Book Review: We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal. I have so much to say for this book but before that, I am going to ask you to remember the times when you came across a book that checked all the boxes but was still not satisfying enough. A huntress, an assassin and a sassy sidekick embarkContinue reading “Book Review: We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal”

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: 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|”

Book Review: Village Folk and Circus Freaks by Aparna Upadhyaya Sanyal

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Meet the beautiful people of the Circus, and the freaks who live in the Village next to them. Mangled, jangled, misunderstood, all find place in the rich tapestry of this book. Siamese twins separate to lose half a heart each, and find snake-man and tiger-taming lovers. A man bitten by a crocodileContinue reading “Book Review: Village Folk and Circus Freaks by Aparna Upadhyaya Sanyal”

e-ARC Review: The Au Pair by Emma Rous|A secret buried, a woman’s quest and a flawed relationship|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother Danny were born in the middle of summer at their family’s estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth, their mother threw herself from the cliffs, the au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of dark cloaks, changelings, and the aloof coupleContinue reading “e-ARC Review: The Au Pair by Emma Rous|A secret buried, a woman’s quest and a flawed relationship|”

e-ARC Review: Last Summer by Kerry Lonsdale|A memory forgotten, and some dark secrets|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Lifestyle journalist Ella Skye remembers every celebrity she interviewed, every politician she charmed between the sheets, and every socialite who eyed her with envy. The chance meeting with her husband, Damien; their rapid free fall into love; and their low-key, intimate wedding are all locked in her memory. But what she can’tContinue reading “e-ARC Review: Last Summer by Kerry Lonsdale|A memory forgotten, and some dark secrets|”

e-ARC Review: The Missing Wife by Sam Carrington|A psychological Thriller you can binge on this weekend|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): You think you know those closest to you. You are wrong… A sleep-deprived new mother approaching her fortieth birthday, the very last thing Louisa wants to do is celebrate. But when her friend Tiff organizes a surprise party, inviting the entire list of Louisa’s Facebook friends, Louisa is faced with a room fullContinue reading “e-ARC Review: The Missing Wife by Sam Carrington|A psychological Thriller you can binge on this weekend|”

Book Review: The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal|Love, obsession and abandonment|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): The Doll Factory, the debut novel by Elizabeth Macneal, is an intoxicating story of art, obsession and possession. London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment – forgottenContinue reading “Book Review: The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal|Love, obsession and abandonment|”

Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Nestled in the Hudson Valley is a sumptuous retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, private fitness trainers, daily massages—and all of it for free. In fact, you get paid big money—more than you’ve ever dreamed of—to spend a few seasons in this luxurious locale. The catch? For nine months, you belong toContinue reading “Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos”

e-ARC Review: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila’s consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore. Her brain cells, having run out of blood, were now completely deprived of oxygen. But they did not shut down. Not right away…’ For Leila, each minute after herContinue reading “e-ARC Review: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak|”