Halloween Edition: Trick or Treat Book Tag

First, big thank you to Teacup Library for the tag ! We’d love to spend Halloween with you ❤ haha and  what a cute blog name too 😀 Rules: Post two books one for trick and one for treat. Tag your photo with trick or treat? and The Tcup Library. Finally, tag at least two…

The Masks of Monsters by Narayan Liu

RATING : ★★★★☆ “The stars were a blur of white and blue and the air grew ever colder, it was only the fast pounding of Darius heart that kept him warm.” – Narayan Liu, The Masks of monsters If you are in need of a little scary and fun story on this day of Halloween, this…

Silver, Lead and Dead by James Garmisch

“-The altitude, sir — it gives headaches.” -Reality and memories give me headaches.” – James Garmisch, Silver, Lead and Dead             There comes a time where you just want to go through your VHS collection (or maybe just your movie list on Netflix), pop it in the player, kick back and relax. Nothing…

Archie #1 2015 by Mark Waid

ARCHIE #1 : ★★★★☆ ——- a QUICK REVIEW —– Comics Icons reimagined by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples (Saga illustrator)! I got really excited about this when I learned it came out this year and I had to get it and give it a try. Oh my, you don’t know how grateful I am. Fiona…

Q&A with Mangalam Shiva

After working as a marketing professional in Mumbai for forty years, author Mangalam Shiva finally took up the pen. A keen observer of life, the author has been following the myriad incidences of social injustice, inequality, corruption and abuse of power that our country has been beset with, and its impact on the common man….

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

“Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.” – Ken Kesey, One Flew Over The CuCkoo’s Nest              Insanity. How do you grasp such a concept? How do you understand its core and all that it implies? The notion of insanity has always intrigued me and will always be a problem in our society….

The SHIVA Syndrome by Alan Joshua

The SHIVA Syndrome : ★★★★☆ “People only see and know what they’re conditioned to accept. If it doesn’t fit that ‘reality’, it’s rejected.” – alan joshua, The Shiva syndrome Excellent storytelling and really funny ! A mix of thriller and hard science fiction at the same time. The suspense was on point. I am usually not…

Y: The Last Man (Volume 1) – Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan

“It’s too late. It’s like this everywhere. My partner. My husband. All over the city. All over the world, maybe. It’s the men… All of the men are dead.” – Brian K. Vaughan, Y: The Last Man (Volume 1) – Unmanned                 What happens when all men, except one, vanish from the face of Earth…

Q&A with Francis Powell

1. Welcome to Bookidote 🙂 For our readers to know you a little bit better, please tell us about your background and life’s journey. I was born in a “dormitory town” called Reading, not famous for much, apart from a huge Rock festival, and for the fact that Oscar Wilde was sent to prison there and…

Song of the Sea by Jade Varden

Song of the Sea  : ★★★★☆ (3.8)  “It’s a liquid land filled with secrets and mysteries, and I wanted to discover them all.” – Jade Varden, Song of the Sea Brenna, a fifteen years old girl finds a fairly odd artifact in her attic and decided to use it for her school project. Unusual? Yes, but not useless. She…

The Sicilian by Mario Puzo

“Life is Beautiful.” – Mario Puzo, The Sicilian Quick! Hide! We got ourselves a potential challenger for The Godfather by Mario Puzo! Our great Mafiaso-know-it-all-without-being-one doesn’t exactly have an enormous and varied number of published novels, but one thing’s for sure. His greatest hits are short and The Sicilian is among his best masterpieces, my…

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl : ★★★★☆ “In new situations, all the trickiest rules are the ones nobody bothers to explain to you. (And the ones you can’t Google.)” ― Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl Have you ever wondered if there was anybody like you, sitting in a room, in front of a book, obsessing over some characters so much that you wish you…

Murder Becomes Manhattan by Jeffrey Eaton

“Do not forget that our goal is the overthrow of capitalism and the bondage it inflicts on the human soul. Behaving like a free-market fan only makes you look like a hypocrite, if not a traitor, does it not?” – Jeffrey Eaton, Murder Becomes Manhattan             What would it be like to embrace a suspense-filled…

Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag

It’s been a pretty long time since we’ve been tagged to do the #midyearbookfreakout tag by Ana. If you haven’t already checked her blog out, then your missing out on some good stuff buddy. It might not be the middle of the year right now, but hey. We still want to do this tag and……

Batman Dark Victory by Jeph Loeb

“I made a promise to my parents that I would rid the city of the evil that took their lives. That remains unchanged. Only now… I am no longer alone.” – Batman, Dark Victory Another big piece of Batman history by writer Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale. But this time, we get to welcome…

Power Shift by Robert Arthur Stayton

Power Shift : ★★★★☆ “When we learned to control fire, our first energy source from outside of our bodies, we permanently parted ways with the animal lifestyle. ” – Robert Arthur Stayton, Power Shift This book introduces us to a key word, energy, and how this same word makes us different from other animals. It’s such a great…

Blogger Recognition Award

Awards are given for encouragements, accomplishments and recognition. They serve as a nifty way to keep people going forward and acknowledges a persons capabilities in doing something. They can be seen as goals or rewards. But they’re always bound to enlighten an individuals day. We usually tend to be on the other end of the…

Fables (Volume 2) – Animal Farm by Bill Willingam

“Does the mighty Sultan invite a PEASANT to share his table ? Run along, little panther.” – The Tiger, Fables (Volume 2) They said it was going to get better. They said I was up for a treat. They said it was going to be fun ride. Well, they sure were right. Bill Willingham channels…