So yesterday, I was writing a piece on coming out of the depressive phase in my life. In the process I realised that while insomnia and binge eating might have been the most evident of my symptoms, the more insidious one exists in my dissociation from reality by turning to my gadgets. My laptop and … More 100 Books, 1 Year- Starts Again!
It’s been a long time. I haven’t opened this blog in 10 months and 10 days and each day I spent away from it made it that much more difficult to start again. (If you do not have patience for drama, I suggest skipping to the part where the font changes.) The thing about competitive … More I’m back.
Hello anybody and everybody! I’ve decided to dedicate Overrated Sensibilities exclusively to book reviews and other book related stuff. Therefore, all the other articles and pieces have been exported to my new blog at The girl in the swing. Please do check it out. Otherwise it’ll feel lonely 😦
Here is the list of books that have been reviewed by me in this blog. Listed according to genre for convenience. I will keep extending the list alongside any upcoming reviews. Happy Listopia! 😀 Kiddie Lit An Unlikely Friendship- Jasmine Fogwell Bun Bun Goes on Vacation- Robert M Law Gramma Mouse Tells a Story- M. E. Hembroff Jesper … More Books that have been reviewed
We all have fears. But, we are all also more than our fears. So, when your fears take hold of you, how can you overcome them? How can you remember that there is an entire world beyond them? This book with colourful pictures is essentially for children, but, very readable … More We All Live On This Planet Together by June Rousso
I’m happy to announce our new initiative: A Writer’s Path Writers Club. After looking at the writing market for years, I noticed a need for a Writers Club of this kind. Sure, there are Facebook groups, writers groups, etc., but there aren’t many associations that are more than just a gathering of writers. I […] via … More A Writer’s Path- Writers Club
The problem with cherry picking the next book to read out of the list- I’ll have Ulysses, David Copperfield, Midnight’s Children and the like left to the end because, in my right mind, I’d never pick them! So, this time, I’m letting fate be my book lender… Well, with the help of this plastic container. … More Book no. 12
Over the course of 70 days from April 22, 2015 to July 01, 2015 when I’d first started this challenge, I’d read and reviewed (on this site) 11 books. All of which are listed below: 11. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller 13. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks 22. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone by J … More Update on read and review of BBC’s The Big Read
Gentry Mandrake was born different. He was a fey, but, neither beautiful nor delicate. He flies to his family yearning for love, but, is met with rejection at every turn. The darkness inside him that scares him and tantalizes him in equal degree is yawning wide and as the world of man begins to dip … More Liefdom
Bun Bun is a tiny rabbit found and adopted by the author’s granddaughter Candice. When he takes it with him to Door County for an almost 4 month vacation, the little rabbit gets into many adventures with the other cottage kids. This is a narration of those adventures helped along with pretty pictures in colour … More Bun Bun Goes on Vacation
So, I got to finally read Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. I’ve kept myself deaf to all and any spoilers since the day of its release and thank goodness for that, because the story, if I had already known parts of it, wouldn’t have been fun at all. There’s nothing to talk about regarding … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Claire Williams is willing to take on a dangerous mission just to get out of the rut that her life is in; Dan Ze’evi is desperate to save his failing company. Brought together by equal amounts of chance and design, they set out to recover the mystical staff of Moses, the secret of which was … More Exodus ’95