Circe by Madeline Miller, a review

“When I was born, the name for what I was did not exist.” ~ Circe.⁣⁣This is the pièce de résistance I’ve been searching for my entire life. Not only did I fall in love with this story, I predicted that this will be the best book I’ll read all year., and I was right. “In a solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul … Continue reading Circe by Madeline Miller, a review

Another year older

Hey guys, got another year older, and no it doesn’t sound fun anymore…nope. Due to lock down still going on in full force I didn’t leave house, but my friends called and they threw a virtual party for me. They are really the angels..sometimes disguised as devils. But no worries about that. I got a Kindle for my birthday, such a beautiful gift for a … Continue reading Another year older

Book Review- Faith and the Beloved

This is the second book from Kochery C Shibu that I am reviewing, and I was excited to read another story from him. Have to say he did not disappoint. Love, lust, money, pain, you name it and the author has mixed each element so beautifully in this story. Blurb- Naithy Cherokil is a rich and successful businesswoman from Mumbai who marries the young and … Continue reading Book Review- Faith and the Beloved

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, Review

Recently I came across this book and immediately fell in love with the author’s words, how beautifully she weaved her words of this famous Greek tragedy. I started penning a small review in my journal, pardon my writing. See the images given below.  “I conjure the boy I knew. Achilles, grinning as the figs blur in his hands. His green eyes laughing into mine. Catch, he … Continue reading The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, Review

10 reasons why I loved ~The Secret History

The Secret History, a novel by Donna Tartt- ONE OF THE BEST READS EVEEEER. Donna Tartt is simply a magician with her words. Here are the reasons why I absolutely loved this book- 1. It starts with a murder. The novelist’s first trick is also her best: in a prologue, her narrator, Richard Pappin, tells us of the murder of Bunny, a crime “for which … Continue reading 10 reasons why I loved ~The Secret History

Cross Connection by Preety Praveen Book Review

First, I would like to say that this book while reading kind of gave me 2 States from Chetan Bhagat vibes, both the stories are different, but these two have a personal touch,  which makes it more believable and a reader can enjoy that while reading. Our main character is Simar. She wanted to pursue a career in the medical field, most probably MBBS.  Eventually, … Continue reading Cross Connection by Preety Praveen Book Review

Random Subterranean Mosaic Book Review

Book name-: Random Subterranean Mosaic 2012 – 2018 – Time frozen in myriad thoughts Author -: Sabarna Roy Publisher-: Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd Format-: Kindle Pages-: 271 This is indeed a unique book, never read anything like this before. This book is an interesting blend of random, yet mysteriously structured to a pattern, fiction, semi-autobiographical, and autobiographical pieces, covering poems, short-shorts, opinions, observations, and conversations. … Continue reading Random Subterranean Mosaic Book Review

CANVAS OF LIFE book review

Book: CANVAS OF LIFE Author: RABJOT SINGH ISHER Published on: 1 edition (2019) Print Length: 180 pages Publisher: AUTHORS PRIDE PUBLISHER Language: English Blurb- ‘This collection of short stories explore the details of human life in the background of Human Psychology, Science & Spirituality. In some way, the essence of the stories addresses the age-old question of what it means to be human.’ The book … Continue reading CANVAS OF LIFE book review

Aham Trilogy book review

Book: Aham Trilogy Author: Saurabh Thakur Published on: 17 January 2020 Print Length: 212 pages Publisher: Locksley Hall Publishing Language: English Blurb- ‘Revenge, hate and justice often get entangled with each other, and in the process, what is right often gets confusing. And that forms the crux of Aham, where the lives of a demon princess, Vaanee and a Rekhyt warrior, Rwiju are set to … Continue reading Aham Trilogy book review

My Vision is my Mission by Ila Singh Review

My Vision is My Mission from Ila Singh is a self-help, motivating book and journal combined in one. What I initially liked about the book was the colourful aesthetic Ila created throughout the entire volume, its real eye-catching and engages the reader to tune in for more. Bonus points for that. There are some well-curated and inspiring quotes sprinkled throughout the book which truly makes … Continue reading My Vision is my Mission by Ila Singh Review

Wild World by Deepak Arora, Book Review

• Book name: Wild World • Author: Deepak Arora • Reading level: 10 – 14 years • Paperback: 200 pages • Publisher: Srishti Publishers & Distributors; First edition (14 December 2018) • Language: English Official blurb- Bali, the langur, decides to move back into the Wild World after getting fed up of chasing monkeys in the city. Bhola, the bear, escapes to the jungle from … Continue reading Wild World by Deepak Arora, Book Review

Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar by Kochery C. Shibu- Book Review.

First of all, I wanna say that- I absolutely loved this book, thoroughly enjoyed it actually. The book’s like a complicated recipe, you don’t know what’s in it and you sure won’t know what it tastes like after you eat it, and keep anticipating throughout the process. The three important characters- Nanda, Khusru, and Rekha are intricately brought together in the mountains of Dhauladhar. Their … Continue reading Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar by Kochery C. Shibu- Book Review.

The Schism of Mind and Heart by Sana Afreen Book Review

  Do you ever start reading a book assuming that the title will be largely metaphorical… but then it turns out that the book is indeed in large part about The Schism of Mind and Heart, the conflict between our heart and mind. I was enthralled by Sana’s unique voice and couldn’t wait to find out all of her words in this gem of a … Continue reading The Schism of Mind and Heart by Sana Afreen Book Review

Your Soul Is a River Book Review

Genre: Poetry Publisher: Thought Catalog Publication date: June 12th, 2016 Author: Nikita Gill Format: Paperback Page Count: 160 Blurb: This is a book about the journey of healing from trauma and becoming whole again. Directions: apply to your soul gently, whilst sitting under the stars. I have no idea what did I do to deserve such an amazingly written poetry book such as Your Soul … Continue reading Your Soul Is a River Book Review

Pillow Thoughts II Book review

Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart Book by Courtney Peppernell Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart by: Courtney Peppernell Published by: Andrews McMeel Publishing on August 7, 2018 Genres: Poetry Pages: 224 Format: Paperback Source: Amazon                Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Following the smash success of her best-selling book, Pillow Thoughts, Courtney Peppernell now returns with the follow-up sequel Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart.  Peppernell understands that healing … Continue reading Pillow Thoughts II Book review

When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn

ABOUT  WHEN I AM THROUGH WITH YOU – A gripping story of survival and the razor’s-edge difference between perfect cruelty and perfect love.    “This isn’t meant to be a confession. Not in any spiritual sense of the word. Yes, I’m in jail at the moment. I imagine I’ll be here for a long time, considering. But I’m not writing this down for absolution and … Continue reading When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn