Bameskaur Pabla


novice blogger, chain reader, pet lover and chocoholic


  • Bames Live

    A personal blog that features book reviews, reading lists, simple recipes and random thoughts


  • Book Review: City of Bones (Mortal Instruments #1)

    Book Review: City Bones (Mortal Instruments

    City of Bones by Cassandra Clare My rating: 3 of 5 stars Reviews for the Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare have been mixed. To be honest, there were... Read more

    Posted on 01 May 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • It's a Birthday -- Bames Live is Turning Two

    It's Birthday Bames Live Turning

    Bames Live was born on the 7th of May, 2011. When it started, I was totally ignorant as to how a blog should work. I posted only when I thought I had something... Read more

    Posted on 30 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Reading List for May 2013

    Reading List 2013

    Lately, my reading habits (it is actually an addiction) have gone turbo. I have been chain reading like a madwoman. Because of the escalation, there may be a... Read more

    Posted on 30 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Book Review: Zero Day by David Baldacci

    Book Review: Zero David Baldacci

    Zero Day by David Baldacci My rating: 4 of 5 stars Zero Day by David Baldacci is an exciting read. The story is about a man named John Puller who is not only a... Read more

    Posted on 29 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Yellow Labrador

    Yellow Labrador

    The youngest of our canine babies (though he is now a fully-grown canine) is a Yellow Labrador named Lucky. He will be turning 5 years old in August this year. ... Read more

    Posted on 28 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Business Books from Media Mosaic

    Business Books from Media Mosaic

    Honestly, I love fiction and I have to admit that it has been eons since I have even touched a non-fiction book let alone a business book. Read more

    Posted on 28 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Xylophone


    Let me be honest. I have been wracking my brains about what "X" thing to post about for the A to Z Challenge. In desperation, I had even begged all my Facebook... Read more

    Posted on 26 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Women Authors I Like

    Women Authors Like

    Being a chain reader and book addict means that I have a massive collection of books to read (both in print and ebook forms) -- 513 at my last count. Among... Read more

    Posted on 25 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Vacation


    A vacation or holiday is a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. That is according to Wikipedia. Last week, I had taken... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Ube -- Yummy Purple Yam

    Yummy Purple

    I find the color purple pretty attractive. Especially in food. Somehow having a purple-colored cake or ice cream makes my mouth water more than any other.... Read more

    Posted on 23 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Taj Mahal


    Among the greatest wonders of the world lies in Agra, India. It is a breathtaking monument to a great love a king had for his queen. Read more

    Posted on 22 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE
  • S is for Story


    When I was still a trainer with a real estate company in the Philippines, there was a story that I would often end my sessions with. The story was a short and... Read more

    Posted on 21 April 2013 BOOKS, CULTURE