Procrastination Pro-Tips: The Best-selling Books Of The Decade, Best Chris of 2019, And More

Slow news week thanks to the holidays—hope you've had good ones, whatever you celebrate!—but here's a bit of news to help you avoid your family for a little while at least.

Book-Related Things

Emma Watson hid 2,000 copies of Little Women (in multiple languages) around the world.

The best-selling books of the decade list is … something. (But also not surprising?)

Romance novelist Johanna Lindsey has died. :(

The Romance Writers of America (RWA) and author Courtney Milan have had a, uh, falling out, and authors are standing by Milan.

Treat yo’ self to one of these e-book deals*:

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand (review)

Birthday by Meredith Russo (review)

Carols and Chaos by Cindy Anstey

Circle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye

The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library #1) by Genevieve Cogman (review)

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo (review)

In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton (review)

Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron

Never-Contented Things by Sarah Porter

My New Crush Gave To Me by Shani Petroff

Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds (review)

A Room Away From The Wolves by Nova Ren Suma (review)

The Shadow Queen (Ravenspire #1) by C.J. Redwine (review)

Sherwood by Meagan Spooner

Someone I Used to Know by Patty Blount

Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik (review)

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma (review)

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore (review)

You'd Be Mine by Erin Hahn

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YA Onscreen Things

Just putting this out into the ether: "The 100 Season 7: Why Bellamy and Clarke are Each Other's Happy Ending."

Here's a trailer for Hulu's upcoming genderbent remake of High Fidelity starring Zoe Kravitz.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life could get another season.

Outlander's fifth season will have new opening credits.

Social Media Things

This thread is a super lovely read about Dumplin' and how representation matters.





Miscellaneous Things

"The Best Chris of 2019"

Ron Weasley and Draco Malfoy handed out Christmas presents together.

Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments!