content:
That’s all for this week! Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments!