Category: All About Books

7 Reasons Why I Love Roald Dahl’s Matilda

The 13th of September was Roald Dahl’s birthday and I decided to read Matilda. I was so impressed by the book that I now realize what a wasted childhood I had without having read the book. What I immediately did soon after I read Matilda was checking Netflix for its …

Raavan- Enemy of Aryavarta #BookReview

When Amish Tripathi came up with the first book in the Meluha series – The Immortals of Meluha, I went gaga over it like most of us. It was a refreshing take on Indian history and mythology and Lord Shiva being portrayed as a mortal was appealing rather than alarming. …

The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat #BookReview

Ever since the beginning of this year, I had been reading some great books. Thanks to all the Reading Challenges that I am part of and of course, the recommendations through bookstagram. I came across this book when I was scrolling up and down on an online bookstore. The title …

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 …

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