Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger, Illustrations by Rovina Cai – Book Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Isn’t it great when you discover a book that is under hyped or was never on your radar and you just happened to stumble upon it and it made you really happy? Which is one such book you stumbled upon recently and loved and would recommend to everyone? Thoughts on Elatsoe: Story Blurb:Continue reading “Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger, Illustrations by Rovina Cai – Book Thoughts”

DUNE by Frank Herbert – Book Thoughts

Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic. Frank Herbert, DUNE With all the Classics that I’ve read lately, with the exception of Aldous Huxley, Ray Bradbury or Kurt Vonnegut, I found that the writing style isContinue reading “DUNE by Frank Herbert – Book Thoughts”

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”

The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu – Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: What fictional stories have you read and enjoyed, that were inspired by real people or real life events? My thoughts on The Kingdom of Back: I know Marie Lu is a much loved author in the bookish community. And I’m happy to say that I finally got a chance to read her work,Continue reading “The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu – Thoughts”

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”