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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas CarolCharles Dickens93 Pages Well, what should I say about this wonderful book?! That I absolutely loved it.. will be the use of the same boring words over and over again 🙂I remember Little Veens had this as one of her chapters in her school classes. Big Veens had totally forgotten about it :)! She was reminded of it by her lovely friend Bethany 🙂I picked up the eBook to read, and was so Surprised to remember Scrooge 🙂 ! As I was browsing I found a lovely audio

Sam’s Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman

Sam’s Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman 192 pages Published on April 16, 2007 by Black Hawk Press First of all, thanks to Anna of Diary of an Eccentric for hosting a lovely giveaway where I won this book, and thanks to Ben Furman for sending me signed copy! I was really looking forward to reading this cute book… and I did! And I am glad that I did! Samantha Mae Costa is one of those normal kids with glasses and asthma, and she is your super-hero! Yes,

King’s Fool By Maragaret Campbell Barnes

King’s Fool, A Notorious King, the six wives anf the one Man who Knows their Secrets By Margaret Campbell Barnes Published By SourceBooks Landmark 290Pages. Publishing on April 1st, 2009. First of all, many thanks to Renne from ijustfinished.com to send me a book of my favorite genre, Historical Fiction 🙂 to review. From the back cover, When country lad Will Somers lands himself the plum position of jester to the mercurial King Henry VIII, he has no idea that he has just been handed the front-row seat to history.

Standoff by Sandra Brown

Tiel McCoy is a hardworking Journalist, who will do anything to get a news worth all the TRPs and get them rolling. She finally[ after great pushing from her boss] decides to go on a vacation to New Mexico. On the way she hears a news-bulletin about the kidnapping of Sabra, the daughter of a Fort Worth’s richest power-players Dendy. She immediately calls up her boss, who hints that the girl has runaway with her boyfriend rather than been kidnapped. Her boss, Gully also tells her that the boyfriend [Ronnie’s

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson

This book, 500 odd pages! I don’t know WHY I picked it up! [ S. Krishna’s review and was available at an amazing price as well ], but 500 pages, I didn’t think I would be able to complete it, over this month at least. But yesterday, I slept at 4 AM. Just because I wanted to know, who killed Harriet Vanger! From Amazon.com, From Publishers WeeklyStarred Review. Cases rarely come much colder than the decades-old disappearance of teen heiress Harriet Vanger from her family’s remote island retreat north of

The Little Prince by Antonie de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince is my first graphic novel, which I picked up because I found a free eBook. I have read a graphic short story and loved it, and so I thought I would love this too.As it started off, I thought it was for kids, but then it being in the 1001 list of books, kept me moving forward[ mind you, i am talking about the first page here 😀 ]. I was pleasantly surprised when I read this sentence, I drew the inside of the boaconstrictor, so that

Jumble Pie by Melanie Lynne Hauser

Jumble Pie is an interesting tale of friendship of two very different girls Emily and Juliet. How there friendship starts, how it grows, how it withers and how it restarts.Emily Meredith, who talked at 9 months, Longfellow Elementary School Spelling Bee Champion for three years in a row, the youngest champion, ever, then the youngest editor of the Ravenwood Rooster ever, then graduate at the top of our class and get a scholarship to a fancy-schmancy college. But Juliet Montague, she is just an average confused person.Em, is so sure

Drinkwater by Eric Hopkins

I won Drinkwater by Eric Hopkins at MiniBookExpo. Actually I asked for 2 books, and I got one 🙂 which is pretty awesome ;)! So from the back cover Drinkwater was originally an English word given to someone who abstains from drinking alcohol. As a family name it represents sobriety, dignity and self-control. Nineteen-year-old Amber Drinkwater knows that when life presents hardships, a responsible person meets them fairly, with a clear head and the willingness to work. Her plans to start a new life in Toronto with her brother Guy

The God of Small Thing’s by Arundhati Roy

The God of Small things by Arundhati Roy is the 1997 Man Booker Prize Winner. I have taken so long to finish this book, and I would WANT to say I hate this book~! But I think I like it 🙂 From the Blurb – In her first novel, award-winning Indian screenwriter Arundhati Roy conjures a whoosh of wordplay that rises from the pages like a brilliant jazz improvisation. The God of Small Things is nominally the story of young twins Rahel and Estha and the rest of their family,

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