This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion and this week January 15-211, suggested by ME: Bookish Memes: Are they worthwhile or are they worthless? Examples of questions you can answer: "How many bookish memes do you participate in? Do you enjoy … Continue reading Let’s Talk Bookish #4 – Bookish Memes: Worthwhile or Worthless? #LetsDiscuss2021 #1.
I recently noticed that Annabookbel did a "My Life in Books" tag for 2020, and I remembered that I did one like it in 2019 and enjoyed it, but that was called "Life According to Literature" and it had slightly different prompts. In 2019, I found it on Brona’s Books, ANZ LitLovers LitBlog, and Veronica … Continue reading TCL’s Life According to Literature Tag 2020 Version.
You've seen my yearly Top Five/Top Ten lists, but how about a "best of the best" list? For those of you who have been following this blog, you’ll know that I’ve been producing a list of my favorite books published for each of the years I’ve been blogging. While I probably should have done this … Continue reading TCL’s Best of the Best List for 2013-2020
From “Hamnet” by Maggie O'Farrell to “Vinegar Girl” by Anne Tyler. This is a monthly link-up hosted by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. Each month a book is chosen as a starting point and linked to six other books to form a chain. A book doesn’t need to be connected to all … Continue reading #6Degrees of Separation for January 2, 2021.
What is Throwback Thursday? I've noticed several of these meme on a few book blogs. For example, Susan Loves Books does one, which is (or was originally) hosted by Renee@It’s Book Talk. I also noticed that another fellow blogger, Lorrea @ What 'Cha Readin'?, was doing this as a monthly meme for her blog. Then … Continue reading TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #11 – December 31, 2020.
2020: The Year of Too Many 5/5 Star Books! This past year has been a particularly good one for my reading list, partially because I was furloughed for two months in April and May, and then I retired in July. That means that I was able to read 64 books this year (as compared to … Continue reading #TopTenTuesday TCL’s Top Ten Favorite Books of 2020.
Sign Up to Join the 2021 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge Here! About the 2021 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge: For 2021 this Reading Challenge will be now hosted by Marg at The Intrepid Reader. Marg actually hosted the challenge before passing the baton to Amy at Passages to the Past, and now she's passing it back … Continue reading TCL is joining the Historical Fiction Reading Challenge (again) for 2021!
As 2020 draws to its final conclusion, hopefully writhing in unbearable pain, only to be regenerated as a much healthier and far more peaceful 2021, the book world is already filled with a myriad of list of the "best books" published this past year. Yes, I indulge in this, as well. However, my little myopic … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #23 – They’ve Got a Little List – #DiscussionSunday.
Top Five Tuesday was originally created by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm, but is now hosted by Meeghan @ Meeghan Reads. To participate, link your post back to Meeghan's blog or leave a comment on her weekly post. This week, Meeghan asked us to put up our 2020 Favorite Book Covers! This is only the … Continue reading #T5T – Top Five Tuesday for December 15, 2020 – Favorite 2020 Book Covers.
See you later, alligators! This is just a quick post to apologize to all my readers and all the blogs I follow, because... If all goes well, I'll be moving house over the next week, and that means l will be losing some, if not all of my internet connections, but (hopefully) only for a … Continue reading An Apology in Advance because TCL is Moving House!