Book Review: A Tree with a Thousand Apples by Sanchit Gupta

A Tree with a Thousand Apples Author: Sanchit Gupta Publisher: Niyogi Books Genre: Thriller Blurb (as on Goodreads): If the criminal was once a saint and the saint was once a criminal, then who is a criminal and who is a saint? Inspired by true events, this riveting narrative traces the lives of Safeena Malik,Continue reading “Book Review: A Tree with a Thousand Apples by Sanchit Gupta”

Book Review: Waterboarding by Bragadeesh Prasanna

Waterboarding Author: Bragadeesh Prasanna Genre: Romance Blurb (as on Goodreads): As a torture technique, Waterboarding involves the torturer to pour water over the face of the captive, over a damp towel to give a sensation of drowning. While the mind knows that he is not actually drowning, the captive’s body sends contrasting signals to theContinue reading “Book Review: Waterboarding by Bragadeesh Prasanna”

Book Review: BlowFish by Siddharth Tripathi

Blowfish Author: Siddharth Tripathi Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): Blowfish is a fast, funny and irreverent take on the overhyped pursuit of passion in a country where flashy cars and posh bungalows remain the only lasting symbols of success and happiness. Summary:  Mukund and Chaddha spend their days comfortably ensconced in theirContinue reading “Book Review: BlowFish by Siddharth Tripathi”

Book Review: Murder in Paharganj by Kulpreet Yadav

Murder in Paharganj Author: Kuldeep Yadav Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Thriller Blurb (as on Goodreads): On a cold December morning, a white woman is found murdered in a cheap hotel in Paharganj, New Delhi. Vicks Menon, an out-of-work journalist, is tipped off by the hotel’s receptionist and is the first to arrive at the crime scene,Continue reading “Book Review: Murder in Paharganj by Kulpreet Yadav”

Book Review: Why so Twisted by Vinayak Nadkarni

Why So Twisted: It’s not always about the first impressions! Author: Vinayak Nadkarni Publisher: Notion Press Genre: Fiction, Anthology Blurb (as on Goodreads): Life is unexpected in every sense. We did not expect to be born and we do not expect to be able to predict the path our lives will take. That’s what makesContinue reading “Book Review: Why so Twisted by Vinayak Nadkarni”

Book Review: Em and The Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto

Em and The Big Hoom Author: Jerry Pinto Publisher: Aleph Book Company Genre: Contemporary Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): In a one-bedroom-hall-kitchen in Mahim, Bombay, through the last decades of the twentieth century, lived four love-battered Mendeses: mother, father, son and daughter. Between Em, the mother, driven frequently to hospital after her failed suicide attempts,Continue reading “Book Review: Em and The Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto”

Book Review: Hell! No Saints in Paradise by A.K. Asif

Hell! No Saints in Paradise Author: A.K. Asif Publication: Harper Collins Genre: Fantasy, Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): 2050, New York. In the aftermath of a grueling spiritual cleansing quest, Ismael, a Pakistani-American student, enters into an alliance with spiritual beings who send him on a perilous journey of self-discovery. A non-believer, Ismael must returnContinue reading “Book Review: Hell! No Saints in Paradise by A.K. Asif”

Book Review: Served with Love by Priyanka Menon

Served with Love Author: Priyanka Menon Publisher: Harlequin India Genre: Fiction, Romance Blurb (as on 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”

Book Review: Harappa- Curse of the Blood River by Vineet Bajpai

Harappa: Curse of the Blood River Author: Vineet Bajpai Publisher: VB Performance LLP Genre: Historical Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): The story oscillates from history to mythology, from occult to religion, from exorcism to gunfights, from taantrics to warriors, from love to ambition. It knits 3,700 years, powerful ancient and modern-day characters and a nail-bitingContinue reading “Book Review: Harappa- Curse of the Blood River by Vineet Bajpai”

August Wrap-up :)

Hello Folks, August: My favorite month of the year. Because it’s Birthday month.   Well, August was more of a review copy month for me. Filled with both crappy and good books. My endless TBR remains untouched 😦 Let’s jump to it then. Messed up! But all for you by Arvind Parashar: A book IContinue reading “August Wrap-up :)”