Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

My Rating: 5 stars Book & Author: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Genre: Dystopian Fiction There are so many thoughts racing through my head at this moment, that I’m not sure if this is going to be a sane review or a rant. This weekend has actually been one of those weekends full of moments,Continue reading “Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury”

Book Review: Life, the Universe, and Everything by Douglas Adams

My Rating: 3 Stars Book & Author: Life, the Universe and Everything Genre: Science fiction/humour My first book review of 2018 and I’m a little disappointed that this wasn’t a 4 star like I had hoped it to be. Nevertheless, I am biased, since this is Douglas Adams and even this book made me crackContinue reading “Book Review: Life, the Universe, and Everything by Douglas Adams”

Last book review of 2017!- Wonder by R J Palacio

My Rating: 4 Stars Book & Author: Wonder/ R J Palacio Genre: Children’s fiction Last book of 2017 read on the last day of 2017! Isn’t that amazing? I have to say, I’m feeling quite teary eyed writing this review though. The memories of a sensational year, the fact that my little daughter is growingContinue reading “Last book review of 2017!- Wonder by R J Palacio”

Book Review: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

My Rating: 5 Stars! Book & Author: A Gentleman in Moscow/ Amor Towles Genre: Fiction Oh my gosh! What a brilliant book! I had read amazing reviews about this book on my Goodreads book club, and as luck would have it, was able to pick this up for my destination challenge for Russia- and justContinue reading “Book Review: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles”

Audiobook review: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene, performed by Colin Firth

My Rating: 5 Stars!! Book & Author: The end of the affair/ Graham Greene Audiobook narration: Colin Firth on Audible Genre: Fiction/Philosophical Oh, I loved this audiobook so much. It was like a balm to my senses, every day on my walks to work or on my train journey to work. Especially when it isContinue reading “Audiobook review: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene, performed by Colin Firth”

Book Review- Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

My Rating : 3.7 stars Book & Author : Slaughterhouse Five/ Kurt Vonnegut Genre: Fiction Believe it or not, but I heard about Kurt Vonnegut first on Stranger Things! It is always interesting to me when authors or books are referenced in a movie or in another book and so I decided I wanted toContinue reading “Book Review- Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut”

Book Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

My Rating: 4 Stars Book & Author: The Power/ Naomi Alderman Genre: Dystopian fiction Why did they do this? They did, because they can – from what is remembered from the dialogue between Tunde and Roxy I read this book as part of my second audible- audiobook buy, while the book in itself was recommendedContinue reading “Book Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman”

Book review – The whole shebang! Sticky bits of being a woman by Lalita Iyer

My rating: 4.5 stars!!! Loved this book! Book & Author: The whole shebang! Sticky bits of being a woman/ Lalita Iyer Genre: Funny/Non fiction/Feminist humour/Essays Ok, I know this is a little out of character for me- posting a book review just within a day! Especially when I mentioned in my last post that I’veContinue reading “Book review – The whole shebang! Sticky bits of being a woman by Lalita Iyer”

Book Review- Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay

My Rating: 3.5 Stars Book & Author: Bad Feminist: Essays/ Roxane Gay Genre: Essay/Non Fiction/Feminism/Cultural equality My favorite definition of “feminist” is one offered by Su, an Australian woman who, when interviewed for Kathy Bail’s 1996 anthology DIY Feminism, said feminists are “just women who don’t want to be treated like shit.” – From BadContinue reading “Book Review- Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay”

From hardcover to audiobooks + book review for Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again“- The famous starting sentence from a famous book, that was long on my list of books to read. However, before I put down my book review, I wanted to talk about how I ‘read’ this book. If you had asked me a decade back about my reading habits,Continue reading “From hardcover to audiobooks + book review for Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier”