In the scientific world of the day, there was still a strict division between “botany” (the study of plants by..
Appearances are all-important to Maddie- the heroine of this chick-lit/crime story. My ash blond hair was still tucked into a..
Here’s another teaser from The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht. I’ve been going a bit slow with this book, been..
The tiger did not know they were bombs. He did not know anything beyond the hiss and screech of the..
Final Cut by Uday Gupt is a compilation of short stories. Here I am sharing a couple of quotes from..
This is how the English patient chides his nurse when she reads Kim by Rudyard Kipling a little too fast...
I love Neil Gaiman’s tongue in cheek wit. Here’s a wonderful quote that had me chuckling. There are four simple..
This is one of the more intriguing books I read this year for sure. Here’s the first paragraph from this..
This is one quote that I liked from this book. I love how this book and this quote shows the..
This is a book that started out with a lot of promise. Here is a nice one… There were three..
I started this book last week and it’s a lovely, leisurely read. The writing is beautiful, and I can understand..
This has been a slower read than I expected. Not in a bad way, but just that I am taking..
When I think of my wife, I always think of her head. The shape of it, to begin with. The..
The Classics Club monthly meme is another way to bring members of The Classics Club together. The meme question for..
I think this book might be too smart for me, or may be I am not smart enough for this..
I started reading this book over the weekend, and I absolutely love it so far. It’s full of some really..
I felt, that night, on that stage, under that skull, incredibly close to everything in the universe, but also extremely..
‘My job is to cure people, to cure them at the worst of times. I don’t decide when someone is..
They were all dead now. Jory, old Ser Rodrik, Lord Eddard, Harwin and Hullen, Cayn and Desmond and Fat Tom,..
A classic,’ suggested Anthony, ‘is a successful book that has survived the reaction of the next period or generation. Then..
I just so love this quote from the book. I bookmarked it so I can share with you all. And..
My brother is undoubtedly arrogant,” Tyrion Lannister replied. “My father is the soul of avarice, and my sweet sister Cersei..
I just finished this book during the weekend, and it’s such a moving and touching read. I feel bad now..
With the colon swollen to Hindenburg proportions it would be all too easy to nick the bowel and spill feces..
I’ve finished this book. It’s awesome and probably the best book I have read this year, and I am just..
Why on earth haven’t I read this book before? I started it this weekend, and it’s just mind-blowing. Why did..
This book is a compilation of short stories. Here I am sharing a couple of quotes from the first short..
He sits back, his hands resting lightly on the steering wheel, ignoring me. I study his pink, manicured fingers, the..
I’ve never shared an in-box with anyone in my life. I didn’t expect it to feel so…intimate. It’s as if..
When I came across this poem by Roald Dahl on Thank God for Books, I just had to share in..
This book is full of so many beautiful quotes. I randomly opened the book two different times to get two..
Just one of the many heart-breaking passages from Beloved by Toni Morrison… the thoughts of a slave when he sees..