Books, New Post, Women authors

The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

The Bastard of Istanbul is another successful novel by Elif Shafak and will definitely entice you in its richly embroidered familial drama. Read about my 4/5 star review for this book and tell me what you think of it.… Read More The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Books, Fantasy Fiction, Historical Fiction, Middle East Region, New Post, South East Asia, Women authors, Young Adult

A Reading Rewind of January 2021 | Book Review |

A compilation of my reading in January 2021 and yes I am very thrilled to read 8 books in this month :-)… Read More A Reading Rewind of January 2021 | Book Review |

Books, New Post, Women authors

Theo Bogart Series #1|The Man on the Washing Machine by Susan Cox | Book Review |

The man on the washing machine is a quick entertaining and witty read with just the right dose of humor and mystery to keep one hooked. I loved it and you can read the review to find out why.… Read More Theo Bogart Series #1|The Man on the Washing Machine by Susan Cox | Book Review |

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The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary | Book Review |

Read all about the quirky, zany and mirth inducing book that I recently finished reading after a particularly heavy read. Full of wit and unexpected romance, The Flatshare is what I needed to round up the year on a hearty note.… Read More The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary | Book Review |

Books, New Post, Women authors

The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali | Book Review |

“Why doesn’t his heart let go? Why do some people stay lodged in our souls, stuck in our throats, imprinted in our minds?” ― Marjan Kamali, The Stationery Shop The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali had been trending on my time line for quite some time. So when I saw it on one of my book apps,… Read More The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali | Book Review |

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Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen | Book Review |

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is that perfect book to encapsulate the circus life in Post depression America when alcohol prohibition was on an all time high. The romance shown against this backdrop is beautiful and makes you feel warm and tingly inside. Read on my review of this 5/5 rated book.… Read More Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen | Book Review |

Books, New Post, Women authors

10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Having read The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, I had a great many expectations from this book. Happy to say I was not disappointed at all. This book has been shortlisted for the Booker award. I had picked up reading or rather listening to this book on the Audible for the book prompt… Read More 10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Books, Fantasy Fiction, New Post, Women authors, Young Adult

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor | Book Review |

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor – This one is my latest read from this author who is fast becoming a favorite as far I have read 5 books by her and loved them all. Catch my review here to know how this one fares… Read More Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor | Book Review |

Books, Fantasy Fiction, New Post, Women authors, Young Adult

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern |Book Review|

“We are all stardust and stories.”― Erin Morgenstern, The Starless Sea This year I was somehow gifted The Starless Sea by three bookish friends. While one copy I gifted back to one of them, I now have one more spare to gift out to someone who wants it. Just need the Covid situation to get better for… Read More The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern |Book Review|

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Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield | Book Review |

“There are stories that may be told aloud, and stories that must be told in whispers, and there are stories that are never told at all.”― Diane Setterfield, Once Upon a River I had picked up reading or rather listening to this book on the Audible for the book prompt of the TBRCHALLENGE2020 – #6 a book… Read More Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield | Book Review |

Books, Fantasy Fiction, New Post, Women authors, Young Adult

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon | Book Review |

The Priory of the Orange tree is quite an onerous read and I would recommend it to the hardiest of LOTR / GOT fans as the reading can take quite a toll. You can read more about it in my Book review.… Read More The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon | Book Review |

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Books, Fantasy Fiction, Women authors

[N] Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern #AtoZ | Book Review |

Star crossed lovers who are also magicians and are dueling each other with out knowing who the other is to set up magical dream like illusions that seem to bewitch even the most hard hearted person – this is Night Circus! A must have on your TBR folks.… Read More [N] Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern #AtoZ | Book Review |

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Books, Fantasy Fiction, Women authors, Young Adult

[L] Lips touch three times by Laini Taylor #AtoZ | Book Review |

I think it was at one of my book club meets that someone mentioned Laini Taylor and her superbly crafted stories. Intrigued I looked her up on Goodreads, and found a collection of short stories “Lips Touch Three Times”. Since these would let me delve into her writing style with ease, I immediately picked it up.… Read More [L] Lips touch three times by Laini Taylor #AtoZ | Book Review |