New To the Queue is a sporadic thing around here wherein I give you a tiny glimpse into 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 the mail and it looks like a me book PLUS a long time reader of my blog is the author! I don’t know her all that well outside of comments here and there but I’m super proud of her so I definitely want to read it!
What It’s About: “Silas Hart has seriously shaken up Westlin Beck’s small-town life. Brand new to town, Silas is different than the guys in Green Lake. He’s curious, poetic, philosophical, maddening– and really, really cute. But Silas has a sister– and she has a secret. And West has a boyfriend. And life in Green Lake is about to change forever.“
Why I Added It To My To-Be-Read list: I feel like I’m always battling clutter and piles of clothes and I heard people saying lots of good things about this one! SOOO..why not? It’s better than my current strategy which is to just stare at it overwhelmed.
What It’s About: It’s delves into a method of cleaning and tidying that is apparently revolutionary?
Why I Added It To My To-Be-Read list: My friend Kim was raving about it to me!
What It’s About: On the border of Agnieszk‘s home is the Woods where evil power lies. A wizard that they know as Dragon keeps the evil at bay. In exchange for his help he demands that they give him a woman every ten years to serve him which is a fate nobody wants at all. As the choosing comes near, Agnieszk‘s is afraid of the Dragon choosing her beautiful best friend but that isn’t who ends up being chosen…
Release Date: January 2015
Why I Added It To My To-Be-Read list: I randomly stumbled upon it but once I saw it was set in Haiti after the earthquake I knew I wanted to read it. One of my friends owns an organization that has been doing work in Haiti since the earthquake so I’m invested in their story. I really hope the author did her research.
What It’s About: “Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go follows the vivid story of two teenage cousins, raised as sisters, who survive the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti. After losing the woman who raised them in the tragedy, Magdalie and Nadine must fend for themselves in the aftermath of the quake.“
Why I Added It To My Netflix Queue: It seems like something I’d like and everyone raves about it from Will’s uncle to friends on Twitter. Now that it’s ending I figured I can start binging it.
What It Is About: “Set in 1960s New York, this series takes a peek inside an ad agency in an era when the cutthroat business had a glamorous lure. When the cigarette smoke clears and the martinis are set down, at the center of it all is womanizing ad man Don Draper”
Why I Added It To My Netflix Queue: I had wanted to see it in theater but never got a chance to and I’ve just heard wonderful things about this portrayal of an important part of history.
What It Is About: “Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 civil rights march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery, this stirring historical drama highlights the courage of the marchers as they withstand racist and violent attacks by the police.”
This Is Where I Leave You
Why I Added It To My Netflix Queue: I’ve wanted to read this book but just haven’t yet. (Is it worth reading before I watch??). So I keep telling myself to read the book so I can watch this. I really like Jason Bateman and Tina Fey and I love movies about siblings.
What It Is About: “In accordance with Jewish custom, four siblings gather to sit shivah after their father’s death but are soon bickering and renewing old grudges. Brought together for the first time in years, the quarrelsome brood is in for a weeklong emotional duel.”
Why I Added It To My Musical Rotation: I have loved Passion Pit for many, many years so I was just waiting and waiting for this one at the end of last month. It’s definitely been in my rotation a lot since it came out. Favorite songs so far: Lifted Up, All I Want, Until We Can’t (Let’s Go), Whole Life Story
Why I Added It To My Musical Rotation: Well, I came across Mighty Oaks in 2013 with their Just One Day song and added it to my Monthly Playlist if you follow that. Then they came out with their single, “Brother” and I fell in love with that. Have been WAITING for a full album from them because I was digging their sound. Have been really enjoying the album!
Why I Added It To My Musical Rotation: Have been DYING for the new Mumford especially as their singles kept being released and I was really intrigued by the sound for this new album. I loved their stuff before but I’m really loving how they are letting themselves evolve. This has been on REPEAT!
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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!