This edition of Today in Books is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney.
Harry Potter On Your Feet Thanks to Vans
You can soon get your Harry Potter footsies on thanks to a Vans + Harry Potter sneakers collaboration! We’re still just being teased via social media and don’t know what the shoes will look like but there’s a website page and you can sign up to get notifications. More here.
Britney Spears Musical AND Movie
We’d recently found out that there is a Britney Spears musical, Once Upon a One More Time, in the works reimagining fairy tale princesses who get a feminist upgrade and Spears music. And now we have awesome news for anyone who wouldn’t be able to make it to the play: there will be a movie!
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary Has 640 New Words
About two dozen lexicographers “scan online versions of newspapers, magazines, academic journals books and even movie and television scripts until they detect what he calls ‘a critical mass’ of usage that warrants inclusion.” Curious what got added? Check the words out here.