Quick departure to the non-happy but time-sensitive: Daniel Handler, Racist Jokes, and the Disclaimer. If you want to help make good come out of this, Handler is matching donations to We Need Diverse Books today.
Now for your regularly scheduled Happy Friday links:
"Unnecessary apostrophes hurt Tiny Tim." How to Make Your Last Name Plural This Christmas Season
Author Alexandra Duncan is doing a great holiday giveaway with a prize pack that includes her book Salvage (which I LOVED) AND a $50 donation to the charity of your choice. Enter here.
15 feminist-improved pages for the computer engineer Barbie book
Study shows the media has a clear bias — in favor of dogs
What to Read if You Love Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” Video
Classic Houses In Literature Go On the Imaginary Real Estate Market (I got all these answers right and am very proud.)
Hee: Famous Author Bios
Just What You Need: Cats Sleeping in IKEA Dolls Beds
Snuggly Bookish PJs for Winter Reading Time