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Books, Movies, and TV Shows to Binge: Parent Recommendations

Are you a book worm, or do you prefer watching the story unfold? No matter which side you fall on, we have your back. We’ve rounded up the top books, television shows, and movies of 2024 for you to binge (and add to your calendar). The best part is, these recommendations are for an adult audience, so you can take some well-deserved me-time–no kids’ shows here!

Top Books of 2024 (so far)

We combed through all of TikTok’s book-loving community’s—#BookTok—viral recommendations to find you the top books to read:

  1. Come & Get It by Kiley Reid
  2. The Book of Love by Kelly Link
  3. Good Material by Dolly Alderton
  4. Memory Piece by Lisa Ko
  5. The Audacity by Ryan Chapman
  6. Radiant: The Life and Line of Keith Haring by Brad Gooch
  7. Blank by Zibby Owens
  8. An Education in Malice by S.T. Gibson
  9. The House of Hidden Meanings by RuPaul
  10. The Morningside by Téa Obreht

Top TV Shows (right now)

Streaming on different platforms, we pulled the top television shows that are currently streaming and binge-worthy:

  1. Shōgun
  2. The Bear
  3. The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin
  4. Elsbeth
  5. Avatar: The Last Airbender
  6. The Regime
  7. One Day

Top Movies (now and coming soon!)

These movies are the top/top anticipated movies of 2023, and this list is full of sequels to some all-time favorites:

  1. Dune, Part 2
  2. Poor Things
  3. The Beekeeper
  4. American Fiction
  5. Monster
  6. All of Us Strangers
  7. The Zone of Interest

Originally posted 2023

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