#LetsDiscuss2022 #6 – DNF vs NRN – #DiscussionSunday.

The question this time is... What does it mean to NRN a book (as opposed to DNF a book)? 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 below. Sorry … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2022 #6 – DNF vs NRN – #DiscussionSunday.

TCL’s Best of the Best List for 2013-2021

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. Last year, I gave you my top … Continue reading TCL’s Best of the Best List for 2013-2021

TCL’s Top Ten (or more) Favorite Books of 2021.

2021- the Year of 4.75 stars! This past year has seen me read more books than ever. I'm guessing that's because of several reasons. The pandemic meant more time at home, and that, combined with my now being retired for over a year, meant more time for reading overall. There are other reasons I read … Continue reading TCL’s Top Ten (or more) Favorite Books of 2021.

#LetsDiscuss2021 #10 – The ONE Must Read Book – #LetsTalkBookish #7.

This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion and this week (August 20, 2021) comes from Mikaela @ Mikaela Reads, which is: What is one book everyone MUST read?  Prompts: There are some books that are just required…or at least you personally … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2021 #10 – The ONE Must Read Book – #LetsTalkBookish #7.

#LetsDiscuss2021 #8 – Reading Slumps – #DiscussionSunday.

I was so busy reading, DNF-ing books, and adding reviews and other content, that I totally missed the July 16th Let’s Talk Bookish weekly meme hosted by Rukky@EternityBooks and Dani @Literary Lion, which had the following topic: What are the best ways to get over reading slumps? (Suggested by Rafaela @ The Portugese Bibliophile) But... … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2021 #8 – Reading Slumps – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2021 #3 – Multiple Timelines: Brilliant or Bogus? – #DiscussionSunday.

I recently read a novel where there were two timelines, and I wasn't terribly impressed. Some of the comments on my review noted that it seems this trope has been overused of late. So, the question is... Multiple Timelines: are they brilliant or are they bogus? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2021 #3 – Multiple Timelines: Brilliant or Bogus? – #DiscussionSunday.

TCL’s Best of the Best List for 2013-2020

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

#TopTenTuesday TCL’s Top Ten Favorite Books of 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.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #23 – They’ve Got a Little List – #DiscussionSunday.

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.

TCL’s Top Ten Tuesday for June 23, 2020 – #TTT Turns 10!

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Celebrating TTT's 10th Anniversary! To celebrate 10 years … Continue reading TCL’s Top Ten Tuesday for June 23, 2020 – #TTT Turns 10!