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Field Trip Friday: July 27, 2015

Apologies, everyone! I was a huge failure this week & I am indeed posting Field Trip Friday on..the following Monday. It'll be a brief one, but it's here! --Kaitlin

The Week In Writing

- Author Janice Hardy talks about the problems with using flash forwards as opening scenes. 

The Week In Reading

- An interview with President Jimmy Carter and author Jacqueline Woodson.

- Looking to try a new genre? The B&N blog has a list of 16 gateway YA reads by genre.

The Week In Publishing

- The forthcoming book Dumplin' by Julie Murphy is in the works as a movie with Disney.

- Controversial Harper Lee release Go Set A Watchman sold more copies in its first week than any book since Dan Brown's 2009 The Lost Symbol. 

The Week In Other Stuff

- This is pretty awesome; described as "friendship bracelets that teach girls how to code."

- In sad news, Bobbi Kristina Brown died this weekend, at age 22. 

- New York Magazine ran a powerful article featuring stories from 35 women assaulted by Bill Cosby.

- A new study found that men who harass women online are literally losers. Which is probably not news to women who are harassed by men online. 

- This Jezebel article is not joking: it will ruin Love Actually for you. You've been warned.

Kaitlin Ward

Kaitlin Ward is the author of Bleeding Earth, Adaptive Books 2016, and The Farm, coming 2017 from Scholastic.

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Item Reviewed: Field Trip Friday: July 27, 2015 Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Kaitlin Ward