Shelf Control #20

Another week has gone by (two actually, since I missed posting last week), and it's time again for Shelf Control. Shelf Control is a feature I've borrowed from Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and is all about celebrating the books on your TBR pile. To participate, simply pick a book from your TBR pile and write a post…

The Shakespeare Project: Macbeth Act I

The Shakespeare Project is all about me reading Shakespeare, Act by Act, and posting my thoughts on it as I go. Usually, I read (and write on) one Act every other week (my introductory post on this feature is here). It has been a while since I picked up this project, but since I had…

Will Your Aunt be Eaten Up? #poetry #RoaldDahl #Humour

Yet another post 'inspired' by booktube, well not inspired really but on something I was reminded of because of a video I saw there. Before I start however, I'd just like to clarify that despite what the title might suggest, this is a post on something humorous, not spooky. So, a few days ago I…

Children’s Book of the Month: Listen O King: Five-and-Twenty Tales of Vikram and the Vetal

(adaptation by Deepa Agarwal) This in so many ways felt like a read that fit this season. I wanted to include some traditional stories in my reading this month since this is the time we’re celebrating Dusshera which is all about Rama defeating the demon king Ravana, about the goddess defeating a demon, and so…