Sunday, August 9, 2020

Lovely Books and Things - 8.9.20

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

Linking up with:
Sunday Post (details)
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1. Dewey's 24 hour Reverse Readathon (Aug 7-8) - liked this format better as it starts and ends in the afternoon.

2. Creating a summer themed mood board for the month.

3. Spotted a Stormtrooper on my walk.

Well, hello...



Boyfriend Material
by Alexis Hall | Romance, LGBTQ | Goodreads

A pre-order from Third Street Books came with a Rom Com Activity booklet.

Freebies: from Free Little Library

Summer Crossing
by Truman Capote
Classics, Literary | Goodreads

Library: audiobook

by Edith Wharton
narrated by Isabella Howell
Classics, Romance | Goodreads

For Review:

Prospects of a Woman
by Wendy Voorsanger
courtesy of October blog tour -Thanks!
Western, Historical | Goodreads


Virtual Author event: hosted by Booksmith
Listen to archive of this and check out their calendar for future free author events (here)
Tune in Tuesdays 11am pst VIRTUAL: ZYZZYVA & The Booksmith Present: Lockdown Lit @ Lunch
A conversation between:

The Son of Good Fortune
by Lysley Tenorio
Contemporary, Filipino American | Goodreads

Members Only
by Sameer Pandya
Contemporary, Indian American | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by Book Passages
Listen to archive of this and check out their calendar for future free author events (here)

Dead Land
by Sara Paretsky
Mystery, Crime | Goodreads


AND watched: virtual theatre for SFFILM Hong Kong Cinema (here)

Mad World (2016)
Yat nim mou ming (original title)
Director: Chun Wong
Writer: Florence Chan
Stars: Shawn Yue, Eric Tsang, Elaine Jin
Drama, Hong Kong, on Netflix | imdb | my rating: 5

A mentally ill stockbroker struggles to reconcile with his estranged father and his perturbed ex-fiancée.

SENSITIVE topic is tackled with interesting perspectives.


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