I’m not really that fond of classics, or so I thought. Turns out, I’m finding them quite fun as audio books. Most are available for free on Amazon, so when I don’t understand something that the narrator says, I can just look it up too.Continue reading “Book Review: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley”
I’ve not been a fan of classics always, but I do like to try reading them. I have a few favorites too, but an author I’ve always wanted to try, but never got around to reading, is Jane Austen. Given that I’m on a “classics” spree of late, I thought this book would be a good choice to read.Continue reading “Book Review: Emma, by Jane Austen”
I think most people love to travel, and have a wishlist of places to visit. One way is to travel is through books. For one with imagination, it can be quite satisfying too, even if the experience isn’t the same. I had heard of Jules Verne’s Extraordinary Voyages collection, but hadn’t read any. This was my first Verne book.
Romance is a genre I do not read much. Over the past few years, this novel had been recommended by many friends. But I hadn’t taken it up for reading. When a new friend expressed her admiration for the novel very strongly, somehow I felt drawn to it. The cover art too appealed to me. I bought the book without much thought and started on it.
Some books are evergreen. No matter how many times you read them or re-read them, they retain the same magic as they had when you first read them. Even if the time between reading for the first time and the second time is twenty odd years, they feel as wonderful. The last time I read this book was in school days. And I used to watch the cartoon movie then too. Once in a while, a trip back in time to relive those childhood memories is in order. This time, it was through a book that stayed in memories – Heidi by Johanna Spyri. Continue reading “Book Review: Heidi, by Johanna Spyri”