Thursday, December 21, 2017

PLB Kids: The Fir Tree

Christmas is just around the corner and I'm home for the holidays. But I haven't forgotten to put together a book box for the month. The book I've picked is 'The Fir Tree', and the theme is Christmas! Read on to find out all about the book and the resources I have created.

Friday, August 25, 2017

On Leafy Arms That Pray

It's a rainy weather here and watching the trees through my window is something I've begun to enjoy, of late. When I recently read the poem "Trees" by Joyce Kilmer, I felt that I should share my thoughts on it, here on the blog.

Friday, July 21, 2017

PLB Kids August Book Box: The Red Raincoat

The monsoons are here, and it's that time of the year when kids are asked to stay back indoors, for the fear of all the not-so-happy things that the rains could bring along. But staying indoors needn't be a gloomy affair, if you have the perfect books to read on a rainy day. 

Read on to learn about my new project - The PLB Kids book box!

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Rainy Day Musings and a Poem

Which is your favourite season of the year? Mine has to be the rainy season or the monsoons as we call it. I'm at my family home in Kerala on a short vacation and it's been raining here every day since I came. So today I want to just have some rainy day chit-chat with you, my lovely reader.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Blog Tour Wrap Up + Giveaway Winners!

Hello everyone! How're you doing? Starting May 18, I've been on a blog tour hosted by our very own Writerly Yours, to spread the word about my new book I Still Remember, and today I'm here to give you a quick update on it. 🙂

Friday, May 12, 2017

I Still Remember // Cover Reveal & Giveaway

Happy Friday, everyone! The much awaited day is finally here and I'm so excited to reveal the cover of my book I Still Remember.

Friday, May 05, 2017

I Wrote a Book!

Happy Friday everyone! I have some great news to share with you today. If you've subscribed to the PLB newsletter, you already know what I'm talking about, but if you haven't, here it is:

Monday, May 01, 2017

Introducing the PLB Resource Library!

I'm so excited to share with you an exciting project I have been working on for the past few weeks - the PLB Resource Library!

Friday, March 31, 2017

Meet Melinda and her Gang of Writers

Ever read a book written by cuddly toy characters? Meet Melinda Kinsman, and the Top of the Wardrobe Gang who write and illustrate their own books.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

LadooBook: Chai Time with Vaibhav Malankar

Last week, I introduced you to LadooBook and as promised, I have with me on the blog today, Vaibhav Malankar, who along with his wife Ankita Sagar, created the wonderful picture book series.

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

5 Classics Every Woman Should Read

Priya's Lit Blog: 5 Books Every Woman Should Read

March 8 is Women's Day, the day many women pause and think about their past, present and future. So did a friend of mine, who on reflection realised that she hadn't read a book in years, thanks to her busy work life. She felt that she needed to read stories of ordinary women just like her and their sorrows, fears, and little joys, that she could relate to.

Saturday, March 04, 2017

LadooBook: Raising Multilingual Readers

Priya's Lit Blog: LadooBook -Multicultural Children's Book Review
Did you know that February 21 is celebrated as International Mother Language Day? The idea behind it is to promote awareness and acceptance of linguistic diversity and multilingualism, which I believe, is of prime relevance today. And I'm excited to introduce you to LadooBook, a brilliant venture to connect young readers with Indian culture and teach a little bit of Hindi.

Read on to claim the special code at the end of the post.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

HLF 2017: A Tamil - Filipino Juxtaposition

The 2017 edition of the Hyderabad Lit Fest which happened in Hyderabad from January 27 to 29, witnessed a good crowd of literary enthusiasts from the city and outside. I could attend just the last day this time but I enjoyed it just as much as I did the last three times that I attended. 

Here's a little sneak peek into the event and the insights I gained, all in a nutshell.

Friday, February 03, 2017

An Undying Affinity for Writing

Priya's Lit Blog: Sara Naveed on her Undying Affinity for Writing

February is here and love is already in the air. Sara Naveed, my dear friend and writer from Pakistan is releasing her second novel Our Story Ends Here, a contemporary romance, and is joining us on the blog today to talk about her writing journey and more. Read through till the bottom for a bonus!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

A Celebration of Culinary Diversity

Multicultural Children's Book Day is just a week away and I'm ready with my first book review for the big event. If you have ever felt like the odd one out, living in a foreign place, this is a book you would wish you had read as a child.