Saturday, January 19, 2019

Lovely Books and Things - 1.19.19

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

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



1. Internet connection at the new place ;-)

2. Staying home from work on a stormy day

3. Mushrooms - treat for the eyes and eats



The Master Key
by Masako Togawa
translated by Simon Grove
-Mystery, Thriller, Japan | Goodreads

PART of my face-to-face mystery book club, Foreign Intrigue Book Club (here).

Freebie: from a nearby Little Free Library

Lady Cop Makes Trouble
(Kopp Sisters #2)
by Amy Sewart
-Historical, Mystery | Goodreads

DO I dare read this before reading the first in the series?

Library: part of this year's Tournament of Books (here)

A Terrible Country
by Keith Gessen
-Contemporary, Russia

The Mars Room
by Rachel Kushner

by Anna Burns
-Literary, Ireland

So Lucky
by Nicola Griffith
-Literary, Thriller, LGBTQ

Speak No Evil
by Uzodinma Iweala
-Literary, LGBTQ | Goodreads

by Michael Ondaatje
-Literary, Historical, War

STARTED reading this and got sucked in!


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

Thanks for stopping by :-)


  1. Ah, mushrooms. :) And yay for Internet connection.

    Have a super weekend!

  2. Yay for internet and staying home on a wet day.
    LOL, yes, dare to read out of order. That one looks good.

  3. Staying home during bad weather is the best thing. Enjoy your books and have a great week!

  4. Yay for getting internet at your new place! Enjoy all of your new reads too. They all look really good.

  5. Internet and no work sound lovely. Enjoy your new books. Have a great week!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  6. Yeay for the internet connection and staying home to read when it's raining!

  7. Interesting titles! Thanks for sharing, and enjoy.

    I like celebrating the happy things in the week. Enjoy the new week, and thanks for visiting my blog.

  8. Yay for internet! Seriously, how did we survive without it?!

  9. I can't imagine life without the internet. I've heard good things about The Mars Room. Hope you have a great week!

  10. I'm glad you have internet already! Mushrooms look so sweet and pretty!
    Have a good week!

  11. Yay for internet for sure. I like mushrooms too - planted and for eats.
    All your books are new to me. Happy Reading!

  12. WE had a nice day yesterday with no school or appointments and just stayed home. And of course, we used the Internet to do a bunch of things.

    I've a bunch of romances for February. But I've got Watcher in the Woods by Kelley Armstrong and Wild Country by Anne Bishop as other types of things coming up. Enjoy your reads! Anne - Books of My Heart

  13. I LOVE Little Free Libraries. A friend has one, and I always contribute to the library for her. :)

    ENJOY your week and your books.

  14. You have some great books on your list. I’ve heard so much about Milkman. I’m eager to read it.


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