A-Z 2018

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...
Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp Featured

Before I let go: A Book review

I picked Before I let go up when I was looking for another book of Marieke Nijkamp and I could not...
Book Review: A Quiet Kind of Thunder

Book Review: A Quiet Kind of Thunder

It has been a while since a book made me laugh, cry and then root for the characters so hard that you forget they are fictitious. But then, if we get that book every time I read it won't as special right? So A Quiet Kind of Thunder will be one of those special...

Review Shots: It is all about family and friendships

Review Shots: It is all about family and friendships

It has been a while since I posted these review shots but here I am. I will be posting these mini reviews on the first Monday of every month, as per my old schedule. And I have a huge review backlog so I will utilizing this chance perfectly.  This week I have...

Book review: Kitchen

Book review: Kitchen

There is something with South East Asian Literature that I can't put my finger to, they always leave me confused whether I like them or not. I picked Kitchen by Yoshimoto worrying if I will get it, especially seeing that it has several raving reviews on Goodreads. I...

The Unexpected Everything: A Book review

The Unexpected Everything: A Book review

Do you believe in the Murphy's Law that says 'there is no perfect plan'? I do. And I do it with such vigor that I dread making plans. And reading about Type A personalities that have all their plans fail does no good to me at all. Yet the things we do for the love of...

Book review: Jellicoe Road

Book review: Jellicoe Road

I picked up Jellicoe Road on a whim as the title started with J for my A- Z reading Challenge. I had not then realized that it was written by Melina Marchetta, who has been on my radar for a while as I wanted to read 'Looking For Alibrandi'. By the time I realized...

Book review: The Finishing Touches

Book review: The Finishing Touches

A real long time ago, I found Hester Browne out of nowhere and I could not get enough of her books. I read the Little Browne Agency and hunted down (after considerable difficulties) the rest of the books in the trilogy and completed all of them in less than a week's...

Book review: They Both Die at the End

Book review: They Both Die at the End

What would do if you get to know you have about 24 hours before you die? Would you make your peace with it and get on with it? Would you amend your ways and be the best version of yourself?  Set in the near dystopian future, a company is capable of forecasting...

Spotlight Sunday: #12 One with the scorching summer

Spotlight Sunday: #12 One with the scorching summer

Hello book people, I reached Dubai yesterday and once again the city has reminded of how can never be prepared enough for its summer. Less than 24 hours in the city and I am already complaining about the heat, what is wrong with me right? Wait till YOU face 45 degree...