This is the latest installment in a new series where the HuffPost Teen editors round up five things they're excited about each week -- from new video games, to books, to viral videos, to entertainment news. Check out this week's picks in the slideshow below, and email or tweet @HuffpostTeen with your suggestions!
This week, we have our nose buried in Mothership, a funny but thought-provoking new novel that takes teen pregnancy into the year 2074, and we're intrigued by a bakery that prints your favorite Instagram snaps onto cinnamon sugar cookies. Honorable mention goes to news of the Backstreet Boys' 2013 reunion and upcoming album!
In the age of <em>16 And Pregnant</em>, a YA novel about teen pregnancy is hardly a surprise. But <em><a href="http://www.justjaredjr.com/2012/07/17/jjj-book-club-pick-for-july-mothership-by-martin-leicht-isla-neal/" target="_hplink">Mothership</a></em>, the new novel by Martin Leicht and Isla Neal, take the issue aboard a spaceship in 2074. Protagonist Elvie Nara not only deals with her pregnancy, but also tackles relationship issues while kicking some serious alien butt.
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You can't deny it, Justin Bieber knows how to rock a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/03/justin-bieber-15-most-mem_n_1647742.html" target="_hplink">magazine cover</a>. Next up, he appears on the <a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/on-the-cover-justin-bieber-becomes-a-man-20120718" target="_hplink">August issue of <em>Rolling Stone</a></em>, which hits newsstands July 20. He <a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/on-the-cover-justin-bieber-becomes-a-man-20120718" target="_hplink">tells the mag</a>, "I feel like I carry myself in a more manly way. I don't carry myself as a boy."
New York bakery Baking For Good will transform your <a href="http://www.refinery29.com/instagraham-cookies" target="_hplink">Instagram snapshots into cinnamon sugar cookies</a>, so you can turn that series of photos from your vacation in Paris into yummy snacks for the whole fam. A box of six will cost you $36, but 15 percent of proceeds go to a charity of your choice.
It looks like <em>Finding Nemo </em>will "just keep swimming" -- <a href="http://www.deadline.com/2012/07/john-carter-helmer-andrew-stanton-dives-back-into-animation-with-finding-nemo-sequel/" target="_hplink">Deadline reports</a> that the sequel is the works. <em>Finding Nemo</em> will also be re-released in theaters on September 14 in 3D.
Hoops star Jeremy Lin has signed a <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2012/07/jeremy-lin-on-move-i-preferred-new-york-dantoni-surprised/1#.UAcjx2lYsc8" target="_hplink">three-year contract with the Houston Rockets</a> for about $25 million, with $14.9 million guaranteed in his third year. Texans rejoice and New Yorkers bemoan the loss of their star player as Linsanity goes West.