Bookporn : Bookshelves

I was scrolling through  Instagram and Tumblr, when I saw beautiful pictures of books and bookworm’s life style that were very compelling to my eyes. I’ve decided to create this bookporn theme to show you all the exciting pictures that is, in my opinion, any bookworm’s goal! 😀 The theme for this week is : BOOKSHELVES! Hope…

The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

“Show Holmes a drop of water and he would deduce the existence of the Atlantic. Show it to me and I would look for a tap. That was the difference between us.” — Anthony Horowitz, The House of Silk     The number of stories based on the great Sherlock Holmes is astounding. But not all…

Top Young Adult Books to read in your 20s

This post was inspired by my last post about the struggles of being a bookworm, and one the struggles was to explain to other people how YA books can be very good books even for a mature and older audience.  Here are my favourites so far (let’s be fair and not include the Harry Potter…

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

“All children, except one, grow up.” — J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan  Boy oh boy, did I miss out on a classic! Everyone seems to be born knowing the story of Peter Pan. Well, actually, I speak on behalf of all 90s kid here. The animated movie version of Peter Pan is so well encrusted into our culture…

Napoleon’s Last Island | Book Review

MY RATING: ★★☆☆☆ From the author who gave you Schindler’s List, Thomas Keneally has invented a tale of romance with a touch of the past. This is the story of Napoleon’s exile in St Helena Island. I’d like to begin by saying that I’ve always enjoyed historical fiction because I can learn more about history…

The 8 struggles of every bookworm

As much as I enjoy my books, I sometimes struggle in different situations. Thumbs up if you can relate to any of them! 1.Finding a bookmark- The fear to dog-ear pages  OKAY SO HERE’S THE FRKN IRONY. I have a whole collection of more  than 50 beautiful bookmarks. But somehow I always end up with…

DC Universe: Rebirth #1 by Geoff Johns

“Every second is a gift.” — Geoff Johns, DC Universe: Rebirth #1     Hey Lashaan, is this another reboot by DC? No, my friend. This is far from being a reboot. We don’t start from scratch. We aren’t about to re-explore all the origin stories of our beloved superheroes. We will not be looking looking at…

The Anmorian Legends by D.N. Pillay

MY RATING: ★★★☆☆ Initially consumed by anger and doubts, plagued by the memories of his parents’ murder and a desire for vengeance, Rezaaran suppresses these demons in the pursuit of a purer purpose to restore peace as he becomes the last War-Mage of the fabled Vokarii. On a quest spanning the galaxy Rezaaran begins to…

The Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade by Frank Miller

“It doesn’t matter how fast you are… If your opponent knows what you’re going to do.” — Frank Miller, Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade     A prequel to a classic masterpiece. Necessary? Definite not. Substantial? Not really. Entertaining? Sure was. This one-shot comic with Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, John Romita Jr. and Peter Steigerwald does a…

October 2016 TBR

  HELLO FRIENDS! Watch out! It’s Bookidote’s forecast time! 😀 In this edition of our Monthly Kick in the Butt, you’ll see what we’re currently reading, what we plan on reading, our monthly quote + our thoughts and a segment on what’s going on in life!

Monthly Wrap-Up | September 2016

Hello lovely people! September is now over! And now it’s that time of the month where we revisit all the posts we’ve published, all the wonderful books we’ve discovered and all the great cinematic art we might have crossed paths with! Don’t be shy to share what you think! 😛 Let’s get right to it…