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
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
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!
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
Gabriel wanted to live his life in peace. He didn’t wish for fame or riches. He just wanted peace; from his drunken abusive uncle for his aunt, from cruel bullies at university and from his heartsickness over his unrequited love for his close friend- Rachel. But, one fateful meeting with a dying vampire changes everything. … More A Change of Heart
Jesper Jinx is in town again and this time with pets. Lenny and Benny, the Norwegian Warrior mice that Jesper picked out, however, have ideas of their own as to what constitutes funny. So, sit tight and hold on to your hats because Jesper’s notorious luck is about to take you on its dizziest ride … More Jesper Jinx And The Mouse Mayhem