Book Review: Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey|A charming couple and an adorable romance|

Georgie Castle’s one true love- Travis Ford is back in town after being laid off from baseball due to a nasty injury. He is spending his days in bed, eating takeouts and avoiding everyone in general. But one day, the happy-go-lucky Georgie barges into his life because she can’t see her ‘hero’ failing at lifeContinue reading “Book Review: Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey|A charming couple and an adorable romance|”

Book Review: Babu Bangladesh! by Numair Atif Choudhury|A fictional character amidst extreme political unrest|

“In Bangladesh, Babu is remembered as a writer, a politician, and as something of a mystic.” Babu Bangladesh, an enigmatic and powerful politician suddenly disappears and people are left to articulate his strange disappearance through half baked stories and conspiracy theories. But when a set of manuscripts written by the legendary Babu Bangladesh falls inContinue reading “Book Review: Babu Bangladesh! by Numair Atif Choudhury|A fictional character amidst extreme political unrest|”

Book Review: Under Currents by Nora Robert|Expect violence, family love, drama, and healing

‘Under Currents’ is about a ‘happy’ family, that has abuse and violence underlying its sunny exterior. Zane’s story of physical and mental abuse by his father, a successful surgeon is intense and gut-wrenching. The flawed family that Roberts creates is sure to send ripples down your heart. Divided in four parts, this story is aboutContinue reading “Book Review: Under Currents by Nora Robert|Expect violence, family love, drama, and healing”

Book Review: The Adivasi Will Not Dance by Hansda Sovwendra Shekhar|A strong singular voice against oppression of the Santhals

A collection of stories set in the culturally and mineral-rich land of Jharkhand, ‘The Adivasi Will Not Dance’ features a singular and unapologetic voice that will make you aware of the actual problems of a community that has been pushed down the ladder of development. Shekhar’s stories comprise of characters devoid of so many facilities inContinue reading “Book Review: The Adivasi Will Not Dance by Hansda Sovwendra Shekhar|A strong singular voice against oppression of the Santhals”

Book Review: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewel|A psychological thriller on Family and freedom|

‘The Family Upstairs’ starts where the blurb ends. A baby lies in a cot, and three rotting corpses lie in the floor right above her. As the identity of the child is revealed in the first few chapters, the story takes us back to the day it all started. Narrated by three different characters withContinue reading “Book Review: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewel|A psychological thriller on Family and freedom|”

Book Review: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides|An unspoken horror, a silent patient and an obsessed psychotherapist

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five timesContinue reading “Book Review: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides|An unspoken horror, a silent patient and an obsessed psychotherapist”

Book Review: Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke|Fairy tale tragedies and real-life brutality|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Oscar-winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s Labyrinth into an epic and dark fantasy novel for readers of all ages, complete with haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that flesh out the folklore of this fascinating world. This spellbinding taleContinue reading “Book Review: Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke|Fairy tale tragedies and real-life brutality|”

Book Review: Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri|Fantasy inspired by women from Mughal-India and Hindu Mythology|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the Empire for the power in their blood. Mehr is theContinue reading “Book Review: Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri|Fantasy inspired by women from Mughal-India and Hindu Mythology|”

e-ARC Review: In Case You Didn’t Know by Samantha Chase|Contemporary Romance|

It’s time to go back to Magnolia Sound! IN CASE YOU DIDN’T KNOW by Samantha Chase is out now – lovers of small town romance won’t want to miss this one! About IN CASE YOU DIDN’T KNOW Golden child Mason Bishop has finally had enough. Tired of bearing the weight of his parents’ expectations, he’sContinue reading “e-ARC Review: In Case You Didn’t Know by Samantha Chase|Contemporary Romance|”

e-ARC Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager|An ‘apartment sitter’ and some mysterious disappearances

Blurb (as on Goodreads): No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous or both. These are the only rules for Jules Larsen’s new job as an apartment sitter at the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan’s most high-profile and mysterious buildings. Recently heartbroken and justContinue reading “e-ARC Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager|An ‘apartment sitter’ and some mysterious disappearances”