What I Love About San Francisco
Anyway, I just spent the day there, going to Ghirardelli Square, a used book store [The Green Apple, if anyone's curious], my aunt's house [unfortunately my uncle wasn't there (her husband), but my other uncle also lives down there (not married) so we had dinner with both of them], and just some random places around the city.
Which is basically a bi-yearly tradition for us, as we often come up to Sacramento to visit my grandpa [like twice-ish a year, sometimes more I guess], and usually spend a day in San Francisco.
Anyway, books I got at the aforementioned book store [all for ~$25]:
- The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. I was actually surprised we didn't have it already, as we do have a few Tolkien things, but since we didn't I definitely wanted to get it. And also because it'd be cool to read the Lord of the Rings again, and read this when I do that as well.
- The Princess Bride, by S. Morgenstern. The movie is one of the best movies ever made, and so naturally I've always wanted to read the book.
- Agatha Christie Crime Collection, which has the three books Peril at End House, The Body in the Library, and Hercule Poirot's Christmas. This just because it was the only Agatha Christie book there was [besides the one below], and Poirot is a cool character.
- The Complete Short Stories of Miss Marple, also by Agatha Christie. Miss Marple isn't my favorite character of hers, but she's still not bad, and since the book was fairly cheap and they're short stories and the only other book they had of hers, I got it. =P
- Executive Power, by Vince Flynn. I actually haven't read anything by him yet, but I when I was browsing the store I happened to pick up one of his books and thought it looked really cool. I was going to buy a couple, but I decided I'd just buy the one that sounds the best just to see if I like the way he writes and stuff.
Aaand I'm going to bed now. Hope all of you have been doing well.