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”

There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon – Thoughts

“Knowing her, is loving her“ There’s Something About Sweetie is the second YA romance novel from the Dimpleverse series. In the first book, ‘When Dimple Met Rishi’, we get to see career minded, level headed, independent Dimple fall in love with traditional, romantic Rishi. In this book, we get to see Rishi’s younger brother fallContinue reading “There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon – 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”

Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya Menon – Thoughts

A desi/Indian re-telling of one of my favorite fairy tales- Beauty and the Beast, by a soon turning out to be a go-to author for romances with Indian protagonists – Sandhya Menon. It was all that I had expected and more 🙂 I’ve only read one other book by Sandhya – When Dimple met Rishi,Continue reading “Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya Menon – 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”

My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma – Thoughts

“Picture the most romantic Bollywood song you can think of, and play that in the back of your mind, while reading this review and also while reading this book for the most impact 😉 :D” So, now that we have the background music set, lets start at the beginning. How I decided to read thisContinue reading “My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma – Thoughts”

The Binding by Bridget Collins – Book Thoughts

I hadn’t read or heard much about this book, and this was one of those books that I bought because of its beautiful cover and the blurb. That context instantly drew me in, because who wouldn’t want to read more about a world where ‘binders’ live, where memories could be forgotten or locked away? IContinue reading “The Binding by Bridget Collins – Book Thoughts”

Mix Tape by Jane Sanderson – Book Review

Trigger Warnings in the book: Rape, Alcohol Abuse I just finished reading this love story and it was a romance quite unlike anything I’ve read before. However, it did remind me of a movie that was made in India a long time ago, which was thrashed by the public and critiques because it seemed likeContinue reading “Mix Tape by Jane Sanderson – Book Review”

The Runaways & The Kiss Quotient – Book Thoughts

I really need a good book to get me out of the two unsatisfying reads that I read last. I believe that every book has a reader, and a time and place or state of mind for a reader to read and appreciate that book. If I say I didn’t like a particular book, IContinue reading “The Runaways & The Kiss Quotient – Book Thoughts”

Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin – Book Thoughts

Eid Mubarak to everyone 🙂 I wish prosperity and lots of time with family and the people you love to everyone on this day, knowing how short and unexpected life can be. Spend time with people you love and try and be kind to your parents, even if they annoy you with their actions andContinue reading “Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin – Book Thoughts”