Top 10 Things to Read, Watch & Listen to from 10/09-10/15

1. Would You Love Me Now by Joshua Bassett

From the star of HSMTMTS, comes this soulful ballad about reuniting with an ex, and pondering about whether the romance will still be there. On the subject of Bassett’s music, make sure to read YEM’s recent article on his album, Sad Songs in a Hotel Room.

Sad Songs in a Hotel Room

2. Young Royals: Season 2/First 4 Minutes/Netflix (YouTube)

In anticipation of the new season of adventures between Prince Wilhelm and Simon, check out this sneak peek at the first few minutes of their journey to follow their hearts. And while we’re talking about new TV seasons, take a look at our recent article on the first full trailer for the spinoff Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.

New Pretty Little Liars Spinoff Releases First Full Trailer

3. Being Funny in a Foreign Language by The 1975 (10/14)

In the hit band’s first studio album since 2020, they abandon their previous themes- how we communicate everything through this filter of the internet- for their first EP that’s all about love in the modern age. With songs from ‘All I Need to Hear’ to ‘When We Are Together’, it’s going to be a sonic blast. And while you’re looking for some good music to listen to, check out our most recent New Music Friday article.\

4. If You Could See the Sun by Ann Liang (October 11)

When Alice Sun starts to realize she can turn invisible, it becomes her greatest asset as her parents tell her they can’t afford her tuition anymore. Monetizing her power, Alice’s jobs escalate into flat-out illegality. Now Alice must decide if attending her school is worth losing her soul.

5. Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! (HBO Max) (October 15)

In the all-new film, just in time for the Halloween season, Scooby and the Mystery Gang try to enjoy a nice holiday break after apprehending the villainous Coco and Kitty. However, the peace doesn’t last for long, and everyone finds themselves getting scared silly. And if you don’t want ghosts to get you, make sure you read our listicle on the best scary movies to watch this October.

10 Good Scary Movies for Teens to Watch on Halloween

6. Everyone Hates Kelsie Miller by Meredith Ireland (October 11)

High school rivals Kelsie Miller and Eric Mulvaney suddenly find themselves teaming up to create the ultimate scheme to win back Kelsey’s former best friend, and Eric’s ex-girlfriend. However, on the road trip to healing their relationships, a new one may be forming, as the two inevitably realize they may actually feel more for each other than expected.

7. Quiet the Room by Skullcrusher (October 14)

In this sensationally meditative debut album, this talented up-and-comer sings about the contradictions that make up her past, and which define who she is now.

8. YEM Interview: Lindsey Lomis opens up for Joshua Bassett’s Headline Tour by Mordechai Laub

In this revealing interview, linked below, the rising star singer dishes out the juicy details of how it felt to open up for Joshua Bassett during his headline tour for Sad Songs in a Hotel Room.

YEM Interview: Lindsey Lomis opens up for Joshua Bassett’s Headline Tour

9. I Miss You, I Hate This by Sara Saedi (October 11)

Privileged Parisa Naficy and financially unstable Gabriela Gonzales couldn’t possibly be any more different. But ever since their first day of high school, it’s been them against the world. When a global pandemic causes everyone to go into lockdown, the distance between the two will put their bond to the ultimate test. While you’re looking for stuff to read, check out our recent New Book Tuesday article.

New Book Tuesday: October 4th

10.Big Shot, Season 2 (Disney Plus) (October 12)

Coach Marvyn Korn (John Stamos) is back, and with a whole new host of problems. From trying to get a volleyball player onto his team that got ousted from the sport, to losing his assistant coach Holly Barrett (Jessalyn Gilsig), his own messy private life, and new tensions arising amongst the girls, it’s going to be a wild, hilarious, heartwarming ride.