Books I Re-Read Recently – Order of the Phoenix & Little Women

Oh, what a delightful little thing this brain is. It forgets the details, but remembers the sentiments, so that when you re-read some of the books you had read and loved years back, it is like re-uniting with old friends after a long time. You know they are the same people deep inside, but lotContinue reading “Books I Re-Read Recently – Order of the Phoenix & Little Women”

The Sunshine Blogger Award

I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Tammy 🙂 Thank you Tammy, for nominating me! You can check out all her amazing writing tips on her blog here. Nomination Rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you in the blog post and link back to their blog. Answer the 11 questions the bloggerContinue reading “The Sunshine Blogger Award”

When do you find time to read??!

That is the one question I’ve been asked a lot, recently from friends and families who get to see my reading updates on Instagram and Facebook. Now let me clear out two things, because I’m sure most of the readers in our reading community must be getting asked the same question and most of usContinue reading “When do you find time to read??!”

Mix Tape by Jane Sanderson – Book Review

Trigger Warnings in the book: Rape, Alcohol Abuse I just finished reading this love story and it was a romance quite unlike anything I’ve read before. However, it did remind me of a movie that was made in India a long time ago, which was thrashed by the public and critiques because it seemed likeContinue reading “Mix Tape by Jane Sanderson – Book Review”

Jasmine Days by Benyamin, translated by Shahnaz Habib

This book is the winner of the JCB Prize for literature 2018, and was the book of the month pick of a book tube channel that I follow, Books On Toast. I had bought this book from a indie bookstore in Pune a few months back, and as luck would have it, I was ableContinue reading “Jasmine Days by Benyamin, translated by Shahnaz Habib”

Two unforgettable fictional heroines – Circe and Isabel Dalhousie – Book Thoughts

I had the pleasure of reading two great books in the last weeks. Books that are completely based on the female protagonist, and these women make you think, a lot. So here are my thoughts on the two books I read. If you don’t want to read my blabbering ons about the books, then inContinue reading “Two unforgettable fictional heroines – Circe and Isabel Dalhousie – Book Thoughts”

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz – Thoughts

Right now, I have this mushy gooey feeling inside me. Actually, I’ve been having this feeling since yesterday, when I finished the last page of the book. This is me right now… I might be late to the Dante and Ari party, but oh what a ride it was. To go through their journey ofContinue reading “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz – Thoughts”

Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim – Thoughts

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re reading a book and the surroundings or the situation you’re in, just intensifies the effect the story has on you? I was recently in that bubble when I devoured the first book of the ‘Blood of the stars duology’, last weekend. I had pre-ordered this bookContinue reading “Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim – Thoughts”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – June 2019

Terry Pratchett, on what happens after death: The point is, if there’s nothing, there’s nothing to worry about. And if there is something, its bound to be interesting I hope my papa is doing something interesting right now too 🙂 June was an interesting month of reading. June was also my effort to try andContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – June 2019”