MY BIBLIO-WISH LIST: BOOKS I’D LIKE TO READ #3

MY BIBLIO-WISH LIST: BOOKS I’D LIKE TO READ #3

Hello there! I think this exercise of picking out books consciously and organising my "I-want-to-read" list is really helpful! I've been able to get a clearer idea of the books or the kind of books I'd actually like to read in 2018 and not just what I see on everyone's instagram. As much as I've [...]

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“I taught you to succeed. I goaded you. But when things went wrong…I did not teach you to fail.” My thoughts on If I Had To Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu | A spoiler-free book review.

“I taught you to succeed. I goaded you. But when things went wrong…I did not teach you to fail.” My thoughts on If I Had To Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu | A spoiler-free book review.

If I Had to Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu My rating: 3 of 5 stars In One Line: Read this book to learn strength and patience ; to understand that it's important to acknowledge and accept ; and learn how to fail. I always find it difficult to "rate" and "review" a memoir. How do [...]

Biblio-Comparisons: Turtles All The Way Down & Everything Everything

Biblio-Comparisons: Turtles All The Way Down & Everything Everything

Hi everyone! Every author has their own way of  creating their characters, specially protagonists. The big and small details, history and struggles. This year, I read two immensely loved books with protagonists that share a few things in common but one in particular - health. But did I equally like them? Here's a friendly comparison: [...]

“I was okay just a moment ago. I will learn how to be okay again.” My Thoughts on We Are Okay by Nina LaCour | A spoiler-free book review

“I was okay just a moment ago. I will learn how to be okay again.” My Thoughts on We Are Okay by Nina LaCour | A spoiler-free book review

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour My rating: 3 of 5 stars In One Line: A quick, warm read about loss, grief and moving on - about a young girl & her only family.  I was gifted this book by my friend and I'm so happy to have read it! Yes, I gave it 3 [...]

“You want to know what weakness is? Weakness is treating someone as though they belong to you. Strength is knowing that everyone belongs to themselves.” | My Thoughts on Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi | Spoiler-free book review

“You want to know what weakness is? Weakness is treating someone as though they belong to you. Strength is knowing that everyone belongs to themselves.” | My Thoughts on Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi | Spoiler-free book review

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi My rating: 5 of 5 stars In One Line: Beautiful, heartbreaking story of two sisters told over generations, written brilliantly, will leave you surrounded by some intelligent thoughts, and provide you strength to understand and empathise the characters not only in the book but those around you.  Before I begin sharing my [...]

Why I think Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon is unfair and disappointing | A spoiler-free book review

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon My rating: 2 of 5 stars In One Line: Misguided representation of a highly sensitive health disorder, unfair and disappointing plot line ; good writing style and a quick read with fun illustrations. Before I begin and tell you the reason why this book disappointed me.. let's look at how this [...]

My Thoughts on Becoming God by Pankaj Ogra | Blog Tour | A Spoiler-free book review

My Thoughts on Becoming God by Pankaj Ogra | Blog Tour | A Spoiler-free book review

Rating: 2.5-3 stars / 5 Author: Pankaj Ogra Publisher: Notion Press In One Line: A quick, one-time read, that reminds you of what Life really is about and how to focus on essential things, through a scattered story line. Do I recommend it? - Yes, only to anyone who's looking for an easy, beginner, motivational/philosophical book. (and doesn't mind [...]

My Thoughts on A Freezing Night in Geneva by Ajay Adala | A spoiler-free book review

My Thoughts on A Freezing Night in Geneva by Ajay Adala | A spoiler-free book review

A Freezing Night in Geneva by Ajay Adala My rating: 2 of 5 stars In one line: A good one-time read. Simple and Straight-forward.  A Freezing Night in Geneva is a story about how the author had to face various difficult situations during his trip in Switzerland as a student. According to me, it was [...]