Top 10 Things to Read, Watch & Listen to from November 6-12

1. Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical (Netflix) (November 9)

Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical

In this musical adaptation of the classic children’s novel, a plucky, imaginative and intelligent girl (Alisha Weir) finally uses these qualities to stand up against her tyrannical guardians (Andrea Riseborough and Stephen Graham). Looking for more cinematic jam sessions? Check out our recent article on the ten best movies about rock bands.

10 Best Movies About Rock Bands | Unleash The Rock-N-Roll

2. White Out by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk & Nicola Toon (November 8)

White Out

From the authors of Blackout, comes another series of interconnected stories of apology, love, and those magical moments that change our lives forever. And while you’re looking for things to read, check our recent New Book Tuesday listicle for some recommendations. 

New Book Tuesday: October 25th

3. The Mighty Ducks- Game Changers: Season 2, Episode 7 (Disney Plus) (November 9)

The Mighty Ducks- Game Changers

In this latest episode, involving everything from an unauthorized field trip to Jace facing his past, makes for another heartfelt, hilarious time with the Ducks.

4. Faith in the Future by Louis Tomlinson (November 11)

Faith in the Future

In this brand new album from the One Direction alum after a two-year hiatus, he tackles the concept of shelving his self-conscious ideas and thoughts, in favor of the bigger picture regarding what his art means to other people. With tracks including ‘Bigger Than Me’ and ‘Out of My System’, it’s going to be a soulful sonic experience.

5. YEM Exclusive Interview: Adrian Lyles, aka Jet from HSMTMTS

Adrian Lyles

Adrian Lyles recently sat down with us to discuss his experience playing Jet on HSMTMTS, how it’s affected his career since, and what it was like to play a character who has the polar opposite nature of him. 

YEM Exclusive Interview: Adrian Lyles HSMTMTS | EXCLUSIVE Interview w/ Jet from HSMTMTS

6. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (November 11)

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

In this exciting followup to the 2018 Marvel phenomenon, the people of Wakanda must face off against powerful forces after the great loss of their king, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman). In preparation for the much-anticipated sequel, make sure to read YEM’s past article on the film Eternals (2021) if you haven’t already.

Marvel’s New Superhero Movie “Eternals”

7. The Secrets We Keep by Cassie Gustafson (November 8)

The Secrets We Keep

When Emma’s father is accused of a heinous crime by her best friend Hannah, the line blurs between fantasy and reality as Emma is forced to piece together her dark past whilst testifying against Hannah and trying to protect her family. Speaking of new books, take a look at our recent interview with author Theresa Nellis, and how she draws inspiration from her students. 

YEM Author Interview: Theresa Nellis chats about how she takes inspiration from her students for her books

8. ELEVATION by Black Eyed Peas (November 11)


This latest album from the renowned group behind ‘I Gotta Feeling’ brings the charm and the motivation, with inspiring tracks from ‘Simply the Best’ to ‘Don’t You Worry’. While you’re needing some new music to listen to, feel free to peruse our recent New Music Friday listicle.

New Music Friday: ‘Confidence’

9. My Father’s Dragon (Netflix) (November 11)

My Father’s Dragon

In this visually stunning film, Elmer Elevator (voiced by Jacob Tremblay) discovers more than he could’ve anticipated whilst searching for a dragon on Wild Island. While we’re on the subject of upcoming animated pictures, take a look at our past article on when the cast of the new Super Mario Bros. movie was announced. 

Super Cast Announced for Brand New Super Mario Bros. 3-D Animated Film in 2022

10. The Mysterious Benedict Society- Season 2, Episode 4 (Disney Plus) (November 9)

The Mysterious Benedict Society

This new episode follows the society as they realize Curtain must’ve sent multiple teams to go after them. However, after Curtain dismisses Jillison and Jackson’s warning that more frozen acolytes are coming, the group has dark troubles that lie ahead.