Musing Mondays #2

Musing Mondays is a weekly event hosted by Should Be Reading. My Musing: Tell us what book(s) you recently bought for yourself or someone else, and why you chose that/those book(s). I am to receive the delivery of the 3 books I ordered on Friday, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, The Fault In Our Stars…

Book Review: Daring To Dream

Author: Nora Roberts Release Date: 1996 Series: Dream Trilogy #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance and Fiction  Pages: 366 ISBN NO.: 978-0-515-11920-6 Publisher: Jove Books Followed By: Holding The Dream Summary Margo, Kate and Laura were brought up like sisters amidst the peerless grandeur of Templeton House. But it was Margo whose dreams first took her far away .Margo Sullivan…

Friday Finds #1

Friday Finds is a weekly event hosted by Should Be Reading. It's where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased.  My this week's finds are three very popular YA books:…

Musing Mondays #1

Musing Mondays is a weekly event hosted by Should Be Reading. My Musing: I've been desperate to get my hands on the Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth. I've read hundreds of positive reviews for it and I really don't want to be the only person on earth to have the trilogy only on the TBR list! Also I…

TBR Pile Reading Challenge

TBR (To Be Read) Pile Challenge is yearly event hosted by Bookish. It's awesome and I would recommend all the book lovers to consider taking part. I'll be fun 🙂 We all have those books. We buy them, win them, they're gifted to us. Then we put them up on a bookshelf and there they…

Ten Books I Almost Put Down But Didn’t

Hi, everyone! Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! This weekly event is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Todays topic is Ten Books I Almost Put Down But Didn't. I have only Eight books to add to the list will add more if I'll recall any sometime! Enjoy reading the list and do share your…

Book Review: The Longest Ride

 Author: Nicholas Sparks Release Date: September 17, 2013 Genre: Romance Pages: 449 ISBN No:978-07515-4997-3 Publisher: HachetteSynopsisIra Levinson is in trouble.  At ninety-one years old, in poor health and alone in the world, he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash.  Suffering multiple injuries, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry…

Movie Review: The Ring Two

 Directed By: Hideo Nakata Starring: Naomi Watts, Simon Baker, David Dorfman, Elizabeth Perkins, Gary Cole, Sissy Spacek, Ryan Merriman and Emily VanCamp. Release Date: March 18, 2005 Running Time: 117 minutes Language: EnglishPlotJake (a teenager) asks his date to watch the cursed videotape of Samara Morgan and leaves her alone to watch it. Meanwhile he behaves weirdly…

Movie Review: Mama

Directed by: Andrés Muschietti Starring: Jessica Chastain, Nikolag Costar-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse, Daniel Kash, Javier Botet & Jane Moffat Release Date: 18 January 2013 Running Time: 100 minutes Language: English Summary Because of some financial crisis, Jeffrey D'Asange tries to kill his family and commit suicide himself. After killing his wife he takes his daughters in the car on a spooky…

Top Ten Book Covers I’d Frame As Pieces of Art

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by the awesome authors of The Broke and the Bookish. I am a sucker for amazing and cute book covers and I've always thought about putting them up in my study as a piece of art on the walls! Following are 10 book covers that I would love I'd to frame as…

Movie Review: Little Manhattan

Directed by: Mark Levin & Jennifer FlackettStarring: Josh Hutcherson & Charlie RayRelease Date: September 30, 2005 Running Time: 84 minutesLanguage: English Summary (from Movieweb) Gabe (Josh Hutcherson) is an 11 year-old fifth grader, living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his father (Bradley Whitford) and mother (Cynthia Nixon). Gabe's parents have been separated for a…

Book Review: The Lost Symbol

Author: Dan Brown Release Date: September 15, 2009 Series: Robert Langdon #3 Genre: Mystery, Fact fiction, Crime, Thriller Pages: 509                    ISBN NO.: 9780593054277 Publisher: Bantam Press Preceded By: The Da Vinci Code Followed By: InfernoSummaryFamed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His planned lecture…

Living in a Void #1

As a child born in a super rich family I had a very different life as one would imagine. A quick background of my family: My great-grandfather, started an arms and ammunition factory by the name Dewas Gun Caps Factory which was then run by my grand father (Hari Raj Sing Rathore, who completed his…

From TB&CB: April 2014

TB&CB (The Baking & Cooking Bud) is my food blog where I share my kitchen experiments and experiences. I love baking and cooking and for me it's therapeutic. Some of the followers of TCB are not aware of my other blog so here is a quick sneak peak into this month's recipes from TC&CB. Double…

Book Review: Inferno

 Author: Dan Brown Release Date: May 14, 2013 Series: Robert Langdon #4 Genre: Mystery, Fact fiction, Conspiracy fiction, Thriller Pages: 528 ISBN NO.: 978-0-385-53785-8 Publisher: Random House Publishing Preceded By: The Lost SymbolSummaryIn his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code,Angels & Demons, and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element…

Book Review: The Other Side Of Midnight

Sidney SheldonAuthor: Sidney Sheldon Release Date: 1973 Genre: Thriller | Mystery | Romance Pages: 462 ISBN NO.: 0-446-35740-5 Publisher: Warner Books Followed By: Memories Of Midnight Summary In Paris... Washington... and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal. She is Catherine Douglas,…

Book Review: The Body In The Library (Miss Marple #3)

Author: Agatha Christie Release Date: February 194 Series: Miss Marple Genre: Mystery Pages: 272 ISBN NO.: 978-0-00-729321-6 Publisher: Harper Collins Preceded by: The Thirteen problems (Miss Marple #2) Followed by: The Moving Finger (Miss Marple #4) Blurb When the Bantrys wake to find the body of a beautiful, young stranger in their library. Dolly Bantry knows there's…

The Deutsch Affair: Beginning

Well first off lets be very clear that this post is about The German Language. I've done my schooling from St. Mary's Convent Sr. Sec. School (till 10th grade) and Air Force School (11th and 12th Science) but unfortunately we never had additional language classes. As a result I know only 2 languages Hindi and English…

Rediscovering My Love of Drawing

My love for drawing started when I was a year old. I started by scribbling on the walls and floors. As I grew I started to use drawing books, pencils, crayons, sketch pens and then finally brushes and paints. By the time I was in 5th grade, everyone used to think I'll also be an…

Book Review: The Innocent

Author: Harlan Coben Release Date: 2005 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Pages: 439 ISBN NO.:  978-0-7528-6474-7 Publisher: Orion Books Summary One slip was all it took to rob Matt Hunter of the life he had so well mapped out. A fight, a friend in trouble and the dull crack of someone's skull on the concrete cost him four years…

Book Review: The Woods

 Author: Harlan Coben Release Date: 2007 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Pages: 442 ISBN NO.:  978-0-7528-8190-4 Publisher: Orion BooksSummaryTwenty years ago, four teenagers at summer camp walked into the woods at night. Two were found murdered, and the others were never seen again. Four families had their lives changed forever. Now, two decades later, they are about to change…

And Then There Were None

Author: Agatha Christie Release Date: 6 November' 1939 Genre: Mystery Pages: 317 ISBN NO.: 978-0-00-728231-9 Publisher: Harper Collins Summary Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonely mansion on Indian Island by a host who fails to appear but leaves a recording accusing all of undetected murder. Cut…

Theodore Boone

Author: John Grisham Release Date: 2010 Genre: Legal Thriller Pages: 263 ISBN NO.: 978 1444 71306 0 Indian Publisher: Hachette Summary A perfect murder A faceless witness A lone courtroom champion knows the whole truth . . . and he’s only thirteen years old Meet Theodore Boone In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though…

The Racketeer

 Author:  John Grisham ReleaseRelease date: October 23, 2012Genre: Legal ThrillerPages: 386ISBN No. : 978-1-444-75720-0Indian Publisher: Hachette  ReviewI read only the first 221 pages of this book... In the beginning I quite liked it but midway through I started getting bored and ended up giving up (which I rarely do). I felt it wasn't really worth the time.As I didn't finish the…

About Me

My name is Heena Rathore P., and I'm a 23-year-old B.Com. Grad. and a blogger who loves to read. I currently live in Pune, Maharashtra (India). Married to the love of my life and since then living my dream life (All thanks to Vishal!) Reading is something I love since childhood. And finally I am…