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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett – A book review

Have you read The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett? How did it fare for you? What are the other recent historical fiction that you liked?

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The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim – A book review

Have you read The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim? Can you recommend some books set in a war background? Let us talk.

Mrs. Everything – A book review

Mrs. Everything – A book review

I picked Mrs. Everything without any idea what the general theme was about and I was pleasantly surprised that it was a historical fiction, a genre I rarely read. Let us see how it turned out for me in my book review, shall we? About the book Book Name: Mrs....

Joy luck club, The – A book review

Joy luck club, The – A book review

I reading about China in The Joy luck club last year without knowing that I would be spending a month in Macau (a country that is still a part of Chinese government) soon after I finished it! Has this ever happened to you? So how did it fare on my chart? Let us find...

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World – A book review

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World – A book review

Have you ever thought about what happens to a person after their death? Do they go to heaven or hell? Or you believe that the body function stops and that is the end of it? Explore Elif Shafak's version of post death in 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World with...

Review shots: A comic, poetry and World War memoir

Review shots: A comic, poetry and World War memoir

It has been a while since we spoke about Non Fiction books here, hasn't it? In the May's edition of review shots I am going to talk about three different kinds of non fiction - a poetry from a new age poet that I love, a comic about us, and a world war II memoir. Did...

Book reviews: Forty rules of love, The

Book reviews: Forty rules of love, The

Do you ever feel so disappointed in yourself when you don't fall in love with a book? I did as I read The Forty rules of love. When I was in a reading slump a while ago, a friend of mine nudged (read as: pushed) me towards this one as this was one of her favorite...

Book review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Book review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Once in a while we read a book that will make you excited and some might even make you cry. While The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society made me feel me both, the one feeling that I can associate with it more than the above is warm fuzzy. I can remember the...

Book review: I’m not from Around Here

Book review: I’m not from Around Here

Y'all by now should know that I have a weakness for World War II stories. My curiosity towards Holocaust and the tragedies related to that has lead me to some good books and several hours of random history lessons on the Internet. And I was offered by Ishai Kalinovsky...

Book Review: Chess Story

Book Review: Chess Story

Between the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, I suffered through what I refer as 'the longest reading slump' period, for about three months. I tried everything to get over it, as any book lover would do, from trying to read different books to read in other...

Book review: Harappa – Curse of the Blood River

Book review: Harappa – Curse of the Blood River

I am known to be avoiding the fantasy genre for a while, these days. The number of blood sucking vampires and werewolves and dragons have gone too many on my ARCs shelves that I even have lost count of them. So when I was approached for the review of Harappa - Curse...