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The Bookish Bucket List Tag

While scrolling through my WordPress Reader, I came across this amazing tag on Penny's blog Read Yourself Happy (read her blog post here). I am very excited to be doing this tag. Hope you all like it too! Without further ado, here goes. RULES: Link to the creator in your post (Madison’s Inkwell) Link to the… Continue reading The Bookish Bucket List Tag

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The Godfather by Mario Puzo | Book Review

"I'll make him an offer he can't refuse." I don't think this book needs any introduction. It's iconic and phenomenal.  Even if you haven't read the book or seen the movies, you probably know all about it, the characters, the plot points, and the brilliant quotes/one-liners.  So naturally, I had high expectations from the book. And… Continue reading The Godfather by Mario Puzo | Book Review

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Tolkien Book Tag | Hobbit Day Special

You may or may not know that I am totally obsessed with The Lord of the Rings and all things Tolkien (Not lying, I am listening to The Hobbit soundtrack as I write this blog post)! For this reason I can’t believe I didn't know about this tag even after a year of book blogging.… Continue reading Tolkien Book Tag | Hobbit Day Special

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Chowringhee by Sankar | Book Review

 "It wasn't so much a hotel as a framed picture. In the alluring curves was not the arrogance of modern skyscrapers but the stamp of ancient aristocracy. Like a beautiful bride's bracelet, the neon light glinted in the darkness." Chowringhee is a mesmerizing time capsule that takes the reader back to Calcutta of the 1950s.… Continue reading Chowringhee by Sankar | Book Review

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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern | Book Review

"When the final bulb pops alight, and the smoke and sparks dissipate, it is finally legible, this elaborate incandescent sign. Leaning to your left to gain a better view, you can see that it reads: Le Cirque des Rêves Some in the crowd smile knowingly, while other frown and look questioningly at their neighbors. A… Continue reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern | Book Review

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Agatha Christie Birthday Special – The Ultimate Reading List

"I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing." Today, 15th of September, is a beautiful day. It marks the 129th birth anniversary of the 'Queen of Crime', Dame Agatha Christie. An actual queen of… Continue reading Agatha Christie Birthday Special – The Ultimate Reading List