This post was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up in YA. Sign up for it here to get YA news, reviews, deals, and more! Hey YA Readers! It’s time for one of my favorite newsletters of the year: YOUR picks for best YA books of the year and the books that you wish
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Sir Richard Branson told CNBC on Tuesday he hopes so-called Covid vaccination passports will be available for prospective airline passengers who have been inoculated, potentially allowing them to bypass other virus mitigation measures before traveling. “Vaccination is everything. Once vulnerable people, in particular, have been vaccinated, I think all kinds of businesses can start opening up
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Warner Bros will be releasing Wonka on March 17, 2023, a prequel to Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which focuses on the candy architect Willy Wonka’s younger days before having his confection empire. The movie has been in development for roughly four years. David Heyman was always attached as producer, and Paddington director Paul King is helming.
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Flaky, dry and dull skin doesn’t stand a chance against these hydration heroes In partnership with belif  As we’ve collectively ditched our heavy makeup routines in favour of a fresh-faced glow, perfect for Zoom calls, even the most natural looks start with a flawless skincare routine. The Korean beauty world is full of hydration-forward trends,
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Charities might need to “move away from long- or even medium-term strategy” as the UK deals with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report warns.  The annual Road Ahead report from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, published today, examines the trends and themes that voluntary sector organisations face over the coming year. 
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Was airing back-to-back episodes a good or a bad idea? Wrapping up Fornell’s undercover mission to pursue the opiate kingpin on NCIS Season 18 Episode 4 and NCIS Season 18 Episode 5 was worthwhile. However, with a sporadic production schedule because of California’s high Covid rates, was burning off two episodes in one night advisable? Not really. If the
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As Donald Trump prepares for his post-presidency in de facto exile at Mar-a-Lago, America’s soon-to-be ex-president is confronting a series of existential crises no predecessor has faced. The most immediate threat, of course, is the upcoming Senate impeachment trial, the outcome of which could bar him from ever serving office again. At the same time,
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If you love books set in schools and stories with twisty plots and dark themes, then chances are the sub-genre of dark academia is for you! This genre can be defined broadly, but generally speaking the books have an academic setting and feature characters exploring darker urges, navigating crimes or dark secrets, or exploring dark
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Tonight (January 19), celebrations began for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, who will be officially sworn into office tomorrow. Japanese Breakfast was among the musicians to perform this evening. She played “Everybody Wants to Love You!” from her 2016 record Psychopomp. Watch Michelle Zauner play with a full band
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It’s a streaming world, and we’re just living in it. With a majority of the globe’s movie theaters closed due to Covid, and Hollywood studios scrambling to figure out new distribution models, Netflix has already been experiencing the roaring ’20s with close to 204 million subscribers taking in the service worldwide and the company’s market
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The Leuthold Group’s Jim Paulsen sees trouble lurking as investors embrace growing odds of another stimulus package. Even though the long-time bull acknowledges massive aid has been necessary to steer the U.S. through the coronavirus crisis, he’s worried too much spending will spark sharp inflation. In a recent note, Paulsen called it the “most significant risk
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Ben Affleck stepped outside of his LA home for the first time since his breakup with Ana de Armas went public. See pics of the actor picking up his beloved Dunkin’ Donuts. Ben Affleck‘s personal life might be going through another transition, but his beloved Dunkin’ Donuts order has remained steadfast. The actor, 48, was
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