by Ali Smith

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going directly... continue reading→

Bookhaul - September 2016

Yes, we are well into October, am late in posting this one! Better late than never right!? Considering the growing piles of unread books in my room, I really need to stop buying books (No, am just joking!). So , here is my very loved September haul! Firstly, I decided to try and buy books around the theme for The Biblio Box, as it helps me organize my book buying. This time around the theme... continue reading→

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... continue reading→

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... continue reading→

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... continue reading→

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... continue reading→