What to Read and Watch this Month

March 1, 2019

 

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez

 

 

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I’ve personally been hearing a lot of buzz and praise for this book online.  NPR calls it “A standout” and The New York Times referring to it as “a gritty tale wrapped in a page.” If your interested in a Young Adult book discussing the dynamics of a young woman growing up in a Mexican-American home, this will be the book for you.

 

Field Notes on Love By Jennifer E. Smith

 

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For those looking for a love story,  this will be the pick for you. Jenny Han, author of  the popular book turned Netflix movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, offers her praise on the cover. Chances are this book will give you all the feels.

 

Coders by Clive Thompson

 

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In our world, social media impacts everyday life. Companies like Facebook and Instagram matter. In Coders, Thompson explores the power of code and how it influences us all.

The Island of Sea Women: A Novel

 

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New York Times best seller, Lisa See, returns with a novel following the friendship between two young girls as they grow up in Korea during times of war.

 

Television

 

Queer Eye- Netflix

 

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This Netflix fan favorite is returning for its 3rd season. Join the Fab Five as they embark to Kansas City, Missouri for their latest makeovers.

 

Veep- HBO

 

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The end of March marks the last seventh and final season of Veep. Although a show ending can be a bittersweet, star of the show, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, noted “Where the show ends up ultimately is a place I’m very happy about. ”

 

Shrill- Hulu

 

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Follow the first season of Shrill, as the main character, Annie, tackles her career, body image, family, and romantic life. All six episodes are released at once making the show binge worthy.

 

Good Girls- NBC

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Good Girls return for it’s 2nd season. Follow these three women as they continue committing crimes and taking risks for financial security.

 

 

Olivia Pandora Stokes is 21 and entering her senior year as a business administration major, with a marketing concentration. She has a love of words, Netflix, and reading.She takes her coffee strong (Harvard scientists insist it's healthy for you) and her feminism intersectional. In the future Olivia Pandora plans write more and use business to create a positive impact in the world.

 

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