Category: All About Books

7 ‘X’citing 2019 Movie Releases based on Books

Be it Hollywood or Bollywood, the film industry loves to find inspiration from a good book any day. In the majority of cases, books have always been better than its movie adaptations. Fingers crossed! Let’s hope the 2019 Movie adaptations on books doesn’t fail to capture the audience’s attention. 7 …

5 Iconic Literary Villains

Literary Villains are meant to horrify us. These fictional bad guys are complex characters, all-out evil and vile. From The Joker to Sauron to the White Witch of Narnia to Lord Voldemort, we have had a fair share of them in our books. Today, I am going to pick five …

Tackling the Unread Books + Giveaway

I have a dedicated space on my bookshelf for all my unread books. While I was putting together this post, I didn’t think it was this many – 97! And it doesn’t include the books that are on my Kindle, the ebooks and ARCs. I’m not proud of this, don’t …

To Sir, With Love

E.R. Braithwaite’s To Sir With Love is one of the first autobiographical books I’ve read. It was back in my school days when our English teacher asked the class to grab this book from the school library and give it a read, in turns. We were to have a discussion …

Why Scarlett O’ Hara is the One Badass Woman that I Admire

Scarlett O’ Hara is synonymous with selfishness and manipulation. She is a rebel- self-centered and relentless. And not many who have read this Pulitzer-winning epic Gone With The Wind, like her. But when I think of Scarlett, I think of this strong, capable, kickass woman who is a survivor. I …

Books That Make You Fall in Love With Reading

I have always loved reading. Mum says that even at the age of two, I used to point at the pictures on a book and ask her to read it out for me. I then slowly moved on to read fairy tales and those beautiful classics which are a must …

11 Best Albus Dumbledore Quotes

The greatest wizard of all times; the wise, the stupendous, the best Headmaster Hogwarts has ever seen, the witty, the inspiring, the one who loves Bertie and Botts Every Flavor Beans! To those who are wondering about in which language I am talking ( I sincerely hope not!), I am …

19 (Most) Powerful Game of Thrones Women who Totally Slay It

I started this post with the idea of writing ‘the most powerful literary female characters’. But then there are so many literary heroines that I adore and admire and it is a Herculean task to choose just a few. Take for example the Harry Potter series, where all the female …

Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan

Oscar Wilde’s plays are thought-provoking, satirical, witty and have beautiful dialogues and well crafted characters. Lady Windermere’s Fan is just the same! “Mom, I’m not sure what I should pick for the letter O”, I lamented. I asked her if I should go for Oliver Twist and then she reminded …

Nancy Drew – The Teen Sleuth who Made my Childhood

The Nancy Drew series is a well-known classic and is sure to have won all the teenage girls’ hearts with her daring adventures. She sure did mine and I’m proud to say that my school roll number was stamped on every Nancy Drew book in the school library. You are …

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