1. Sad Songs in a Hotel Room by Joshua Bassett (Album) (September 23)
In this somber album from the HSMTMTS star, go on a lyrical journey through the perils of heartbreak and ending relationships. Also, if you want a chance to see Bassett in concert, buy tix here. https://www.joshuatbassett.com
2. Pokemon: The Arceus Chronicles (Netflix) (September 23)
In this high-octane animated special, Pikachu, Ash, Dawn and Goh must help a powerful Pokemon, in order to prevent being destroyed by a formidable threat.
3. Andor- Episodes 1, 2 & 3 (Disney Plus) (September 19)
In this brilliant new series, Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) begins his journey to becoming the rebel hero originally introduced in Rogue One (2016), as an alliance builds to destroy the Death Star. And on the subject of Star Wars, make sure to go back and read our recent interview with Grant Feely, who portrayed Luke Skywalker in the miniseries Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022).
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4. The Girl in the Castle by James Patterson & Emily Raymond (September 19)
When Hannah is brought to Belman Psych, and told she suffers from delusions as well as hallucinations, she is determined to prove her sanity, go back to the past, and save her sister. A fellow psych student named Jordan, who seems to care about Hannah, decides to help Hannah save her sister from hanging for sneaking into the king’s castle and stealing food.
5. 5SOS by 5 Seconds of Summer (Album) (September 23)
After taking a break from music following their previous album, the pop sensation returns with a collection that meditates on what they learned during their hiatus, with songs from ‘Me, Myself & I’ to ‘Complete Mess’. On the subject of pop music, make sure to go back and read our recent interview with Sabrina Carpenter about her album, ‘Emails I Can’t Send.’
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6. The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers by Adam Sass (September 20)
This romcom follows Micah Summers, who runs an Instagram page filled with drawings of his crushes, despite being too shy to make a move on any of them. But when Boy 100 arrives, he is determined to make things different, and eventually discovers that love isn’t a fairy tale, and that it’s closer than he knows.
7. Subject to Change by Kelsey Ballerini (Album) (September 23)
In this 90s-inspired album, Ballerini explores her own growth as an artist, and the concept of adjusting to change in general, with tracks from ‘HEARTFIRST’ to ‘The Little Things’. And while you’re looking for something new to listen to, also look at our recent New Music Friday list.
8. Teen Wolf: The Movie- Everything You Need to Know (YEM)
Recently, the official teaser trailer for the new Teen Wolf film dropped at Comic Con. In lieu of its eventual premiere on Paramount Plus, YEM condensed everything important that you need to learn about this upcoming remake of the Michael J. Fox film.
9. MOSS by Maya Hawke (Album) (September 23)
Rising star Maya Hawke (Stranger Things, Do Revenge) releases her second album, with singles from ‘Therese’ and ‘Backup Plan’ to ‘Crazy Kid’. And speaking of Do Revenge, make sure to prep for its upcoming release on Friday by reading our article on what to expect.
10. On the Come Up (Paramount Plus) (September 23)
In this Paramount Plus original movie, 16-year-old Bri (Sanaa Lathan) seeks to become one of the great rappers. But as she faces some controversies, and her family comes under threat of eviction, now everything hangs on her dreams becoming reality.