Namo Namaha friends. Today I made a fun video of me playing a book-tag game called Re-read, Rewrite and burn originally created by some very creative booktubers. I had loads of fun playing this tag game, hope you’ll enjoy my video too.
I would be more than glad to have a bookish conversation going.
Until next time. Stay safe and blessed. Om Shanti. 🙏
Original article from my blog here @: https://rrkreads.com/read-rewrite-and-return-book-tag-game/
Check out my review of the contemporary fictional novel by the Swedish Author Fredrik Backman — And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer.
Namo Namaha friends. In this post, I’ll be attempting to give you a summary of the adult fantasy novel The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams. If you want to read my thoughts on this novel, do check out my review on the same, here.
This post is mainly intended towards readers who either have started the series and want to continue but can’t be bothered with re-reading the entire novel again for continuity’s sake. Or who don’t mind spoilers and want to check if the series is worth reading or not.
There have been times when I have checked out book summaries as a refresher before starting the next book in the series. …
Namo Namaha friends. In this post I’ll be reviewing the first book I completed in January 2021. I am ecstatic that my very first read of the first calendar month of the year, has been a 5 ⭐s read🤩.
Though I had expected to like this book as it came highly recommended by one of my favorite booktubers Elliot Brooks, I didn’t expect to like it so much. I am still trying to wrap my head around the story. Not that it was complicated, it just covered lots of ground in the very first book. …
Namo Namaha friends. We are almost a week into the calendar new year, and it still feels quite unreal! As expected, nothing much has changed, magically!😔
Honestly, though, it would have been nice if our problems could have been magically wiped out with the start of a new calendar, isn’t it? Alas! it’s not to be!
Anyway, gloominess doesn’t serve our purpose. So let’s resolve to be positive and have faith that things will definitely take a turn for the better, yes?
Now, in this post, I’ll be outlining my reading plans for this month.
Namo Namaha friends. 2020 is finally over. I have never sent off any other year with as much relief and gusto as this particular year.
No idea how 2021 will be, but, boy am I glad that 2020’s over. Though I did see some highs, universally, we may all agree that it was a pretty dreary, sad, and lonely year. And not everybody was as lucky as us to see through the year.
With prayers and wishes, I begin this year and I wish all of you a very happy, peaceful, prosperous, safe, and healthy year ahead.
So, on that note let’s get started with my December wrap-up, my last wrap-up of the past year. …
Book Review — And there were none by Agatha Christie
My first Agatha Christie. I simply can't believe I haven't read a single Christie book till date. I can blame that on my fear of being disappointed. I was anxious that it might not live upto the hype.
But, now I can say it's well worth the hype for sure, especially considering the period these books were written in.
5 ⭐s for writing. Her accessible writing style was one of the best parts of the book.
4.5 ⭐s for pacing & story length. At 317 pages this story was neither too long nor too short! …
This tiny book’s meant for aspiring young writers, but there’s something for everyone. It’s written in the usual accessible Ruskin Bond way.
It was almost like the friendly grandpa’s matter-of-fact and gentle advice meant to clear the clutter that inevitably gets collected in young minds.
He talks about the characteristics that a writer must cultivate, the perspective also the attitude he/she must have if they are aspiring to be a professional writer.
The parts that I adored in this book though, have nothing to do with writing 🙂 (says a lot about me isn’t it?)
There’s a part where he elaborates on how important the title is, for a book. The best part is, he gives the names of a few books as examples. Books whose names/titles were changed right before their publication. …
Namo Namaha friends, I finally read The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang. The first book from an adult fantasy series, based on the Sino-Japanese war during the World War II era.
Booktube adores this book. This book must have made it to all kinds of Award lists in 2018. The word “hyped” is inadequate to describe the craze this book has managed to generate.
Even after two solid years since its release, talk about this book hasn’t died down. So what’s so special about this book? Other than the fact that the author was a mere 19-year-old teenager when she wrote this epic fantasy? …
Namo Namaha friends. As you might have gleaned from my 21 books in 2021 post, I intend to read more Adult Fantasies this next year. Since most Adult Fantasies are series, I can’t rely on my mood-reading tendencies to achieve my goal.
So, this post is my attempt at creating a plan and staying accountable to that throughout 2021 🤞. As I read based on my moods, I am incapable of sticking to a rigid TBR, so let me simply set some flexible boundaries and work within them. Yes?
I am setting up a quarterly challenge. i.e. I’ll try to complete a series per quarter. Each quarter I’ll choose one series that I am most interested to read, a trilogy specifically, and will complete it. …