What to read, watch and listen to in May | Living North

What to read, watch and listen to in May


The greatest of May’s entertainment picked out for you


Cari Mora by Thomas Harris
It’s been 13 years since we were last thrilled with a Thomas Harris novel, but now he’s back with a terrifying new villain in this story of evil, greed and the depths of a dark obsession.
Out 16th May

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
Looking for the perfect book to pop in your suitcase? Look no further than Helen Hoang’s second book which celebrates love in all its forms – grab her first one too, while you’re at it.
Out now

Middlegame by Seanan Maguire
Twins, time travel and twists – Maguire fans have been waiting for this book for a long time and it’s not disappointing them. If you’re a fantasy or sci-fi fan, you need this on your radar.
Out now


The Society
Being described as ‘Lord of the Flies but set in modern day America’, The Society is one to watch if you’re after some serious drama - you won’t be able to stop yourself from bingeing. 
Streaming now on Netflix

Everyone loves a live-action remake of a Disney classic, and we’re sure Aladdin won’t disappoint –anyone else dying to see Will Smith as Genie?
In cinemas 22nd May

Good Omens
The much-anticipated mini series of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s book begins on Amazon Prime at the end of this month, with a great cast including David Tennant and Michael Sheen who star as a demon and an angel in an unlikely alliance to save the world.
Streaming on Amazon Prime from 31st May


Father of the Bride, Vampire Weekend
Indie rock favourites Vampire Weekend are treating us to a generous double album full catchy riffs and their usual whip-smart intelligence. 
Out now

Monster: The Zodiac Killer
Looking for your next true crime fix after watching Netflix’s new Bundy adaptation? This podcast has got you covered, exploring all the nooks and crannies of one of America’s most notorious unsolved cases. 

Dedicated, Carly Rae Jepsen
It’s impossible not to know all the words to Call Me Maybe, and no doubt Jepsen's new album will be filled with equally catchy summer bops. 
Out 17th May

Published in: May 2019

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