Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2020

Can you believe it, this is my first life diary and reading wrap up post in 2020? Shudder.. Well, because 2020 has been such a shit year in general, it was hard to write a life diary entry without sobbing or whining my heart out. I could have done a reading wrap up though. ReadingContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2020”

The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu – Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: What fictional stories have you read and enjoyed, that were inspired by real people or real life events? My thoughts on The Kingdom of Back: I know Marie Lu is a much loved author in the bookish community. And I’m happy to say that I finally got a chance to read her work,Continue reading “The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu – Thoughts”

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo – Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Have you ever felt that writing is therapeutic? That words have the power to change, inspire, break and give strength? My thoughts on The Poet X: I picked up this book to fulfil the ‘read a book by a Latinx author’ prompt for the Coffee Readathon. Also, I had been eyeing this bookContinue reading “The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo – Thoughts”

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Ju : Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Do you identify yourself as a feminist? If yes, do you think its relevant to read feminist books from across the world? Do you also think that fiction, supported by actual data is the best way to be informed about the challenges faced by minorities, globally? Thoughts on Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982: WhatContinue reading “Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Ju : Thoughts”

Chosen Spirits by Samit Basu – Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Are you reading your way through the JCB Longlist 2020 titles as well? If yes, which book has been your favorite so far? Chosen Spirits – My Thoughts I’m slowly making my way through the JCB Longlist 2020 titles, and this will be my third book from the list. Considering that the shortlistContinue reading “Chosen Spirits by Samit Basu – Thoughts”

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang – Thoughts

“They trained her to win the war. She intended to end it….” I’m trying hard to get over The Poppy War, and move on to my next book. I thought I might need to read something fluffy or light but I’m just not feeling it, after finishing this book. Bookish Discussion: Ever learned history fromContinue reading “The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang – Thoughts”

Darius the Great is not OK by Adib Khorram – Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Have you ever felt like an outsider all the time? Like you could be an alien living on planet Earth, because no one understands you, or your feelings? Do you feel sad, for ‘supposedly’ no reason? Thoughts on Darius the Great is not OK: First of all, I have to thank my friendContinue reading “Darius the Great is not OK by Adib Khorram – Thoughts”

Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert – Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Do you read romances, or do you skip this genre altogether calling it fluff, or chicklit or books for girls, or unrealistic books? Thoughts on Get A Life, Chloe Brown.. There was a time when I used to read a lot of romances. But that was almost a decade back. And all weContinue reading “Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert – Thoughts”

My TBR for ‘The Coffee Readathon’ – Updated with books I actually read :)

Joining in on readathons with like minded and really cool readers is a great way to enjoy and get more from your reading life. One of my friends Jayati is hosting ‘The Coffee Readathon‘, and since I love my coffee, I thought this was a cool way to read all the books I’ve been receivingContinue reading “My TBR for ‘The Coffee Readathon’ – Updated with books I actually read :)”