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→

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 Dahl Born 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... continue reading→


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... continue reading→

Books and Travel

Travelling broadens the perspective and books take us a million places. This is a quite-heard-of phrase. My recent road trip has inspired me to make a list of my favourite books which contain trips, travel or just beautiful places that I have or want to visit. Here is my list of six books in no particular order. All the bright places I know a lot of people who take ‘Fault in our stars’ as the... continue reading→

The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side

by Agatha Christie

On September 15, 1890 the queen of Crime was born. A lot of us have her to thank for, for having made us fall in love with crime fiction. This year also marks 100 years since the introduction of Poirot to the literary world. He is a loved detective in the field of crime fiction. Ms.Marple is another quirky woman who has been a protagonist in a lot of Christie’s work. I for one have... continue reading→


The Trouble with Women

by Jacky Fleming

‘The trouble with women’ is one of those books which lightens feminism as a concept and helps understand the significance and need of it even today. I requested the book after watching a couple of videos on YouTube, all of them heartily praising the book. This is one of the most fun books I have read on feminism yet (not too many, but still!). Cover page The cover page contains an illustration of a woman... continue reading→