Sunday, June 19, 2022

Lovely Books and Things - 6.19.22

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update


Linking up with:
Mailbox Monday (details)
Stacking the Shelves (details)
Sunday Post (details)
Sunday Salon (details)

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HAPPY THINGS:

1. Yerba Buena Gardens free outdoor summer Saturday shows (here)
2. Cello/vocal performance by Theresa Wong, artist-in-residence at the San Francisco Asian Art museum (here)
3. Stroll through Golden Gate Park's Japanese Tea Garden
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Library: audiobook
The Cruelest Month
by Louise Penny
Mystery, Canada | Published: 2007 | Goodreads


Mustique Island
by Sarah McCoy
Historical, 1970s, Women's Fiction | Published: 2022 | Goodreads


For Review:
In Our Blood
by Caitlin Billings
Memoir, Mental Health, LGBTQ | Published: 2022 | Goodreads

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Virtual Author event: hosted by Book Passage
See archive of this (here)
Just by Looking at Him
by Ryan O'Connell
Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQ | Published: 2022 | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by Green Apple Books
Check out their calendar for future free author events (here)
See archive of this (here)
Cult Classic
by Sloane Crosly
Mystery, Thriller, Magical Realism | Published: 2022 | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by A Wonderful World Book Club from The Human Impacts Institute
See archive of this (here)
Things You Can Do:
How to Fight Climate Change and Reduce Waste

by Eduardo GarcĂ­a
illustrated by Sara Boccaccini Meadows
Nonfiction, Science, Environment | Published: 2022 | Goodreads


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AND watched: theatre
Brian and Charles (2022)
Director: Jim Archer
Writer: David Earl, Chris Hayward
Stars: David Earl, Chris Hayward, Louise Brealey
Comedy | imdb | my rating: 5
ahhh, the imagination

After a particularly harsh winter Brian goes into a deep depression; completely isolated and with no one to talk to, Brian does what any sane person would do when faced with such a melancholic situation. He builds a robot.

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Thanks for stopping by :-)

14 comments:

  1. It is so nice walking through the garden and just outdoors in general.
    Have a great week.

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  2. Your happy things would make me happy too! I sure would like to visit SF soon, especially the Asian museum.

    best... mae at maefood.blogspot.com

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  3. The Yerba Buena Gardens free outdoor summer Saturday shows sounds wonderful. We had a great time in San Francisco when we visited there.

    I will look for more about Things You Can Do: How to Fight Climate Change and Reduce Waste.

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  4. I love walking through gardens too. Enjoy your books and have a good week!

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  5. I went to the Japanese Tea Garden a couple of times as a kid, but I haven't been there in years. Glad you enjoyed it.

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  6. What a pretty garden. Looking forward to summer and all the outdoor jaunts.

    The Cruelest Month sounds good. Brian and Charles sounds a bit quirky, but I might give it a shot.

    Thanks for sharing. Hope you have a nice week.

    https://thebookconnectionccm.blogspot.com/2022/06/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-and_01005786182.html

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  7. That tea garden looks gorgeous!!!

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  8. Your photo of the tea garden is gorgeous. I also enjoy walking through gardens.

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  9. That garden look beautiful!
    I've seen Just by Looking at Him at the store and it intrigues me. Have a great week and happy reading!

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  10. Golden Gate Park's Japanese Tea Garden is gorgeous. Even though I've been to San Francisco several times and I always visit the bridges, I've actually never been to Golden Gate Park. I'd love to go at some point.

    My Sunday Post

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  11. That tea garden looks amazing. Would love to visit there.

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  12. I love cello music and the garden pic is lovely!
    Mary @Bookfan

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  13. Hmm- I started a post but it disappeared. Anyway- I like your lovely garden picture. I have always liked botanical and tea gardens.
    Cult Classic and Things You Can Do sound interesting to me.
    Hope you have a good week and Happy Reading!

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  14. I haven't walked through the Japanese Tea Garden in years, but I remember loving the tranquility there. I love cello music so neat you got to listen at the art museum.

    Have a good week!

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