2021 Goals – Reading and Life – Keeping it Simple

I was talking to my sister and best friend two days back and telling them all about my goals or to-do lists and my best friend said, “Prachi di, have you added some chill time in your goals too? Your goals sound too much, even to hear about!“ We laughed it off that day, butContinue reading “2021 Goals – Reading and Life – Keeping it Simple”

Stay At Home Series – Episode 10 : How I achieved my Goodreads Challenge and read 72 books in 2020 :)

I was actually going to write about something else on my blog today, but if I’ve learned one thing this year, it is this: Nothing goes as planned. So always be ready to improvise..LOL I can’t believe I actually managed to read 72 books this year!! I am so proud of myself for achieving atContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 10 : How I achieved my Goodreads Challenge and read 72 books in 2020 :)”

Blood of Stars Duology by Elizabeth Lim – Book Thoughts

Bookish Discussions: What are some series that you felt started with a bang and had a lot of promise, but didn’t manage to live up to expectations? Thoughts on Blood of Stars Duology: When I read Spin the Dawn last year, I was bowled over. Many reviewers called it ‘Mulan meets Runway’, and rightly so.Continue reading “Blood of Stars Duology by Elizabeth Lim – Book Thoughts”

Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction by Arundhati Roy – Book Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Have you read a non fiction book that was about a subject that was extremely divisive? Where you feared the repercussions of your review? My short summary on the book: The first book I’d read by Arundhati Roy, was many many years ago – the book that won her the Booker Prize andContinue reading “Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction by Arundhati Roy – Book Thoughts”

Reviewing Romances – Take a Hint Dani Brown and Call Me By Your Name

Bookish Discussion: Do you read romance novels? If yes, what kind of romances do you prefer reading? Contemporary, regency, funny, quirky, new age, rom com? Thoughts on Take a Hint Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert Oh I so love Talia Hibbert’s romances! I mean I’m a newbie to her books and before this I haveContinue reading “Reviewing Romances – Take a Hint Dani Brown and Call Me By Your Name”

Book Reviews – Mexican Gothic and Anxious People

Bookish Discussion: Have you read a book that scared you more psychologically than paranormally? Have you read a book that was actually felt like going to therapy? Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia : Thoughts/Review This book was a part of the Spooky read October month, but I managed to finish it only in the firstContinue reading “Book Reviews – Mexican Gothic and Anxious People”

These, Our Bodies Possessed by Light by Dharini Bhaskar – Thoughts

Tell me about the dream where we pull the bodies out of the lake and dress them in warm clothes again How it was late, and no one could sleep, the horses running until they forget that they are horses It’s not like a tree where the roots have to end somewhere, it’s more likeContinue reading “These, Our Bodies Possessed by Light by Dharini Bhaskar – Thoughts”

Five Book recommendations from my nearly five year old

My daughter is four and a half years old and loves being read to. I think I’ve already achieved my parenting goals. Now only if this continues as she grows up 😉 Child experts say that you should communicate with your children like equals. So I took that literally and asked my daughter to chooseContinue reading “Five Book recommendations from my nearly five year old”