By Charmaine Lim, SBM Editor-in-Chief


Need something to get you through the last stretch before Thanksgiving? Have no fear, we have suggestions to get you there.


Read Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty.

Three women with drastically different lives are brought together in a strange friendship as they navigate motherhood. Madeline knows she’s nosy, but she can’t help wanting to fix everything. The only thing she can’t fix is her relationship with her daughter. Celeste is beautiful and serene, but her smiles never quite reach her eyes. And Jane is far younger than any of the other moms, struggling to raise her son alone. Oh, and someone dies.


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Listen to Watered Down by Bailey Bryan.

A rising star in the pop scene, Bailey Bryan has opened for names like Dan + Shay and played at shows like Stagecoach. Off her newest EP, the song “Watered Down” features chill verses and a peppier chorus. The lyrics reflect someone who feels the need to tame their dreams and ambitions to make their significant other happier. Packing a punch with the song, Bryan reminds us that being full of life is never a bad thing.


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Watch The Good Doctor.
Shaun Murphy is a surgical resident with autism, trying his best to prove that he can make it in one of the hardest professions in the world. No one in the hospital believes he can actually do it, and several people want him gone. With the president of the hospital vouching for him, it’s up to Shaun to prove that he has all the skills he needs to be a good doctor.


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Watch Charlie’s Angels.

As a remake of the original movie back in 2000, this new version stars big names like Kristen Stewart and Naomi Scott. Packed with even stronger female characters, the movie follows a new generation of Angels trying to protect a young lady after she blows the whistle on a tech company.


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Use a coloring book.

Get out your coloring pencils and your coloring book. If you don’t have one, it’s not hard to find some fun pictures online that you can print. You can easily re-live the days of having the best coloring pencil box and having your pictures on the fridge. And if you like how your coloring pages turn out, you might even consider sticking them on your room walls.