Saturday, August 27, 2016

Stacking the Shelves - 8.27.16

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!



The Voodoo Killings
by Kristi Charish
-Urban Fantasy, Zombies
Amazon | Goodreads

For Review: from the library

So Close
by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
-Women's Fiction
Amazon | Goodreads

UNBOXING: treats to eat while reading...

Snack Fever

AUGUST Box includes:
get up close with details (here)
-Korean snacks (sweet and salty)
-Kdrama Viki pass (one month free)
-Kdrama sticker set

=====> Inspired to try this box subscription after seeing their booth at the KCON L.A. festival.

AND watched: in theatre

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Director: Travis Knight
Screenplay: Marc Haimes and Chris Butler
Story by: Shannon Tindle and Marc Haimes
Starring: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey
-Animation, Adventure, Family | imdb | my rating: 4

A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.

Oscar nominated for Animated Feature, Visual Effects.

Loved the animation and origami magic.

AND binge watching: on DVD

The Affair
tv series, season one
Creators: Hagai Levi, Sarah Treem
Starring: Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney, Joshua Jackson
-Drama, Mystery | imdb | my rating: 5

A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives.

=====> Started watching this earlier, but finally getting around to finishing it. It is one of those more than meets the eye kind of stories. Love the format and style of this storytelling with he said/she said sequences.

Currently flipping through: from the library

by Gray Malin
-Art, Photos
Amazon | Goodreads

=====> A fun one to flip through in the summertime. This is a coffee table art book of photos of beaches especially with beach umbrellas. I want to visit Faraglioni, Capri Italy which is pictured here.


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


  1. Zombies! I haven't heard of that one. I've got zombies, horror and urban fantasy dominating my haul this week and I'm determined to start making a dent in my tbr after a summer slump! Enjoy your reading this week!

  2. Looks like you got some great goodies in the Snack Fever box :)

  3. Voodoo Killings looks good. Look forward to your thoughts on it.

  4. Enjoy your goodies...they look good. I love The Affair. It's a very good show and I'm looking forward to the next season. Have a great week!

  5. Oh my goodness, I want that box of snacks! I'm always eating something. Always!!! I'm definitely checking it out!


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