The Reading Momster

Live Out Loud

Hiya to all my friends out there 🙂 Its been months since I came to my own site (can you believe that?) and today just to feel good, I changed the theme and the header of my sweet-little-neglected blog 🙂 I am feeling arty, and that is the reason for that header. Another reason – at his summer camp, kiddo made hand-prints as well 🙂 That was really cute. I am still not back to reading but I still feel that I should really blog, because I loved doing it

Crossword Book Award

Even though I am very LATE in putting this on my blog, I am really excited about… The Vodafone Crossword Book Awards for 2010 will be given out in the following categories: Vodafone Crossword Fiction Award. Vodafone Crossword Non-Fiction Award. Vodafone Crossword Translation Award. Vodafone Crossword Children’s Award. Vodafone Crossword Popular Award. Shortlist Indian English Fiction: * Saraswati Park by Anjali Joseph * Quarantine Papers by Kalpish Ratna * Jimmy, The Terrorist by Omair Ahmad * The Crimson Throne by Sudhir Kakar * Way To Go by Upamanyu Chatterjee View


This is going to be a short post where I apologize for failing in the 31 Shots of Shock! On Sunday early morning, one of our family friend’s 26 year old son died in a car accident while returning from his birthday party… it was terrible news. But most terrible thing was to see the mom crying and I really felt for the family… so these past few days I have not been really able to concentrate and read or do anything in particular. However I will definitely restart the shots of shock today 🙂

I have moved from Blogger to WordPress!

For the last one week I have been just trying to figure out what to do about my blog. As in I love it, and I love my comments too, but IntenseDebate issue, was eating me up. I went back and reinstalled it and whoosh! all my comments came back, but then the issue of so many of my friends not able to post there comments was disturbing to me! Even after uninstalling and removing all code from my xml code, intensedebate would not leave me alone, it showed I

Silly Updates…

Hello Guys!I know I have been away from your blogs and I am missing reading all your wonderful blogs too! This time the main reason is my real bad internet connection, it is still NOT fixed and I having a hard time working as well.It is been a month now and I am hoping it will be fixed soon. The problem is no one is able to isolate the issue, once that is done we can look for a solution… but finding the problem is … FRUSTRATING! Hope! Aarya, our

Currently Reading…

Hi Guys, Sorry for being away for so long AGAIN 🙂 I am just enjoying being on holiday and being a mom…Life revolves around our little angel and we have named him ‘Aarya’ 🙂 He is 2 months old today and I am slowly getting ready to get back to work as well. He has started recognizing us and talks a lot about things he alone knows and you can high pitched screams when he wants to drive a point home 🙂 He sleeps through the day and keeps us

Bibliomania Day!!!

Did you know . . . that March 20th was Bibliomania Day? On March 20, 1990, Stephen Blumberg of Ottumwa, Iowa, was arrested for stealing over 23,600 books worth $20 million and weighing 19 tons. So look out for a the “bookey-man”! From, Over more than twenty years, Stephen Blumberg stole more than 23,000 rare books from 268 libraries, a collection that was estimated to be worth between five and twenty million dollars. According to William Moffett, an expert in bibliokleptomania, “in terms of the number of libraries raided


I have no idea how I reached Maureen Johnson‘s blog, but I did and I am so HAPPY I did. The title of the post on her blog intrigued me.. ROBERT LANGDON: A LOVE STORY I had to read it… and if you have read The Lost Symbol or any of Dan Brown’s books, you ought to read it. I assure you, you will laugh your heart out on this one! I totally LOVED this post of hers. A beloafered jerk in a Mickey Mouse watch whose only known routine

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