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Top Ten 2014 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

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Top Ten Tuesday is a meme brought to  you by The Broke and the Bookish, which I endeavour to participate in regularly!

This week’s list is releases of 2014 that I haven’t gotten around to reading yet. I tend to re-read a lot during the year, so I usually miss the big releases each year. Case in point, it took me years to read the Stieg Larsson books, not to mention the Twilight series AND I am yet to read a single sentence of John Green (though, to be perfectly honest, I don’t ever see myself reading anything by him!). So without further ado, here are ten books from last year (still feels weird saying that!) that I meant to read but never got around to!

 

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Golden Globes Picks 2015

With hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, there is no way I am missing this year’s Golden Globes. So I thought I would outline my own picks for the television categories.

Best TV Drama
The Affair
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones (Will Win)
The Good Wife (Should Win)
House of Cards

Best Actor – TV Drama
Clive Owen – The Knick
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey – House of Cards (Should Win/Will Win)
James Spader – The Blacklist
Dominic West – The Affair

Best Actress – TV Drama
Claire Danes – Homeland
Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder (Should Win/Will Win)
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
Ruth Wilson – The Affair
Robin Wright – House of Cards

Best TV Miniseries or Movie
Fargo (Should Win)
The Missing
True Detective (Will Win)
The Normal Heart
Olive Kitteridge

Best Actor – TV Miniseries or Movie
Martin Freeman – Fargo
Woody Harrelson – True Detective
Matthew McConaughey – True Detective (Should Win/Will Win)
Mark Ruffalo – The Normal Heart
Billy Bob Thornton – Fargo

Best Actress – TV Miniseries or Movie
Maggie Gyllenhaal – The Honorable Woman
Jessica Lange – American Horror Story: Freak Show (Will Win)
Frances McDormand – Olive Kitteridge
Frances O’Connor – The Missing
Alison Tolman – Fargo (Should Win)

Best TV Comedy
Girls (Better Not Win)
Jane the Virgin
Orange Is the New Black (Should Win)
Silicon Valley
Transparent (Will Win)

Best Actor – TV Comedy
Don Cheadle – House of Lies
Ricky Gervais – Derek
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent (Should Win)
Louis C.K. – Louie (Will Win)
William H. Macy – Shameless

Best Actress – TV Comedy
Lena Dunham – Girls
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin (Might Win)
Julia Louis Dreyfus – Veep (Should Win)
Taylor Schilling – Orange Is the New Black

Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or TV movie
Matt Bomer – The Normal Heart (Should/Will Win)
Alan Cumming – The Good Wife
Colin Hanks – Fargo
Bill Murray – Olive Kitteridge
Jon Voight – Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or TV movie
Uzo Aduba – Orange Is the New Black (Should Win)
Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Freak Show (Will Win)
Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey
Allison Janney – Mom
Michelle Monaghan – True Detective

Happy Golden Globes day! Hope your winners win, and you have a great day. I will endeavour to update this post with the results and my feedback later today.

Love,
Andrea