Book Tour+Review- Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera|#OwnVoices, Asian-Latinx Representation

Synopsis Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She’s also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy…like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much…like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons. LupeContinue reading “Book Tour+Review- Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera|#OwnVoices, Asian-Latinx Representation”

Book Review: The Many Realities of that Rainy Summer by Shreyansh Katsura

Shreyansh’s love for Murakami shines through the pages of his first novella, The Many Realities of that Rainy Summer. K, a video game enthusiast has been having recurring dreams of being lost in a mansion, the walls pressing on him and mysteries lying in plain sight. His lifestyle isn’t the most healthy one, which consistsContinue reading “Book Review: The Many Realities of that Rainy Summer by Shreyansh Katsura”

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|”

Book Review: Love in the Time of Affluenza by Shunali Khullar Shroff|A dwindling marriage, an affair and a lot of glam|

Natasha- the beautiful wife to an aristocratic Prince (an actual prince) spends her days juggling between her three kids, husband and her day job. She is a columnist and writes passionately about her everyday life. She draws inspiration from simpler things and believes in making everyone’s life brighter and easier. But when she finds herContinue reading “Book Review: Love in the Time of Affluenza by Shunali Khullar Shroff|A dwindling marriage, an affair and a lot of glam|”

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”

eARC Review: After the End by Clare Mackintosh|A family amidst a crisis|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They’re best friends, lovers—unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can’t agree. They each want a different future for their son. What if theyContinue reading “eARC Review: After the End by Clare Mackintosh|A family amidst a crisis|”

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”

Book Review: Roar by Cecilia Ahern

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Have you ever imagined a different life? Have you ever stood at a crossroads, undecided? Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to roar? The women in these startlingly original stories are all of us: the women who befriend us, the women who encourage us, the women who make usContinue reading “Book Review: Roar by Cecilia Ahern”

Lucknow Diaries: Of Love and Longing by Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Dinesh, Feroze, and Rahul grow up together, playing cricket and cycling in the laidback ‘ganjs’ of Lucknow—their lives comfortably intertwined with the life of the city they live in. The author vividly portrays their everyday life and adventures, deftly sketching the parallel courses their lives move on as they grow into youth.Continue reading “Lucknow Diaries: Of Love and Longing by Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma”

Tenth of December by George Saunders|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A new story collection, the first in six years, from one of our greatest living writers, MacArthur “genius grant” recipient and New Yorker contributor George Saunders. George Saunders, one of our most important writers, is back with a masterful, deeply felt collection that takes his literary powers to a new level. InContinue reading “Tenth of December by George Saunders|Book Review|”