Top 10 Things to Read, Watch & Listen to from February 11th- February 17th

As you kick off your new week, you are definitely going to want to get a jump on this week’s hottest releases in young entertainment.

1) “Young Sheldon”

The newest season of the popular series “Young Sheldon” starring the younger version of Sheldon Cooper, from the hit early 2000s TV series “The Big Bang Theory,” is airing this week and you do not want to miss out. As Sheldon navigates life and love from a young genius’ perspective, we get to journey right along with him. Tune in on February 15th to see what Young Sheldon gets into. 

2) Jason Derulo – Nu King

Jason Derulo’s latest album Nu King is the perfect soundtrack to your week. After many years of waiting, fans are eager to hear Derulo’s fresh LP. Additionally, the artist announced to his 31 million followers on Instagram that he will be continuing his Nu King tour. If you like Jason Derulo or just good, old-fashioned pop/R&B vibes, you absolutely must check out this album, releasing this Friday. And if you are a big fan who is looking for an exciting activity to do with friends, check out Jason Derulo’s tour dates and catch a show if you can!

3) Madame Web

Dakota Johnson stars in this science fiction action movie Madame Web. The film tells the story of Cassandra Webb (Johnson) and her life as a New York City paramedic. After noticing some rather interesting shifts in her behavior, she discovers that she might just have some supernatural tendencies. After realizing this she takes it upon herself to protect three girls from their fates. You have to see this movie and what better place than in theaters this Friday?!

4) The Eternal Ones; Deathless #3 – Namina Forna

In this finale to the series, The Eternal Ones; Deathless #3, is packed with incredible twists and turns that are sure to keep you on your toes. Read along as Deka is tasked with the challenge of saving the world. Pay attention as Deka fights the gods to try and overcome all odds and save the planet. This dazzling third and final book of the series is set to release this week and is sure to be all the rave amongst readers everywhere. Pick it up this Tuesday wherever books are sold and stay tuned for an interview with author Namina Forna. 

5) Adam The First 

In this new film from writer and director Irving Franco, watch along as Adam (played by Oakes Fegley) goes on an independent journey to figure out who his real father is. This movie is sweet and deep and will have you on the edge of your seat trying to figure out what happens next. With a unique film style and talented acting talent, this movie should be at the top of your release radar.

Keep an eye out for our exclusive interview with Oakes Fegley, who plays Adam in “Adam the First.” You are definitely going to want to hear what he had to say about the film.

6) Lola 

In this independent, heavy-hitting, cinematic experience, join star and director Nicola Peltz Beckham alongside Luke David Blumm (stay tuned for a YE exclusive interview) in this intense drama about escaping a toxic family. Follow along as Lola tries to raise money to get her little brother Arlo out of the care of their aggressive mother. This movie will surely tug at your heartstrings so don’t forget to grab the tissues when you watch. Check it out now! 

7) This Is Me… Now 

In this unique film experience, check out Jennifer Lopez’s narrative-driven journey to where her music is now. This film experience highlights the creation of Lopez’s 9th studio album. The release of the album is scheduled for February 16th, 2024. With director Dave Meyers at the helm, this musical film experience is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Make sure to go see it sometime soon; now playing in theaters.

Also, be on the lookout for our exclusive interview from YE coming soon!

8) “American Idol”

Enjoy the next season of this American classic, “American Idol.” Join Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan in another season of laughs, stories, and songs. If you are a fan of the show or even a fan of music in general, this contest is the perfect opportunity to check out the next generation of musical talent. Tune in to watch this season of “American Idol” this week.

9) A Suffragist’s Guide to the Antarctic – Yi Shun Lai

In this book from author Yi Shun Lai, read along as a teenager fights for suffrage while on an Antarctic expedition. This historical fiction tells the story of a young person’s fight through the ice in the form of entertaining and personal journal entries. If you are looking for a new take on a historical story, then this is the perfect YA novel for you. Check it out wherever you get your books, this Tuesday.

10) Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home Franklin

In honor of Black History Month, the Peanuts gang welcomes in a new friend named Franklin. At first, Franklin has a hard time fitting in with the rest of the cast, but when he finds out about the soap box derby, he is determined to win. Franklin hopes that when he wins the race, he will win friends. Check out Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home Franklin this week!

Thanks for tuning into this week’s Top 10 releases. I hope you found something to watch, read or listen to this week.