Saturday, March 10, 2018

Lovely Books and Things - 3.10.18

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

Linking up with:
Stacking the Shelves (details)
Sunday Post (details)
Mailbox Monday (details)

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HAPPY THINGS:

1. Enjoying Bobby McFerrin's Improvisació 1 which is on the soundtrack for the film, The Square (2017).

2. Participated in an Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Women's International Day at the SFMOMA.

Great way to learn about editing Wikipedia pages. I worked on a page for the artist, Patty Chang. I added a sentence and reference link.

FYI: There are edit-a-thon events held year round at different locations and everyone is welcome to attend and learn how to edit and contribute pages to Wikipedia. See if there is a place near you (details).

3. Tournament of Books 2018 (Rooster Award), March 7-30


GOT the latest Field Notes special edition Rooster Memo book. Also got the Field Notes Haxley edition which includes a “Story Book,” featuring ruled pages alongside 31 black-and-white drawings and a “Sketch Book” with blank pages. So cute.


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Bought:

A Useful Woman
(Rosalind Thorne Mysteries #1)
by Darcie Wilde
-Mystery, Historical, Jane Austen theme
Amazon | Goodreads

DELIGHTFUL looking mystery.


Freebie:

Pucked Up
by Helena Hunting
- Romance,Humor, Sports - Hockey
courtesy of author -Thanks!
Amazon | Goodreads

FOR my ever growing romance pile.

River of Love
(The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor, MD #3)
by Melissa Foster
-Contemporary, Romance
courtesy of Romance Read-of-the-Month Club -Thanks!
(Feel free to join and get a copy of your own.)
Amazon | Goodreads

MORE romance ;-)


Library:

Lucky Boy
by Shanthi Sekaran
-Women's Fiction
Amazon | Goodreads

ONE of the Tournament of Books nominees.

Up Up, Down Down: Essays
by Cheston Knapp
-Essays, Memoir
Amazon | Goodreads

THOUGHT I would try something new with this set of essays. I hope to get through a couple if not the whole book.


AND watched: in theatre

Black Panther (2018)
Director/Writer: Ryan Coogler
Writer: Joe Robert Cole
Based on book by: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
-Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | imdb | my rating: 4

T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake.

COOL storyline and origin story of a hero that is new to me. As with most Marvel movies, make sure to stick around for the very end of the end credits for some extras.

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

Thanks for stopping by :-)

16 comments:

  1. Glad you enjoyed the movie. I'll prolly wait until it is on DVD

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  2. Nice Field Notes items!! Have a good week.
    http://justmeandmyblogreviews.blogspot.com/2018/03/stacking-shelves_10.html

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  3. Glad you liked Black Panther! I saw it to and that's kinda rare, a lot of times it take me awhile to see the newest movies!

    Love that cover of A Useful woman! Looks like a fun historical.

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  4. It sounds like you had a busy week. I hope you enjoy your new books.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  5. Neat wikipedia training. I didn't know they did those. Thanks!
    Fun Rooster kit!
    Oh, A Useful Woman. I enjoyed that one. I need to read book two.
    I want to see Black Panther at some point though, I drag my feet on superhero movies.

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  6. Nice haul! The mystery looks interesting. Have a nice weekend!

    My STS post

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  7. The most recent books/audiobooks I've acquired are: Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Schaefer, Heft by Liz Moore, and Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah.

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  8. Love your book haul this week. I hope you have a good week in reading. I just got back in my home after a week of no power so I am behind in things. Have a good week. =)

    Mary #SundayRoundup #9

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  9. I'm glad you liked Black Panther. I still need to watch that one. I saw Game Night with my mom yesterday though - and that was fun. :)

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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  10. I can't wait to see The Black Panther. I don't think I've ran into anyone that didn't like it!

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  11. Happy to hear you liked Black Panther. I didn't know about the edit-thon. Very cool.

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  12. Enjoy your new books. The Field Notes looks cool. I had no idea that they had wikipedia edit-a-thons.

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  13. I keep hearing great things about Black Panther but it's not my kind of movie. Enjoy your new books.

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  14. That tournament sounds like a lot of fun. I saw Black Panther last week too and really enjoyed it. Have fun with your new books!

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  15. The field notes do look cute. I like the sound of A Useful Woman. Hope you enjoy them all. Happy Reading!

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