I can’t help it, I have The Last of Us on the brain! Specifically the side story of Bill and Frank living their happy little gay lives together in the post-apocalypse. But also the zombies. Because who doesn’t love stories about the end of times and parasitic possession? Here are 10 young adult and adult science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels to keep you going until season 2.
For the rest of this listicle, head over to Tor.com.
If your heart is all aflutter after watching the first season of Netflix’s Heartstopper, these sweet, romantic, and delightfully queer books need to go right to the top of your To Be Read pile.
Get the full list of books at BuzzFeed Books.
Besides the excellent You’re Wrong About, the other podcast I got super into over the summer was Maintenance Phase. The two hosts, Michael Hobbes and Aubrey Gordon, “debunk the junk science behind health & wellness fads, and decode their cultural meaning.” They’ve taken on the body mass index, Rachel Hollis, the presidential fitness test, Weight Watchers, snake oil, even Angela Lansbury’s fitness book.
I love doing book recommendations, so I decided to put together a little readalikes list for my high school students. If you like Maintenance Phase, you’ll probably like these books, too. They talk about fatness and the sham that is diet culture. Thanks to all who replied to my twitter thread with suggestions.
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I’m a high school librarian with an obsession with the podcast You’re Wrong About. For the uninitiated, You’re Wrong About is a podcast where journalists “reconsider an event, person or phenomenon that’s been miscast in the public imagination.” Originally it was hosted by Sarah Marshall and Michael Hobbes, and they’ve covered everything from the Satanic Panic to Princess Diana to Newsies to disco, and everything in between.
I love doing book recommendations, so I decided to put together a little readalikes list for my students. If you like You’re Wrong About, you’ll probably like these books, too. They debunk historical and cultural myths in engaging ways. Thanks to all who replied to my twitter thread with suggestions.
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