Two days back my nearly four year old daughter returned from childcare and told us about how a boy in her class fell and got a bad cut with glass and had blood oozing all over his leg. In her words below: "Mummy! You know, Akhilesh fell down today in the big mirror door and … Continue reading But mummy! Boys don’t cry!!
This action will have no echo But this book and this duology and these characters have left behind a long lasting echo in my heart. What a splendid sequel! It's very rare that sequels turn out to be as good or as gripping as the first of a series. I received everything I was expecting … Continue reading Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2) by Leigh Bardugo
We might just decide that we will spend every Diwali in Goa henceforth. Considering we don't have any religious affinity for the festival and are not a big fan of the pollution created by the fire crackers, it seems like a splendid decision. We've been to Goa many times now. I feel like I've travelled … Continue reading Goa – Never disappoints
You have changed my life Leigh Bardugo. With your Six of Crows. Really. I don't even know that this post is going to be. Will it be a review? Will be it a blog full of spoilers? Will it have me gushing about how much I loved the book? Will it just have incoherent random … Continue reading Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo – Fangirling!
I received a notification from WordPress this morning congratulating me on being a WordPress blogger for three years now. And I couldn't imagine that I have been blogging here for three years already! And that is just the WordPress platform. I had actually started blogging long before this and had a travel blog when … Continue reading Three year anniversary on WordPress today!
I hope people don't confuse my thoughts on Shivya Nath's book - The Shooting Star, with her travel blog 'The Shooting Star' 🙂 Although if you do want to know, I loved the book and I love her blog too. And you should check both out, if you're a traveler at heart, or are just … Continue reading The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath – Book Thoughts
This is the first book I've read from the popular and widely loved author - Leigh Bardugo. So, I think in that respect, I was a blank slate and that might have some affect on my thoughts on this book. This is Leigh Bardugo's first foray in the adult fantasy genre and boy was it … Continue reading Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo – Book Thoughts
It's November! So many challenges taking place this month across the world, and across different categories! There's the men health awareness month called , Movember, lots of runs and marathons, the challenging NaNoWriMo for budding writers, to name a few. After enjoying my holidays in October, I decided to try and do an extreme November … Continue reading Writing inspiration from – ‘I Wrote It Anyway’ – An Anthology of Essays
I just came back from a vacation in a familiar magical city, Goa, and luckily, this book was the only thing that saved me from having a full blown post vacation blues 🙂 The book blurb from Goodreads says: EVERY STORY OPENS A DOOR In a sprawling mansion filled with exotic treasures, January Scaller is … Continue reading The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow – Book Thoughts
I hadn't read or heard much about this book, and this was one of those books that I bought because of its beautiful cover and the blurb. That context instantly drew me in, because who wouldn't want to read more about a world where 'binders' live, where memories could be forgotten or locked away? I … Continue reading The Binding by Bridget Collins – Book Thoughts