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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.

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Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson – A book review

Have you read Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson? What other hyped books that have lived up to your expectations recently? 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....

Mother’s day quiz: How well do you know them?

Mother’s day quiz: How well do you know them?

It is almost mother's day and you thought I would forget about the customary post, didn't you? Well, I have not, quite surprisingly. And without any further ado, are you ready for pop quiz in relation to mother's day? Try to beat your old score, if you can. Let us get...

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...

Quiz: Can you guess the authors of these famous books?

Quiz: Can you guess the authors of these famous books?

I love doing bookish quizzes, even if most of the time I score real poor on them. But hey they are usually fun to do and kill some time right? It has been a while since I did one of those quizzes here, so let us match the authors name to their books now. Try to...

Book review: The Bell Jar

Book review: The Bell Jar

Today let us talk about a book that I have been raving about to everyone I know and their mother in the past few days. And it is a re-read too, which makes it a rarer thing, because most of my reread attempts end up badly for me. I would avoid rereading a loved book...

Book review: Ghachar Ghochar

Book review: Ghachar Ghochar

Do you know how we all hear great things about some books and when we get our hands on them, they completely disappoint us and make us question our tastes? Well, that did not happen with Ghachar Ghochar. I heard so many good things about this one and then...

Book review: Fahrenheit 451

Book review: Fahrenheit 451

Though Fahrenheit 451 has been on my TBR list for a while and it took a push from both the Banned book club and Classics N Christie book club to make me pick it up in March. And guess what? Like the other books the club has picked so far, it was great and I have no...

Book review: One Part Woman

Book review: One Part Woman

It has been a while since I reviewed a translated work I think. And if you are doing the Year of Asian challenge, read this review of One Part Woman and then the book right away.  About the book: Book Name: One Part Woman Author: Perumal Murugan Genre:...