TCL’s Shelf Control #9 – Biblical Based Book.

Shelf Control is a weekly celebration originally hosted by Lisa @ Bookshelf Fantasies, which is now hosted by Mallika @ Literary Potpourri. Lisa said: "Pick a book you own but haven’t read, write a post about it (suggestions: include what it’s about, why you want to read it, and when you got it), and link … Continue reading TCL’s Shelf Control #9 – Biblical Based Book.

#LetsDiscuss2023 #1, Book Blogger Hop, #DiscussionSunday – Stalking Authors.

The question this time is the Book Blogger Hop topic for January 20-26th submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer, is: Do you follow your favorite authors on social media? 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 … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2023 #1, Book Blogger Hop, #DiscussionSunday – Stalking Authors.

TCL’s 4th My Life in Books (aka Life According to Literature) Tag – 2022 Version.

No, you haven't clicked on a misplaced link. You see, I'm not sure who started this, but I did a list like this in 2019 which was called "Life According to Literature" with different prompts. These were done by Brona’s Books, ANZ LitLovers LitBlog, and Veronica @ The Burgeoning Book Shelf. I understand that Veronica … Continue reading TCL’s 4th My Life in Books (aka Life According to Literature) Tag – 2022 Version.

TCL’s #DNF Friday – 2022 Recap.

The Chocolate Lady's Worst Books of 2022! It wasn't that long ago that I shied away from quitting a book. But I'm getting older, and since I retired, I refuse to deprive myself. That means I will no longer suffer through a book I'm not enjoying. I should have done this sooner, I know. In … Continue reading TCL’s #DNF Friday – 2022 Recap.

#CCSpin 32 Review – Three Turns to her Future.

Book Review for “Which Way?” by Theodora Benson. Summary: "'There was no one in the room. Blinds and curtains were closed; the light of the skies, if any, was shut out. ... Only the fire was alive, consuming its life-for what? Then the door opened and as Claudia came with hurried steps into the fire's … Continue reading #CCSpin 32 Review – Three Turns to her Future.

TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for January 7, 2023.

From “Beach Read” by Emily Henry to “My Name is Venus Black” by Heather Lloyd. 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 … Continue reading TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for January 7, 2023.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #35 – January 5, 2023-February 1, 2023.

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 #35 – January 5, 2023-February 1, 2023.

TCL’s 2023 Reading Challenge Participation List!

Happy New Year! This year, I decided to make one participation post for a bunch of reading (and blogging) challenges in which I'm joining. They include: 2023 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2023 New Release Reading Challenge 2023 What's In a Name Challenge (NEW) #LetsDiscuss2023 I'll also be participating in the usual memes - either on … Continue reading TCL’s 2023 Reading Challenge Participation List!

TCL’s Top Ten Favorite Books of 2022.

2022- the Year of: Almost Tied for 1st! Early on during this past year, among the books I read, it almost looked like I was going to have to include some novels that got 4.75/5 stars in my top ten list. However, as the year progressed, more books started to get full marks. The problem … Continue reading TCL’s Top Ten Favorite Books of 2022.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #43: Author Christine Wells!

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This time I’m featuring authorChristine Wells! First of all, for those who celebrate, let me wish you a Merry Christmas. For me and all my Jewish readers, tonight we light the last candle so I also wish everyone a Happy Hanukkah. Now... Back to business. I first discovered … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #43: Author Christine Wells!