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#BookReview: The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris

The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris was my pick for a food book prompt but after I finished reading it, I realised it won’t do. This book was gifted to me by Jayanthy for Xmas and was a much lusted after book by me. I have decided to put it under the prompt ” A… Read More #BookReview: The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris

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#BookReview: The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

I had managed to read The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri on my recent vacation and I was blown away by the bittersweet nuances of human relationships and eccentricities in each and every story in this wonderful short collection of stories.… Read More #BookReview: The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

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#BookReview-Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

I have a thing for World War 2 fiction and this one was sent to me by a friend who knows my bookish choices well. Set in Eastern Europe, it tracks the horrors of Hitler’s and Stalin’s growing influence which falls on this tiny European country whose residents are evacuated and sent off to the Arctic circle to die.… Read More #BookReview-Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

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How to write a great Book Review: 12 cool tips

What is a Book Review? A Book Review is intended as an expression of a critical and honest opinion of the review writer about the book. In no way is it just a brief summary of the book or just presenting the author’s view/intent in writing it. The review is written to evaluate the contents… Read More How to write a great Book Review: 12 cool tips

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#BookReview: The Bestseller She Wrote by Ravi Subramaniam

Today I welcome on the blog Shilpa Garg and she is presenting her review of the fast paced fiction she read recently – Bestseller She Wrote by Ravi Subramaniam. … Read More #BookReview: The Bestseller She Wrote by Ravi Subramaniam

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#BookReview-Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale [Guestpost ]

Today on the blog is Sunita Rajwade from Mumbai who has reviewed Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale for us. This one seems to be quite an interesting read. Lets see what you think of it.… Read More #BookReview-Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale [Guestpost ]

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#BookReview-Glow by Vasudha Rai [Guestpost ]

Today I welcome on my blog Shilpa Gupte who has very kindly reviewed the book Glow By Vasudha Rai. This book talks about health and beauty tricks via our humble kitchen ingredients and other Indian herbs and spices.… Read More #BookReview-Glow by Vasudha Rai [Guestpost ]

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#BookReview-Stories of Us by Bobby Sachdeva (Paid post)

Stories of Us is a collection of 41 stories, each highlighting the social issues that ail all of us today. These stories are centered around the Indian mentality and will find a connect with all its readers very easily.… Read More #BookReview-Stories of Us by Bobby Sachdeva (Paid post)

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#BookView-The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

First Book review for 2020 and I begin with this one about slam poetry. When I read the book blurb, it reminded me a lot of the film GullyBoy for the similarities are uncanny. The book is written in a poetry format which was a surprise for me but as I read it, I loved the formatting a lot.… Read More #BookView-The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

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#Bookview-12 Bookish Hits & Misses of 2019 for me

Here is a recap of my reading year 2019 in this post with all the Hits & Misses. I managed to complete some of my reading challenges too and that was a huge relief for me as in the past few years I have lagged behind on most!!… Read More #Bookview-12 Bookish Hits & Misses of 2019 for me

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#BookView- Browsing the bookshelf for #TBRChallenge2020

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft I dont know about you but my bookshelf is bursting to the seams with unread books. I am a sucker for a pretty face and end up buying books all the time. Then there are all these blogger/reading friends who read… Read More #BookView- Browsing the bookshelf for #TBRChallenge2020

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#BookReview-Tin Man by Sarah Winman

I picked up the Tin Man by Sarah Winman after reading SanchWrites review of this book and am totally blown away by the author’s writing. I am keen to pick up her other two published works now.… Read More #BookReview-Tin Man by Sarah Winman

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#BookView – Slaying that TBR Challenge 2020

Soumya & I bring to you an exciting reading challenge for the 2020 to get you cracking down on that ever building up TBR of yours. Get out all of your unread books and match them against our prompts to help you read some of those unread books. See you at the sign up!!… Read More #BookView – Slaying that TBR Challenge 2020

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#BookReview – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

The Little Paris Bookshop came to me as a gift from a dear friend who had read and loved it so  much that she thought I would like it too. I cherish such treasures and assured her of savoring the book. For this is an absolutely sensuous book which deals with a love for books. If you do get around to reading it, then I hope you treat it so.… Read More #BookReview – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

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#Bookstagram- December Book Love on Instagram

This is an attempt to liven up December and my Instagram account. A fellow blogger, Soumya asked me to collaborate with her on a month long book sharing feed on Instagram via some interesting prompts. I hope loads of my fellow book lovers join in and make this a fun ride… Read More #Bookstagram- December Book Love on Instagram

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Cover Reveal: You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas

I am so happy to be introducing the cover reveal to Damyanti Biswas’s debut novel – You Beneath Your Skin which is a crime fiction and covers social issues pertaining to crimes against women in India. I wish her all the best for her novel and pray for the success of it.… Read More Cover Reveal: You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas

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{#Bookview } My Read-India-Thon TBR for 2019

Intrigued and impressed by the Read-India-Thon set up by Shantala, I have signed up to join in and this post details out my intended TBR for it. All the books are by Indian authors / based on India. … Read More {#Bookview } My Read-India-Thon TBR for 2019

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#BookReview: Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh is the first book in the Ibis trilogy. The book is set in pre-independent India and talks of the dark waters as Mauritius. The tale is set against the backdrop of opium farming for the British which has cost many a Indian farmer his lands and belongings.… Read More #BookReview: Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

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#BookReview- The Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

The Children of Blood and Bone is a gripping saga of magic and non-magic people, deep within the African continent whose magic was stolen years ago. But now it seems that its coming back but the non-magic dont want that to happen. So a bitter fight erupts between the two groups – what happens next is why you need to read this book to find out more!… Read More #BookReview- The Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi