Category Archives: Books

Books I Love: Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

I’m in the midst of the audio book brilliantly narrated by the author himself, but I long to read it as well, to really take it all in at leisure. No surprise that this is one of the best memoirs … Continue reading

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Audio Books: Black Flags

I’m utterly fascinated by this throughly researched book by Joby Warrick . No surprise that it won a Pulitzer. I’m still in the midst of it, but it’s truly educating my ignorant self, who understands only a fraction about the … Continue reading

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The Return by Hisham Matar

I randomly searched for a Pulitzer Prize winning audio book and found this at the library (I use the Libby App). I am still within the first few chapters of this audio book narrated by the author himself. I’m blown … Continue reading

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Hard to Concentrate

It’s been so hard to concentrate. I bring a book to my chemo sessions and so far after 8 sessions I haven’t read a single word. Somehow the brain fog is even worse during the session. It feels like a … Continue reading

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Emily Gravett

I adore illustrations by Emily Gravett. She’s an English children’s book writer and illustrator who is in her fourties like me. To me her’s is the dream career and her talent is what I admire as opposed to careers where … Continue reading

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Peekaboo Books

I love Children’s Books that are well made. Gonna start writing about my favourite ones.

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Enchanted by ‘A Room with a View’: Both the Book & the Movie

Am in the middle of the novel ‘A Room with a View’ and the trailer on Youtube of the 1985 movie brought back lovely memories. Would love to watch this movie again and if only our theatres screened old movies. … Continue reading

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A Stolen Life

The book ‘A Stolen Life’ moved me tremendously. I talk about it my latest post.

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Some Days this World is Hard to Fathom

I watched the movie The Dark Knight Rises and felt a chill when the random shooting scene came on. I can’t even begin to imagine how terrifying it must have been for the victims. The horrifying mass murder in a … Continue reading

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A Book I Could Not Put Down

I have been having trouble concentrating lately, but this was one book I could not put down. Reading it made me happier as well. It’s one of those books where you want it to go on for a bit more. … Continue reading

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