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Posted On: 10 March 2022 08:00 pm

Things to read, watch, and listen to this week!

Tracy Quirino
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Ever had moments where you’re just sitting down and staring at the ceiling during your free time? Those dragging moments where you’re wondering what to do next or how to go on with your day? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of things that you could do in your free time or any time - most of these, you can do from the comfort of your own home!

The (ILQ) team has put together a list of the top things to read, watch, and listen to in Qatar this week. Have fun!

Things to Read

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Normal People Sally Rooney
Normal People by Sally Rooney. (Image Credit: Qatar National Library)

Dive into the story of two people who try to stay apart but always find a way to each other. Normal People by Sally Rooney tells the friendship and love story between opposites, Connell and Marianne from the moment they make their first conversation to the years that follow. A highly recommended novel for those who wish to spark love into their free time. This book is also the book of the month for the Doha Bookworms book club.

Sit down, sip your Karak, and immerse yourself into Connell and Marianne's story.

Get your copy here: Normal People @ Qatar National Library

One Box Many Hearts by Bayan Khaled

One box, many hearts
One Box, Many Hearts by Bayan Khaled. (Image Credit: HBKU Press)

Want to spend more time with your kids or siblings? Share Lana’s story and how she braves a new home after having to leave everything behind, including her friends.

Great to read with children during your free time or even as their bedtime story!

Get your copy here: One Box Many Hearts (

Things to Watch

The Batman

Batman Movie @ Novo Cinemas
The Batman Movie @ Novo Cinemas. (Image Credit: Novo Cinemas)

One of the most awaited films this 2022 is now showing here in Qatar. Batman fans rejoice and head to the nearest cinema to catch the film at your most convenient time. The film focuses on Batman’s adventure into Gotham City's underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. The film is rated PG 15.

Book your tickets online here: The Batman at Novo Cinemas


Uncharted at Novo Cinemas
Uncharted @ Novo Cinemas. (Image Credit: Novo Cinemas)

A jam-packed film adaptation of the famous game Uncharted starring Tom Holland. Uncharted follows the story of Nathan Drake who goes through a treasure hunt with a seasoned treasure hunter, Victor "Sully" Sullivan, to dig up a fortune.

Book your tickets online here: Uncharted at Novo Cinemas

Things to Listen to

Atoul - Zeyne

Jordanian/Palestinian singer Zeyne releases her new single “Atoul”. With it’s beats hitting all the right spots, this R&B/Soul single is definitely at the top of the list.

Bam Bam - Camila Cabello (feat. Ed Sheeran)

Camila Cabello is back with a new song that would definitely keep you on your feet! With the mix of Ed Sheeran, and the summer vibes from this pop single makes you wish for summer to get here asap.

Pile your books, grab your popcorn, or hit the dancefloor! All of these are for sure the jazz hands to our week, we hope it brightens yours too!

Related Stories: Things to do in Doha: 6-12 March 2022

Source: Alif Stores, Virgin Megastore, Qatar National Library, Novo Cinemas, Spotify

Which of these will you be adding to your own list? Do let us know in the comments section below! Do share this article - it keeps us going!