STAFF PICKS FOR BEST READ, WATCH & LISTEN
A witness to a crime. A girl coping with visiting the home of her mostly absent father. And DJ Khaled makes it an even dozen — albums, that is.
WATCH | THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
Confined to her home by agoraphobia, a psychologist becomes obsessed with her new neighbors — and solving a brutal crime she witnesses from her window. Amy Adams stars in this psychological thriller with Gary Oldman, Julianne Moore and Anthony Mackie. Based on the bestseller, the film is coming to Netflix on Friday, May 14.
READ | HURRICANE SUMMER
In this sweeping debut, Asha Bromfield takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and into the soul of a girl coming to terms with her family, and herself, set against the backdrop of a hurricane. Tilla has spent her entire life trying to make her father love her. But every six months, he leaves their family and returns to his true home: the island of Jamaica. When Tilla’s mother tells her she’ll be spending the summer on the island, Tilla dreads the idea of seeing him again, but longs to discover what life in Jamaica has always held for him. Purchase on Amazon.
LISTEN | KHALED KHALED
Apple Music says that for hip-hop heads of a certain age, there’s an inescapable familiarity present throughout DJ Khaled’s 12th studio album, “KHALED KHALED.” Project opener “THANKFUL,” featuring Lil Wayne and Jeremih, borrows the flute line from JAY-Z’s “Heart of the City (Ain’t No Love).” Updating great music for a new generation of listeners, the sounds he’s engineered are undeniable. Listen now on Apple Music and Spotify.Florida Keys Weekly