Synopsis On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but… Continue reading Gone Girl – Book Review
Synopsis In 1540, twelve-year-old Jahan arrives in Istanbul. As an animal tamer in the sultan’s menagerie, he looks after the exceptionally smart elephant Chota and befriends (and falls for) the sultan’s beautiful daughter, Princess Mihrimah. A palace education leads Jahan to Mimar Sinan, the empire’s chief architect, who takes Jahan under his wing as they… Continue reading The Architect’s Apprentice – Book Review
Thank you Joey @ Thoughts and Afterthoughts for tagging me for this! I have been putting this off for a while, but now no more! Here goes nothing. Totally Should’ve Gotten A Sequel. This book came with a great dose of crazy, and that not of the good kind but was an absolutely brilliant read… Continue reading Totally Should’ve Book Tag.
Trouvaille (n.) Origin: French Something lovely discovered by chance I still think back on the days when I came across those two big brown eyes, twinkling under the bright sky like they held the secrets of the universe within them. I was never a romantic at heart, at least I liked to believe that. But… Continue reading Trouvaille.
In the dark room she sat with no one to keep her company. Only her shadow and her loud heartbeat and sometimes a sob… Sometimes someone would peep in from the door and call out her name. ‘Sukina..?‘ ‘Leave me alone!’ And the door would be closed again, this time she wouldn’t even hear her… Continue reading Coping With A Character’s Death – Short Story
I was tagged by The Orangutan Librarian for this tagged, thank you so much! Check out their blog, it is quite amazing! SO here it goes: An Over-Hyped Book: Situation: You’re in a store when the zombie apocalypse hits. The military informs everyone that over-hyped books are the zombies only weakness. What book that everyone else says is… Continue reading Book Sacrifice Tag
My friend from across the border Going the..extra..aamile has nominated me for this award, thank you so much! 😀 Rules: Thank the person who nominated you in the blog post Answer the 11 questions set by the person who nominated you. Nominate 11 blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions to… Continue reading Sunshine Blog Award