Sunday, January 3, 2021

Lovely Books and Things - 1.3.21

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update


Linking up with:
Sunday Post (details)
Mailbox Monday (details)

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HAPPY THINGS:

1. Pride & Prejudice & Zombies Zoom! A Free Virtual Jane Austen Mini-Fest Hosted by the Glendale Public Library (here) to celebrate Jane Austen this month. I watched the recording of this event which was held in November.
2. Deciding and preparing for the new year's reading challenges and readalongs. Posts will go up in the next few days.
3. Holiday lights - Embaracadero lit up for the season.

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Library: audiobook
Shuggie Bain
by Douglas Stuart
Literary, Historical, Scotland | Goodreads


The Paying Guests
by Sarah Waters
Historical, LGBTQ | Goodreads


Library:
Breasts and Eggs
by Mieko Kawakami
translated by Sam Bett, David Boyd
Literary, Feminism, Japan | Goodreads


Sansei and Sensibility
by Karen Tei Yamashita
Short Stories, Retellings, Jane Austen | Goodreads


LOVE this cover mashup of Jane Austen and a puzzle!

Free Little Library:
Furthermore
by Tahereh Mafi
Fantasy, Middle Grade | Goodreads


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AND watched: on Netflix
WW84 (2020)
(Wonder Woman 1984)
Director/Writer: Patty Jenkins
Writers: Geoff Johns,Dave Callaham
Based on characters from DC Wonder Woman created by: William Moulton Marston
Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig
Action, Adventure, Fantasy | imdb | my rating: 4


Rewind to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.

FANTASTICAL and fun action.

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

Thanks for stopping by :-)

6 comments:

  1. A nice variety.

    ENJOY, and stay safe.

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  2. Its amazing the variety of books you see on these weekly link-ups!

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  3. Oh, I love your book haul ! I want to read the first three and am interested by the fourth for the Jane Austen July. Enjoy your week :)

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  4. Nice lights and I look forward to seeing your 2021 goals. I've been working on mine too.
    These are more "new to me" books. Enjoy them all!

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