January 8, 2018
Ravi talked about Eldest by Christopher Paolini, the second book in the four-book series The Inheritance Cycle. The story is a mature fantasy based on the adventures of Eragon and his dragon Saphira. Other fantasies that were mentioned were the Kingkiller … Continue reading →
October 26, 2017
Fantasy world building is a continuous struggle to maintain the status quo and in this case, the status quo is the suspension of disbelief for the tenure of reading the book. What are these fantasy worlds like? Similar to earth? … Continue reading →
July 24, 2017
Now for some books with strange elements. Ratnakar brought in an element of science fiction to the BYOB Party with Time For the Stars, a book published in 1956 from Robert Heinlein’s Juveniles series, a series with young heroes set … Continue reading →
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June 21, 2016
Sadiq Khan story to published by Biteback Gleeson to play A.A.Milne in film 3.British Fantasy Award Shortlists revealed 4. Guardian drops children’s book site 5. Poem about struggle to love the world goes viral
October 22, 2015
You can read Part 1, 2 and 3 as well. this is turning out to be one long book party! In my quest for the perfect fantasy novel, I chanced upon Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea. She is a magician, I … Continue reading →
September 17, 2015
‘Not my genre’ I said whenever the discussion turned towards fantasy. That’s what I have believed about my reading taste all along. I prefer reading about real people in real situations rather than about made-up creatures in artificial circumstances. For … Continue reading →
August 27, 2015
Let me warn you that the book lists are long, but all lovers of books love the Long Book List—in fact it’s a great motivator! Even though The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton is a very long book and a Booker … Continue reading →