“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 [...]

Dear Diary | 15 Dec, 2017 | The One where I think I really like Time-lapse!

Dear Diary | 15 Dec, 2017 | The One where I think I really like Time-lapse!

Dear Diary  I understand that darkness is followed by light, and hence I remain patient. 8.30 AM - Who's put an early alarm on my phone? 😣 9.00 AM - Oh! I did. Well, since my body's going to take time might as well continue listening to Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick! A few minutes [...]

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 [...]

Dear Diary | 4th – 5th Dec, 2017 | The one where I was so sleepy, I wanted to cry!

Dear Diary | 4th – 5th Dec, 2017 | The one where I was so sleepy, I wanted to cry!

Dear Diary  The sky was pink & purple today. And now I want to paint. Cool? Cool. Thoughts on A Freezing Night In Geneva: Click here to read. Bookling's Crate Unboxing:  And yes, I bring you another episode of Body y you do dis? This be my life with auto-immunity: Highlights –  Eyes - I cant' seem [...]

Dear Diary | 30th Nov, 2017 | The one where I spent my day reading :D

Dear Diary | 30th Nov, 2017 | The one where I spent my day reading :D

Dear Diary First thing's first, why do my posts get randomly deleted?! I had to re-post yesterday's blog. Second, WHY IS TIME IN SUCH A HURRY?? IT'S DECEMBER TOMORROW! 5 MORE MINUTES AND IT'LL BE 2018!! WHAAATTT! I woke up around 10-10.30 AM, I suppose. I was grumpy and looked quite funny. Stayed in bed for an [...]

Dear Diary | 27 Nov & 28 Nov, 2017 | The one with a new segment.

Dear Diary | 27 Nov & 28 Nov, 2017 | The one with a new segment.

Dear Diary  Let's start this entry with a song I'm currently listening to? I promise to be consistent from day after! Life's been quite social and busy this week. I'm also introducing a change in the way I update you. I'm introducing a segment, which you'll see at end of each post, where I'll summarise [...]

Dear Diary |24 Nov & 25 Nov, 2017 | The one where I update on missing days, The birthday dinner and Movies.

Dear Diary |24 Nov & 25 Nov, 2017 | The one where I update on missing days, The birthday dinner and Movies.

Dear Diary It's been so long that I haven't seen your face... Na na na na! Wow. I can't believe I still remember that song. Do you know what I'm talking about? I guess I'll have to listen to again now! Well, it has been long since I last updated you. Here's why I wasn't [...]

My Thoughts on POS: Piece of Sh*t by Pierre Paquet | Spoiler-free Book review

PDM - Paquet de merde by Pierre Paquet My rating: 4 of 5 stars An illustrated autobiography where the author shares his experiences at work, relationships, childhood and other important parts of his life. The artwork is extremely well done. The entire book feels like a conversation between the author and illustrator where the former [...]