Non-fiction and I aren’t the best of friends on the reading journey. But when a friend shared this book cover and another friend recommended it, I bought it. The nature lover buckled. I also was trying to go out of my comfort zone and read more non-fiction so this was a good choice to begin 2020 with.Continue reading “(Book Review) Cities and Canopies: Trees in Indian Cities, by Harini Nagendra and Seema Mundoli”
It was in 2017 that I discovered an interesting children’s fiction series written by Maxine Sylvester, thanks to one of my best friends. The genre is one that usually exudes joy and warmth, and this was no different. I’d been expecting the fourth book in the series since then.Continue reading “Book Review: The Vixen Pederson Workshop, by Maxine Sylvester”
When I heard Khaled Hosseini, one of my favorite authors, was going to release a new book, I was excited. I thought it would be one of his long novels in his expressive style. Instead I got a small 50 page illustrated book.Continue reading “Book Review: Sea Prayer, by Khaled Hosseini”
One might be a mythology fan, but still not know everything from mythology. I realize that after reading this retelling of the Bhagavata, written by one of my favorite authors, Devdutt Pattanaik.
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.