An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Kerri Maher! In 2018 I was invited by the Penguin Random House International Readers program to read a book called “The Kennedy Debutante” by an author I didn’t know, Kerri Maher. Well, having grown up in the post-Kennedy era (I’m old enough to … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #30: Author Kerri Maher!
Find out how I went from "Stasiland" by Anna Funder to "I am, I am, I am: Seventeen Brushes with Death" by Maggie O'Farrell in this month's #6Degrees of Separation.
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. In … Continue reading TCL’s Throwback Thursday #2 – April 2, 2020.
An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Gretchen Berg! Gretchen Berg’s debut novel “The Operator” impressed me SO much that I needed to ask her to join in my little countdown questions meme. Let's see how she answered my five, fast, and fun questions. If you could visit five (5) … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #29: Author Gretchen Berg!
Older novels... we've all read them in our time; often because we had to (for school). Many people hate reading them, or have a hard time reading them. Others love them. That made me think of writing about this topic: Reading Older Novels. Not long ago, I was on a Facebook group where someone noted … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 – Reading Older Novels – TCL’s #DiscussionSunday #4.
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. Genre Freebie Week. Have you ever read a … Continue reading TCL’s Top Ten Tuesday for March 24, 2020.
The Chocolate Lady's Top Ten Tuesday for March 17, 2020. Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Irish authors!
While wandering around Facebook a while back, author Jane Davis put up a very interesting post, asking the question: How Do You Read? By this, she didn't mean print, or audio, or eBooks. No, this is exactly what she posted: “After last week's Twitter debate about whether people constantly hear thoughts or whether their thoughts … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 – How Do You Read? – TCL’s #DiscussionSunday #3.
The Chocolate Lady's Top Ten Tuesday for March 10, 2020. Celebrating International Women's Day with my favorite female authors!
Find out how I went from "Wolfe Island" by Lucy Treloar to "Beantown Girls" by Jane Healey in this month's #6Degrees of Separation.