May book review – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

My Rating : 2.5 stars Book & Author : Commonwealth/ Ann Patchett Genre : Fiction/Drama I know this is a New York Times bestseller and I haven’t read any other books by Ann Patchett yet and that this was recommended on a couple of the book clubs I’m a member of – but I wasContinue reading “May book review – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett”

April Book Review #1 – You’ll Grow Out Of It by Jessi Klein

My Rating: 3.5 Stars Book & Author: You’ll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein Genre: Humor/Non Fiction Firstly, can I start with the fact that I found out a way to overcome my motion sickness for reading and due to that I was able to utilise earlier boring stuck-in-traffic time to read this very amusingContinue reading “April Book Review #1 – You’ll Grow Out Of It by Jessi Klein”

March Book/Comic Review #1 – Adulthood is a myth by Sarah Anderson

My Rating: 4 Stars Book/Comic & Author: Adulthood is a myth by Sarah Anderson Genre: Comic Sometimes you just need to read a comic and count that as a book that you’ve read..haha! Basically, sometimes you have to cheat to keep up with your reading goals in a month when there are too many things onContinue reading “March Book/Comic Review #1 – Adulthood is a myth by Sarah Anderson”

Feb Book Review #2 – My Life in France by Julia Child & Alex Prud’homme

Yes, I know, it’s March and you’re wondering, why has she titled this as a Feb book review? Well, actually, this book was a part of my February book club destination challenge- Paris, and with everything going on this month- a new project at work, baby duties and having guests over at home, I wasn’tContinue reading “Feb Book Review #2 – My Life in France by Julia Child & Alex Prud’homme”

Feb book review #1 – Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Oh my goodness, all these Valentine’s day posts are annoying the crap out of me! Lol..Sorry, I just had to get it out of my system..deep breath..ok, let’s get on to the book now 🙂 I have two books on my list of February reads this year, and Truly Madly Guilty was one of them,Continue reading “Feb book review #1 – Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty”

Originals vs Remixes- Which do you prefer?

I was listening to the ‘Trending’ station on Apple music the other day and came across a remix of ‘The Mack’ as one of the trending songs!! The remix is from the album Nevada and is quite well made to suit today’s generation’s taste in music- combining EDM sounds with some rap to an ageContinue reading “Originals vs Remixes- Which do you prefer?”

Book Review: An Embarrassment of Mangoes by Ann Vanderhoof

My Rating: 4 awesome stars!! Book Name: An Embarrassment of Mangoes (A Caribbean Interlude) Author: Ann Vanderhoof Genre: Non Fiction/Travelogue/Culture&History/Caribbean food recipe guide 😀 Before I start my review, here is some trivia. Did you know (because I didn’t, before I read this book): Receta means recipe in Spanish? Conch is a popular seafood inContinue reading “Book Review: An Embarrassment of Mangoes by Ann Vanderhoof”

Book Review: I know how she does it by Laura Vanderkam

My rating: 3.7 Stars The mosaic metaphor is that life consists of many tiles. Some tiles are stressful and some are wonderful. – Laura Vanderkam Laura’s statement above sums up her time management lesson in this book. It’s funny how I’ve started opening up to more self help books lately. I read an awesome self helpContinue reading “Book Review: I know how she does it by Laura Vanderkam”

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – Book Review

“White” could be the way a person talked, “Black” the music a person listened to – Marjorie Once in a while you come across books that leave an impression on you, teach you something new and make you want to think a lot, ask a lot of questions and want to know more about theContinue reading “Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – Book Review”