Fantastic Mr. Fox

by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

It has been some amazing couple of weeks now since I decided that I needed a break from long fiction. A book which tells a story within few pages is often a well written book. And I have come across some astonishing books that are short and content heavy. It was during that time when I decided to read only short fiction for sometime that I downloaded my first book by Roald Dahl, courtesy a YouTube... »

A Forgotten Affair

by Kanchana Banerjee

'There's only one thing worse than being treated as an object of sexual desire: not being seen as one by the guy you like.' Kanchana Banerjee gives a channel for the volcanoes inside the soul to erupt in an elegant flow. The book here exposes the innermost desires and hurt, however ugly faced they are. Cover page On the cover are beautiful flowers intertwined with the text. The flower has a significance in the story and the typography... »

Movie Adaptation - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs has acquired a special place in the world of young adult and fantasy writing. Marginally different from Harry Potter and Hobbit, his series, Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children is a series that every fantasy reader loves. This book is a journey of a boy who came to realize that his life is more extraordinary than he ever thought it would be. The series has everything from time travel to magic, only here... »

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #1)

by Ransom Riggs

'We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing them is too high..' Jacob had grown up with his own fairy tales. A little peculiar but full of fantasy. These stories consisted of peculiar children and some more peculiar beings. Ransom Riggs has woven a magnificent story about a young boy who comes to a realization that he is no ordinary boy. He can stir oceans and fight demons. Literally. This book has been... »

Happy birthday to…

Our second month of the birthday posts , and we have not three but four Authors to talk about . Why ? Because they are amazing!!! Unfortunately we could pick more , but do tell us who did we miss that you love?Roald DahlBorn in 1916 on September 16th , if you are a bibliophile and don't know him , you aren’t bibliophile enough!  Though I myself haven’t read any book by him , I... »

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In Their Shoes

by Various, Illustrated by Lucy Arnoux

My recent obsession with fairy tales has led me to different versions and origins of the same tales. These tales are much older than the Disney version dated as far back as 1st century BC. These stories evolve from folklore carrying the roots and traditions of the place. The book 'In Their Shoes' is a collection of these fairy tales, some in their much earlier versions. All involving shoes! Cover page The cover page reflects the content... »