You’re looking for a book that reminds you why you read in the first place. One written well and that will feel like it was written just for you- one that will make you think about things in a new way, or feel things you didn’t expect a book to make you feel, or see … Continue reading How I choose books to read.
January is almost half gone and I’m only done with my first read of the month. The Essex Serpent was part of my unread shelf from quite a year, I picked it as the first read of the year for its spectacular cover and for all the wonderful reviews it got. It has a considerable … Continue reading The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry: Book Review
If I sum up my 2019 in short words, it would be “a very Great Year”, that doesn’t mean it was all a happy year. It had its share of mistakes, regrets, stress, but it’s about how I want to look back. 2019 taught me to let go of things that weren’t under control, sometimes … Continue reading Happy 31st of 2019
Well, I completed this book today and was contemplating the right kind of words to pen down. I do love non-fiction reads be it belongs to self-help books, business reads, biographies or autobiographies, books on mind or life. I read all the styles of non-fiction. But Indistractable wasn’t the book for me. Indistractable focuses on … Continue reading Indistractable by Nir Eyal: Book Review
“Sometimes you needed someone kind to sit with you while you dealt with things.” Straight away after finishing, ‘Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine’ on Saturday night last week, I put down my half-sipped coffee on the side table, sit down for a few minutes to contemplate on what a brilliant book I had just read. … Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman: Book Review
Title: Let that Shit Go Author: Nina Purewal & Kate Petriw Publisher: Jaico Publishers India Publishing Date: 15h July 2019 My Rating: 4 stars Links: Amazon Goodreads Instagram Twitter Facebook No matter what people say, it is certainly not easy to let go of things that live in your mind, situations that affected you emotionally, … Continue reading Let That Shit Go by Nina Purewal & Kate Petriw: Book Review
Title: Bhaunri Author: Anukrti Upadhyay Publisher: HarperCollins India Publishing Date: 25th May 2019 My Rating: 4 stars Links: Amazon Goodreads Instagram Twitter Facebook Intense. Interesting. Enchanting. To summarise the book in three words. How to love fiercely and obstinately is what you will learn from Bhaunri. A wilful, strong woman of a nomadic tribe, married off as … Continue reading Bhaunri by Anukrti Upadhyay: Book Review
Title: The Farm Author: Joanne Ramos Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishers Publishing Date: 18th May 2019 My Rating: 3 stars Links: Amazon Goodreads Instagram Twitter Facebook The Farm is about surrogacy, bearing a child of another woman against an attractive amount of money. It’s a business, a reality, trading of womb against a luxury. Mae Yu, an … Continue reading The Farm by Joanne Ramos: Book Review
So, I completed a short story today about a woman having a fearsome and intense love for his husband. I’ll share my thoughts on that one soon. I also made progress with my other current reads and hopefully will complete them by the end of the coming week. Sunday was fun with books, food, and … Continue reading Books, reading and Book Cafes
“Fiction can actually offer you a genuine escape from a bad place and in the process of escaping, it can furnish you with armor, with knowledge, with weapons, with tools you can take back in your life to help make it better. It’s a real escape and when you come back, you come back … Continue reading Reading is my escape.