For many of us, our summer plans will look a little different this year. Instead of travel plans or summer concerts, we will all be enjoying a little more time at home. Below we are sharing our team’s favorite books, podcasts, television shows, activities and exercise classes for you to enjoy during your summer downtime at home. We hope you have the chance to enjoy!
Pretty Things by Janelle Brown
Two wildly different women, a grifter and an heiress, are brought together by the scam of a lifetime in this new page-turner.
Science Fiction Series:
Old Man’s War Series by John Scalzi
A military sci-fi series about a 75-year-old soldier who gets rejuvenated into a young and enhanced body before being sent to combat throughout the Galaxy.
The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov
This celebrated series follows a mathematician who has devised a concept called “psychistory” that he uses to predict future historic events.
The Dune Series created by Frank Herbert
A classic epic set in a distant future where the one who controls the “spice” controls the universe.
Bobiverse Series by Dennis E. Taylor
The story of Bob, who, after he sells his software company, decides to spend some of his money by contracting to have his head cryogenically frozen upon his death.
Podcasts & YouTube Series:
Some Good News with John Krasinksi
The Office’s John Krasinski highlights good news from around the world – straight from his living room.
Revisionist History with Malcolm Gladwell
Each episode re-examines something from the past (an event, a person, an idea, even a song) and asks whether we got it right the first time.
Twenty-minute daily episodes about the biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world.
The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos
A Yale professor takes you through the latest scientific research and shares some surprising and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness.
FormulaOne on Netflix
Each cutthroat season shows Formula 1 drivers, managers and team-owners live life in the fast lane – both on and off the track.
All American on Netflix
Culture clashes and brewing rivalries test a teen football player from South Los Angeles when he’s recruited to the Beverly Hills High School team.
Modern Love on Amazon Prime
Inspired by the beloved New York Times column, this anthology series tells unique stories about the joys and tribulations of love.
Provides the details and dimensions of an easy-to-build squirrel feeder that makes a great small woodworking project.
A virtual travel experience that lets you see museum exhibits straight from your home, including past exhibits that are no longer running.
Receive a curious package every month that initiates a fun and challenging escape room adventure for the entire family.
Virtual Exercise Classes:
A collection of yoga classes of all types and levels taught by a variety of talented teachers.
Through simple, repetitive calisthenics and plyometrics, you’ll challenge your body to engage your mind.
With thousands of classes available and more than 10 workout types streaming on-demand, discover new ways to conquer your goals, on your time.