Friday, September 25, 2020

A Shaded Celebration.

Book Review for "The Last Blue" by Ilsa Morley

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

No Holds for the Bard!

Book review for "Shakespeare: The World as Stage" by Bill Bryson.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

#LetsDiscuss2020 #18 - Defining Historical Fiction - #DiscussionSunday

This week I talk about what should be defined as Historical Fiction and what should not.

Friday, September 18, 2020

PR Goes Postal.

Book Review of "Long Live the Post Horn!" by Vigdis Hjorth.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

#T5T - Top Five Tuesday for September 15, 2020.

Top Five Tuesday was originally created by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm, but is now hosted by Meeghan @ Meeghan Reads. For a list of September topics you can click here. To participate, link your post back to Meeghan's blog or leave a comment on her weekly post.

This month, Meeghan is doing an Alphabet Themed T5T!

(Back to School, anyone?)

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Bride and Evidence – #ShortStorySunday – A Novella and A Short Story

Reviews for "And the Bride Closed the Door" by Ronit Matalon, and "Evidence of the Affair" by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Friday, September 11, 2020

A Bunch of Useful Idiots.

Book Review for "Anxious People" by Fredrik Backman.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Series I Never Finished Reading #3 - The Ones that Fizzled Out.

Those that fizzled out...

Monday, September 7, 2020

#SomethingDifferent 2 - Two More Poems by The Chocolate Lady!

Once upon a time, I wrote poetry!

Saturday, September 5, 2020

#6Degrees of Separation for September 5, 2020.

From “Rodham” by Curtis Sittenfeld to “Girls on the Line” by Aimie Runyan.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

TCL's Throwback Thursday #7 - September 3, 2020.

TCL’s Throwback Thursday #6 – July 30, 2020.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Who's Afraid of a Classic Novel?

Book Review for "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Series I Never Finished Reading #2 - Flopped from the Start.

Series that flopped from the start.

Friday, August 28, 2020

Scottish Shadows.

Book Review for "The Bass Rock: A Novel" by Evie Wyld

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

TCL's Top Ten Tuesday for August 25, 2020.

This week's topic:

Questions I Would Ask My Favorite Authors!

Sunday, August 23, 2020

#LetsDiscuss2020 #17 - Age Category vs Genre - #DiscussionSunday

Stop referring to books written for a specific age group as the genre of that book!

Friday, August 21, 2020

... and one real marriage.

Book Review for "The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo" by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

#SomethingDifferent – A Poem by The Chocolate Lady!

Once upon a time, I wrote poetry!

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

TCL's Countdown Questions #35: Aimie K. Runyan!

An Alternative Author Interview:

TCL's Countdown Questions.

This week I’m featuring authorAimie K. Runyan!

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Series I Never Finished Reading #1 – Lost in the Shuffle.

Series that Got Lost in the Shuffle.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Young American Male Overseas.

Book Review for "The Boys Next Door: A Novel of the Beatles" by Dan Greenberger.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

TCL's Countdown Questions #34: Author Elise Hooper!

 An Alternative Author Interview:

TCL's Countdown Questions.

This week I’m featuring authorElise Hooper!

Sunday, August 9, 2020

#LetsDiscuss2020 #16 – Reading vs. Watching – #DiscussionSunday.

Are there genres you’ll willingly watch on TV or in movies that you don’t look for to read in a book (and vise versa)? Also, are there genres that are off the table altogether – for reading or watching?

Friday, August 7, 2020

Perching in Perilous Pockets.

Book Review for "Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey" by Kathleen Rooney.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

TCL's Book Blogger Hop #4 and #LetsDiscuss2020 #15!

Topic for the week of July 31 - August 6:

How have your reading habits changed over time? (Lydia @ Lydia Scoch).

Monday, August 3, 2020

Wholly Moley!

Book Review for "Miss Mole" by E.H. Young.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

#6Degrees of Separation for August 1, 2020.

From “How to do Nothing” by Jenny Odell to “The Only Woman in the Room” by Marie Benedict.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

TCL’s Throwback Thursday #6 – July 30, 2020.

TCL’s Throwback Thursday #6 – July 30, 2020.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Top Ten Tuesday for July 28, 2020: Freebie – Books Made into Good Movies.

This week the topic is a Freebie, so I chose: Books Made into Good Movies.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

And yet... She DID!

Book Review for "Why I Don't Write and Other Stories" by Susan Minot.

Friday, July 24, 2020

Rare Book Thieves.

Book Review for "The Lions of Fifth Avenue" by Fiona Davis.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

TCL's 1st WWW Wednesday - July 22, 2020

To take part all you have to do is answer the following three questions:

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Two Famous Authors; Two Uncharacteristic Works.

Book Reviews for "The Red House Mystery" by A.A. Milne & "The Part-Time Job" by P.D. James

Friday, July 17, 2020

"Blue... the most human color."

Book Review for "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Four and a half minutes...

Book Review for "At the Stroke of Nine O'clock" by Jane Davis.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

#LetsDiscuss2020 – Short, Medium, Long, Huge – #DiscussionSunday #14.

Does the length of what you read become an important factor in your decision to read something?

Friday, July 10, 2020

Women Who Raced.

My Book Review for "Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team" by Elise Hooper.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

TCL's Top Ten Tuesday for July 7, 2020 - Most Read and Reviewed Authors

This week’s topic: Authors I’ve Read and Reviewed the Most.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

#LetsDiscuss2020 - Why I Don't Read YA Books - #DiscussionSunday #13

#LetsDiscuss2020 - Why I don't Read YA Books - #DiscussionSunday #13

Saturday, July 4, 2020

#6Degrees of Separation for July 4, 2020!

From "What I loved" by Siri Hustvedt to "The Beautiful Strangers" by Camille Di Maio.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

TCL’s Throwback Thursday #5 – July 2, 2020.

The Chocolate Lady's Throwback Thursday Book Review #5.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Perseverance and Survival.

Book Review for "Her Last Flight" by Beatriz Williams.

Sunday, June 28, 2020

#LetsDiscuss2020 – Bookish Social Media – #DiscussionSunday #12.

What do you think about all the different bookish social media platforms?

Friday, June 26, 2020

TCL’s Book Blogger Hop #3!

Topic for the week of June 26 - July 2:

When you run out of bookshelf space, what do you do?

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

TCL’s Top Ten Tuesday for June 23, 2020 – #TTT Turns 10!

Celebrating TTT’s 10th Anniversary!

Top Ten Books the Chocolate Lady LOVED with Less Than 2,000 Ratings on Goodreads

Sunday, June 21, 2020

#LetsDiscuss2020 – Regimen or Impulse Posting? – #DiscussionSunday #11.

Do you tend to stick to a schedule for your blog posts, or do you just publish them as you write them?

Friday, June 19, 2020

What Bugs Margary?

Book Review for "Miss Benson's Beetle" by Rachel Joyce.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

TCL's Second Book Blogger Hop

How to you keep track of books you will be reading or reviewing?