Sunday, July 3, 2022

Lovely Books and Things - 7.3.22

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. Planning a road trip
2. Found Stitching Parlor: Jane Austen themed cross stitch patterns at Acorns and Threads (here) -call and ask for patterns as they are not listed on the site
3. Colorful ferris wheel in Golden Gate Park - it's lit!

Gift: thanks, M!
The Paris Bookseller
by Kerri Maher
Historical, Paris, France | Published: 2022 | Goodreads
just in time for Paris in July (details)

Borrowed: thanks, S!
Bellasia: Once Upon a Tea
by Mercedes Wadkins and Sara Coats
Children's | Published: 2016 | Goodreads

For Review:
Mother Country
by Jacinda Townsend
Contemporary, Feminism, Africa | Published: May 3, 2022 | Goodreads
courtesy of publisher -Thanks!


Virtual Author event: hosted by Green Apple Books
See archive of this (here)
by Ottessa Moshfegh
Historical, Horror, Magical Realism | Published: 2022 | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by Book Passage
See archive of this (here)
by Alexis Schaitkin
Dystopia | Published: 2022 | Goodreads


AND watched: Netflix
Love and Gelato (2022)
Director/Writer: Brandon Camp
Based on book: Jenna Evans Welch
Stars: Susanna Skaggs, Tobia De Angelis, Owen McDonnell
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Rome, Italy | imdb | my rating: 4
sweet summer romance and coming of age

Lina makes a promise to her sick mother that she'll spend the summer before college in Rome, where she falls for the city, the people - and the "gelato".


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