Title Recommendations based on April Kepner
Desperate Housewives follows the lives of a group of women as seen through the eyes of a dead neighbor who committed suicide in the very first episode.
A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade.
In the late 1980s in New York City, houses are both communities and competitive teams within the ballroom scene—a vibrant underground space where people of the LGBT community walk, pose, vogue, and show off their fashion sense. Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista forms a scrappy new house that welcomes "any lost soul" to support young people in need.
When Carly moved in with her eccentric older brother, Spencer, she expected many unusual things. But what she didn't expect was, after a talent show audition, to become the overnight star of iCarly, the webcast that has the nation in stitches. With her daredevil best friend Sam and her maybe-crush Freddie, all too often Carly ends up with a life that's way crazier than anything she could have made up for the show.
'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime suspect.
The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caufield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days. In Holden's own words, "If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth."
The Great Gatsby is the story of the mysteriously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted "gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession," it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.
A Wrinkle in Time is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.
Carrie may be ostracized, but the shy teen has the ability to move objects with her mind. So when the high school "in crowd" torments her with a sick joke at the prom, she lashes out with devastating—and deadly—power.
Sex and the City features cosmopolitan martinis, Marlboro Lights, and Manhattan's hottest clubs. But the show is more about the friendships among four very different women: Carrie Bradshaw, Samantha Jones, Miranda Hobbes, and Charlotte York. They love the nightlife of Manhattan, but they seem even happier at a local coffee shop they often frequent. Given their active social lives and personal dramas, they have a lot to dish about.
On the hottest day of the summer of 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her older sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Watching Cecilia is their housekeeper's son Robbie Turner, a childhood friend who, along with Briony's sister, has recently graduated from Cambridge.By the end of that day the lives of all three will have been changed forever. Robbie and Cecilia will have crossed a boundary they had never before dared to approach and will have become victims of the younger girl's scheming imagination. And Briony will have committed a dreadful crime, the guilt for which will color her entire life.
All her life, Maura Pfefferman went through life as Mort, a male professor with a wife and three children. Now that she's both "out" and retired, most of her time is spent immersing herself in the trans community and caring for her eccentric family.
A diverse group of teenage friends confront the challenges of growing up in gritty inner-city Los Angeles.
In Nova Scotia Cananda, Sunnyvale Trailer Park is a homey and homely place where crime reigns and drunkards firing guns in the middle of the night is commonplace. Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles love the park and can't imagine living anywhere else. Thought that might be because they can't afford anything better.