Sunday, January 24, 2021

Lovely Books and Things - 1.24.21

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

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1. Feeling hopeful with thoughts of better days ahead.
2. Home made chocolate chip cookies. mmmm.
3. Unicorn puzzles to puzzle. This is one of twelve by Cra-Z-Art.
Library: audiobook
Before the Coffee Gets Cold
by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
translated by Geoffrey Trousselot
Fantasy, Time Travel, Japan | Published: 2019 (first 2015) | Goodreads

These Violent Delights
by Chloe Gong
YA, History, Retelling Romeo & Juliet | Published: 2020 | Goodreads

Freebies: from Free Little Library
Equal Rites
by Terry Pratchett
Fantasy, Humor, Witches | Published: 2009 (first 1987) | Goodreads
A Little Book of Japanese Contentments:
Ikigai, Forest Bathing, Wabi-sabi, and More
by Erin Niimi Longhurst
illustrated by Ryo Takemasa
Cultural, Travel, Japan | Published: 2018 | Goodreads

AND watched: Netflix
El Camino (2019)
A Breaking Bad Movie
Director/Writer: Vince Gilligan
Stars: Aaron Paul, Jesse Plemons
Action, Crime, Drama | imdb | my rating: 5

Fugitive Jesse Pinkman runs from his captors, the law, and his past.

WRAPS up things well with the closure of Jesse's story.

AND watched: virtual theatre
Soul (2020)
Director/Screenplay: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers
Screenplay: Mike Jones
Stars: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey
Animation, Adventure, Comedy | imdb | my rating: 5

Joe is a middle-school band teacher whose life hasn't quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz -- and he's good. But when he travels to another realm to help someone find their passion, he soon discovers what it means to have soul.

LOVE how this explores passion.


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