TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #10 – December 3, 2020.

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 #10 – December 3, 2020.

Special #Thanksgiving #ThrowbackThursday from The Chocolate Lady.

A special Throwback Thursday for Thanksgiving? Why not? Well, happy Thanksgiving for all who celebrate it (I don't anymore, because I no longer live in the US, but it was a holiday I loved, growing up). Now, as my regular readers know, I don't usually post in the middle of the month, and I just … Continue reading Special #Thanksgiving #ThrowbackThursday from The Chocolate Lady.

TCL Gets the Sunshine Blogger Award!

Thank you to Amber @ The Literary Phoenix who nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award after she posted her THIRD nomination answers. Apparently, there are rules to this one, and they are: Thank the blogger who nominated you and link back to their page so others can see how amazing they are, too! (Done, … Continue reading TCL Gets the Sunshine Blogger Award!

#6Degrees of Separation for November 7, 2020.

From “The Room” Jonas Karlsson to “The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules” by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg. 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 … Continue reading #6Degrees of Separation for November 7, 2020.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and Link Party #9 – November 5, 2020.

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 Link Party #9 – November 5, 2020.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #21 – What’s in a Blog name? – #DiscussionSunday.

Some bloggers are very creative, and have these blogs with fascinating names. Others seem pretty straightforward. Hence my question for this post ... Do you have a story behind the name you gave your blog? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not expect anyone to agree with anything here, and in fact, I'm … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #21 – What’s in a Blog name? – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #20 – Non-Human Narrators – #DiscussionSunday.

Sometimes authors like to get very creative, and do things that are innovative, even if they might not agree with the sensibilities of all of their readers. One of the things that I have a problem with is non-human characters narrating novels. Hence my question for this post ... Non-Human Narrators: Interesting or Annoying? Disclaimer: … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #20 – Non-Human Narrators – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #19 – Reviewing Sequels Out of Order – Let’s Talk Bookish #2.

This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion, for the week October 2-9, which is: SHOULD YOU REVIEW A SEQUEL WITHOUT READING THE FIRST BOOK? "When selecting ARCs do you ever choose sequels where you haven’t read the first book in a … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #19 – Reviewing Sequels Out of Order – Let’s Talk Bookish #2.

#6Degrees of Separation for October 3, 2020.

From “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James to “The Room” by Jonas Karlsson. 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 #6Degrees of Separation for October 3, 2020.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and Link Party #8 – October 1, 2020.

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 Link Party #8 – October 1, 2020.