Editors’ Picks: Books, Movies, and More


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Gator Editorial Board

As many people are spending more time inside than usual, the Editors wanted to share some of their favorite ways to pass the time.

Favorite books

Camille Cherney: Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

Caroline Champa: The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan, Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Miles Munkacy: Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Karly Hamilton: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins, Sycamore Row by John Grisham, Entry Island by Peter May

Sophia Spring: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Favorite movies

Camille: Little Women, Booksmart

Caroline: Finding Nemo

Miles: Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl

Karly: The Shawshank Redemption, Elf, A Quiet Place

Sophia: Coraline

Favorite TV series

Camille: Gilmore Girls, Gossip Girl, Friends, John Mulaney comedy specials

Caroline: The Middle, Schitt’s Creek, The Office

Miles: The Office

Karly: Jack Ryan, The Office, Criminal Minds

Sophia: Black Mirror

Favorite Music

Camille: Love You For A Long Time (Maggie Rogers), You’ve Got a Friend (James Taylor), Sleep On The Floor (Lumineers), Coming Home (Leon Bridges)

Caroline: Magic In The Hamptons (Social House feat. Lil Yachty), Life Changes album (Thomas Rhett), Never Seen The Rain (Tones And I)

Miles: Strawberry Fields Forever (The Beatles), Don’t Stop Me Now (Queen), Lover (Taylor Swift)

Karly: Superheroes (The Script), She’d Say (Andy Grammer), Too Close (Alex Clare)

Sophia: Watch What Happens Next (Waterparks), Violet (Bad Suns),  (Pierce the Veil), Sweet Tooth (Cavetown)

Favorite thing to cook

Camille: Banana bread, homemade pizza

Caroline: Brownies, cookies, waffles

Miles: Challah French toast

Karly: Chicken broccoli alfredo with homemade pasta, chocolate chip cookies

Sophia: Colorful candy cookies

Favorite way to be active

Camille: At-home yoga, long walks in nature

Caroline: Playing tennis or squash

Miles: Run around the Chestnut Hill reservoir

Karly: Skiing, Peloton bike classes

Sophia: Bike around the neighborhood