TCL’s Book Blogger Hop #6 and #LetsDiscuss2021 #7!

Topic for the week of May 28-June 3: Who is your favorite character...of all the books you've read? Why? (submitted by Julie @ JadeSky). The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer's permission, I (Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer) relaunched the … Continue reading TCL’s Book Blogger Hop #6 and #LetsDiscuss2021 #7!

Surfing the Sorrows.

Book Review for “Malibu Rising” by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Thanks for the free book, @PRHGlobal/@prhinternational! Summary: "Malibu: August 1983. It's the day of Nina Riva's annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a … Continue reading Surfing the Sorrows.

TCL joins the #20booksofsummer21 Reading Challenge!

Sign Up to Join this year's 20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge Here! About the 20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge The 20 Books of Summer is an annual reading challenge which is the brainchild of Cathy @ 746 Books! This year she says "I am kicking off on Tuesday 1 June and finishing on … Continue reading TCL joins the #20booksofsummer21 Reading Challenge!

Let’s Talk Bookish #6 – Creating Bookish Content – #LetsDiscuss2021 #6.

This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion and this week May 21-27, 2021, suggested by Rukky: How do you create bookish content? Examples of questions you can answer: "What’s your posting process? Do you write posts based on spontaneous ideas or … Continue reading Let’s Talk Bookish #6 – Creating Bookish Content – #LetsDiscuss2021 #6.

Lady Deals the Cards.

Book Review for “A Betting Woman: A Novel of Madame Moustache” by Jenni L. Walsh. Summary: "When her whole family dies in a fire, young Simone flees her grief and travels west to reinvent herself in burgeoning San Francisco. Down to her last dollar and facing some unsavory options, Simone quick-wits her way to a … Continue reading Lady Deals the Cards.

TCL’s Wondering Wednesdays #1 – YouTube Channels!

Wonder Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Jessica Baker @ A Bakers Perspective (@bakersperspect on Twitter, @abakersperspective on Instagram), who says: If you go around to different book blogs, you learn lots about books. I mean, that is the point. But what do you really know about the blogger? Not a whole lot, unless … Continue reading TCL’s Wondering Wednesdays #1 – YouTube Channels!

#SixForSunday – May 16, 2021 – Covers with Plants.

What is #SixForSunday? #SixForSunday (which I've also seen as #6ForSunday and #Six4Sunday) was a little blog feature Steph @ A little but a lot started in June 2017 for herself. It’s a weekly blog post where you get to share 6 books which fill a certain prompt. Originally, #SixforSunday was a post Steph did that … Continue reading #SixForSunday – May 16, 2021 – Covers with Plants.

Opening and Closing Wounds.

Book Review for “Swimming Back to Trout River” by Linda Rui Feng. Summary: “In the summer of 1986 in a small Chinese village, ten-year-old Junie receives a momentous letter from her parents, who had left for America years ago: her father promises to return home and collect her by her twelfth birthday. But Junie’s growing … Continue reading Opening and Closing Wounds.

TCL Gets the Aesthete Blogger Award!

I was recently nominated for this award by Hundreds & Thousands of Books, so thank you for this (admittedly, she and I don’t read the same books, but she’s built this lovely blog so I still visit from time to time)! This is an award that was created by Ashmita @ The Fictional Journal. Ahsmita … Continue reading TCL Gets the Aesthete Blogger Award!