“You only really know what a smile means when you own the face behind it. Everyone else just sees the smile they expect it to be.” | My Thoughts on The Shock of The Fall by Nathan Filer | Spoiler-free.

  “Mental illness turns people inwards. That’s what I reckon. It keeps up forever trapped by the pain of our own minds, in the same way that the pain of a broken leg or a cut thumb will grab your attention, holding it so tightly that your good leg or your good thumb seem to […]

“I had become a foreigner in the place, I had always called home.” | My Thoughts on the Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff | A spoiler-free book review.

Rating: 3.5 Stars In One Line:A young Jew, living by a Christian name, working under a Nazi Officer, in hopes of being reunited with her husband. Genre: Historical Fiction   “Anna is something wrong?” Yes I want to say. You ran a prison camp for Jews. You keep my parents locked in the ghetto. You […]

My Thoughts on Placard Holder in the Pass by Peeyush Maniyambath

Placard Holder in the Pass by Peeyush Maniyambath My rating: 3 of 5 stars  (According to Goodreads scale) In One Line – A well written character-driven story  that’s refreshing to read and quite thought-provoking.  I’m glad this was my last read of 2017 because its simplicity provoked me to think beyond what we normally see […]

My Thoughts on Battling Injustice by Supriya Vani | Spoiler-free | How non-fiction books helped me cope with my health ( Vlog )

Battling Injustice: 16 Women Nobel Peace Laureates by Supriya Vani My rating: 5 of 5 stars You know how there are phases in life when you have one problem after the other, and it all seems like everything will crumble? It gets all gloomy and nothing seems to get better. It’s then when you need […]

Dear Diary | 3 Nov, 2017 | The one where Life’s good! It’s goo-OOOD!

Dear Diary Blogging has helped in a lot of ways! It not only helps me track bits of my life but also lets me meet and converse  with so many people. It’s only been a month since I started blogging consistently and a slightly more than that since I started blogging about books. I’ve made […]

“Actually, the problem is that I can’t lose my mind. It’s inescapable” | My Thoughts on Turtles All The Way Down by John Green | Spoiler-free book review

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m speechless and yet I have a lot to say about this book. I’m writing this review a couple of days after I finished reading it. And I think it’s safe to say that anyone who’s read this book understands what […]

Dear Diary | 21 Oct, 2017 | Spookathon Day 6 | A day in with family and out with friends!

Dear Diary Today was a beautiful day. My pooch was happy and his playful self and I had a good time with my humans too! I did exert a lot today, but it was worth it. I’ll just make up for it by resting for a few weeks. My body behaved well today! Although, I […]

Dear Diary | 19 Oct, 2017 | Spookathon Day 4 | Is this how Diwali is meant to be celebrated?

Dear Diary Today was an even more difficult day for Mr. Doughnut, like many other pooches and animals and also humans, because of a bunch of idiots. Thanks for more pollution, guys! I didn’t mean to start this diary entry on a not-so-positive note but I couldn’t change reality. 12.20 AM –  Finished editing last night’s […]