Sydney and Emma and the Untold Tales of Snailsville by Nikki Jordan

Rating: 2.5/5 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Animal Fiction, Fantasy There was a lot of expectation from the book given the lovely illustrations which immediately catch the eye. But I was disappointed in the execution of the story which otherwise could have been a delightful read. The book starts with an introduction to Snailsville, an imaginary land inhabitedContinue reading “Sydney and Emma and the Untold Tales of Snailsville by Nikki Jordan”

Tale of The Winter Lands: J.D. Bass

I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. My views are not influenced or have any bias for the writer or publisher. Don’t be mislead by the title. I picked up the book thinking that it must a collection of short stories about winter and its many wonders. The book,Continue reading “Tale of The Winter Lands: J.D. Bass”

The Awakening:Johannie Paradon

  I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. My views are not influenced or have any bias for the writer or publisher. The title alluded to me as it sounded fascinating and inviting. This is the first time I read a book in the paranormal genre. I was disappointedContinue reading “The Awakening:Johannie Paradon”

Pottermania

” POTTERMANIA” This post is late by a year since I have not been able to update the blog. I have been missing from the scene due to various reasons. But here’s what I was up to with my students in a new school. “The greatest thing Harry Potter has given the world is theContinue reading “Pottermania”

Prince Charming by Harma-Mae Smit

GENRE: Fantasy, Retelling, Short Stories, Romance My Rating: 4/5 I ask to be pardoned by all feminist readers to forgive my liking for this particular fairy tale. Unlike other tales, the female protagonist, Cinderella is not a damsel in distress. She is rather shown as a girl with lot of patience, endurance, positivism and aContinue reading “Prince Charming by Harma-Mae Smit”

Snow White and Rose Red: Brothers Grimm

Genre: Classics, Fantasy, Fairy tale My rating: 4/5(kids), 2/5(Adults) Plot: An old widow had two daughters named Snow White and Rose Red. Both the sisters had completely contrasting personalities. Snow White was shy and gentle, whereas Rose Red was outgoing and gregarious. One day the two sisters and their mother let a big bear come toContinue reading “Snow White and Rose Red: Brothers Grimm”

Dark Touch: Elle Lewis

Dark touch: GENRE: Urban Fantasy, Supernatural, Fiction Rating: 4/5 The first book in the trilogy is aptly titled as its a Dark Touch that sets the pins rolling, and in this case sets the story moving. Sloan Stolar works at a law firm in Washington, but its not a job she loves, rather its onlyContinue reading “Dark Touch: Elle Lewis”

Roald Dahl 100th Birthday Bash

   I have been so caught up with l things at the library past 2 months that I could not write a post. A lot has happened since and the hard work paid off when I saw the students visit the Library more frequently. They are in anticipation for what next.  In the month ofContinue reading “Roald Dahl 100th Birthday Bash”

The Chronicles of Narnia: I am Lucy

I have both read the book and watched the movie “Chronicles of Narnia”, and it has set me thinking. This classic by C.S.Lewis has much more to it than just fantasy and magic. Anyone watching the movie would just take it as a part of the genre of children’s fiction or fantasy like the “HarryContinue reading “The Chronicles of Narnia: I am Lucy”