Alice Hoffman paints a beautiful painting of Coney Island, New York with her novel ‘The Museum of Extraordinary Things’. This is my first novel of Alice Hoffman. However, after some search, I found that Alice Hoffman’s novel Practical Magic is also adapted into a movie starring Sandra Bullock, Nicol Kidman in 1998. Another one of… Read More The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman. Book Review
At Year end we usually celebrate for the coming year and we make new resolutions for the coming year. Soon, every Year comes to an end. Yet, every year I go on living as if I am going to live forever. Not just me, most of us do that. Well, who expects to die anyway?… Read More Essential Year End Post. Looking Back, Looking Ahead… Goodbye 2017.
Europa by Richard Hywel Pinto is an Indian sci-fi novel. When I came across Blogadda post for review copies I immediately filled it up. Indian quill in sci-fi novel kingdom? Must read it. The simple cover of the book is catchy, it draws you in right away. I received a signed copy of this book,… Read More Europa by Richard Hywel Pinto. Book Review.
Regrets, some of us have them in our lives. I never thought I was capable of regretting, until now. This is a story about the only regret I have. The only regret. The curtains rose and fell, wind crept in silently. Taking a slow breath she commented, ‘I like this part of the story. The… Read More The Only Regret. A Short Story.
Fortunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman begins something like this… “No milk,” I said. “No milk,” said my sister. I watched my dad think about this. He looked like he was going to suggest that we have something for breakfast that you do not need milk for, like sausages, but then he looked like he… Read More Fotunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman. Illustration by Chris Riddell
At the end of the novel Stardust, Neil Gaiman tells an interesting story about how he started writing Stardust. It’s funny how the books we never plan comes into existence, how stories come to life. In his own words… Late one night, a year or so late, in a desert, I watched a star fall… Read More Stardust a Novel by Neil Gaiman. A Sequel to an Unwritten Novel…
Malice by Keigo Hagashino has a plot that is deceptively straight forward. Often I have dream of novels written with straightforward accounts but still keep you glued to the end. Well, dreams do come true. If you are a fan of mystery-thriller novels you realize that not all murder cases are the same. Some thrillers are… Read More Malice By Keigo Hagashino.
Mushishi by Yuki Urushibara is set in the fictional world somewhere between Edo and Meiji Period in Japan. Mushi stands for the creatures who are living among humans but invisible to human eyes due to their ethereal nature. Mushishi Manga ranks 8.8/10 on MyAnimeList and 4.3/5 on Goodreads. Yuki Urushibara… Read More Mushishi Manga by Yuki Urushibara. Review of a Fictional World Unlike Any Other.
However easy it sounds, it is quite difficult to find characters you WOULDN’T want to trade places with. I thought how hard could it be? The answer to that question is quick enough, tough as Earth’s crust. I want to thank the Goodreads group – Top 5 Wednesday run by Samantha of Thoughtsontome and Lainey of Gingerreadslainey… Read More Characters You WOULDN’T Want to Trade Places With. Top 5 Wednesday.
Books I want to see as tv shows is the topic of Goodreads Group – Top 5 Wednesday for the second Wednesday of September ’16. The group was found by Samantha of Thoughtsontomes and Lainey of Gingerreadslainey. I read the post about Top 5 Wednesday on Megan’s blog Bookslayerreads. I loved her post on characters… Read More Books I Want To See As TV Shows. Top 5 Wednesday.