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Hayley Williams’ hugely anticipated debut solo album “Petals For Armor” arrived via Atlantic Records on May 8. Produced by Taylor York – Williams’ lead collaborator in the Grammy-winning “Paramore” – the album was heralded by the acclaimed first single, “Simmer.” The smoldering track arrived alongside its own Warren Fu-directed video, providing a compelling first chapter to a continuing storyline.

A four-star general begrudgingly teams up with an eccentric scientist to get the U.S. military’s newest agency — Space Force — ready for liftoff. The new Netflix series, starring Steve Carell, John Malkovich and Ben Schwartz, revolves around a group tasked with establishing the sixth branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Carell’s character, Mark Naird, is the first general of the Space Force, and is in charge of the effort to get “boots on the moon” by 2024, per the orders of the president.

Author Lucy Score’s book is a steamy, swoony workplace romantic comedy with a grumpy boss hero determined to save the day and a plucky heroine who is starting to wonder if there might actually be a beating heart just beneath her boss’s sexy vests. Score  is a Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon Kindle Store bestseller of romantic comedies and contemporary romance. She grew up in rural Pennsylvania with a lot of time on her hands and a big imagination.

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