The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra has stories that will take you places|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Amazon.in): With The Island of the Day Before, Zuni Chopra takes the readers on an extraordinary and consistently unpredictable voyage. Boldly experimental in terms of themes and forms, these whimsical tales – prose, poetry, flash fiction – of the everyday and the extraordinary, the fantastical and the mundane, will keep haunting youContinue reading “The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra has stories that will take you places|Book Review|”

Book Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

Blurb (as on Goodreads): For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on theContinue reading “Book Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker”

Book Review: Hemis by Madhu Tandan is a spiritual take on relationships

Blurb: Swati believes Akanksha, Ajay’s colleague, hovers as a ‘third’ between them. Ajay is certain his faithfulness is beyond question, yet it has upended his relationship with Swati. With his marriage at risk, Ajay decides to go for a trek in Ladakh, only to be stranded, as the region experiences the worst floods ever toContinue reading “Book Review: Hemis by Madhu Tandan is a spiritual take on relationships”

Book Review: Shambuka Rama by Mukunda Rao|The trivial details we all missed|

 Blurb (as on Goodreads): Rama, Lakshmana and Sita chance upon Valmiki’s ashram in the forest. But what is the shudra Shambuka doing there? As Duryodhana lies dying on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, he reflects on all that brought the world to this pass, his guilt and that of his enemies, his loyalties and those ofContinue reading “Book Review: Shambuka Rama by Mukunda Rao|The trivial details we all missed|”

Book Review: The Story of a Long Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Rohan and Ira’s life takes an unexpected turn when Ira decides to leave for New York to study. They’ve been married for only fifteen months, but this is the opportunity of a lifetime, and Rohan is not going to come between his wife and her dream. So, sad but supportive, heContinue reading “Book Review: The Story of a Long Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar”

5 reasons why I DNF’d ‘Moonrise from the Green Grass Roof by Vinod Kumar Shukla’

Moonrise from the Green Grass Roof Author: Vinod Kumar Shukla Publisher: Harper Perennial Genre: Literary Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): There were a hundred games the children played with the sky. Each question that arose in a child’s mind was a game. ‘Where is the moon?’ they asked if they woke up in the middleContinue reading “5 reasons why I DNF’d ‘Moonrise from the Green Grass Roof by Vinod Kumar Shukla’”

Book Review: If I had to tell it Again by Gayatri Prabhu

If I had to Tell it Again Author: Gayatri Prabhu Publication: Harper Collins Genre: Memoir Blurb (as on Goodreads): From the aftermath of a death emerges this pioneering memoir of a daughter’s difficult love for a flawed, passionate, larger-than-life father. If I Had to Tell It Again is a tapestry of conflicting memories of clinicalContinue reading “Book Review: If I had to tell it Again by Gayatri Prabhu”

Book Review: Flying Without Wings by Rishabh Puri

Flying Without Wings Author: Rishabh Puri Publisher: Harper Collins and Black Ink Genre: Romance Blurb (as on Goodreads): For Milli Bajwa, life is at a stand-still. Grounded in the Chandigarh airport where she works day after day, she watches flights leaving for destinations she knows she’ll never visit. Loveless and luckless, she would rather buryContinue reading “Book Review: Flying Without Wings by Rishabh Puri”

Book Review: Served with Love by Priyanka Menon

Served with Love Author: Priyanka Menon Publisher: Harlequin India Genre: Fiction, Romance Blurb (as on Amazon.in): Abhimanyu Dev, orphaned early and brought up by a doting grandfather, has his life chalked out. He is forty-two years old and single and intends to stay that way. And he runs a hotel with all the care he mightContinue reading “Book Review: Served with Love by Priyanka Menon”