Tags » Mixing It Up Challenge

What's human? What's not?

Review: Lilith’s Brood by Octavia E. Butler

A keeper? I have to think about that some more.

For the first two parts, this was one of those books I wanted to read fast to find out what happens, and also wanted to read slow so I could think about the ideas. 735 more words


The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

Each evening the snail awoke and with astonishing poise moved gracefully to the rim of the pot and peered over, surveying, once again, the strange country that lay ahead.

327 more words

Book Review - The Best Laid Plans

Category – Thriller
Rating – 3/5

The plot is very well woven. The detailed description of the environment around a person, the facial expressions and parentheses quotes and statements make it a joy to read. 419 more words

Book Review

Among Flowers

There is something about Nepal, something a little magical, a little mystical, completely absorbing and intriguing. Sometime during my university days, I joined a group of fellow students (from that other university in Singapore) who were going trekking in Nepal, specifically making the trip to the Annapurna base camp. 611 more words


Library loot (7 June 2012)

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Marg from The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. 770 more words


Mixing up years and characters...

Review: The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

A keeper? I’m afraid not

Not a bad book, exactly – but it should be either longer or shorter. 569 more words


The huh where did the time go post

Because I have been reading. And you know, all those other necessities of life. And running after the now too-mobile wee reader. Because of all that and more, I have not been writing about what I read. 457 more words