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”

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”

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”