By Charmaine Lim, SBM Editor-in-Chief


The temperature has finally dropped enough to make it feel like winter is coming. For those of you who aren’t big fans of the cold, here are some suggestions to keep you warm inside.


Read Seaside by Scott Wylde.

Seaside is a fishing village where boys can’t wait to pick up their first fishing rods. Bobby is no different, with his dreams of becoming a great fisherman. One day, he meets Walter, a little octopus who has a fascination with humans and finds himself stranded at Seaside. To hide his new friend from the villagers who would capture Walter, Bobby discovers how much friendship can change a person.

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Listen to Lose You to Love Me by Selena Gomez.

A year and a half after her final breakup with Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez has released a song about learning and growing from heartbreak. The slow piano instrumental complements Gomez’s soulful voice and honest lyrics. The simple composition works perfectly to showcase the raw emotion of the song and the realization of personal growth after a breakup.

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Watch No Good Nick.

Nick is a young con artist, working with her imprisoned father to scam the Thompson family. As she pretends to be an orphan from their extended family, Nick struggles when she begins bonding with the Thompsons. Trying to balance her dad’s wishes and her growing compassion for the family, Nick wonders if the money is worth giving up a warm family environment.

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Watch Murder Mystery.

Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler star in this Netflix comedy and put their sleuthing skills to the test. A seasoned detective and his wife go on vacation and find themselves accused of murdering a billionaire on a cruise. Together, they have to run from the police while trying to solve the murder and keep their marriage from falling apart.

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Movie night in.

Need an excuse to stay in and try our suggestions? Clear your schedule, put on your comfiest sweatpants and hoodie and snuggle in bed for a movie night. Friends and significant others are optional, but remember that you could have fun enjoying a movie by yourself without worrying about sharing popcorn, laughing too loudly or talking through the movie.