Friday, January 14, 2022

Netflix Book Club 2022

Netflix Book Club
hosted by Uzo Aduba (details)
A new book club with a Netflix film connection.



Stay Close
by Harlan Coben
Mystery, Thriller | Published: 2012 | Goodreads | my rating: 4

Stay Close (2021)
Netflix series
Based on book by: Harlan Coben
Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Parish
Crime, Drama, Mystery | imdb
netflix book club

The lives of a photojournalist, a soccer mom and a homicide detective are disturbed by a terrible event from the past.

Brazen Virtue
by Nora Roberts
Romance, Suspense | Published: 1998 | Goodreads | my rating: 4

Brazen (2022)
Director: Monika Mitchell
Screenplay: Suzette Couture, Donald Martin, Edithe Swensen
Based on book by: Nora Roberts
Stars: Alyssa Milano, Sam Page
Crime, Drama, Mystery | imdb | my rating: 3
Netflix release: Jan 13, 2022

When her sister is killed and her double life as a webcam performer is revealed, Grace ignores the warnings of a cool-headed detective and gets involved in the case.

Feels Like Family
by Sheryl Woods
Women's Fiction | Published: 2020 (first 2007) | Goodreads | my rating: 4
friendships and family, love and romance

Sweet Magnolias (2020)
Season 2
Creator: Sheryl J. Anderson
Based on book by: Sheryl Woods
Stars: JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, Heather Headley
Drama, Romance | imdb
Netflix release: February 4
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Three South Carolina women, best friends since high school, shepherd one another through the complexities of romance, career, and family.

The Viscount Who Loved Me
(Bridgertons #2)
by Julia Quinn
Romance, Regency | Published: 2000 | Goodreads | my rating: 5

Bridgerton (2022)
Season 2
Creator: Chris Van Dusen
Based on book by: Julia Quinn
Stars: Jonathan Bailey, Simone Ashley, Charithra Chandran
Drama, Romance | imdb | my rating: 5
Anthony and Kate's story
netflix book club

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set against the backdrop of Regency-era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

Along for the Ride
by Sarah Dessen
YA, Romance | Published: 2009 | Goodreads | myr rating: 5

Along for the Ride (2022)
Director/Writer: Sofia Alvarez
Based on book: Sarah Dessen
Stars: Emma Pasarow, Belmont Cameli
Drama, Romance | imdb my rating: 3

The summer before college Auden meets the mysterious Eli, a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Colby sleeps, the two embark on a nightly quest to help Auden experience the fun, carefree teen life she never knew she wanted.

EXTRA: insta book watch party hosted by lookylookyigotabooky (here)
Pieces of Her
by Karin Slaughter
Thriller, Mystery | Published: 2018 | Goodreads | my rating: 4

Pieces of Her (2022)
tv series
Creator: Charlotte Stoudt
Based on book by: Karin Slaughter
Stars: Toni Collette, Bella Heathcote, Jessica Barden
Crime, Drama, Mystery | imdb | my rating: 3

When a Saturday afternoon trip to the mall with her mother suddenly explodes into violence, an adrift young woman's conception of her mother is forever changed.

The Brass Verdict
by Michael Connelley
Mytery, Crime, Legal Thriller | Published: 2008 | Goodreads

Lincoln Lawyer (2022)
tv series
Creators: Ted Humphrey, David E. Kelley
Based on book by: Michael Connelley
Stars: Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Neve Campbell
Crime, Drama, Mystery | imdb

An iconoclastic idealist runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car in this series based on Michael Connelly's bestselling novels.

JUNE: none

EXTRA: insta book watch party hosted by lookylookyigotabooky (here)
Anatomy of a Scandal
by Sarah Vaughan
Mystery, Thriller | Published: 2018 | Goodreads

Anatomy of a Scandal (2022)
tv mini-series
Based on book by: Sarah Vaughan
Stars: Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery, Rupert Friend
Drama, Thriller | imdb | my rating: tba

A sexual consent scandal amongst British privileged elite and the women caught up in its wake.

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