Books Read by Fictional Characters

You read a book and the fictional character in your book reads a book too! Don’t you love it when this happens… It is exciting to find fictional characters relishing a book or just a small plot of some book or getting inspired by another book.   Another charm in knowing a fictional character’s love … Continue reading Books Read by Fictional Characters

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Reading with Your Child: Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

We live in a devastatingly stressed-out world. Irrespective of the fact when we lived in the pre-pandemic phase of non-stop work, travel, meetings, and functions or the present ‘new normal’ of buying groceries, managing household chores, and online work. ‘Home’ being the 24x7 destination as of now for all of us. We are running on … Continue reading Reading with Your Child: Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

Bibliotherapy: Reading to find a ‘Balance’ in our lives #CauseAChatter

Mental health is recognized as one of the grey areas looming at large at this point. Our brain is continuously absorbing news 24x7, mostly the bad part of it overpowering every other aspect. So, can I ask you to pick up a happy book and forget the world – the external and the internal? No, … Continue reading Bibliotherapy: Reading to find a ‘Balance’ in our lives #CauseAChatter

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown: Book Cover Designs

‘The Da Vinci Code’ by Dan Brown is a special book for me. The book was published in 2003 and immediately had trekked the globe to become the bestseller. Everyone around me was either reading the book or had already read this book. I joined the bandwagon; borrowed the book from a friend and was … Continue reading The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown: Book Cover Designs

The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh: Book Cover Designs

"It is here, there is a point at which the braid comes undone, when Lord Shiva's matted hair is washed apart into vast, knotted tangle. Once past this point, the river throws off its bindings and separates into hundreds, maybe thousands of tangled strands." In ‘The Hungry Tide’, Amitav Ghosh takes you to one of … Continue reading The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh: Book Cover Designs

(Q) Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes: Book Cover Designs

Let’s get on a literary trip to Spain, 400-years-back in history. In your head, aren’t the knights a commonplace phenomenon of the past, lives choking with adventures of treasure hunts, fighting the battle, freeing the slaves and killing the monsters? No, this isn’t ‘The Odyssey’ era; human lives were perhaps as mundane as it is … Continue reading (Q) Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes: Book Cover Designs

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders: Book Cover Designs

I bought ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ the year after it won the prestigious ‘Booker Prize’. At the bookshop, I was oscillating between ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ by George Saunders and ‘The Blind Assassin’ by Margaret Atwood. Well, Atwood being Atwood and Saunders being relatively unknown to me at that point…I should have technically Googled and … Continue reading Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders: Book Cover Designs

Books to make you 'Happy': Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

I started the series on ‘Bibliotherapy’ in January as part of the #CauseAChatter campaign by Blogchatter. At that point, my concern was to spread the message of therapeutic strength in reading books. My utmost concern was to reach out to people who suffer from depression and mood swings. But, today, the world has changed at … Continue reading Books to make you 'Happy': Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter