She forgot how to talk

She had never been much of a talker. But she couldn’t be a social recluse either, especially if she wanted that guy to acknowledge her presence. After being ignored a couple of times by the guy of her dreams, rather painfully, she realised, that wallflowers get noticed only in books and movies. Not in realContinue reading “She forgot how to talk”

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi – Thoughts

Book two in the Orisha trilogy and the sequel for ‘Children of Blood and Bone’. I was expecting a lot from the second book since the first one had been a smashing debut that I had been completely pulled into. And like all things that I have great expectations with, this one left me disappointed.Continue reading “Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi – Thoughts”

A Ladder To The Sky by John Boyne – Thoughts and Book Exchange/Book Giveaway!

I had this book on my TBR shelf since a year, and thanks to the Unread Shelf Project 2020 challenge, I finally read this, and now I’m wondering, what took me so long? It’s a John Boyne book after all..I should have known he couldn’t go wrong, especially after A Heart’s Invisible Furies πŸ™‚ HowContinue reading “A Ladder To The Sky by John Boyne – Thoughts and Book Exchange/Book Giveaway!”

10 things I learnt from 10 years of being married and running 10K!

A lot of tens in that subject title. I thought of trying to make it a clickbait title. I wonder if it will work πŸ˜‰ This year, I ran my first 10K run, and a few more 10Ks eventually. I also crossed another milestone in my life – being married for 10 years πŸ™‚ IfContinue reading “10 things I learnt from 10 years of being married and running 10K!”

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo – Fangirling!

You have changed my life Leigh Bardugo. With your Six of Crows. Really. I don’t even know that this post is going to be. Will it be a review? Will be it a blog full of spoilers? Will it have me gushing about how much I loved the book? Will it just have incoherent randomContinue reading “Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo – Fangirling!”

The dogs of Balewadi

Psst- The Street dogs of Balewadi don’t look anything like the picture above. I’m too scared to stop and take their picture most of the times. So let’s just make do with this free pexel picture for now, eh? 😏 Dogs are a man’s best friend, they say. I think dogs also learn from men,Continue reading “The dogs of Balewadi”

Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim – Thoughts

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re reading a book and the surroundings or the situation you’re in, just intensifies the effect the story has on you? I was recently in that bubble when I devoured the first book of the ‘Blood of the stars duology’, last weekend. I had pre-ordered this bookContinue reading “Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim – Thoughts”

My Reading Life is in a mess this month!

I just realized its the last week of the month and while I have started three books, I’m nowhere close to finishing any of those. Not just that, I had bought a book specifically as part of the destination reading challenge for the month and I haven’t started that, and now I realized that IContinue reading “My Reading Life is in a mess this month!”

Animal Farm by George Orwell – Thoughts

After reading two of his books, I think George Orwell had psychic powers or some sort of vision to be able to see and write things in 1940s that seem true or relevant even now. I’m truly spooked! I had read 1984 earlier and was shaken by the fact that what he had written asContinue reading “Animal Farm by George Orwell – Thoughts”

Infidelity in books & movies – Why aren’t there any impartial views?

I struggled a lot with the title of this post, and you’ll know why, once you read this. But before I start, I want to write down the definitions of two words I found on the internet, and it is these words, that this post and my thoughts are related to, today. Cheating (Verb): ActContinue reading “Infidelity in books & movies – Why aren’t there any impartial views?”