"The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm" by Christopher Paolini hit the bookshelves eight years after "Inheritance" was published. Paolini does not intend for this book to extend upon the story he wrapped up in Inheritance. Rather, it's a collection of short stories which expands upon the backstories of the characters in the series and takes us further into the past of the fantastic world of Alagaësia. Read more in my review!
This book has been on my TBR since forever. I loved the concept of "The Lovely Bones": a ghost narrating the story of the lives that her near and dear ones lead post her death, from her point of view. Literally a ghost story. This post is not a review, it's a discussion post. I've… Continue reading The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
There is no book in this whole wide world that can accurately explain to you the stories of the Titans, Olympians, heroes and demigods of Greece, exactly as they occurred aeons ago. There are a variety of retellings which share a similar skeleton and are adorned with the style and imagination of the chronicler. Nevertheless,… Continue reading #MithilaReviewsBooks : Circe by Madeline Miller
Okay, this was one of the few books I really enjoyed reading this year. It got me out of my reading slump like a magnet attracts iron, and I finished the last 33% of the book in one sitting. Can you even believe that? Once I finished reading the book, I headed over to GoodReads… Continue reading #MithilaReviewsBooks – Secret Passages in a Hillside Town by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen
This year has been a year of many 'reading' firsts. My first slipstream fiction book- 11.22.63 by Stephen King, my first review copy- Served With Love by Priyanka Menon, and now, my first Urban Fantasy fiction read- Hell! No Saints in Paradise by A.K. Asif. I may also add that this is the first book I've read… Continue reading Hell! No Saints In Paradise – A.K. Asif #BookReview