Sunday, July 31, 2022

Lovely Books and Things - 7.31.22

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)



1. Interview with Syrie James on Restaurant Fiction podcast, about Paco’s Tacos in Culver City, California, which was featured in the film Jerry Maguire (here)
2. Fun and sassy novelty socks that are actually comfy to wear
3. Spotting a gem at the Red Devil Records - music for smoochin'

Library: audiobook
The Dachshund Wears Prada
by Stephanie London
Contemporary, Romance, Dog | Published: 2022 | Goodreads

For Review:
by Laurie Lico Albanese
Historical, Retelling, Scotland | Published: October 2022 | Goodreads
courtesy of publisher -Thanks!


Virtual Author event: hosted by bookreporter
See archive of this (here)
Things We Do in the Dark
by Jennifer Hillier
Mystery, Thriller | Published: 2022 | Goodreads


AND watched: Netflix
Spiderhead (2022)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Screenplay: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Based on short story "Escape from Spiderhead": George Saunders
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Mark Paguio
Action, Crime, Drama | imdb | my rating: 4
a dilemma indeed

In the near future, convicts are offered the chance to volunteer as medical subjects to shorten their sentence. One such subject for a new drug capable of generating feelings of love begins questioning the reality of his emotions.

AND watched: theatre
Nope (2022)
Director/Writer: Jordan Peele
Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Brandon Perea, Steven Yeun
Horror, Mystery, SciFi | imdb | my rating: 4
yep for Nope, but i have questions

The residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery.

Thirteen Lives (2022)
Director: Ron Howard
Writers: William Nicholson, Don MacPherson
Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell
Action, Adventure, Biography | imdb | my rating: 5
captures different perspectives that keeps you on the edge of your seat

A rescue mission is assembled in Thailand where a group of young boys and their soccer coach are trapped in a system of underground caves that are flooding.


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