The Tampa Bay Book Group is a private group of book-lovers
who meet the second Tuesday of every month to discuss a
book. The discussion is moderated by an HCC
professor who generously volunteers her time to the
group. Sorry, we are not currently looking for new members.
Thanks for visiting!
This Site - 2003 - 2016
I used to maintain a site in static HTML with links to books created from
the Associates Central linkbuilding page. You can still
see the old site.
This Site 2016 - June 2019
In 2016, I switched to
The source code for this site is available on Github. You may use it as a template for building your book group website
Update June 2019
Sadly, Amazon has changed their policies for access to the
Advertising API, to the detriment of hobbyists like me.
So the method above will only work if you have an affiliate account
that is making a significant amount of money.
You can read my tale of woe about
Amazon crushing hobbyist access to their API
This Site June 2019 - Present
Well, it was fun working with Jekyll, but
now that Amazon has changed its policies, I'm back to doing a
static site by hand. But it's really not bad - make liberal use
of server side includes and you can DRY your code up significantly.
On the pages for 2020 and beyond, only the main content block is
maintained by hand; the rest is SSI.