Sunday, September 19, 2021

Lovely Books and Things - 9.19.21

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

Linking up with:
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1. Starting the search for pumpkin related treats in San Francisco - lattes, donuts, scones, pies, etc.
2. Listening to classical or jazz music on a vinyl record player
3. Umbrella Alley in Fisherman's Wharf (here)


The Kindred Spirits Supper Club
by Amy E. Reichert
Romance, Comedy, Ghosts, Food | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

Freebies: from Little Free Library - thanks to the folks who share their books
The Lighthouse
by P.D. James
Mystery, Crime, England | Published: 2006 (first 2005) | Goodreads

Death of an Addict
by M.C. Beaton
Mystery, Cozy, Scotland | Published: 2001 | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by Murder By The Book
See archive of this (here)
Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche
by Nancy Springer
Mystery, Historical, YA | Published: 2021 | Goodreads


AND watched: theatre

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
Director/Screenplay: Destin Daniel Cretton
Screenplay: Dave Callaham, Andrew Lanham
Based on Marvel comics by: Steve Englehart, Jim Starlin
Stars: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Humor, China | imdb | my rating: 5
hit all the elements of fun fantasy

Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization.

Blue Bayou (2021)
Director/Writer: Justin Chon
Stars: Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander
Drama, New Orleans | imdb | my rating: 5
beautiful, heartwrenching, melancholy

As a Korean-American man raised in the Louisiana bayou works hard to make a life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past as he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.


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