Parnassus On Wheels by Christopher Motley

Author – Christopher Motley Publishing year – 1917 (Original print) Genre – Literature & Fiction Pages – 152 My Rating – 3.5/5 Parnassus on Wheels is a very charming concoction of imagination; a caravan concealing a quaint and bookish world of its own drawn by a horse named Pegasus and the property of a little […]

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

Author – Margaret Atwood Publishing Year – 2005 Genre – Mythologies, Re-tellings My Rating – 4.5/5 Pages – 198 “Happy endings are best achieved by keeping the right doors locked” So which doors in the tale of Homer’s Odessey have been kept locked? Why were the twelve handmaidens hanged when Odysseus returned and what was […]

Harry Potter #3 on Audiobook

As I decide my grad school and start preparing for it, my friends in the Harry Potter series are donning their school robes and hats, choosing their colors and starting out on exciting adventures in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. I had decided in February to give audiobooks a try and see if […]

General Update – A day out.

I hadn’t written in a while, and that’s because I’m reading some really long but wonderful books. So I thought I’d update the blog with general happenings in life. Let’s get to it then! I put my foot in my mouth yesterday without realizing it, at first. A friend and I went to the movies […]

A Different Mirror by Ronald Takaki

So I am currently reading two.. three.. four books at once. I have got ‘Right ho, Jeeves’ by P.G.Wodehouse, ‘The Sign of Four’ by Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘Middlemarch’ by George Eliot and ‘A Different Mirror’ by Ronald Takaki. I’m really excited about all these books. Each of them is a different flavour and I pick […]

Emily of New Moon by L.M.Montgomery

Author – Lucy Maud Montgomery (Canadian) Publishing Year – 1923 Genre – Children’s Literature My Rating – 3.5/5 Pages – 339 A sweet ride! This book is about Emily Starr – a whimsical little good-hearted child, who has lived her life happily out of doors, befriending cats and trees and hedges and the “wind woman”. […]