Category Archives: Leisure

11 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late June

New space operas, apocalypses, and alien encounters

With the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings coming up next month, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the vast canon of Apollo histories that are out there. There has been of ink spilled in the last five decades exploring every detail of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions, and there are more on the way. Continue at Source: 11 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late June

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10 Best Science Books To Read This Summer

They say a vacation is only as good as the book you bring with you. And these days it feels like there are as many ways to consume science writing as there are fields of science. Whether you’re a fan of historical nonfiction, graphic novels, poetry or short essays, this year’s panel of summer science books experts has the one you’re looking for to take with you on your journey.

From historical nonfiction to graphic novels to poetry, we’ve got plenty of recommendations for science books. Continue at Source: The Best Science Books To Read This Summer

15 Best Summer Books to Read in 2019

Whether you’re hitting the beach or relaxing at home, the long and lazy days of summer offer the perfect time to spend more time reading. From thrillers to memoirs, from romance to historical fiction, these are the books you’ll want on your reading list in the summer of 2019.

From thrillers to memoirs, from romance to historical fiction, these are the books you’ll want on your reading list in the summer of 2019. Continue at Source: 15 Best Summer Books to Read in 2019

Top 10 best books to warm and chill you this winter

From buzzworthy debuts to domestic noir, immersive historical fiction, slick chick lit, and the long-anticipated return of a ripper literary crime series, we’ve got your winter-reading list covered. Here’s the top 10 books to try: Continue at Source:https://thenewdaily.com.au/entertainment/books/2019/06/14/top-10-books-winter/

Top 10 Best Western Movies of the 2010s, Ranked

From True Grit to The Sisters Brothers, here are our picks for the greatest Western movies of the decade.

Some people call Westerns a dead genre, or one that has its best days behind it at the very least. Nothing could be further from the truth, though. A variety of film-makers from across the world still explore the traditions and emotions of the genre to this day. Continue at Source: Best In the West: Top 10 Western Movies of the 2010s, Ranked

11 Best Summer Reads of 2019

Summer is a time for catching up on all the books you’ve been meaning to read. Here are the best summer reads for 2019.

Sticky mouths and hands covered in the juice of melted popsicles. The pop and sizzle of sparklers in the fading light of day. Gleeful screams, the tinkling of distant ice cream trucks making their way through town. Parties lasting until the break of dawn, the smell of burning charcoal. Continue at Source: The Best Summer Reads of 2019

4 book picks from ‘Mrs. Everything’ author Jennifer Weiner to spice up your summer

“Bachelor” superfan Jennifer Weiner, the author of “Mrs. Everything,” recommends four books to spice up your summer, no matter your favorite type of read.

The best-selling author is getting a lot of buzz for her latest book — “Mrs. Everything,” which will be released June 11 — about two sisters in the 1950s who are struggling to find their places and be true to themselves, and which is loosely based on her life and her mother, who came out as gay later on in life. Continue at Source: 4 book picks from ‘Mrs. Everything’ author Jennifer Weiner to spice up your summer

The Best Book Of Summer 2019 For You, Based On Your Relationship Status

Nothing screams “summer” like a juicy, entertaining beach read. Whether or not you have actual vacation plans, getting lost in a book can make you feel like you’re visiting faraway places and lounging around with your feet buried in the sand. These long, sunny days might be the very best time of year for reading, and thankfully, the best books of summer 2019 do not disappoint. I’m ready to stretch out on a beach towel (or in my bed, honestly) and dive straight into these intriguing narratives. Continue at Source: The Ultimate Summer Beach Read, Based On Your Relationship Status

25 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)

From faux vérité music biopics to modern blockbuster action epics, here’s what we are in love with right now.

The best movies of 2019 so far reflect a weird in-between for filmgoers—a conundrum of access and elitism that most people don’t much care about confronting when it takes $25 just to go out to the theater anymore. Here at Paste, we’re all about supporting independent theaters and cash-strapped filmmakers, but we also understand that many of these movies aren’t going to make it to your local second-run establishment any time soon, if at all. We get, too, that most modern festivals are markets for distribution companies and not fans, and so most likely what critics are praising out of Cannes won’t be available to you until long after thinkpieces have moved on. Continue at Source: The 25 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)

25 episodes that changed television

From a pregnancy on I Love Lucy to a beheading on Game of Thrones.

Television sometimes changes all at once. A single episode makes waves, and it drags the entire medium forward with it.

That episode might elevate TV storytelling. It might change how shows are produced. It might set a new standard for diversity. And together, these watershed moments present a sort of quick-and-dirty history of TV’s evolution over the past 75 years. Continue at Source: 25 episodes that changed television