Sunday, November 28, 2021

Lovely Books and Things - 11.28.21

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. Shopping and browsing for holiday treats
2. Holiday stickers and washi tape for December book journal decorating
3. Holiday lights... Embarcadero buildings and the Ferry building (bottom of post)

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Library: audiobook
The Forest of Stolen Girls
by June Hur
Mystery, Historical, Korea | Published: 2020 | Goodreads


Library:
Crimson Snow
Winter Mysteries
edited by Martin Edwards
Short Stories, Mystery, Holiday | Published: 2017 (first 2016) | Goodreads


Freebies: from Little Free Library - thanks to the folks who share their books
The Careful Use of Compliments
by Alexander McCall Smith
Mystery, Scotland | Published: 2008 (first 2007) | Goodreads


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Virtual Author event: hosted by bookreporter
See archive of this (here)
The Attic on Queen Street
by Karen White
Mystery, Paranormal, Southern | Published: 2021 | Goodreads


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AND watched: theatre - thanks to P for free ticket :-)
House of Gucci (2021)
Director: Ridley Scott
Screenplay: Becky Johnston, Roberto Bentivegna
Based on book: Sara Gay Forden
Stars: Lady Gaga, Adam Driver
Crime, Drama | imdb | my rating: 5
stellar cast and performances, wow!

When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel their legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately...murder.

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

Thanks for stopping by :-)

15 comments:

  1. I still want to watch House of Gucci!! I see you give it 5 stars, now I'm even more curious.

    I love anything by Alexander McCall Smith! Hope you enjoy it.

    Have a good week and happy reading!

    Elza Reads

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  2. Looks like you have had a good week. I just adore washi tape especially the seasonal designs, its so festive and fun.

    Happy Sunday

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  3. I’m also keen to see House of Gucci! I picked up two holiday rom-coms today on the recommendation of another book blogger—-Flora’s Traveling Christmas Shop and The Postbox at the North Pole. Looking forward to adding them into my Christmas reading.

    Happy Sunday!
    Lori
    https://fiftytwo.blog/2021/11/28/sunday-post-11-28-2021/

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  4. Beautiful lights! I want to read the Forest of Stolen Girls. Hope you enjoy it! Have a great week!
    Lisa Loves Literature

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  5. I'm not quite ready for holidays yet until December but I am reading some of the holiday books for the HoHoHoRAT. My daughter loves stickers and washi tape for her journals too.

    Anne - Books of My Heart This is my Sunday Post

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  6. Neat to see the beautiful lights decorations. How fun that you got a ticket for the movie and it was fab.

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    1. free ticket was an unexpected pay-it-forward kind of moment :-)

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  7. Ooh Crimson Snow- I need that one. I've kinda stalled out on my British Crime Classics purchases...

    Love the holiday lights!

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  8. I want to go see House of Gucci so bad but don't have the time. i love little free libraries. I always put kids books in my local one and they are always gone the next day. it's such a fun way to make sure the kids in my area are reading.

    my post: https://blessedmommysc.blogspot.com/2021/11/thanksgiving-week-sunday-post-19.html

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  9. You're in San Franciso AND you got to see the Gucci movie? Not fair! lol Was it good?????

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  10. Great photos! So fun all the neat holiday stuff that is around.

    I hope to read The Attic on Queen Street soon. Hope you enjoy all your books.

    https://thebookconnectionccm.blogspot.com/2021/11/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-and_29.html

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  11. Oh -- nice photos. The Forest of Stolen Girls looks interesting.
    Have a good week and Happy Reading!

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