The Aesthetically Pleasing Book Tag

I'm not generally fond of blog tags, nor do I regularly get tagged in them (and thats probably why), but recently I was exposed to one that made me obscenely excited to replicate it. I know the whole "don't judge a book by its cover" theory is generally expected to be true, but I'm pretty superficial, and I do… Continue reading The Aesthetically Pleasing Book Tag

Three Thoughts on a Tuesday (Russian Edition)

1. I have recently been overwhelmed by the sheer brilliance of Russian literature. I've always been a Dostoevsky fangirl (I even wrote a research paper on Karamazov last year), and last week I finished reading The Bear and the Nightingale, an absolute brilliant book based on Russian folklore that begged me to revisit the genre. This led… Continue reading Three Thoughts on a Tuesday (Russian Edition)

10 Great Novels You Can Finish In One Sitting

There's something immensely satisfying about finishing a novel in a single day. The thrill of changing that 'Currently Reading' marker to 'Read' on Goodreads is hard to replicate, which is why, over the years, I've amassed a collection of brilliant novels than can be finished in a single day. Most of them were picked for… Continue reading 10 Great Novels You Can Finish In One Sitting

A Strange Introduction

I’m not good at introductory posts I’m not good at a lot of introductory things, actually, even though I love the idea of new beginnings. Where does one start? Should I introduce myself? List down the things I like? (1. Coffee 2. Coffee 3. Coffee.) Perhaps mention my awkward habit of using brackets inappropriately? (Probably… Continue reading A Strange Introduction