TCL’s Top Ten Favorite Books of 2022.

2022- the Year of: Almost Tied for 1st! Early on during this past year, among the books I read, it almost looked like I was going to have to include some novels that got 4.75/5 stars in my top ten list. However, as the year progressed, more books started to get full marks. The problem … Continue reading TCL’s Top Ten Favorite Books of 2022.

TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #32!

To find out more about this unique reading challenge, please visit The Classics Club Blog for the rules and link-up post. After joining the previous two spins and enjoying it, I've decided to join once again! I now have a longer list than just 20 classic books that I've long wanted to read, but that … Continue reading TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #32!

#ShortStorySunday – Sleights of Words.

Book Review for “Good Bones” by Margaret Atwood. Summary: "In Good Bones, first published in 1992, Margaret Atwood has fashioned an enthralling collection of parable, monologue, mini-romance and mini-biography, speculative fiction, prose lyric, outrageous recipe and reconfigured fairy tale, demonstrating yet again the play of an unerring wit overseen by a panoramic intelligence. Good Bones … Continue reading #ShortStorySunday – Sleights of Words.

TCL’s 2nd WWW Wednesday – October 12, 2022.

The WWW Wednesday meme This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and was revived by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words and is a great way to do an update on your reading and plans. I know lots of people do this one every week, but my being such … Continue reading TCL’s 2nd WWW Wednesday – October 12, 2022.

TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #31!

To find out more about this unique reading challenge, please visit The Classics Club Blog for the rules and link-up post. After joining the previous two spins and enjoying it, I've decided to join once again! I now have a longer list than just 20 classic books that I've long wanted to read, but that … Continue reading TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #31!

TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #30!

To find out more about this unique reading challenge, please visit The Classics Club Blog for the rules and link-up post. After joining the previous two spins and enjoying it, I've decided to join once again! I now have a longer list than just 20 classic books that I've long wanted to read, but that … Continue reading TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #30!

Sadly Hysterical.

Book Review for “City of Incurable Women” by Maud Casey. Summary: "“Where are the hysterics, those magnificent women of former times?” wrote Jacques Lacan. Long history’s ghosts, marginalized and dispossessed due to their gender and class, they are reimagined by Maud Casey as complex, flesh-and-blood people with stories to tell. These linked, evocative prose portraits, … Continue reading Sadly Hysterical.

TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #29!

To find out more about this unique reading challenge, please visit The Classics Club Blog for the rules and link-up post. After finally joining the previous spin and enjoying it, I've decided to join again! I now have a longer list than just 20 classic books that I've long wanted to read, but that just … Continue reading TCL Joins the Classics Club Spin #ccspin #29!

TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for February 5, 2022.

From "No One Is Talking About This" by Patricia Lockwood to “Five Quarters of the Orange” by Joanne Harris. 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 … Continue reading TCL’s #6Degrees of Separation for February 5, 2022.

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.