Books, New Post

#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

Gratitude List

#Gratitude: If you stumble, make it part of the dance

Joining with Vidya Sury in the Gratitude circle every month to share the gratitude for the joys received in the month gone by. If you have written a post too, please drop it in the comment section and I will get to it.… Read More #Gratitude: If you stumble, make it part of the dance

Books, New Post

#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

Tree love

#Thursdaytreelove: The Chinar tree is unique in every season

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #Thursdaytreelove: The Chinar tree is unique in every season

Books, New Post

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

Books, Guestblog, New Post

#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

Gratitude List, New Post

#Gratitude-New Beginnings in January 2020

Joining with Vidya Sury in the Gratitude circle every month to share the gratitude for the joys received in the month gone by. If you have written a post too, please drop it in the comment section and I will get to it.… Read More #Gratitude-New Beginnings in January 2020

Books, Guestblog, New Post

#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 ]

Books, Guestblog, New Post

#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 ]

New Post

#ThursdayTreeLove – A cluster of Bhadraksha trees

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove – A cluster of Bhadraksha trees

Books, New Post, Sponsored Post

#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)

New Post, Tree love

#ThursdayTreeLove – The Mandarin orange tree

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove – The Mandarin orange tree

Books, New Post

#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

Gratitude List, New Post

#Gratitude-Its the life in your years that count! December 2019

Linking up with Vidya Sury’s Gratitude Circle for December 2019 – last month of the year and I hope I did make it count. Check out my post here.… Read More #Gratitude-Its the life in your years that count! December 2019

Books, New Post

#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

Books, New Post

#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

New Post, Tree love

#ThursdayTreeLove – Rosy pink lanterns of the Flame Gold tree

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove – Rosy pink lanterns of the Flame Gold tree