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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...
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Can You Find The Famous Authors: Quiz

You thought my last quiz (Find The Name Of The Authors) was easy? Well I come prepared this time....
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:...

Book review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Book review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Do you believe when people say that a book finds you at the right time? Well that has happened to me again. Well I finally go the courage to pick up The Picture of Dorian Gray and it did have its effect on me. Shall we get on with it? I know I made tall orders for the...

Find the name of the authors: Quiz

Find the name of the authors: Quiz

I was talking to someone last week about trivia contests and believe it or not, I have won a few. I used to be smarter I guess. And would not come as a surprise, that I used to do so well when it came to finding the name of the authors from their books.  That gave me...