A Burning by Megha Majumdar – Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Keeping in form with my change of review style, here’s my first question to readers. What do you call a genre that is fiction, but could also be non-fiction. That sounds dystopian, but is also a reality? Have you read such a book and shuddered? Thoughts on ‘A Burning’: A Burning by MeghaContinue reading “A Burning by Megha Majumdar – Thoughts”

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood – Thoughts

Book Discussion: How did you find The Testaments in comparison to The Handmaid’s Tale? I really respect Margaret Atwood as an author and I do think she deserved the Booker Award. But I just wish she had been awarded that for The Handmaid’s Tale instead of The Testaments. Thoughts on The Testaments: I was debatingContinue reading “The Testaments by Margaret Atwood – Thoughts”

Exhalation by Ted Chiang – Thoughts

I’m going to start my book reviews or thoughts on the books I’ve read recently, in a slightly different way. Just trying out a different format for my review blogs. I decided to start with the book related discussion questions with you guys first, and then follow it up with my thoughts on the book.Continue reading “Exhalation by Ted Chiang – Thoughts”

The House In The Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune – Thoughts

I have got to be a really lucky reader. Another 5-star read for me already! The House in the Cerulean Sea was the book club pick for the month for the Book Clinic book club. I am so glad I found this gem of a book and had a chance to read it. If youContinue reading “The House In The Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune – Thoughts”

The Shadow Glass (Bone Witch Trilogy #3) by Rin Chupeco – Thoughts

I’m in love. There, I’ve said it. It has been a while since a fantasy series held my heart since the Six of Crows duology and the Shades of Magic Trilogy. And now, I’m officially adding Rin Chupeco’s Bone Witch trilogy to my everlasting hall of favorite books/series to read! You will see me gushingContinue reading “The Shadow Glass (Bone Witch Trilogy #3) by Rin Chupeco – Thoughts”

The ‘I Should Have Read That Book’ Tag

This Tag has been long due and I’m finally getting on to posting my answers for this tag 🙂 I was tagged by Nikita @ Prose and Pancakes for this. Thank you for tagging me Nikita and I hope you enjoy reading my answers 🙂 You guys should check out her blog for some reallyContinue reading “The ‘I Should Have Read That Book’ Tag”

The Tiger At Midnight by Swati Teerdhala – Thoughts

I’m trying to diversify my reading by joining in different reading challenges hosted by awesome book bloggers. I might end up sticking to a particular genre more, but I’m happy I’m reading the same genre by diverse or own voice authors. I picked up The Tiger at Midnight as part of one such readathon –Continue reading “The Tiger At Midnight by Swati Teerdhala – Thoughts”

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy – Thoughts

Another first for me. Not the length of the book, since I read Crescent City a month back, which was longer than 800 pages. But the author. My first read by Leo Tolstoy 🙂 Have you read a book and found that while you were reading, you went through a gamut of emotions, starting fromContinue reading “Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy – Thoughts”

101 Stories in 101 Words : a collection of shorts by Neha Mediratta – Thoughts

Let me start with the good stuff: 1. Each story is just 101 words2. If you’re on the India Kindle Unlimited, you can download it for free!3. Even though the stories are short, some of them pack a punch with their endings This collection of a 101 short stories was a treat to read. EspeciallyContinue reading “101 Stories in 101 Words : a collection of shorts by Neha Mediratta – Thoughts”

Recursion by Blake Crouch – Thoughts

But on a night like this, of a restless mind and dreams of ghosts, time feels secondary to the true prime mover—memory. Perhaps memory is fundamental, the thing from which time emerges. Barry Sutton, from Recursion (Author: Blake Crouch) I read a science fiction book after ages. There was a time in my growing upContinue reading “Recursion by Blake Crouch – Thoughts”