Category: book review

  • KINTSUGI: Flash Fiction First – Volume 1 edited by Abha Iyengar

    KINTSUGI: Flash Fiction First – Volume 1 edited by Abha Iyengar

    I write about the 13 stories included in ‘KINTSUGI: Flash Fiction First – Volume 1’ edited by Abha Iyengar

  • A little bit of this and a little bit of that

    Hello, everyone! How’s your reading coming along? A little while ago, I read ‘La Douler Exquise’ by Kavya U Janani. I’d bought this book in December 2020 and read it only recently. The book features poems about unexpressed and unrequited love and makes for a nice read. It’s available on Kindle Unlimited. I read ‘moon […]

  • Two Books of Poems

    Two Books of Poems

    I talk about two books of poetry: 1. ‘Isolocation’ by various authors and 2. ‘Hate that cat’ by Sharon Creech.

  • Three Great Reads on Kindle Unlimited and One Audiobook on Audible

    I’ve been reading three books simultaneously! Yes, I do that! The first is The Kali Project, which is a collection of women’s voices as they discover their inner Kali. The second is the ‘Love’ anthology, which is a Valentine’s release this year. As the name suggests, it features short stories on the theme of love […]

  • Two Book Reviews

    This post discusses two books – ‘Strangely Familiar Tales’ by Vijayalakshmi Harish and ‘To Be or Not to Be a Writer’ by Sweetycat Press

  • The Introvert’s Edge to Networking

    ‘The Introvert’s Edge to Networking: Work the room. Leverage social media. Develop powerful connections.’ is a must-read book for all introverts who need to realize that introversion is their superpower and not a liability. Introverted people actually have an advantage since they are more thoughtful and make more meaningful interactions with people. Sadly, many introverts […]

  • Raising capable children

    I read ‘Raising Capable Children’ by Sakshi Varma because I know of her as a blogger. I wanted to know what she had to say about parenting. Even in the title, she emphasises values, attitudes and skills. It was a joy to see how she referred to the importance of magic in one’s childhood and […]

  • The Midnight Library and Other Reads

    ‘The Midnight Library’ by Matt Haig was my first fiction read this year. And what a read it turned out to be. The story is about a suicidal girl who walks into “the midnight library” and gets to live the lives she could have lived. By getting a chance to live these lives, her perspective […]

  • My Top 5 Reads of 2020 and a List of the 55 Books I Read this Year

    I read 55 books this year. My top 5 reads were 1. The Silent Patient – Alex Michaelides 2. Normal People – Sally Rooney 3. Ringa Ringa Roses – Neil D’ Silva 4. Memory – Pragya Bhagat and 5. When Push Comes to Shove – Ushasi Sen Basu. I read The Silent Patient in a […]

  • My Book Review of ‘Yesterday’s Ghosts’ By Nikhil Pradhan

    On Halloween, I’d taken part in a Twitter chat with Blogchatter and was sent this review copy of ‘Yesterday’s Ghosts’ by Nikhil Pradhan when I’d expressed interest in reviewing it. The book has been brought out by Harper Black, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers. It is categorized as fiction/thriller. The title ‘Yesterday’s Ghosts’ really […]