Top 10 Things to Read, Watch & Listen to from July 30th- August 5th

The summer weather that followed July finally ends, and August beckons with the accompaniment of falling leaves and a chill in the air. For those who need newer entertainment for the upcoming week, be sure to read through this article to see what’s coming up!

Heartstopper Season 2 Premiere – 8/3

Fans of Heartstopper and Alice Oseman’s works rejoice! Heartstopper will be making a comeback with its second season, set for release on Netflix! Be sure to watch this newest season to see Charlie’s and Nick’s lives unfurl as it arrives on August 3rd!

ur so pretty – Wasia Project

While this song isn’t new and upcoming, it just needs to be mentioned! We just can’t get enough of this song, since William Gao will be in Heartstopper! For those who need a little context, William Gao is in a band formed by him and his sister Olivia Hardy called Wasia Project. This song, in particular, was from Wasia Project’s debut EP how can i pretend?, and while it was originally released on Olivia’s Spotify page, it was re-recorded with a few small changes in the lyrics. Be sure to check the song out!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem – 8/2

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back and in animation form! Fans of these four ninjas will be ecstatic to know that the film will be premiering soon, where the film features the turtles trying to earn the love of New York City while facing down an army of mutants in the process. Featuring the vocal work of acclaimed actors and actresses such as Jackie Chan, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen, and John Cena, be sure to catch this film in theatres on August 2nd!


The K-POP group formed by JYP Entertainment ITZY will be streaming their latest album, KILL MY DOUBT on July 31st! The album will feature None of My Business and BET ON ME, while also featuring unreleased tracks such as Psychic Lover, Kill Shot, and CAKE. Be sure to check out their album when it releases on July 31st!

The Summer I Turned Pretty

The latest episode will be arriving soon, but be sure to watch The Summer I Turned Pretty to catch up on what’s happening in the show!

The Bewitching Hour (A Tara Prequel) (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Prequels) by Ashley Poston – 8/1

Fans of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, have no fear as the prequel makes its appearance! Written by New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Ashley Poston, Tara Maclay returns with a boatload of ’90s nostalgia, murders, and star-crossed romance. While she isn’t thrilled to start her senior year in a whole new town, Tara is prepared to make it through Hellborne, Vermont. But when dead students start turning up and she’s named the possible culprit, and her crush on the new girl ends up being a witch-hunter, Tara must overcome her fears to save the town and herself. Be sure to check this book out when it comes out!

Bennett Coast – Where Are You Going? – 8/4

From the same artist who brought Moonboy and Sunsick, Bennett Coast will be releasing his latest album Where Are You Going? on August 4th! Songs such as Bender and Driver will be making an appearance in his album, so if you’re a fan of Bennett, be sure to check the album out once it’s released!

Miles Kane – One Man Band – 8/4

An English musician who followed a solo career after breaking off from The Little Flames and The Rascals, Miles Kane’s newest album One Man Band is expected for a release date on August 4th! The same artist who brought Dealer with Lana Del Ray to life, you’ll be able to listen to tracks such as Troubled Son and The Wonder with a bunch of unreleased songs included, such as Never Taking Me Alive and Heartbreaks (The New Sensation). Be sure to check it out once it’s released!

The Front Bottoms – You Are Who You Hang Out With – 8/4

An indie rock band originating from New Jersey, this was the same band that brought Twin Size Mattress to life. Their latest album You Are Who You Hang Out With will release on August 4th, containing tracks such as Outlook and Punching Bag, along with newer tracks such as Paris and Clear Path. If you’re a fan of The Front Bottoms, be sure to keep an eye out for the date!

A Little Like Waking by Adam Rex – 8/1

Written by best-selling and award-winning author Adam Rex, the story follows Zelda as she’s stuck in a dream and meets Langston, a sweet and timid guy who feels more real than every other dream she’s ever encountered. As the two explore the dreamscape together and find themselves growing closer to each other, they uncover a truth that neither of them wants to face. For those curious to read more, be sure to check the book out when it comes out on August 1st!