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, and you will love her because she was there in Continue Reading

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 πŸ™‚ 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. With a seat near the throne and an ear to Continue Reading

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 ] father lives nearby to where she is now.Tiel McCoy Continue Reading

Dewey’s Books!

In Dewey’s honor, everyone is doing this challenge. Of course I am going mad, so I thought Why NOT! At least I will have recommendations this time, from a genuinly awesome blogger πŸ™‚So, here we go! Click here for the main page.Rules: There are two ways to join this challenge: 1. Pick one book from each of the 6 years that Dewey has archives of. You can access her archives by clicking on the archive link in the sidebar of her website. It’s a dropdown menu. For instance, you would read one book that she reviewed in 2003, 2004, 2005, Continue Reading

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 Stockholm, nor do fiction debuts hotter than this European bestseller Continue Reading

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 πŸ˜€ ]. I was pleasantly surprised when I read this sentence, I drew the inside of the boaconstrictor, so that the grown-ups could see it clearly.They always need to have Continue Reading