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Week Of Women: April 12-18, 2019

by Lydia Wang

Happy mid-April! Everyone here at the BUST office has been talking about the return of Game of Thrones, but if that’s not your thing, we have tons more brand new book, movie, and music recommendations. Enjoy!


Game of Thrones


It’s the end of an era! HBO’s hit show is coming back for a final eighth season, premiering on Sunday, April 14.



Directed by Tina Gordon, this comedy about a tech mogul who wakes up one day as her younger self features an incredible cast including Marsai Martin, Regina Hall, and Issa Rae. In theaters April 12, and stay tuned for our review on

Wild Nights with Emily


Director Madeleine Olnek takes on Emily Dickinson’s story in this biopic, which has been earning starred reviews for its unique and vivacious portrayal of the iconic poet. In theaters April 12.


The Seduction of Kansas by Priests


According to our music editor, Emily Nokes, Priests’ latest ups the band’s ante with a fresh, critical outlook and dizzying guitar work. Out April 15, and stay tuned for our review on

Only You Can See It by Emily Reo

Sparkly, Brooklyn-based artist Emily Reo returns with Only You Can See It, out April 12.

“Shallow” by Lizzo


Lizzo covering Lady Gaga? Um, yes. The track, out now, was recorded Tuesday afternoon at Sirius XM, and we can’t stop listening. 


BUST’s Poptarts podcast interview with the hosts of “Guys We F****D

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On the latest episode of BUST’s Poptarts, co-hosts Emily and Callie chat with sex-positive writers and performers Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson. Listen now! 

Normal People by Sally Rooney 

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Normal People, Rooney’s follow-up to the uber-popular Conversations With Friends, follows two on-off friends, on-off lovers throughout their college years. Out April 16.

Feast Your Eyes by Myla Goldberg

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Goldberg’s first novel in almost a decade tells the story of a photographer balancing her artistic career with motherhood. Out April 16.

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Top photo via Legendary Entertainment / Little 

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