The mind of Roald Dahl is quintessentially nasty and wicked – Washington Post Add murderous precision to Stephen King’s narration style, throw in some humor in Clive Barker’s story telling, and imagine a more blood craving Jorge Luis Borges, and you’ll get Roald Dahl. Here’s a chronologically arranged list of the best five of Roald Dahl short stories that have… Read more →
It still feels like the new year just started, right? But lo and behold it’s already April ! For the more business oriented among us, it’s one whole quarter of the new fiscal year already gone by; for those of us tired with the freezing winter blues it’s time to look forward to a whole new summer; and for me,… Read more →
When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person. – Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier is known for her effortless ease of narrating the most complex of plots in such a convincing first person voice that it seems to transcend the barriers of reality and virtuality. Her fictions seem to be the real… Read more →
Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn. – Quoted by Lewis Grizzard in Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You. Spring’s here and it’s time to take a look at this month’s new book releases!
The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within. – William C. Bryant. With the magical touch of an “arriving shortly” Spring imparting a new lease of life to everything around us, it’s time to pick up some fresh new books for our bookshelves. With so many new releases lined up, shortlisting good books… Read more →
The Goodreads and iBooks preview snippets looked amazing; 20 on 10 for the guy who came up with them, but only 5 on 10 to the author for writing the book.
The story starts with Rachel Watson…poor, fat Rachel…sad Rachel…a sorry little liar with no life of her own… a barren lonely desperate broke divorcee who is about to be homeless and an AA for whom the only source of consolation lies in binge drinking.
It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit…Antoine Rivarol It’s this same dim haze that entices readers to this genre of literature: the pursuit to unravel the truth and the desire to know what happened in the end make readers fall in love with mystery-centric storytelling.
A much awaited January arrival, this Las Vegas centric spine chilling novel seems to have a lot to offer, particularly for big time thriller addicts like me. This new book by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, seems to have made good use of the self-contradicting spirits of the Sin City.
So, the Holiday Season is finally over; the New Year has started with a bang and a bunch of fresh offerings for all book lovers, especially the ones who are big time fiction fans. If you’re still debating over finalizing your reading list for this month, here’s some quick help for you.