So many books, so little time!


January 2011

The Truth of the Matter and The Patron Saint of Butterflies

The Truth of the Matter by Andrew Klavan: This is the third book in the Homelanders series. You can read the second book without reading the first but to read the third, you have to read the second. In the… Continue Reading →

The Sari Shop Widow by Shobhan Bantwal

Title: The Sari Shop Widow Author: Shobhan Bantwal Genre: Fiction Print Length: 352 pages Publisher: Kensington Books (August 24, 2009) Source: Library Rating: 2 out of 5 My Thoughts: I had such high hopes for this book but only a… Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: Miniature museum (mini siam), Thailand

Growing out of a genre…

Books from the romance genre have always been my go to books when I’m feeling down, kind of like comfort reads. In fact, they are the ones who actually got me into reading. I started with Romance and when the… Continue Reading →

Library Loot

On a normal library day I can borrow either 6 books or 4 books and 2 AV material. But libraries here are awesome at doing promotional things often enough. This time I could borrow 12 library items till January end…. Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran and a pair of Marie Antoinette cupcake earrings

If you haven’t read a single book by Michelle Moran and you love accessible, fun and entertaining historical novels, you don’t know what you are missing. Now that I’ve said that, lets take a look at her latest offering. About… Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: Sentosa, Singapore

Jia by Hyejin Kim

Title: Jia Author: Hyejin Kim Genre: Fiction Paperback: 300 pages Publisher: Cleis Press (June 14, 2007) Source: Library Set in: North Korea Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: Jia is a novel based in North Korea written by a… Continue Reading →

Witness the Night by Kishwar Desai

Title: Witness the Night Author: Kishwar Desai Genre: Mystery Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Beautiful Books (15 April 2010) Set in: Jalandhar, India Source: Review Copy Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: How does one avoid the Tyranny of dreams?… Continue Reading →

Pupulazzi by Elise Allen

Title: Populazzi Author: Elise Allen Source: Review Copy Genre: Young Adult Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books (August 1, 2011) Rating: 2.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: Normally I wouldn’t have picked this book up because it seems like… Continue Reading →

© BooksatVioletCrush — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders Noren — Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: