The Lost Girl

In the midst of a summer day, With the sun gleaming golden brown I wake up to find a flickering ray, That interferes with my thinking crown. I'm sitting down on my bed, And travelling to far-off harbors I cannot think of anything else, But just the magical grandeurs. I've reached the Crow's shore of... Continue Reading →

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Three Men In A Boat by Jerome K Jerome

What a huge moron I was for not giving this book a chance. And now, I just can’t stop praising it. So here it goes… ‘Three Men in a Boat’ is an amusing account of three friends- Jerome(whom I fell in love with the moment I started reading), Harris and George and of course their... Continue Reading →

Books To Read Before 2019

"So many books, so little time." Hey everyone, it's Urmi and today I'm going to talk about a handful of books that I'm hoping to read before 2019. I cannot believe how quickly 2018 has gone by. It flitted by so fast that I could barely feel the time passing. It's been a very busy... Continue Reading →

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

“The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no? Doesn't that make life a story?” Life is a story and the story of Pi Patel is one of the most extraordinary stories that I have read in awhile. The... Continue Reading →

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

My Favorite Quotes “It kills me sometimes, how people die.” -Markus Zusak, The Book Thief “I am haunted by humans.” -Markus Zusak, The Book Thief “He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.” --Markus Zusak, The Book Thief “Even death has... Continue Reading →

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

My Favorite Quotes “The finest of pleasures are always the unexpected ones.”  -Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus “You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone's soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows that they might do because of it, because... Continue Reading →

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

My Favorite Quotes “If I cannot be better than them, I will become so much worse.”  -Holly Black, The Cruel Prince “What could I become if I stopped worrying about death, about pain, about anything? If I stopped trying to belong? Instead of being afraid, I could become something to fear.”  -Holly Black, The Cruel... Continue Reading →

Marley and Me by John Grogan

My Favorite Quotes “A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things-a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap... Continue Reading →

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