Sunday, May 3, 2020

Lovely Books and Things - 5.3.20

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

Linking up with:
Sunday Post (details)
Mailbox Monday (details)



1. Unexpected letter from a faraway friend

2. Maple glazed old-fashioned donut

3. Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park


Free Little Library:

The Intellectual Devotional:
Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class
by David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim
-History, Philosophy, Education, Science | Goodreads

Library: audio

My Dark Vanessa
by Kate Elizabeth Russell
-Literary, Thriller | Goodreads

For Review: audio

Cold Backed
A Dream Horse Mystery prologue
by Candace Carrabus
courtesy of publisher for blitz tour -Thanks
-Mystery, Cozy | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by Green Apple Books
Check out their calendar for future free author events (here)

The Knockout Queen
by Rufi Thorpe
in conversation with Chloe Benjamin
-YA, LGBTQ | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by Bookshop West Portal
Check out their calendar for future free author events (here)

Rebel Cinderella:
From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes
by Adam Hochschild
-Historical | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by Book Passages
Register and listen to the archive of this or to future Book Passages author talks for free (here)

by Colum McCann
in conversation with Dave Eggers
-Historical, Israel | Goodreads

AND watched: on Netflix

The Willoughbys (2020)
Director: Kris Pearn, Cory Evans, Rob Lodermeier
Screenplay: Kris Pearn, Mark Stanleigh, Priscilla Parizeau
Based on book by: Lois Lowry
Stars: Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara
-Animation, Adventure, Comedy | imdb | my rating: 5

Convinced they'd be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.

CHECK this out...

My French Film Festival
stay-at-home version
available free!
extended to May 25 (here)
SEE my picks (here)


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

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