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”

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”

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”

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!!!!!”

THE DARE: JOHN BOYNE

    Have you ever faced a moment in life which changed everything for you. If your answer is yes, then you will definitely like this book. It’s a fast read with just 103 pages. But do not be fooled by the number. It contains a whole within those few pages. Since the length ofContinue reading “THE DARE: JOHN BOYNE”

The Skin I’m In: Sharon G Flake

      SUMMARY: This book is the story of Maleeka Madison, who is a student at McClenton middle School.Maleeka is a very smart girl who had the chance to go to a better school, but she ‘chose’ this one by her refusal to communicate when she ‘interviewed’ at the other school. The story revolvesContinue reading “The Skin I’m In: Sharon G Flake”

Time Magazine‘s Top 100 English-Speaking Novels Since 1923

I have been browsing through the net in search of some good reading lists,just something to feel inspired by. And luck would have it I found the following list courtesy: http://101books.net/the-list/. So join the wagon in any order you like and lets embark on this wonderful journey into the land of books. 1. The AdventuresContinue reading “Time Magazine‘s Top 100 English-Speaking Novels Since 1923”