Tags archives: books

5 Paranormal Romances for When You're Tired of the Happy Endings

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Tired of seeing photos of couples on your home feed? Wondering whether you'll ever find you happy ending? These are a few books that'll make you believe that love stories should not have to be defined with stereotypical plots, they can be pretty scary or mysterious at times as well. Pale Demon Kim Harrison This New York Times bestselling urban fantasy i[...]

10 Himu Moments That Will Make You Smile

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Yellow panjabi, barefoot, a dash of wit and a whole lot of walking around - Himu is one of the unforgettable creations of legendary Bengali novelist Humayun Ahmed. Here are 10 Himu moments that are bound to make you smile. Vote for the ones you love and comment your favorite moments that haven't been included in the list.

Roald Dahl's Gobblefunk Dictionary

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Among the most visually delicious animated movies this year was the BFG, which took us all back to our old Roald Dahl binge-reading days – sleepless nights spent lost in Dahl’s enchanting worlds of dreams and giant peaches and chocolate factories. Roald Dahl’s storytelling however, is considered iconic, not only for the stories themselves, but for his[...]

4 Underrated Novels That Give You Unique Insights into South Asian Culture

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Masala and tea. Gaudy weddings, loud politicians, psychedelic rickshaws and cricket. What defines South Asian culture? Or more fundamentally, what is South Asia? Seeing as the entire region floats smugly above the equator, something must have really gone south for it to earn that name. Here are four underrated novels that can help you uncover facets of this [...]

Goodreads: For Finding Your Next Love

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In Roland Emmerich's 2004 thriller 'The Day After Tomorrow', a group of people find themselves in an end-of-the-world scenario. When asked what they would chose to save if they could save one thing, one of the party members says he would save a copy of the Bible, even though he was an atheist. Why? Because, in his words: 'Books are the greatest accomplishme[...]

A 'Mild' Case of Tsundoku

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As a girl who grew up wanting to be Belle because marrying a Beast for his library always seemed like a no-brainer to me, somewhere along the way I realized that the only way I was going to get remotely close to that dream was if I built my own book heaven. A dream that eventually grew into an obsession, an expensive one at that too. I realized my book-bu[...]