101 Stories in 101 Words : a collection of shorts by Neha Mediratta – Thoughts

Let me start with the good stuff: 1. Each story is just 101 words2. If you’re on the India Kindle Unlimited, you can download it for free!3. Even though the stories are short, some of them pack a punch with their endings This collection of a 101 short stories was a treat to read. EspeciallyContinue reading “101 Stories in 101 Words : a collection of shorts by Neha Mediratta – Thoughts”

Recursion by Blake Crouch – Thoughts

But on a night like this, of a restless mind and dreams of ghosts, time feels secondary to the true prime mover—memory. Perhaps memory is fundamental, the thing from which time emerges. Barry Sutton, from Recursion (Author: Blake Crouch) I read a science fiction book after ages. There was a time in my growing upContinue reading “Recursion by Blake Crouch – Thoughts”

House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1) by Sarah J Maas – Thoughts

Through love, All is possible…. – Crescent City #1, Sarah J Maas This is my first book by author Sarah J Maas and I am floored. It didn’t matter that it was an 800 page behemoth of a book, the longest book Ive read so far. Because the story just flew through. I felt likeContinue reading “House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1) by Sarah J Maas – Thoughts”

Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey Mcquiston – Thoughts

This book was my GR book club selection to celebrate ‘Pride’ and I absolutely loved it. In the acknowledgements section, the author writes, that she wanted to write a book about ‘hope’, when she came up with this idea in 2016. And although many would feel like this story was too far fetched for aContinue reading “Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey Mcquiston – Thoughts”

The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan – Thoughts

Ninth century. In Puduvai, a small town in what we now know as Tamil Nadu, young Kodhai is taught to read and to write by her adoptive father, a garland-weaving poet. As she discovers the power of words, she also realizes that the undying longing for a great love that she has been nursing withinContinue reading “The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan – Thoughts”

Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed – Thoughts

I would’ve skimmed through this book, had I not been spending all of my free time obsessing over MDZS and The Untamed. But that’s a story for another day 🙂 I’m not a history buff as such, even though I love to live in my own nostalgia, but I can imagine how precious this bookContinue reading “Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed – Thoughts”

Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking – Thoughts

So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the Universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just giveContinue reading “Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking – Thoughts”

Heir of Fury (Roxanne Fosch Files #3 – Finale) by Jina S. Bazzar – Thoughts

I have a special relationship with the Roxanne Fosch books, because this was the first fantasy/sci-fi ARC that I had reviewed as a blogger. I had put my heart and soul into reading and reviewing the books in this series and chatting with the author, Jina, who is an amazing human being and a veryContinue reading “Heir of Fury (Roxanne Fosch Files #3 – Finale) by Jina S. Bazzar – Thoughts”

A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum – Thoughts

Its books like these that make me thankful to be part of a global book club/book community, since I wouldn’t have even thought of picking up this book, had it not been chosen as the BOTM selection for one of my online book clubs. And I’m glad I read it. This would be around aContinue reading “A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum – Thoughts”

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal – Thoughts

It is a universally acknowledged fact that Jane Austen has changed the lives of many readers and authors and her book adaptations are almost always a treat! 😉 Finally read this Pakistani adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic – Pride and Prejudice and quite enjoyed it! Here is what I loved in this re-telling: 1. AllContinue reading “Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal – Thoughts”