Buy | UV wand

This $65 device is made in the U.S.A. and uses a UV-C light (short-wavelength ultraviolet light) to kill or inactivate microorganisms by destroying nucleic acids and disrupting their DNA. The makers say it’s been laboratory-tested and proven. It’s as easy to use as swiping over the object or surface to be sterilized. Visit


Read | Then She Was Gone

Warning: Lisa Jewell’s book includes disturbing content but it’s a good psychological thriller. It’s based around a young girl’s disappearance and picks up 10 years later when her mother meets a young woman who is remarkably similar. One reviewer wrote: “You have villains, victims, heroes and sometimes a bizarre mix of all three in the same characters.” Find “Then She Was Gone” on 



Listen | Chromatica 

Lady Gaga’s sixth studio album has been described as both deep and shallow (see what we did there?). Described as top-of-the-line pop and excellent dance music, it just might be all things. Rolling Stone says: “She’s a romantic, a ham, a truth teller, a gossip, a flirt … but she seems more three-dimensional this time.” Available on streaming services.

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