Category: All About Books

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 …

Why Michelle Obama’s Becoming is a Must Read #BookReview

The former first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama had penned down a beautiful memoir – Becoming, earlier this year. The book was in rage even before its release because of course, we knew it would be full of her warmth and wit. I had eagerly waited for the …

Like a Girl by Aparna Jain #BookReview

Have you read Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls? When the book was published a couple of years ago, it was all the rage. It was full of real-life stories of inspirational women who weren’t afraid to chase their dreams. However, only two Indian women, namely Rani Laxmi Bai and Mary …

13 Must Read Classics for Kids

I’m forever grateful to my Mum for inculcating the habit of reading from an early age. She says I could be found curling up with a good book even at the age of three. Albeit not being able to read, I would still glance through and point at the pictures, …

José Saramago’s The Elephant Journey #BookReview #AtoZChallenge

The Elephant’s Journey is Solomon, the elephant’s story. The Portuguese King Joao III gifts Solomon to the Archduke Maximillian. This means the poor animal has to travel by foot from Lisbon to Vienna, crossing the Alps – the only option transporting a large animal, back in those days. Solomon sets …

Indian Authors

There is, in fact, WAS, a certain aversion when it came to Indian Author Books. At least for me, there was. Before you judge me, I will tell you why. Let me begin with the obvious. Me reading Indian Author books started with Chetan Bhagat‘s Five Point Someone and I …

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