#amonthoffaves awesome TV and audiobooks


A Month of Faves is hosted by Tanya and Tamara

 On the Screen or in Your Ear: What did you watch this year that you absolutely loved and did you see any movies inspired by books you’ve read – what did you think. Or, what are some of your favorite podcasts, audiobooks or songs / albums that you listened to and have on repeat.



TV series

The Mandalorian

Yes, that one with the Baby Yoda. But Baby Yoda aside, I’m loving this whole space western series that is on Disney+

Terrace House

I LOVE this Japanese reality series. I’m not much of a viewer of reality series like this in which the aim is to find romance but I’ve seen some of the Bachelor before so I guess I’m comparing it to American-type reality shows.  I love that Terrace House has hosts (the three women and three men above) who discuss the contestants and what’s going on. It’s often very funny and provides a different insight into Japanese culture.



I listened to 18 audiobooks so far this year and these are my favourites.

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman

I had such a blast with this one! This was just great banter back and forth between Mullally and Offerman. I’ve not seen the physical book but apparently the Barnes and Noble exclusive came with a jigsaw cover?!

Beastie Boys Book

I am not really a Beastie Boys fan but this was some audiobook! I loved that they had so many guests narrating the different chapters, not just musicians like Kim Gordon and Nas and Elvis Costello but also actors and comedians like Will Ferrell and Rosie Perez. One of my favourite parts was listening to Jarvis Cocker read.


  1. One audiobook I can’t praise enough is Kitchen of the Great Midwest. Maybe I am biased because I am a bit of a foodie and like the way it captures the midwest. The narrator accents are great to boot!

    I may be late to the boat, but I couldn’t stop thinking about Educated after listening to it this year.


  2. I *am* a fan of the Beastie Boys and I love the treebook. I’m going to have to find time to listen to the audiobook now! I also love Megan Mullally, so I’m going to have to look into that one, too.


  3. Thank you for informing me where Baby Yoda is from. He was all across social media last week and I was so confused!


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