Apr 27
2017

My TBR for Dewey’s 24 hour Readathon

Hey guys! How are y’all doing? Today I am here with my TBR for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon that is taking place on Saturday, the 29th of April. This is one readathon that I have been eagerly waiting for, mostly because I have been stalking it for a long time now; always loitering on the […]

Jan 9
2017

Reading Goals for 2017

Hola folks, and Happy New Year! Hope this year has started out well for you guys. It sure has brought a lot of positivity for me, just hoping that it sticks through this year. Since this is my first post of 2017, I thought it would be appropriate for it to be a ‘goals’ post. […]

Dec 31
2016

Reading Goals and Bookish Bingo – An Update

Hey guys! It’s that time of the year again, when we reflect and review the year gone by. Keeping in line with mood of the season, this is my reflection post, but mostly of my reading life. Let’s start with my number goal first. My number goal for 2016 was to read 30 books, and […]

Nov 4
2016

Author Interview: Sandhya Acharya – South Asian Children’s Book Author

Hey Guys, Welcome to the very first author interview on Shanaya Tales. This is something that I have always wanted to do (an author interview, I mean), but procrastinated for the ‘perfect’ moment (it’s my curse, I tell you!). Nonetheless, to my great pleasure, the perfect opportunity did come by, when children’s book author Sandhya […]

Feb 19
2016

Preventing Reading/Blogging Burnout

This is one topic that I am sure all book bloggers have a lot to say about. The struggle against reading/blogging burnout is real, and if one doesn’t have a good system to deal with it – one will find oneself in the dreaded land of reading/blogging slump, more often than one likes. How do […]

Feb 16
2016

Book Blogger Appreciation Week: The Interview Day!

Hey guys, welcome to Day #2 of Book Blogger Appreciation Week. Today is the interview day, and I have the pleasure of hosting and interviewing a fellow book-blogger – Sharlene from Olduvai Reads. She is originally from Singapore, but currently lives in San Francisco. By her own admission, she is a full-time mom, a part-time reader, […]

Feb 15
2016

Book Blogger Appreciation Week: The Introduction Day!

Hey guys! Today is the first day of the Book Blogger Appreciation Week (BBAW), which is hosted by Estella Society (You can read more about it here). This is my first time participating, and I couldn’t be more excited.  I am always on the lookout for new book bloggers to follow, and fellow book lovers […]

Jan 14
2016

The books I picked for Bookish Bingo

Hi Guys, As promised, here I am, with my top picks for the Bookish Bingo. But before we begin with the list, let me take this opportunity to thank each one of you, who came up with so many wonderful recommendations. I have been browsing through these books – some familiar and some new to me, and […]

Jan 10
2016

Word of the (Reading) Year and a Bookish Bingo

I have been reading several posts about goals and resolutions for the New Year – reading goals and just general life goals. While browsing through these posts I came across an interesting idea that I had not heard of earlier – Word of the Year. I let the concept marinate in my brain, but could […]

Dec 27
2015

On Reading Goals – 3 things to keep in mind while setting reading goals.

It’s that time of the year again; the time to reflect on the year gone by, and welcome the New Year with renewed enthusiasm. This is also the time when we make resolutions and set goals for the New Year. I have had a strange relationship with resolutions. I used to love making them, but […]

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