Saturday, July 6, 2019

Lovely Books and Things - 7.6.19

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

Linking up with:
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1. Being greeted with a big warm hug

2. Picnic on a sunny day with friends

3. Restaurant view of the 4th of July fireworks in San Francisco



The Hating Game
by Sally Thorne
-Contemporary, Romance | Goodreads

CUTE cover caught my eye.

From Scratch:
A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
by Tembi Locke
-Memoir | Goodreads

MAY pick for Reese's Book Club.

American Spy
by Lauren Wilkinson
-Historical, Mystery, Africa | Goodreads

PART of Camp ToB 2019.

For Review:

A Small Zombie Problem
by K.G. Campbell
-Middle Grade, Zombies | Goodreads
courtesy of publisher -Thanks!

Freebies: Green Apple Books free bin

Grace: A Memoir
by Grace Coddington
-Fashion, Memoir | Goodreads

AND watched: in theatre

Ever After (2018)
Endzeit (original title)
Director: Carolina Hellsgård
Writer: Olivia Vieweg
Stars: Marco Albrecht, Trine Dyrholm, Gro Swantje Kohlhof
-Horror, Zombies, Germany | imdb | my rating: 3

It has been two years since a zombie virus epidemic infected all but two German cities. Vivi and Eva flee the struggling community in Weimar for the one other safe-haven: Jena.

Beware: running zombies in this one. And a train. Some nicely shot scenes in the forest.


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

Thanks for stopping by :-)


  1. Ah, yes! Lovely list of happy things. Oh cool, you did get a good view of the fireworks.

    Have a great week!

  2. That is a great list of happy things! Love it!
    Enjoy your new books! ;)
    Have a great week and happy reading!

  3. That restaurant view is amazing! I hope you had fun at the picnic!
    Genesis @ Whispering Chapters

  4. A Small Zombie Problem looks so fun. I'll have to check it out. Happy reading!

  5. That's a beautiful view of the fireworks. I love being greeted with warm hugs too. :-) The Hating Game is on my TBR pile. American Spy looks like fun. I haven't heard of that one. I'll have to look it up. I hope you enjoy all your new books! Have a wonderful week!

  6. Oh wow- beautiful view of the fireworks! That's the way to, I would say. :)

    Ever after looks interesting, I'll have to check that out.

  7. oooo the fireworks! Last summer we went to a restaurant in northern Michigan that had a nice view of the fireworks. So fun

  8. THAT VIEW!!!! I love it. I bet the fireworks were truly unforgettable from where you were. But, ooh, I loved The Hating Game. Enjoy! And I hope you have a wonderful week!

  9. I’m glad you had such a great July 4th.
    The Hating Game is on my TBR list, the latest book I added to my TBR is Tim Ayliffe’s State of Fear.

    Have a great reading week

  10. Super list of happy things this week! Greeting Hugs are lovely. The Hating Game looks like fun.
    Happy Reading!


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