AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Books

Warzlement – 10 fabulous book-to-screen adaptations

Book-to-screen adaptations is the most obvious and sincerest form of flattery in appreciation of the awesomeness of the tale. It’s quite an uphill task to render the book into a screenplay and stick to the storyline’s originality. Sharing the top 10 such movies based on books that were perfect for me.… Read More Warzlement – 10 fabulous book-to-screen adaptations

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Books, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Suspense-5 books that kept me hooked till the end

Suspense Suspense is the anticipation of a mystery’s conclusion or the puzzle’s final solution. It is quite a dramatic genre and keeps the readers hooked until the end. I am sharing five suspense-filled books that I have read recently. The first crime and detective book I read was Sherlock Holmes, and thereafter I was hooked… Read More Suspense-5 books that kept me hooked till the end

Books, New Post, Women authors

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen | Book Review |

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is that perfect book to encapsulate the circus life in Post depression America when alcohol prohibition was on an all time high. The romance shown against this backdrop is beautiful and makes you feel warm and tingly inside. Read on my review of this 5/5 rated book.… Read More Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen | Book Review |

Books, New Post, Women authors

10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Having read The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, I had a great many expectations from this book. Happy to say I was not disappointed at all. This book has been shortlisted for the Booker award. I had picked up reading or rather listening to this book on the Audible for the book prompt… Read More 10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Fiction

Fiction Writing: The Gossip in the Fig tree

I am attempting to write a short story a day on some of the photographs taken during my recent vacation in Uttarakhand. Its a great way to get my creative writing mojo back and best use of time in the times of Corona Virus. Some of the stories gather “inspiration” from people I have met on this holiday, their lifestyle or simply some anecdote related around them. All characters, location and incidents are a figment of my hyper active imagination.… Read More Fiction Writing: The Gossip in the Fig tree

Books, New Post

#BookReview – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

The Little Paris Bookshop came to me as a gift from a dear friend who had read and loved it so¬† much that she thought I would like it too. I cherish such treasures and assured her of savoring the book. For this is an absolutely sensuous book which deals with a love for books. If you do get around to reading it, then I hope you treat it so.… Read More #BookReview – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George