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Jenny Han’s The Summer I Turned Pretty is Going to Be a TV Show, and Here’s the Cast

Amazon is adapting Jenny Han’s The Summer I Turned Pretty into a television show, and now they’ve announced the cast. Newcomer Lola Tung has been cast as the lead, and Rachel Blanchard, Jackie Chung, and Christopher Briney will also be series regulars. The coming-of-age story centers around a love triangle between a girl and two brothers, and the enduring power of strong female friendship.

Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay Writing a Book of Personal Essays

On Thursday, former Bachelorette lead Rachel Lindsay announced that she will be releasing a book of personal essays in January. Lindsay shared the official cover of her upcoming book Miss Me with That on Instagram, and she wrote, “Ya’ll know I won’t hold back… I’m telling MY story, sharing my experiences, and opening my heart 🖤.” The book will be available on January 25, 2022, but you can preorder it now.

The Mystery Writers of America Announce the 2021 Edgar Awards Winners

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the winners of the 2021 Edgar Awards. Among the winners are Alyssa Cole’s When No One is Watching for Best Paperback Original and Katie Alender’s The Companion for Best Young Adult. You can see the full list of nominees and winners here. This year is the 75th annual presentation of the awards.

The Best Way to Teach Reading

The best way to teach reading is a topic that has been hotly debated for many decades. Here is a look at where we are in the conversation around how to teach reading, and a look back at where we’ve been