#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 #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!

#LetsDiscuss2021 #14 – Aspects of 2021 – #DiscussionSunday.

As this year comes to an end, the question is... How was 2021? 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 about that, but you are always … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2021 #14 – Aspects of 2021 – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2021 #13 – About Literary Fiction – #DiscussionSunday.

Definitions of the various labels that publishers and authors use with their work, together with their readers, have always been up for discussion. I recall one 'argument' I had with someone who told me point blank that if a book had magical elements with a realistic setting, but the author wasn't Latinx, that it shouldn't … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2021 #13 – About Literary Fiction – #DiscussionSunday.

TCL’s #SixforSunday #8- #NovNov – Novellas Read in 2021 before November.

What is #SixforSunday? #SixforSunday was a little blog feature Steph @ A little but a lot started in June 2017 for herself. It’s a weekly blog post where you get to share 6 books which fill a certain prompt. Originally, #SixforSunday was a post Steph did that she never thought she would stick with! It … Continue reading TCL’s #SixforSunday #8- #NovNov – Novellas Read in 2021 before November.

TCL’s #SixforSunday #7 – October 24, 2021.

What is #SixforSunday? #SixforSunday was a little blog feature Steph @ A little but a lot started in June 2017 for herself. It’s a weekly blog post where you get to share 6 books which fill a certain prompt. Originally, #SixforSunday was a post Steph did that she never thought she would stick with! It … Continue reading TCL’s #SixforSunday #7 – October 24, 2021.

TCL’s #LetsDiscuss2021 #12 – eCookbooks – #DiscussionSunday.

This time, I'd like to discuss... What do you think about eCookbooks? 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 about that, but you are always welcome … Continue reading TCL’s #LetsDiscuss2021 #12 – eCookbooks – #DiscussionSunday.

TCL’s #DNF Friday #6 – When John Irving Lost Me.

Why I can't write a Book Review for “Until I find You” by John Irving. Goodreads Summary: "Every major character in Until I Find You has been marked for life – not only William Burns, a church organist who is addicted to being tattooed, but also William's song, Jack, an actor who is shaped as … Continue reading TCL’s #DNF Friday #6 – When John Irving Lost Me.

TCL’s #DNF Friday #5.

Why I can't write a Book Review for “Wicked” by Gregory Maguire. Summary: "When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L. Frank Baum's classic tale we heard only her side of the story. But what about her arch-nemesis, the mysterious Witch? Where did she come from? How did she become so … Continue reading TCL’s #DNF Friday #5.

#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.