Happy Monday! We’ve acquired the names of some films you should see, books you should read, and music to listen to when you get the chance.
These are must-reads and watches you won’t want to miss!
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker-in U.S. Theaters December 20
No one’s ever really gone… Rey’s journey continues and the Skywalker saga concludes in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Starring: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver and John Boyega
Source: Rotten Tomatoes
Cats-in U.S. Theaters December 20
A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.
Starring: James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba
Source: Rotten Tomatoes
Fatal Accusation by Marie Force-published December 17-Harlequin
The story breaks as Metro PD lieutenant Sam Holland attends a dinner party with her husband, Vice President Nick Cappuano: President Nelson is accused of having an affair. More shocking still, campaign staffer Tara Weber claims the president fathered her newborn son—while the First Lady was undergoing secret cancer treatment.
When a high-profile murder case hits Sam’s desk, she’s shocked to uncover a connection to the presidential scandal. With the department caught up in its own internal scandals, and the chief’s job hanging by a thread, Sam questions who she can trust as her team uncovers information that clouds an already-murky case. And with calls for the president to resign getting louder by the minute, Sam needs to close this case before she finds herself living at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue…
The Best of Us by Robyn Carr-published December 17-Mira
Dr. Leigh Culver loves practicing medicine in Timberlake, Colorado. It is a much-needed change of pace from her stressful life in Chicago. The only drawback is she misses her aunt Helen, the woman who raised her. But it’s time that Leigh has her independence, and she hopes the beauty of the Colorado wilderness will entice her aunt to visit often.
Helen Culver is an independent woman who lovingly raised her sister’s orphaned child. Now, with Leigh grown, it’s time for her to live life for herself. The retired teacher has become a successful mystery writer who loves to travel and intends to never experience winter again.
When Helen visits Leigh, she is surprised to find her niece still needs her, especially when it comes to sorting out her love life. But the biggest surprise comes when Leigh takes Helen out to Sullivan’s Crossing and Helen finds herself falling for the place and one special person. Helen and Leigh will each have to decide if they can open themselves up to love neither expected to find and seize the opportunity to live their best lives.
Storm Watch by Jill Shalvis-published December 17-Harlequin
After battling a hurricane of catastrophic proportions working for the National Guard, Jason Mauer badly needs some downtime. But during another deluge, Jason’s savior skills are suddenly in demand…by his hot friend Lizzy Mann. Jason knows it would be dangerous to let himself by swept away by the flash flood of desire and emotion he feels for Lizzy, particularly during an unpredictable storm. But can he resist the temptation?