Monday, September 5, 2022

Lovely Books and Things - 9.5.22

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. The start of September Summer in San Francisco - warm and sunny days - best time to visit the city if you're thinking of venturing out.
2. Pasta swirled in a wheel of Parmesan cheese and topped with mushroom truffle sauce at Acquolina (here)
3. Reading on a train trip - Confessions on the 7:45 by Lisa Unger
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Library: audiobook
Murder in Old Bombay
by Nev March
Mystery, Historical, India | Published: 2020 | Goodreads

Library:
Without Merit
by Colleen Hoover
YA, Romance, Mental Health | Published: 2017 | Goodreads
fallen into the read-all-the-Colleen Hoover trap


A Place in the World:
Finding the Meaning of Home
by Frances Mayes
Memoir, Travel | Published: 2022 | Goodreads


Freebies: from Free Little Library
Jane Austen's Guide to Dating
by Lauren Henderson
Chicklit, Non-fiction, Humor | Published: 2005 | Goodreads


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AND watched: theatre
Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)
Director/Writer: George Miller
Writer: August Gore
Based on short story: The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye by A.S. Byatt
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba
Drama, Fantasy, Romance | imdb | my rating: 4
ahhh... wishes... what would you...

A lonely scholar, on a trip to Istanbul, discovers a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom.


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* comment and TELL me what you have acquired for your shelves recently

Thanks for stopping by :-)

5 comments:

  1. Nice book haul. I'm glad you're having some good weather

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  2. Going on a long train trip is one of my goals. I think it would be fun. I hope you're having a great week!

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  3. I have been using Parmesan in my cooking lately. Yum.
    I do enjoy a long train trip. Nice book haul for you. Happy Reading!

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  4. We were hoping to ride the train to Chicago next week, but it had too many stops. Reading on the train sounds ideal.

    And Murder in Old Bombay....it looks fantastic.

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  5. How fun to read that one on the train! I bet San Francisco is lovely this time of year.

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