What is #SixforSunday? #SixforSunday 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 she never thought she would stick with! It … Continue reading TCL’s #SixforSunday #11- My First Six 5/5 Blog Reviews.
Book Review for “Demian” by Hermann Hess. Summary: “In ‘Demian’, Hermann Hesse dramatizes the dilemma of the marked man, the outcast, the quasi-criminal hero who rejects society and strives to find a higher meaning in a strange world of his own making.” This edition is translated by Michael Roloff and Michael Lebeck, which also includes … Continue reading #CCSpin #30 Review – Know Thy Self.
Book Review for “The Marble Staircase” by Elizabeth Fair. Summary: "Charlotte Moley, long brow-beaten by her rather stodgy grown daughter Alison and very traditional mother, has been brought to the coastal town of Nything by an unexpected inheritance. The flamboyantly larger-than-life Mrs. Gamalion, who many years before had swept into the newly-widowed Charlotte's recuperative holiday … Continue reading Stepping Forwards; Looking Back.
I'm back! As I mentioned in my going away post, I joined with the Ireland Writers Tours for a week long conference of tutorials and writing workshops, from the amazing Eliza Knight and Heather Webb, led by Fiona Claire (who also participated in the writing sessions as well as led us in some interesting meditation … Continue reading #SomethingDifferentSunday – The Chocolate Lady was in Ireland!
Book Review for “Standing in the Rainbow” by Fannie Flagg. Summary: "Along with Neighbor Dorothy, the lady with the smile in her voice, whose daily radio broadcasts keep us delightfully informed on all the local news, we also meet Bobby, her ten-year-old son, destined to live a thousand lives, most of them in his imagination; … Continue reading Radio WDOT Live!
Book Review for “Now in November” by Josephine W. Johnson. Summary: "This unforgettable novel tells in shimmering language the story of a middle-class family driven into poverty by the Depression. Three daughters struggle to survive with their parents as farmers, battling against the elements and trying to come to terms with their harsh, unresponsive father. … Continue reading Dust in the Wind.
The question this time comes from a post I saw by Mint @ Mint Loves Books: Do you accept review requests? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not expect anyone to agree with anything here, and in fact, I'm certain that many will disagree and/or even hate many of the things I've written … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2022 #11 – Unsolicited Review Requests – #DiscussionSunday.
Reviews From the Stacks Last month discovered Jana and her blog Reviews from the Stacks. Jana created this fun, monthly book meme. Now, it is true that Jana runs a link party for this which takes place on the second Saturday of every month. Well, good thing Jana doesn't mind my being a bit off … Continue reading TCL’s #SomethingDifferentSunday – Spell the Month in Books #3!
See you later, alligators! This is just a quick post to let you all know that I'm leaving today for a trip abroad. Where will I be? In Ireland to participate in the Ireland Writer Tours Writers' Conference & Retreat. After a short weekend in Dublin, I'll be spending July 10-17 at a week-long writers … Continue reading TCL is Going Abroad!
Book Review for “The Click of the Gate” by Alice Campbell. Summary: "Clare - her Clare - was gone. Mystery in Paris! A disappearance as surprising and baffling as if it had been done by magic. A young girl, barely fifteen, beautiful yet shy and under constant protection, disappears in the one moment that is … Continue reading Locked and Keyed.