Book Review: Tabby Trouble by Iris Leigh

My thanks to the author, Iris Leigh, Victory Editing and NetGalley for a review copy of this book. With an entire page devoted to cats and books (or should that be cats in books), Keli Cat’s Book Corner, on my book blog, a cosy mystery with cats, and not ordinary cats, but talking ones, was…

Cat Pun Book Titles: The Catamewtics Edition

Do you love cats? And numpurrs? Then this is the post for you! Welcome to another Cat Pun Book Titles post-the catamewtics edition! Catamewtics is the study of numpurrs, shapes, and quankities. Catamewtics offurs plenty of branches to study. If you want to learn about opurrations with numpurrs, then arthimewtics might be a good pick…

Zodi-cats: The Fire Signs

Here’s the final part of the special four-part series, Zodi-cats, written by astrology blogger Deepa Kansra especially for my ‘cats and books’ page, Keli Cat’s Book Corner. In this series she has explored the purrsonalities of our kitties based on their Zodiac signs. Kitties under the water signs have depth and soul connections; those under…

Zodi-cats: The Air Signs

Welcome to Part III of Zodi-cats, a four-part series written especially for my ‘cats and books’ page Keli Cat’s Book Corner by my friend and astrology blogger Deepa Kansra (find her blog here). The series describes our feline friends’ personalities (I mean purrsonalities) based on their birthdays and consequent sun signs. While cats under the…

Zodi-cats: The Earth Signs

Zodi-cats is a four-part series of posts prepared especially for my ‘cats and books’ page, Keli Cat’s Book Corner, by my friend and astrology blogger Deepa Kansra. In this series, she explores the personality (rather, purrsonality) traits of our kitties based on their sun-signs. Whether attached to their homes and humans or their toys, whether…

Zodi-cats: The Water Signs

Something a little different on Literary Potpourri today—astrology! But with a difference! Astrology studies the connections between the stars and planets and us—how these celestial objects affect our personalities, or even circumstances we are experiencing. More commonly, many of us interact with astrology through daily horoscope columns in newspapers, magazines or online, or through writings…

Book Review: The Dying Day by Vaseem Khan

My thanks to Hodder and Stoughton and NetGalley for a review copy of this book. Second in the Malabar Hall series by the author, The Dying Day is a historical mystery featuring the (fictional) first female police inspector in India Persis Wadia. Set in 1950s Bombay, we find ourselves at a time when the country…

Book Review: Peel Me a Lotus by Charmian Clift

My thanks to Muswell Press and NetGalley for a review copy of this one. This is the second volume of memoirs by Australian writer Charmian Clift of the time she and her family spent in Greece (they lived there 14 or more years). The first, Mermaid Singing, was of their time on the island of…