The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath – Book Thoughts

I hope people don’t confuse my thoughts on Shivya Nath’s book – The Shooting Star, with her travel blog ‘The Shooting Star’ 🙂 Although if you do want to know, I loved the book and I love her blog too. And you should check both out, if you’re a traveler at heart, or are justContinue reading “The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath – Book Thoughts”

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo – Book Thoughts

This is the first book I’ve read from the popular and widely loved author – Leigh Bardugo. So, I think in that respect, I was a blank slate and that might have some affect on my thoughts on this book. This is Leigh Bardugo’s first foray in the adult fantasy genre and boy was itContinue reading “Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo – Book Thoughts”

Writing inspiration from – ‘I Wrote It Anyway’ – An Anthology of Essays

It’s November! So many challenges taking place this month across the world, and across different categories! There’s the men health awareness month called , Movember, lots of runs and marathons, the challenging NaNoWriMo for budding writers, to name a few. After enjoying my holidays in October, I decided to try and do an extreme NovemberContinue reading “Writing inspiration from – ‘I Wrote It Anyway’ – An Anthology of Essays”

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow – Book Thoughts

I just came back from a vacation in a familiar magical city, Goa, and luckily, this book was the only thing that saved me from having a full blown post vacation blues 🙂 The book blurb from Goodreads says: EVERY STORY OPENS A DOOR In a sprawling mansion filled with exotic treasures, January Scaller isContinue reading “The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow – Book Thoughts”

The Binding by Bridget Collins – Book Thoughts

I hadn’t read or heard much about this book, and this was one of those books that I bought because of its beautiful cover and the blurb. That context instantly drew me in, because who wouldn’t want to read more about a world where ‘binders’ live, where memories could be forgotten or locked away? IContinue reading “The Binding by Bridget Collins – Book Thoughts”

Dark Things by Sukanya Venkatraghavan – Book Thoughts

I had read magical women earlier this year, that was edited by Sukanya Venkatraghavan. One of my favourite stories from this collection of beautiful stories about fierce women was also by her. So when I spotted this book in Crossword, one of the bookstores in Pune, I knew I had to buy it! I meanContinue reading “Dark Things by Sukanya Venkatraghavan – Book Thoughts”

The Book of Life (Book #3 of All Souls Trilogy) by Deborah Harkness – Audiobook thoughts

A grand finale to a grand series. Finally, after years and hours of listening to the audiobook, I’m glad I was able to finish the series. I liked the final book much more than the second one. But my favorite will still be the first book of the series, because of the fact that thereContinue reading “The Book of Life (Book #3 of All Souls Trilogy) by Deborah Harkness – Audiobook thoughts”

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid – Thoughts

On one of the podcasts of a book blogger I follow, I had heard a guest give rave reviews about this book. He had said something along the lines that this book had changed his life and brought him out of a long reading slump. So I had bought this book with a lot ofContinue reading “Exit West by Mohsin Hamid – Thoughts”

Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill

I know there are mixed views amongst readers for the modern day form of poetry lately, but I’m in the ‘I-love-these-types-of-poems’ camp 😊 So Nikita Gill’s collection of reinvented fairy tales narration in the form of easily understandable poems and short stories, was an absolute treat for me. The underlying themes of these fairy taleContinue reading “Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill”

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss – Book Thoughts

“One thing that struck me most about life, is the capacity for change. One day you’re a person, and the next day they tell you you’re a dog. At first it is hard to bear, but after a while you learn not to look at it as a loss. There’s even a moment when itContinue reading “The History of Love by Nicole Krauss – Book Thoughts”