hot picks

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 20 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 20 May, 2012, 12:00am


Salonee Goel, 13, Hong Kong International School

cd: Train's California 37 is an exciting blend of songs from all genres, which includes the chart-topping hit Drive By.

dvd: The Descendants, for which George Clooney had his latest Oscar nod, is set in stunning Hawaii.

movie: Dark Shadows. You wouldn't expect any less from the pairing of Johnny Depp and Tim Burton.

book: Matched by Allyson B. Condie. A love story in a world where love shouldn't exist. I read the whole book in one day ... and I was on vacation.

gadget: PlayStation Vita. A touchscreen, portable PS. What more can you ask for?

Alvina Fok, 16

cd: Jason Mraz's Tonight, Not Again. This live album is stuffed to the brim with Mraz's signature wordplay.

dvd: Spirited Away is haunting but touching, the perfect combination!

movie: The Avengers. It didn't destroy the opening weekend box office record for nothing.

book: Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. Don't be put off by its length - this is a must-read!

gadget: Philips SHE9701 earphones. Comfy, great sound quality and not too pricy.

Radio3 Teen Time with Alyson Hau

cd: Smash OST. Gleeks, prepare for a new fixation - this show about a Marilyn Monroe musical is huge in the US.

dvd: One Direction's Up All Night Live Tour. HK Directioners, ready to get even more obsessed?

movie: Men in Black 3. Time travel, aliens, and the return of Agents J and K - the perfect summer movie.

book: Be Happy by Monica Sheehan. Let these cartoons teach you how simple happiness can be.

gadget: Diablo 3. The popular PC game has got millions hooked once again. Fight ... for your right ... to survival!

win! win! win! To win Train's California 37, send your Hot Picks for CD, DVD, movie, book and gadget to (please include your name, age, school and phone number). This week's winners receive Jason Mraz's Love Is A Four Letter Word.