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Alison Brie and Jake Lacy Join Apples Never Fall Series on Peacock

Alison Brie and Jake Lacy have joined the cast of Peacock’s upcoming limited series adaptation of Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. Both actors will play members of the Delaney family, who, per the official logline, “from the outside appear to be an enviably contented family. Former tennis coaches Joy (Annette Bening) and Stan (Sam Neill) are parents to four adult children. After decades of marriage, they have finally sold their famed tennis academy and are ready to start what should be the golden years of their lives. But after Joy disappears, her children are forced to re-examine their parents’ marriage and their family history with fresh eyes.” Brie stars at the oldest Delaney child, Amy Delaney, and Lacy will play the second oldest Delany child, Troy Delaney. The series is being filmed in Australia.

New 1999 American Girl Dolls Include Book It! Accessories

While everyone is freaking out that the latest historical American Girl dolls are from 1999, there are some accessories for the new dolls that nostalgic book-loving ’90s kids are going to want: Pizza Hut Book It! accessories. That’s right. You can nab an iconic red Pizza Hut cup for your dolls, along with a Book It! button, a mini-book, and of, course, a personal pan pizza: the pizza of choice for Book It! winners.

Florida Students Walk Out to Protest DeSantis Race Education Policies

On Thursday, hundreds of students at the University of South Florida, University of Florida, and Florida State University walked out in protest against Gov. Ron DeSantis and his policies concerning higher education. Some high school students also joined in the state wide protest against DeSantis’s plans to ban colleges and universities from having programs on diversity and critical race theory.

Why Winter is the Best Season for Reading

Is there a best season for reading? One book lover makes the case for winter as the perfect time to cozy up with books.