Bookquotes: Quotes from Books (89) #Classics #Nesbit

These gardens are green, because green is the colour that most pleases and soothes men's eyes; and however you may shut people up between bars of yellow and mud colour, and however hard you may make them work, and however little wage you may pay them for working, there will always be found among those…

Shelf Control #70: The Bishop Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine #Mystery #Golden Age #TBR

Merry Christmas! Wednesday the 25th of December--Shelf Control time once again, and the final one of the year! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, simply pick a book from your TBR pile and write a…

Shelf Control #69: The Lake District Murder by John Bude #TBR #Mystery #GoldenAge

Wednesday the 18th of December--Shelf Control time once again! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, simply pick a book from your TBR pile and write a post about it--what its all about, what makes you…

#MurderousMondays: The Riddle at Gypsy’s Mile by Clara Benson #Mystery #BookReview

Once again, it's been a while since I did a #MurderousMondays post, but I have been reading a few mysteries lately, so I think I will have some of these in the coming weeks as well. #MurderousMondays is a feature started by Mackey at Macsbooks, to share her latest murder read. A historical mystery, a…

Shelf Control #68: The Once and Future King by T.H. White #TBR #Classics

Wednesday the 11th of December--Shelf Control time! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, simply pick a book from your TBR pile and write a post about it--what its all about, what makes you want to…

Book Review: #Zarathustra: The Lion that Carried the Flame by Richard Marazano and Amad Mir #NetGalley #GraphicNovel

My thanks to NetGalley and Europe Comics for a review copy of this one. This is the first volume of a graphic novel which tells the story of the prophet, Zarathustra or Zoroaster, the founder of Zoroastrianism or Mazdaism, or the religion of the Parsis as we in India might identify it more commonly. I…

Shelf Control #67: My Husband and Other Animals by Janaki Lenin #TBR #Animals #Memoirs

Wednesday the 4th of December--time again for Shelf Control, the first one this month. Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, simply pick a book from your TBR pile and write a post about it. Link…