Watcher in theaters.
“Watcher is a thriller movie directed by Chloe Okuno. Watcher follows Julia (Maika Monroe), an American woman who moves to Bucharest with her boyfriend, Francis (Karl Glusman). As she doesn’t speak the language, she becomes isolated while Francis is at work, and in fear of a local serial killer, Julia starts to feel she’s being constantly watched and followed by a suspicious neighbor.”
A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poisons by Kate Khavari on shelves.
“The Lost Apothecary meets Dead Dead Girls in this fast-paced, STEMinist adventure. Debut author Kate Khavari deftly entwines a pulse-pounding mystery with the struggles of a woman in a male-dominated field in 1923 London.”
World Oceans Day. Celebrate virtually with the United Nations, take a beach walk if you live near the ocean, or enjoy some ASMR ocean waves.
Juneteenth. Also known as Freedom Day and Liberation day, the holiday marks the 1865 announcement of General Order No. 3 in Galveston, TX.
Summer Solstice. Celebrated by Pagans centuries ago in Europe as Litha, check out a few modern ways to celebrate here.
The Black Phone in theaters. Available for streaming on Peacock 45 days after release.
“Set in 1978 in a suburban Colorado town where five children go missing, Finney Shaw (Mason Thames) becomes the sixth victim. All these kids have been taken by a serial killer dubbed The Grabber (Ethan Hawke), who in Finney’s case, knocked him unconscious and threw him in a van to take him to a soundproof basement with only a disconnected phone. Finney discovers that the phone transmits the voices of The Grabber’s previous victims, who want to help him escape”
The Path of Thorns by A.G. Slatter on shelves.
“A lush and twisted dark fairy tale suffused with witchcraft, dark secrets and bitter revenge from the award-winning author. Exquisite, haunting and at times brutal, readers of Naomi Novik and Erin Morgenstern will be entranced.”