What to Watch and Read this Month

May 2, 2018

It's a new month! Which means there are new shows to watch and new books to read. Read on If you are searching for some suggestions on what to read and watch this month.

 

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TV

 

Splitting up Together

 

ABC's newest comedy is about a couple who decides to call it a quits in their relationship, but due to financial reasons, must still live together.  This family comedy will have you laughing the whole episode. Plus, actress Jenna Fischer, also known as Pam from The Office, stars as Lena. Viewers each week can see how the broken up pair navigates through parenting and dating.

 

The Originals

 

The Originals is back for their fifth and final season, which is off to a fantastic start! For those who don't know, The Originals is the spinoff of The Vampire Diaries and follows the most powerful, oldest vampires in the world as they navigate through life. This show is filled with detailed family drama and epic fight scenes.

 

Lost In Space

 

Aliens! One of Netflix's latest installments, Lost in Space, follows the Robinson family as they try to survive being lost in space. The storyline holds true to its title.This Sci-Fi thriller is rated TV-PG, so that everyone can enjoy. Episodes of Netflix’s latest big budget series usually run 47-63 minutes. Lastly, because the budget was tremendous, Lost in Space includes amazing graphics.


 

Books

 

Kenzie’s Rules for Life

 

 This is one of the latest autobiography by one of the original members of Abby Lee's Junior Elite Team, better known as the girls from Lifetime's Dance Moms.

 

Mackenzie might only be 13, but she is a #girlboss, having a tv show, clothing line and more on her resume. Her book comes out in early May, but you can preorder it now!

 

 

Mrs. Caliban
 

Have you seen The Shape of Water? If you have and you loved it, than this novella is right down your ally way. A woman, Dorothy, falls in love with a fish-monster after he escapes a scientific institute. It’s equally as strange as it is magical, but 100% entertaining. In addition, the novel has a page count of 111, so it is a quick read. Enjoy it on a rainy afternoon to set the mood!

 

Let us know what you’re watching and reading in the the comments below!

 

Samantha is a soon to be recent graduate from Fordham University. She is a communications major and creative writing minor. When she isn’t in school or working, she can be found watching Netflix, YouTube, or coming up with ideas for new TV shows.

 

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