Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones – Thoughts

No book is really worth reading at the age of ten, which is not equally, and often, far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond – C.S. Lewis Although I’m not fifty yet, I’m learning to appreciate the wise words of C.S Lewis, now that I have discovered and loved theContinue reading “Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones – Thoughts”

Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore – Thoughts

Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore My rating: 4 of 5 stars     What a delightful beginning to the reading month of February – the month known for romance and love 😉 ❤ I’ve become a cynic when it comes to romance novels or movies in general, and usually avoid picking up anContinue reading “Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore – Thoughts”

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by VE Schwab – Thoughts

“Anoshe – Until Another Day“…   Sigggghhhhhhhhhh! Another epic series, and another heart breaking farewell to some of my favourite characters from a book. This has been added to my all-time favorite series hall of fame shelf, along with the Harry Potter books and The Six of Crows books. I am literally feeling the sameContinue reading “A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by VE Schwab – Thoughts”

American Gods by Neil Gaiman – Book Thoughts

What a book, guys. And what a story! I’m absolutely blown away and can’t wait to see the words on screen now. Sadly, the whole book hasn’t been converted into a complete series so I cant binge watch, but nevertheless, something is better than nothing 🙂 I decided to read this book, since I sawContinue reading “American Gods by Neil Gaiman – Book Thoughts”

Dark Things by Sukanya Venkatraghavan – Book Thoughts

I had read magical women earlier this year, that was edited by Sukanya Venkatraghavan. One of my favourite stories from this collection of beautiful stories about fierce women was also by her. So when I spotted this book in Crossword, one of the bookstores in Pune, I knew I had to buy it! I meanContinue reading “Dark Things by Sukanya Venkatraghavan – Book Thoughts”

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid – Thoughts

On one of the podcasts of a book blogger I follow, I had heard a guest give rave reviews about this book. He had said something along the lines that this book had changed his life and brought him out of a long reading slump. So I had bought this book with a lot ofContinue reading “Exit West by Mohsin Hamid – Thoughts”

Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill

I know there are mixed views amongst readers for the modern day form of poetry lately, but I’m in the ‘I-love-these-types-of-poems’ camp 😊 So Nikita Gill’s collection of reinvented fairy tales narration in the form of easily understandable poems and short stories, was an absolute treat for me. The underlying themes of these fairy taleContinue reading “Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill”

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss – Book Thoughts

“One thing that struck me most about life, is the capacity for change. One day you’re a person, and the next day they tell you you’re a dog. At first it is hard to bear, but after a while you learn not to look at it as a loss. There’s even a moment when itContinue reading “The History of Love by Nicole Krauss – Book Thoughts”

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”