I’ve been wanting to own this book for a while now having seen it in a few bookstores in NYC. Not sure why I haven’t bought it yet, but the shelf space is still there waiting to inhabit it. I heard of Edward Gorey before but thanks to John Charet of Cinematic Coffee recommendation based on…… Continue reading The Gashlycrumb Tinies: the Edward Gorey Alphabet Book
I don’t normally recommend anything I haven’t watched or read, but I’ll make an exception this time as this is a special day and a special story. So please bear with me… Today’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day and I want to bring to light a book I was recently introduced to. “Of Bitter Herbs and…… Continue reading Of Bitter Herbs and Sweet Confections
We’ve recently welcomed 2019 and with it come brand new resolutions. Well, my 2018 good-for-you goals are still very much on with tiny lifestyle tweaks to implement on 2019. Reading more is one of them! I’ve always been a book lover. As a kid, I used to binge-read books like Little Women, Dance of the…… Continue reading Bionic Book Worm’s Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 books I NEED to read in 2019
I’m in the midst of reading Joanne Harris’s third novel in Vianne Rocher series “Peaches for Monsieur le Curé”. After reading Chocolat and watching Lasse Hallström’s magical and somewhat altered adaptation, I’ve become obsessed – and it’s official! http://gph.is/1kTmwow Unlike Hallström’s film, Vianne leaves the village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes and returns after a long period during…… Continue reading Vianne Rocher, Chocolat, and the sequel.
Happy Halloween! What’s better than to post about something particularly Goth today? Well, folks, you’ll be happy to know that I have just finished reading The Picture of Dorian Grey and it made me reflect upon my own life and how fun-deprived they are. #toomuchwork TMI? Too sad? Oh, well… isn’t what the blogosphere’s all about?…… Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)