Sunday, December 29, 2019

Lovely Books and Things - 12.29.19

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

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1. Receiving a handcrafted gift

2. Being a glutton at Christmas feast

3. Decorating cookies at the Ugly Sweater Christmas Tea Party at Crown & Crumpet



by Michelle Obama
-Memoir | Goodreads

Talking to Strangers:
What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
by Malcolm Gladwell
-Psychology | Goodreads

Lost and Wanted
by Nell Freudenberger
-Literary | Goodreads

AND watched: in theatre

Knives Out (2019)
Director/Writer: Rian Johnson
Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas
-Comedy, Crime, Drama | imdb | my rating: 5

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

LOVED the jokes.


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  1. The cookies look so nice! Enjoy your books, I've wanted to read the Michelle Obama and Malcolm Gladwell too, he's so good. Happy New Year!

  2. I so want to read Becoming as well! LOVE The Obamas, especially Michelle. She's very admirable.
    Wishing you a happy 2020!

  3. Happy holidays!
    Loving those cookies!

  4. Those cookies are a hoot. I bought an ugly sweater cookie kit for my brother's family last year and now I wish I'd have bought me one, too. :)

    Glad to see your high rating for Knives Out. I thought it looked fun.

  5. I do love a good Christmas feast! :):)

  6. I love the cookies. They really do look like ugly sweaters. Have a great week!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  7. oh what a great job with the cookies! Did you get to eat them too? We've been eating all kinds of things with the holidays. I made mini cheesecakes which were yummy.

    Happy New Year and happy reading!

    Anne - Books of My Heart Here is my Sunday Post   

  8. We saw Knives Out too. Would you believe I guessed beforehand the plot twist with the medicines. Ha! But I didn't figure out the culprit(s).

  9. I still haven't seen Knives Out. I really want to see that one.

  10. Those cookies look great. Knives Out sounds like a fun(?) mystery movie.
    Happy New Year and Happy Reading!

  11. Love the sweater cookies.

    Hope you are having a good week.

    Happy New Year!!


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