As a child, I loved hearing stories that my grandmother used to narrate. It’s one thing that led me to reading. And she had plenty of stories to narrate too. This book was gifted by a friend, and seeing the cover, I thought it would have the familiarity of those old stories for sure.Continue reading “Book Review: A Treasury of Tales from the Kathasaritasagara, by Jayashree Bhat”
It’s rare that I see a book on a TV show and feel like reading it. I saw this book on BGT and searched for it. The blurb and the title both appealed to me, so it was an easy decision.Continue reading “Book Review: The Boy in the Dress, by David Walliams”
Children’s fiction brings a wonderful break from other genres more often than not. I love reading them for that reason. The author Soumya Torvi approached me for a review of this book and I was quite happy to accept. The cover itself was appealing, and the blurb only added to the curiousity.Continue reading “Book Review: A Princess’s Quest for Knowledge, by Soumya Torvi”
There are many childhood classics I’ve yet to read. I had heard a lot of good things about this book from many friends who admire Roald Dahl’s writing, and thought it was about time I picked it up for reading.
The Pachaihara Forest is a peaceful place, where all animals (even lions) are vegetarians, and lived in harmony with each other (well, almost). Reading this introduction brought a smile, and I felt that I was in for a fun read. This is the second book of the series.