Sunday, July 10, 2022

Lovely Books and Things - 7.10.22

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. Browsing at a local needlework shop, San Francisco School of Needlework & Design (here)
2. Enjoying a Hot Fudge Sundae from Ghiradelli Square (here)
3. Coming close to the end of the Stitching Book Club Narnia cross stitch project
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Bought:
The Spanish Love Deception
by Elena Armas
Contemporary, Romance, New Adult | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

Library: audiobook
Murder in Montmartre
by Cara Black
Mystery, Paris | Published: 2007 | Goodreads
for Paris in July (details)
The Wolf and the Watchman
by Niklas Natt Och Dag
Mystery, Historical, Sweden | Published: 2017 | Goodreads

Library:
Deck the Donuts
by Ginger Bolton
Mystery, Cozy, Christmas, Cat, Wisconsin | Published: 2021 | Goodreads
Happy Christmas in July!

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Virtual Author event: hosted by SF Public Library
See archive of this (here)
Last Night at the Telegraph Club
by Malinda Lo
Historical, LGBTQ, YA | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by bookreporter
See archive of this (here)
The Shore
by Katie Runde
Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQ, Summer, Jersey shore | Published: 2022 | Goodreads

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AND watched: theatre
Don't Make Me Go (2022)
Director: Hannah Marks
Writer: Vera Herbert
Stars: John Cho, Mia Isaac
Drama | imdb | my rating: 4
tugs at the heart

When a single father to a teenage daughter learns that he has a fatal brain tumor, he takes her on a road trip to find the mother who abandoned her years before and to try to teach her everything she might need over the rest of her life.

Elvis (2022)
Director/Screnplay: Baz Luhrmann
Screenplay: Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, Jeremy Doner
Stars: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge
Biography, Drama, Music | imdb | my rating: 5
stick around for the end credits to hear more of the incredible soundtrack
and see beautiful artwork which (I think) may have been inspired by Elvis and
his array of bejeweled buckles and belts

Elvis is Baz Luhrmann's biopic of Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

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Thanks for stopping by :-)

7 comments:

  1. A Ghiradelli hot fudge sundae sounds great for a hot summer day. Your stitching looks so neat. Oh that movie looks like it would be full of emotion.

    Have a good week!

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  2. San Francisco is such a great place -- I've never been able to have a long enough visit there. It's been ages since I was there at all. Your things to do sound delightful.

    best... mae at maefood.blogspot.com

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  3. I really liked Telegraph Club- I bet that was a cool event.

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  4. Deck the Donuts sounds like fun. And now I'm craving a Hot Fudge Sundae from Ghiradelli Square

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  5. Cute cover on Deck the Donuts!
    Mary @Bookfan

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  6. So nice you enjoy your cross stitching. Hot Fudge is my fav sundae!
    I really like the Wolf cover and Deck the Donuts looks like a good cozy.
    Have a good week and Happy Reading!

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