Fave Tearjerker Reads

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost I am admittedly a dark-writer. Scribbler of tragic incidents, composer of painful heartaches, killer of several lives. It is then I realized, that the books I loved, are those which make me… Continue reading Fave Tearjerker Reads

Best Read Books of 2015

Out of 48 books read last year, only eleven (11) were given five stars. And they are... Mystery/Thrillers The Pelican Brief  by John Grisham With twists and turns I have never predicted, this book made me an automatic fan of John Grisham. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold A book I have written a full-length review is surely a… Continue reading Best Read Books of 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Book To Movie Adaptations I Still Need To Watch and I am Excited to Watch!

"Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different." - Stephen King The Broke and the Bookish Top Ten Tuesday for this week gave me a mixed 'feels'. November 10: Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations I'm Looking Forward To or Ten Book To Movie Adaptations I Still Need To… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Book To Movie Adaptations I Still Need To Watch and I am Excited to Watch!

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Debut Authors Who Have Me Looking Forward To Their Sophomore Novel

"Only a person with a Best Seller mind can write Best Sellers." - Aldous Huxley Debuts. First times. Fresh. New. That's The Broke and the Bookish idea of Top Ten Tuesday for this week! November 3:  Top Ten Debut Authors Who Have Me Looking Forward To Their Sophomore Novel And because I am not quite sure if… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Debut Authors Who Have Me Looking Forward To Their Sophomore Novel

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Not Scary but Definitely Creepy Books

“So what, ghosts can't hurt you. That's what I thought then.” ― Stephen King, Bag of Bones I am no fan of ghosts or monster novels that is why I am kinda having some hard time with today's The Broke and the Bookish's Halloween-inspired Top Ten Tuesday. October 27: Halloween themed freebie So instead of promising that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Not Scary but Definitely Creepy Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Author Duos You’d LOVE To See Write A Book Together

“A writer’s brain is like a magician’s hat. If you’re going to get anything out of it, you have to put something in it first.” ― Louis L'Amour It's Top Ten Tuesday again and this week, The Broke and the Bookish put the spotlight on the people behind the words, the authors! October 13: Top Ten Author Duos… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Author Duos You’d LOVE To See Write A Book Together

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

First impressions are meant to last, especially with books and authors. I have proven that after I first read a Nicholas Sparks novel, A Walk to Remember, and a Mitch Albom book, The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Because the first Sparks and Albom novels that I read were both great, these two have… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

BOOK READS: A Review of The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

A creepy yet moving tearjerker. As I said in my recent 2015 Reading Challenge update, The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold  deserves a full-length review, which I haven’t done for quite some time now. So let me tell you why for the first time in months, I have decided to find some time to write a review… Continue reading BOOK READS: A Review of The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

2015 Reading Challenge Super Update Part 5 (29th to 31st)

Reading has proven to be my fortress when I'm stressed. 🙂 I am so glad to share to you another update of my 2015 Reading Challenge! Read on! A popular author’s first book (29th) - You by Caroline Kepnes I am not quite sure if every reader will consider Caroline Kepnes a ‘popular’ author yet… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Super Update Part 5 (29th to 31st)