New To the Queue is going to be a sporadic thing around here wherein I tell you some of the books, movies, tv shows and bands I’ve recently added to my never ending queue of things to read/watch/listen to. For past posts, go here!
Why I Added It To My To-Be-Read list: It showed up in my mailbox and looked interesting!!
What It’s About: IT IS A YA RETELLING OF THE NUTCRACKER!!! Pretty much all I needed to know!
Why I Added It To My To-Be-Read list: I recently read and FREAKING LOVED After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid and immediately had to look up this one!
What It’s About: It weaves together the story of one couple’s whirlwind romance and marriage with a tragedy that happens just as quickly and the process of healing that must be endured in the aftermath.
Why I Added It To My To-Be-Read list: It showed up in my mailbox and piqued my interest!
What It’s About: The main character and her group of friends have a pact to play the love game like guys do so they don’t get hurt. They rules are: don’t commit, don’t be needy, and don’t give away your heart. When a new guy moves in to town and surprises the main character she’s in jeopardy of breaking the “don’t fall in love” rule!
Why I Added It To My To-Be-Read list: I cannot remember how I found this one and it’s going to drive me NUTS. But it’s an Aussie book + there’s a road trip + the summary just sounded interesting.
What It’s About: A rag tag trio (a little kid & 2 elderly) find themselves bound together and on a road trip to find what they are looking for.
Why I Added It To My Netflix Queue: I kept seeing previews for it and it looked cute. PLUS I love me some Rachel McAdams! ALSO DIRECTOR OF LOVE ACTUALLY DIRECTED THIS!
What It Is About: “A young man who comes from a family of time-travelers changes history for the better in this romantic comedy from director Richard Curtis. During one of his trips to the past, he falls for a woman played by Rachel McAdams. ”
Why I Added It To My Netflix Queue: I don’t remember why I added this but it looks really good. Plus Mark Ruffalo and Adrian Brody are actors I like!
What It Is About: “The Brothers Bloom made a name for themselves as the world’s best con men. Now, the younger is ready to retire, but his brother lures him into one last job. What he hasn’t counted on, though, is falling for their mark, an adventure-seeking heiress.”
Why I Added It To My Netflix Queue: Netflix recommended it to me and I was like OKAY I SHALL ADD YOU BECAUSE YOU LOOK INTERESTING.
What It Is About: “Idealistic teenager Rachel astonishes her fundamentalist Mormon family when she announces that she’s been impregnated by listening to a rock song. Rachel then runs off to Las Vegas to escape an arranged marriage and to find the father of her baby.”
Why I Added It To My Musical Rotation: I’ve been a huge fan of Bishop Allen since 2004 when I was a college freshman and I heard their album Charm School. It’s still an album I listen to A LOT. Plus MEMORIES are associated with it. I was loving the singles being put out and so this new album came out this past week and I’ve been listening like crazy! Favorite songs thus far: Start Again, Skeleton Key, Why I Had To Go, Black Hole
Why I Added It To My Musical Rotation: Ginger suggested it would be something I would like (we are musical soulmates mostly) and SHE WAS RIGHT!! Favorite songs: Games, Broken Promise Land, Pioneers, A Million Drums
Why I Added It To My Musical Rotation: I’ve been listening to all the singles he’s put out in the past year and a half on repeat and THANK GOD THE ALBUM IS SO GOOD. His single I Got Your Back made my top songs in my monthly rewind for July. Fave songs: I Got Your Back, All The Stars, I Can Wait, Welcome To Life
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YOUR TURN! Tell me one book you added to your TBR list recently! Tell me a movie/tv show you added to your must watch list! Tell me a new band/singer you just added to your musical rotation! Also, have you read/watched/listened to anything on my recently added list? Or did I make you add something to YOUR queue? Tell me, tell me!