#LetsDiscuss2022 #1 – Book Buying Bans – #LetsTalkBookish.

The topic for today's post comes from the Let’s Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion and this week - January 14-20: Do Book Buying Bans Work for You? (Jillian @ Jillian the Bookish Butterfly)? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not expect anyone to agree … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2022 #1 – Book Buying Bans – #LetsTalkBookish.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #41: Author Natalie Jenner!

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This time I’m featuring author Natalie Jenner! I tried to get Natalie's debut novel "The Jane Austen Society" as an ARC, but was denied access. Yet, I was so intrigued, I decided to buy a print copy all on my own.  Well, if you take a look at … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #41: Author Natalie Jenner!

TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for January 1, 2022.

From “Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles to “book” by author. 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 TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for January 1, 2022.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #23 – December 30, 2021-February 2, 2022.

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 #23 – December 30, 2021-February 2, 2022.

TCL’s 3rd Life According to Literature Tag – 2021 Version.

Last year I 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 … Continue reading TCL’s 3rd Life According to Literature Tag – 2021 Version.

TCL’s #DNF Friday #8 – Not Downton Abbey!

Why I can't write a Book Review for “Belgravia” by Julian Fellowes. Summary: "It is the evening of 15 June 1815, and the Duchess of Richmond has thrown a magnificent ball in Brussels for the Duke of Wellington. The guests include James and Anne Trenchard, who have made their money in trade, along with their … Continue reading TCL’s #DNF Friday #8 – Not Downton Abbey!

#DiscussionSunday – TCL’s Book Blogger Hop #8 and #LetsDiscuss2021 #15!

  Book Blogger Hop Topic for the week of December 17-23, 2021: How many books have you read this year (submitted by Elizabeth @ Silver's Reviews). The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer's permission, I relaunched the hop on February … Continue reading #DiscussionSunday – TCL’s Book Blogger Hop #8 and #LetsDiscuss2021 #15!

TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for December 4, 2021.

From “Ethan Frome” by Edith Wharton author to “The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances” by Ellen Cooney. 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. … Continue reading TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for December 4, 2021.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #22 – December 2-29, 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 #22 – December 2-29, 2021.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #40: Author Brianne Moore!

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This time I’m featuring author Brianne Moore! I believe I saw Brianne's debut novel "All Stirred Up" offered as an ARC, but it looked a bit too romancy for me (yes, I did judge it by its cover. Sorry, my dear! But now that I see it is … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #40: Author Brianne Moore!