“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

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 […]

Biblio-thoughts on Miss Laila Armed and Dangerous by Manu Joseph | Are you easily offended? – Vlog

Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous by Manu Joseph My rating: 5 of 5 stars “There are faces that only an Indian can make. Like that baffled face when he is shocked by the most logical outcome of his actions. He crosses the road like a cow, and he is startled by a truck. A vehicle […]

What would you do if you can’t remember committing a crime? | My Thoughts on The Break Down by B.A Paris | Spoiler-free Book Review

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris My rating: 5 of 5 stars What would you do if you’re stuck in a bad, stormy weather, in a spooky dangerous area. You barely get any signal or reception in your phone there, and you’re alone. Until you see a car, that seems to have a break down. You […]

Dear Diary | 20 Oct, 2017 | Spookathon Day 5 | My first book by Agatha Christie!

Dear Diary Today is going to be a late start, because most of the day went in yesterday. Made sense? If you’ve read last night’s diary entry , you’d know! I thought today won’t be as bad yesterday, it wasn’t, but we still had some firecrackers-bursting-baffoons doing what they do best! *sigh* (cough! cough! can’t sigh in […]

My thoughts on The Far Away Brothers by Lauren Markham | Spoiler-free | Non-fiction

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life by Lauren Markham My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 stars) “To be so very lucky and so terribly unlucky could disorient a person. You never knew where the next punch might come from, or if it would come at all.” The […]

I thought Ian McEwan to be both cruel and considerate at the same time. More thoughts on Atonement.

A family reunites for, what proves to be, the last time. In just a matter of a couple of hours, multiple lives change. And none of them for the good. A family is torn apart, two lovers separated, a life of guilt and an urge of penance and atonement for one. The author is both cruel […]