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Reading Non-Stop

Whoever it was coined that “Ask and you shall receive” really knew what they were talking about. (I am really not sure that God made such an injunction, I do not quite think he/she works in pithy saying, but then one never knows!)  Anyhow, my point, there is a lot of truth in that statement,… Continue reading Reading Non-Stop

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Murder in an American Farm

As part of my Victober Reads, I decided to read The Dead Alive by Wilkie Collins as part of the Read a Victorian novel where a plot is afoot category! This novella was one of Collins’s earlier works and is supposedly based on a true story, based on the Broon Brother murder case. The plot unlike… Continue reading Murder in an American Farm

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The Madness Updates

Beloweth are the updates of my valiant attempts at this 24 hour readathon!! Update 1 Hour 1  –  18:47 IST The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Page 112 of 323 Take on the Book – intriguing. Seems to be veering around cliches but yet not fall into them. Difficulty in developing empathy for… Continue reading The Madness Updates

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The Madness Starts

Couple of minutes left to start! I am all set at the starting line.  Dewey’s Readathon, Bring it on! Me, the obsessive control freak, has made a list and checked and double checked all items. E-Book Reader Charged – Check Snacks set and dinner plans in place – Check Plenty of Water Bottles – Check… Continue reading The Madness Starts

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The Parisian Murders

Again, this post should have been written like anons ago, but as I have been explaining, practically in all my posts of May, that, Travel, illness, weddings and other social events kind of got me completely off tracked….however, I am back and like they say, lets get the show moving. As part of 12 Months… Continue reading The Parisian Murders

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Notes on Bookish Readings When Ill

I have been writing this post in my mind for the last 3 weeks since I have recovered from a painfully long bout of bronchio-asthma, but there have been out of station weddings to attend and friends to visit and preparation for a Project Management exam, that  blogging took a back seat and worse, for… Continue reading Notes on Bookish Readings When Ill

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The Horrifying Times…..

Yay! RIP X is here!!  I have had such fun in the past in participating in these events, that this absolutely no question of passing this up! This annual event is hosted by Carl V. Anderson over at Stainless Steel Droppings; but this year to celebrate the 10th edition of RIP (R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril); the event… Continue reading The Horrifying Times…..