Saturday, December 3, 2016

Stacking the Shelves - 12.3.16

Stacking the Shelves
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Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

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Bought:

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:
The Original Screenplay
by J.K. Rowling
-Fantasy, YA
Amazon | Goodreads

=====> Coincidentally, my sis-in-law gave me a fantastic little acorn owl creation that could definitely be part of Potterworld ;-)


For Review:

Small Admissions
by Amy Poeppel
-Chick-lit
courtesy of tour -Thanks!
Amazon | Goodreads


Fall With Me
by Jayne Frost
-New Adult, Romance
courtesy of author -Thanks!
Amazon | Goodreads


Gift:

The Constant Princess
(The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #6)
by Philippa Gregory
-Historical, Romance
Amazon | Goodreads


OTHER things on my shelf: kinda book-related

Pemberley - a party
a virtual book event
December 11-16, 2016

=====> JOIN me for a week of celebrating Jane Austen's birthday.


AND watched: in theatre

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Director: David Yates
Writer: J.K. Rowling
Based on Harry Potter series by: J.K. Rowling
Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston
-Adventure, Family, Fantasy | imdb | my rating: 5

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Oscar nominated for Costume Design, Production Design.

Loved being introduced to the magical side of America. More! we need to see more :-)


AND watched: on DVD

Me Before You (2016)
Director: Thea Sharrock
Screenplay: Jojo Moyes
Based on book by: Jojo Moyes
Starring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin
-Drama, Romance | imdb | my rating: 5

A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of.

=====> Box of tissues required while watching this one. Heartwarming and hopeful.


Currently flipping through:

Zombie Tarot Cards
An Oracle of the Undead—with Deck and Instructions
by Paul Kepple and Stacey Graham | Quirk Books

=====> Because I am in the middle of the December Zombies virtual book event. Check it out (here)


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* comment and TELL me what you have acquired for your shelves recently

7 comments:

  1. Oooh enjoy Fantastic Beasts! And YAY for watching Me Before You! So glad you liked it! I'm dying to see it :)
    Have a great weekend!

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  2. I look forward to the dvd release of Fantastic Beasts so I can see it. I don't know whether to get the screenplay or not...I think I want to see the film first this time. Have a good weekend!

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  3. Awesome haul of books. I hope you love all of your new goodies.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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  4. Great book haul. Did you enjoy watching Fantastic Beasts in the theatre? I'd like to go and see that.

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  5. Oh neat! I was trying to decide if I wanted to get the screenplay book on Fantastic Beasts. Cute owl.

    I'm still being a wuss about seeing Me Before You.

    Cool zombie tarot cards.

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  6. Pemberley - a party sounds awesome, and I want to get the Fantastic Beasts screenplay :)

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  7. Zombie tarot cards!! Oh, those have to be a hoot! And your wee owl creation is adorable - what a sweet sil <3

    I haven't added anything new this week, but my Amazon wish list is getting longer by the minute lol

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