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TV & Book Review for May

From Fallout to Baby Reindeer and Tom Lake

Hello, everyone! In this episode, we dive into our latest reads and TV shows and help you pick your entertainment for the month of May. It is a fun mix of recommendations, critiques, and a little bit of nostalgia. Take a listen and watch and let us know your thoughts.


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The Women by Kristen Hanna

Rachel discusses her thoughts on The Women by Kristen Hanna. She found it to be a great educational read about the Vietnam War, focusing on the nurses’ experiences. While she had some reservations about the writing, she still recommends it.

Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

Rachel also talks about Crying in H Mart, a memoir by Michelle Zauner. She found it moving and a tribute to culture and the grieving process.

James by Percival Everett

Janette recommends James by Percival Everett, a retelling of Huckleberry Finn from a different perspective. She praises the fast-paced and engaging narrative.

The Housemaid by Frida McFadden

Janette highly recommends The Housemaid, a psychological thriller that kept her gripped until the very end.

First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston

Janette shares her thoughts on First Lie Wins, a thriller that didn’t quite meet her expectations but may appeal to others.

Tom Lake by Anne Patchett

Janette discusses her experience with Tom Lake by Anne Patchett, a book that she found intriguing but had some reservations about.

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TV Shows

Three Body Problem on Netflix

Rachel talks about her initial impressions of Three Body Problem and why she ultimately stopped watching it due to certain aspects.

Shogun on Hulu

Janette recommends Shogun on Hulu, praising the acting and historical aspects of the show.


Rachel shares her newfound appreciation for Suits and its nostalgic feel for pre-COVID New York City.

Fallout on Prime

Janette discusses Fallout, a post-apocalyptic series based on a video game, highlighting its popularity and intense scenes.

Baby Reindeer

Janette talks about Baby Reindeer, a disturbing yet excellent show based on Richard Godd’s life.

Neal Brennan

Janette says, “Watch it, you’ll laugh later.”

Franklin on Apple TV

Janette shares her thoughts on Franklin, featuring Michael Douglas as Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War.

Thank You and Good Night

Janette mentions Thank You and Good Night, a documentary about Jon Bon Jovi, praising its storyline and New Jersey vibes.


We hope you enjoyed our recommendations for what to watch and read in May. Don’t forget to share your thoughts with us on social media or our website. Stay tuned for more exciting content and remember to get lost in the world of books and TV shows. Enjoy your week! Bye!


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