2016 as it was: Books

If you are like me, you are probably a member of a huge number of bookstores, book selling sites and book review groups. I am guilty as charged. I am a member of Australian sites, American, British and Russian as well. I love books and they love me. Every day I read an article or…

The best and the worst of readers’ blocks

There is such a thing as Reader’s Block. Yeah, right. Everyone knows about writer’s block. But not many people know of readers’ problem and even less people care about it. However, being a very polygamous reader myself  I suffer from this infliction very often. Thinking about it, working though this damned block at every stumble, I…

Behind Closed Doors

I would not advise you to read Behind Closed Doors by B.A.Paris for fun, on  the train or on the beach… This book is not for light reading and is not for faint-hearted.. And, to think of it, I do not think this book is for men… for any men. You’d have to be strong, resilient, content….

The night I stayed in. The Rosie Project reference

Last night was the night I stayed in. No, it’s not right. I actually left the house, got into my car and drove off. Then, daughter’s guilt overwhelmed me and I came back. I came back to let my mum go to do her stuff. I came back as I felt guilty about leaving my…

My Family and Other Animals. The Durrells… what a joy

No, I am not writing a review on Durrell’s book. I am sorry to say, but I am yet to read them. I am simply sharing my joy and laughter caused by The Durrells the series. Today I watched Episode 4 of the 1st season of the series. The more I watch the more I laugh. The…