TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for February 4, 2023.

From “Trust” by by Hernan Diaz to “The Address” by Fiona Davis. 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 … Continue reading TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for February 4, 2023.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #36 – February 2 – March 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 #36 – February 2 – March 1, 2023.

#LetsDiscuss2023 #2 – What’s in a Genre? – #DiscussionSunday

The question this time is all my own, after having a heated discussion on a Facebook Page: Do you think eras should be considered genres, or would you separate the two? 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 … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2023 #2 – What’s in a Genre? – #DiscussionSunday

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.

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.

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 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!

#T5T – Top Five Tuesday #9 – December 2, 2022 – New Authors!

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 tell us our favorite new authors of 2022! It is hard … Continue reading #T5T – Top Five Tuesday #9 – December 2, 2022 – New Authors!