Roads to Mussoorie

So here it is – the first post of 2013. And from the stacks and stacks of books I seem to have devoured in the recent time of transit the one I want to talk about first is Ruskin Bond’s Roads to Mussoorie. I’m unsure how many of you would be familiar with the name […]


The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

What do you get when you have a talking cat (he prefers to be called Amazing, thank you very much) in cahoots with a “clan” of “thinking rats” (and yes, they talk too) and a “stupid-looking kid” as an added accessory? Well, apparently you get the Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. And a side to […]


On mystical winds Vianne and her six year old daughter Anouk arrive in a quaint old French village named Lansquenet-sous-Tannes. What better day to arrive than Shrove Tuesday! Vianne having taken a lease on the old Blaireau’s bakery has honeyed plans for a new shop in town. La Céleste Praline Chocolaterie Artisanale situated across from […]

The First War

I feel a little bad for harassing Mel to finish her books so I get to read them. Well, not that bad too. 😛 So when she announced on her blog, that it would be another week for the release of Book Three, I just had to resort to forcing her to send it to […]