War Blog: Glen Sobey

First of all, I would like to give heartfelt thanks to Glen Sobey for providing me with a digital review copy to read this book. My review is honest, unbiased, and voluntary. Having previously read the first book by glen, ‘War Blog’, I was keenly waiting for his next book. Never in my wildest dreamsContinue reading “War Blog: Glen Sobey”

Theodore, the unfortunate: Cory Q Tan

My rating: 5/5 Genre: Children’s fiction, Picture book First of all, I would like to give heartfelt thanks to Cory Q Tan and LibraryThing Member Giveaways for providing me with a digital review copy to read this book. My review is honest, unbiased, and voluntary. Having read previously written books by Cory, my expectations wereContinue reading “Theodore, the unfortunate: Cory Q Tan”

A Very Special Cat: Cory Q Tan

GENRE: Fiction, Children’s Book, Picture book My Rating: 4.5/5 I added another book to my daughter’s bedtime stories. This time I am glad that the list has plenty to think about and not just give a joy ride to the land of fantasy. Cory Q Tan, is one of my favorite children’s author since hisContinue reading “A Very Special Cat: Cory Q Tan”

A Hero’s Cape by Cory Q. Tan

GENRE: Short story, Fiction My Rating: 5/5 Another fabulous read from the author. Having read A Dream, I was keenly waiting for another book by the author. The illustrations are lifelike and draw your immediate attention. Thus when I received a copy of A Hero’s Cape, my excitement knew no bounds. My expectations were highContinue reading “A Hero’s Cape by Cory Q. Tan”

The War Blog: Glen Sobey

GENRE: Fiction, Young adult My rating: 4.5/5 I received this ebook as part of LibraryThing Early Reviewers copy. I thank the author and publisher for providing me the copy. This is an honest review and my views are not biased or altered by receiving a copy. The premise of the story is rather promising andContinue reading “The War Blog: Glen Sobey”

Out of my mind: Sharon Draper

I had just finished R.J Palacio’s Wonder,and was looking for my next read. There were a lot of titles but this book cover drew me towards it. But I kept putting it down for some reason or the other. And when I finally managed to read, I was filled with mixed reactions. On one hand,Continue reading “Out of my mind: Sharon Draper”

Matilda Turns 30!!!!!

Photograph: Penguin Random House Roald Dahl was one of my favorite authors whenever I stepped into a library or bookshop as a child. And I still find myself swerve towards shelves that showcase his books. Thus, when I read that to mark the 30th anniversary of the first publication of the book Matilda, three sketchesContinue reading “Matilda Turns 30!!!!!”

International Literacy Day: 8th September

Communication skills are the most important skills for the development of a society. It is needed to converse and engage with a fellow human being and to facilitate understanding. Nearly every individual learns to communicate verbally by observing their family and surrounding. But it is rather unfortunate that  not many get a chance for formalContinue reading “International Literacy Day: 8th September”

Plagiarism and Referencing Basics

Plagiarism is a major threat for students and scholars submitting their works. The importance of Referencing and the dangers of plagiarism is lost on the students today since they are unaware about copyrights and its violation. Schools and universities rarely lay stress on the importance of giving credit to the original work that one usesContinue reading “Plagiarism and Referencing Basics”

Referencing and MLA 8 Basics

Dear Friends, my tenure in The Shri Ram School taught me a lot in terms of IBDP curriculum. As a librarian I found myself learning something new each day and having to step out of the comfort zone to perform better. I am not much of a public speaker, but in my role as librarianContinue reading “Referencing and MLA 8 Basics”