You know Jane Austen. Author of timeless classics such as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Writer of realistic stories with brilliant social commentary. Overall supercalifragilisticexpialidocious human whose signature wit is responsible for her books still remaining in print. In what other romantic story would you find gems such as this? “It is your turn…… Continue reading Jane Austen made bawdy jokes and I can’t even.
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I love reading poems, especially by women. One of my favorite poets is Warsan Shire. She writes about feminism, immigration, dysfunctional families, and a lot more. [Related: 9 Warsan Shire…… Continue reading More Than a Memory by Pragya Bhagat
I’ve been reading a lot of Jodi Picoult over the past few months. I think she’s an excellent writer, but as much as it kills me to say this, I think her books are too commercial. Phew. I started contemplating on whether I’d write this post about 2 Picoult books ago. The book I finished…… Continue reading I really like Jodi Picoult, but…
I’m reading a P. G. Wodehouse novel currently and I realized something. Comedy maybe very much prevalent and available these days but there is no brand of humor as great as Wodehouse’s. Sure, comedy these days generates a lot of laughs but how much of it is worth laughing at over and over again? Look…… Continue reading 11 Wodehouse quotes guaranteed to put a smile on your face today
Since I’m still reeling from the moving, powerful memoir When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi (you can read my review here), today’s quote is the epigraph of the book. The poem, Caelica 83 by Baron Brooke Fulke Greville, has now made it to my favorite poems list, right up there with O Me! O…… Continue reading Quote Hoarders: Episode 4
Hello, readers! In many of my posts I’ve talked about how much I love quotes. I’m a mad hoarder of quotes. In order to share this love with you guys, I started a weekly Quote Hoarders feature, which lasted for..ahem.. 2 weeks. This was when I started working and I wasn’t able to keep up…… Continue reading Quote hoarders: Episode 3
The quote for today is from John Green. Looking for Alaska might not have been Green’s best, but it surely has several beautiful + soul crushing quotes such as this. It’s a bit depressing, but it could also be taken as a big dose of Monday motivation. Don’t lose your way in the labyrinth. Remember…… Continue reading Quote Hoarders: Episode 2