Zendaya Rumored to Have Been Offered Lead Live-Action “Little Mermaid”

Zendaya Rumored to Have Been Offered Lead Live-Action “Little Mermaid”

It’s rumored that Zendaya has been offered a role in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s classic The Little Mermaid! Of course, a rumor’s just a rumor, but we can’t help but hope it’s true.    The live-action adaptation will be directed by Rob Marshall, who directed Into the Woods and Chicago, and the score will be done by Alan Menkin and Lin-Manuel Miranda. That Hashtag Show reported that a source very close to Disney studios made the big reveal.   Zendaya has a long past with Disney as her career launched from her recurring role on Shake It Up. She has hit …

7 Easy-to-Make Harry Potter Sweets!

7 Easy-to-Make Harry Potter Sweets!

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The wonderful world of Harry Potter will forever be untouchable. Whether you’re planning the perfect literary themed parties or even just doing some casual meal planning for the fall, these fan-adapted recipes for Harry Potter classics are your best bet at reliving the series! If you’re like me and you’re not ready to let the series go yet, these delectable sweets are perfect for die-hard fans like us.     Image Via The Pastry Affair   1. These gorgeous Butterbeer Cupcakes seem like they would be a hit! The creator describes them as “essentially a brown sugar cupcake infused with …

Meg Wolitzer & Holly Goldberg Sloan Was Written Entirely Through Letters & Emails!

Meg Wolitzer & Holly Goldberg Sloan Was Written Entirely Through Letters & Emails!

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Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion and The Wife, is coming out with a new book co-authored with Holly Goldberg Sloan, author of Short and Counting By 7’s.    To Night Owl From Dogfish will reveal the unlikely friendship between Avery Bloom, a bookish and intense New Yorker, and Bett Devlin, a fearless and fun-loving Californian. These twelve-year-old girls meet after their single fathers fall in love with each other after a chance encounter. In an attempt to make them forge a new friendship, and hopefully, a sisterhood, the two girls are sent to bond at a sleep-away camp while their fathers go on …

10 Reasons to Love Lara Jean Covey From ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

10 Reasons to Love Lara Jean Covey From ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Since the film adaptation of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before debuted last Friday on Netflix, everyone can’t stop talking about the feel-good romance comedy that revealed a surprising tenderness in its viewers. Although it is based on the best-selling YA novel of the same name by Jenny Han, people of all ages and backgrounds are falling in love with Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky.   Yes, these are probably the same people watching Castle Rock each week and patiently waiting for the next season of The Handmaid’s Tale. And yes, I desperately want a sequel to this lovely romcom that made my heart soar. …

Innovative Cookbook Service Is Great for Book-Lovers and Foodies

Innovative Cookbook Service Is Great for Book-Lovers and Foodies

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Are you a self-proclaimed foodie or an amazing home chef? Are you actually an amazing cook or do you just love food and the idea of cooking, kind of like me?   If you identify as any of the above, then you’ll love the new app called ckbk. Created by the founders of 1,000 Cookbooks, ckbk is a subscription service similar to Spotify and Kindle that offers unlimited access to a carefully curated selection of cookbooks. It’s set to launch this year after a successful Kickstarter campaign raised over $55,000 (over double its goal) for its development.   A lot …