It's a Monday, What Are You Reading? is a meme hosted by Book Date. Today, I'll quickly talk about a book that most have as part of their school syllabus - The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway. It's a short story written by one of the most influential writers of the 20th... Continue Reading →
Imagine living on a planet where you cannot trust anyone. No one. Not even your parents, siblings, and eventually, or even yourself. That's the kind of reality that Rick Yancey has created in The 5th Wave series. This is a three part series, with the titles - The 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea and The... Continue Reading →
Well, over a week of being unwell threw me off my game and affected my (blogging) swag. Nevertheless, I'm here to do a short but (hopefully) insightful post on Neil Gaiman's How the Marquis got his Coat Back. Let me start by saying this - if any of you haven't read Neverwhere then skip this book (and... Continue Reading →
A few months ago, I read this article on Mashable on how "Singapore now has vending machines that sell books" and I got excited. Not because I have plans of going to Singapore anytime in the near future.
Having been away from my blog for nearly a month, I have accumulated topics I want to talk about. Yet, I haven't started with them because I know that these posts will take time. It's time I (desperately) need to divide between reading and blogging so that I meet my Goodreads Challenge on the one... Continue Reading →
The past couple of weeks have been rather busy, quite unlike any this year. And of course, like most other things, my book blogging too took a backseat. But when I finally started contemplating my next blog post, I started looking for inspiration.
In the case of Harry Potter, I’m one of the late bloomers and I’m quite glad about it. I have been dodging JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series ever since I could remember. It started off as something that everyone (and by everyone I mean every other peer in school) was reading and I just did... Continue Reading →
Soon after I read Lois Lowry's Gathering Blue, I headed for Goodreads. I wanted to know what others thought about it. Because I was confused. Genuinely confused. I didn't know what to make of the book as a whole. And I didn't know if it was just me. I found out that it was not... Continue Reading →
I recently finished Marissa Meyer's Cinder from the Lunar Chronicles and I have the blogging community to thank for, for motivating (unintentionally, maybe) me to pick it up. There was a time when almost every other blog I visited would have a post about Cinder and I would wonder whether I would be able to... Continue Reading →