Book Review: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

This is my first encounter with Patchett and I am mesmerized by the way she draws out the complexities of her characters. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett is the unraveling of a family brought about by a house. Maeve and Danny who depended on this house with every thread of their being find themselvesContinue reading “Book Review: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett”

Book Review: The Curse of Gandhari by Aditi Banerjee|An introspective retelling of an unconventional heroine’s story|

Aditi Banerjee’s 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑪𝒖𝒓𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝑮𝒂𝒏𝒅𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒊 is an introspective retelling of Mahabharata and how Gandhari and Krishna’s fate intertwined to end in a Curse that destroyed Krishna’s tribe and caused his untimely death. . Banerjee helps us look at this epic through Gandhari’s eyes- A woman of immense virtue, meant for a greater destiny butContinue reading “Book Review: The Curse of Gandhari by Aditi Banerjee|An introspective retelling of an unconventional heroine’s story|”

Book Review: A Patchwork Family by Mukta Sathe|A swift and precise take on current social issues|

“We are individualistic, we are lonely.” A Patchwork Family by Mukta Sathe is a social commentary, an in-depth analysis of patriarchy and social prejudice, but mostly of how it is ingrained in our psyche. The story has been narrated by Janaki and Ajoba, two people brought together by crisis and a mutual understanding of eachContinue reading “Book Review: A Patchwork Family by Mukta Sathe|A swift and precise take on current social issues|”

Blog Tour+Review: Viral by T. Gephart

Today we are celebrating the release of VIRAL by T. Gephart by being part of the blog tour! This is a contemporary romance, standalone title that you won’t want to miss! You can purchase it on all platforms now. Check out some teasers for the book below. Sign up for T. Gephart’s Newsletter for exclusiveContinue reading “Blog Tour+Review: Viral by T. Gephart”

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Have I thought about stumbling upon a door to a different world more times than once? YES! That is what this book will do to you. It will make you dream of fictional worlds and not just Hogwarts, but every kind of world you have ever wanted to be a part of. I have feltContinue reading “Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow”

Book Review: A Respectable Woman by Easterine Kire

Kire’s latest novel ‘A Respectable Women’ is a daughter’s account of a changing landscape through the stories told by her mother and some bitter personal experiences. Kevinuo is fascinated by stories of her homeland and when her mother finally starts telling her tales from the past, stories of a war-torn Nagaland, she is elated. SheContinue reading “Book Review: A Respectable Woman by Easterine Kire”

Book Review: The Wild Folk Rising by Sylvia V. Linsteadt|The Stargold Chronicles #2|

The Wild Folks rise again in this epic conclusion to The Wild Folk series. Tim and Comfrey’s mission this time is to save the Wild folks and the island of Farallone from the evil and selfish Brothers trying to encroach on their land and extracting star gold from the bloodstream of the residents. Tim andContinue reading “Book Review: The Wild Folk Rising by Sylvia V. Linsteadt|The Stargold Chronicles #2|”

Book Review: Laetitia Rodd and The Case of the Wandering Scholar by Kate Saunders|A Victorian Era Detective Series

Laetitia Rodd, a detective in her early 50s, returns with this murder mystery that is all about love, loss, and redemption. Mrs. Rodd’s next job is to find a ‘lunatic’ wandering scholar and give him a letter by his affluent brother who is on his deathbed. As Laetitia looks for ways to fulfill her dutiesContinue reading “Book Review: Laetitia Rodd and The Case of the Wandering Scholar by Kate Saunders|A Victorian Era Detective Series”

Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead|A house of horrors and the Fate of countless Black lives|

“We must believe in our souls that we are somebody, that we are significant, that we are worthful, and we must walk the streets of life every day with this sense of dignity and this sense of somebody-ness.” Inspired by real-life events, ‘The Nickel Boys’ is angsty and barbaric. One of the darkest phases inContinue reading “Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead|A house of horrors and the Fate of countless Black lives|”

Book Review: The Angel’s Beauty Spots by K R Meera|Three Novellas|

“The experience of love that I’m going to describe is the strangest you’ll have ever encountered.” Countless stories about numerous women from different phases of life and yet, K R Meera succeeds in creating a disparate world with her audacious portrayal of fierce women tormented by love and longing. ‘The Angel’s Beauty Spots’ is aContinue reading “Book Review: The Angel’s Beauty Spots by K R Meera|Three Novellas|”