So we're all stuck in our houses, trying to not be as lethargic as usual and get some stuff done. Have you been in a swampy mood all the time? It's a fact that if you aren't being active then you will always be in a bad mood. I am in those moods all the … Continue reading !!Making sure you are in a good mood!!
The Grapes of Wrath is a passionate book, it’s Steinback accusing the society of wrongdoing and it leaves you with a deep sense of social injustice. Set in 1930’s, during the Great Depression- the story focusses on the Joad family. Focussing on just one family gives Steinback the opportunity to go in-depth into each family … Continue reading The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinback
I will admit upfront that this is a slow book and it took me a long time to plod my way through it. Especially the middle third of the book is unbearably tedious as Eliot goes into the minute inconsequential details of the daily lives of the key characters. Having finished the book, I was dragging … Continue reading Middlemarch-George Eliot
I got into reading when I was about 12 or 13 years old and stumbled upon a dubious Sydney Sheldon novel in our school library. I was never a voracious reader or a very intellectual reader. My interest have always been in stories, the more relatable they are, the more enjoyable I find them. Its … Continue reading Channelising my OCD
When Blondie’s teacher, Mrs Clemmons starts acting strangely it’s up to Blondie to find out who is the criminal behind her very strange behaviour. When things lead to declaring an assistant teacher guilty Blondie might just be on the verge of landing herself in boiling hot water. But that’s not the only mystery around… Blondie’s … Continue reading Growing Suspicion: Blondie McGhee – Ashley Eneriz, Catherine Villanueva
Meg misses her father a lot, her school grades are terrible and she is the most unpopular child in school. So things don’t feel or look great. But from the moment Mrs Whatsit arrives on their doorstep it is up to Meg, Charles and their new friend Calvin to discover where Meg’s father is and … Continue reading A Wrinkle In Time – Madeleine L’Engle
2018 is the year when I returned to reading. Over the years, I had allowed the habit to lapse; it was now not much more than a memory of a once-enjoyed activity. Too much of the occasional & intermittent reading had started happening only with a purpose – to read up an economic trend or … Continue reading 2018 in Books