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.