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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Feature

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: A book review

I generally am not a fan of books about a chronically ill person aka Sick-lit, especially when it...
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi featured

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – A book review

Have you ever picked up a book, and within minutes you know that it is going to stay with you for...
Book review: 4:50 from Paddington

Book review: 4:50 from Paddington

One cannot go wrong with an Agatha Christie, can they? Of all the projects that I have started and left midway, reading the entire Agatha Christie collection was the one that I almost came close to completing. Maybe I was near completing it only because I had started...

Book review: India Shining

Book review: India Shining

While the entire blogger fraternity is going crazy with their resolutions to read more and blog more, it has been almost a month since I have read anything, much longer since I reviewed. Though it is unlike me to not pick a book for such a long time, especially when I...

Book Review: Optimal Exposure

Book Review: Optimal Exposure

  “That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”― Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake If my last book had taken me to Afghanistan, the war-torn country with rich culture and diversity, Optimal Exposure took me to Israel and then...

Book review: The Sentimental Terrorist

Book review: The Sentimental Terrorist

If I had to list out the top ten of my most favorite books, at least two would be about Afghanistan. Given their rich and diverse culture and complex history, it has always been a pleasure reading about the country. So when I got the review request for The Sentimental...

Book Review: The Boy is Back

Book Review: The Boy is Back

Most of us have that one person to whom we have to share every minute detail of the daily life. We spend up dishing about everyone else in each other's lives. Thanks to the new age technologies, we can do a LIVE relay of anything that happens. It includes any shopping...

Book Review: Metro Diaries – 2

Book Review: Metro Diaries – 2

If you have been in the webs of the internet for a while, then you should be struck by the writer bug like many of us have. There you go I said what I desperately try not to get attached to 'writer' tag. I write (type) a wee bit, and surely not what I could tag on as...

Book review: Penumbra

Book review: Penumbra

Everyone one of us would have tried playing the sleuth when we were young, thanks to the Enid Blyton and Carolyn Keene books like the Secret Seven and Famous Five and Nancy Drew. Even Scooby Doo and friends helped us to imagine ourselves as the clue finders, that we...

Book Review: Meet Me in Paris

Book Review: Meet Me in Paris

One of the many reasons we read fiction is to escape the reality called life. Reading a memoir is like reading fiction for me, as it doesn't happen to me or anyone I know. For instance, I didn't realize Memoirs of a Geisha was an actual memoir until I completed it...

Book Review: Mummy’s Little Angel

Book Review: Mummy’s Little Angel

Last week a friend was discussing in one of the forums about how if a plot had identical twins, then it somehow it involves a case of mistaken identity in most regional movies for ages now. We though proved to him otherwise, had to agree it was the case of the...