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Book Blogger Hop

Book Blogger Hop is a weekly meme hosted every Friday at Crazy for Books. You have to answer a question every week. This week’s question:

β€œWhat are you most looking forward to this season – A particular book release? Halloween? The leaves changing color? Cooler temperatures? A vacation? (If your next season is other than fall/autumn, tell us about it and what you are most looking forward to in your part of the world!)”



Where I am, there is no fall, and no nice autumn-ey weather. We have a lot of rains, wet roads and traffic jams. So, what I am looking forward to, is some quiet time at home with a constant supply of coffee and a couple of books!


Speaking of books – I am desperately looking forward to read 11/22/63, a science fiction novel by Stephen King, set to come out in November; a seemingly exciting story about a time traveller, who attempts to stop John Kennedy’s assassination!!


Other books I want to read are a new legal thriller by John Grisham called The Litigators, which will also be out in the bookstores later this fall; and the much discussed novel 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami, which will be out in October.


And of course, Snuff, the 39th book in our beloved Discworld series by Terry Pratchett. It will be out in October. According to Wikipedia, Pratchett announced that Snuff is ‘the next adult Discworld book’ and will be ‘based largely around Vimes’. Yay πŸ™‚

Follow Friday & Book Blogger Hop

Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Rachel at Parajunkee’s View and Alison at Alison Can Read, which is a great way to meet new bloggers.



This week’s question is:


How has your reading habit changed since you were a teen? or If you’re still a teen, what new genres are you in love with currently?



Until a few years back, I didn’t read a particular genre as much. I read dystopian novels, historical fiction, popular science, mysteries and philosophical books of sorts. Whatever fantasy fiction I read back then was Harry Potter.
A year ago, I started reading a variety of fantasy fiction. Right now, my favourite genres are fantasy, urban fantasy, horror, satire and science fiction – I also a read some YA books, but not primarily. And my favourite authors are Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Diana Wynne Jones, Isaac Asimov, Mark Twain and so on! Of course, I am open to try new genres too!
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Book Blogger Hop is hosted at Crazy for Books. This week’s question is:


Let’s talk crazy titles! Highlight one or two book titles that have the most interesting titles:


One of my favourite book titles is The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente – the title alone makes you want to read this book!
I also like The Unadulterated Cat by Terry Pratchett. The title makes you laugh hard, and the book makes you laugh even harder – just as I had expected!
This last title isn’t exactly crazy, but I liked it – Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King.


What are your favourite book titles?

Book Blogger Hop #2

Book Blogger Hop is a weekly meme hosted by Crazy for Books. The Hop lasts Friday-Monday every week, so if you don’t have time to Hop today, you can join the fun later! This is a weekly event! And stop back throughout the weekend to see all the new blogs that are added!

This week’s question:

“What book-to-movie adaption have you most liked? Which have you disliked?”

I can think of very few movies based on books that I liked. One movie I really loved was Silence of the Lambs. Another movie version that I loved was Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption. I can’t say the same for the rest of his books though! The Shining for instance; they did a horrible job with the characters in that movie!

I liked the first two Harry Potter movies, but the Prisoner of Azkaban movie was nightmarish – no Marauders’ story, a demented looking guy as Sirius; they took away my favourite parts of the book – except the Boggart lesson! And the movies after that were just as absurd! I hated the Half Blood Prince; it’s as if they rounded up the most important parts of the book and replaced them with stupid, unnecessary stuff! The Deathly Hallows was okay though!

By the way, I just finished reading Howl’s Moving Castle (it’s awesome!) and I am so sure I won’t like that Japanese animated film based on it that I am not going to watch it!

Book Blogger Hop



My first time at Book Blogger Hop – It is a weekly meme hosted by Crazy for Books. The Hop lasts Friday-Monday every week, so if you don’t have time to Hop today, you can join the fun later! This is a weekly event! And stop back throughout the weekend to see all the new blogs that are added!

This week’s question:

“If you were given the chance to spend one day in a fictional world (from a book), which book would it be from and what would that place be?”

Hogsmeade Village – Harry Potter!

I had a hard time choosing between the Discworld and the Wizarding world – but there’s hardly anything more tempting than Honeydukes.
I’d love to visit and meet everyone in Hogsmeade (except Madam Pudifoot’s of course), and you can always just sneak into Hogwarts from there.