Top Ten Tuesday – Freebie Week – The Top Ten Books I Can’t Believe I’ve never Read

Another post that's late!  This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, is a freebie – so I can choose any topic that has been done and I haven’t attempted before. Woohoo! After spending a few minutes with the list on The Broke and the Bookish blog, I chose “The Top... Continue Reading →


Books with a Purpose Tag

This post should have gone up 24 hours ago, but it didn't - looks like it made its way to 'drafts' instead of 'scheduled posts'. A big oops. But I hope you enjoy it, nevertheless! A big thank you to Kenyan Library for this tag - it’s always exciting to do a book tag! This... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: Susan Wiggs

“You're never alone when you're reading a book.” ― Susan Wiggs So true. And not just that, you will most likely find yourself in the middle of some of the most interesting characters. In fact, you will find yourself surrounded by several such characters, surrounded by a world that’s unique and unimaginable. This is just... Continue Reading →

Neil Gaiman’s Coraline

Follow my blog with Bloglovin In the introduction to Coraline, Neil Gaiman states that he started writing the book for his then five year old daughter, who loved scary stories, but finished it six years later, just in time for his younger daughter to read. But I just cannot imagine how a four or five... Continue Reading →


  Yay! So this day has finally come, and I just wanted to take a moment to say a big thank you and give a huge shout out from the bottom of my heart to my 200 followers who have made this happen!! More than anything, it’s the encouragement you have provided me with each... Continue Reading →

Quote Unquote: Margaret Atwood

"We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories." - Margaret Atwood, A Handmaid's Tale A Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood is a story about oppressive times brought on... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wishlist: PL Travers’ Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins, the movie, is one of my all-time favourites. I have watched it at least 7 times, and I can still watch it another 7 times, because it’s simply “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”! So, you would imagine that for someone who loves books, and is keen on reading the books before watching its movie version that I... Continue Reading →

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