e-ARC Review: The Last by Hanna Jameson|A nuclear apocalypse, a murder, and a haunted hotel|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Breaking: Nuclear weapon detonates over Washington Breaking: London hit, thousands feared dead Breaking: Munich and Scotland hit. World leaders call for calm Historian Jon Keller is on a trip to Switzerland when the world ends. As the lights go out on civilization, he wishes he had a way of knowing whether hisContinue reading “e-ARC Review: The Last by Hanna Jameson|A nuclear apocalypse, a murder, and a haunted hotel|”

Book Review: The Night Dairy by Veera Hiranandani|Simple yet Heart-breaking|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): It’s 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and India. The divide has created much tension between Hindus and Muslims, and hundreds of thousands are killed crossing borders. Half-Muslim, half-Hindu twelve-year-old Nisha doesn’t know where she belongs, or what her country is anymore. WhenContinue reading “Book Review: The Night Dairy by Veera Hiranandani|Simple yet Heart-breaking|”

eARC Review: The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor|Too many loose ends|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): It began back in 1986, at the fair, on the day of the accident. That was when twelve-year-old Eddie met Mr Halloran – the Chalk Man. He gave Eddie the idea for the drawings: a way to leave secret messages for his friends and it was fun, until the chalk men ledContinue reading “eARC Review: The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor|Too many loose ends|”

Book Review: The Truth and Lies of Ella Black by Emily Barr

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for . . . Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro. Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through their things. And realises her life has beenContinue reading “Book Review: The Truth and Lies of Ella Black by Emily Barr”

Book Review: She Walks, She Leads by Gunjan Jain

She Walks, She Leads Author: Gunjan Jain Publisher: Penguin Books Genre: Non-fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): • Nita Ambani launched the Indian Super League, on the lines of FIFA, to boost football in India • Sudha Murty gave her savings to her husband, Narayana Murthy, to help start Infosys • Naina Lal Kidwai was theContinue reading “Book Review: She Walks, She Leads by Gunjan Jain”

Book Review: Fear is the Key by Juggi Bhasin|A Psycho and a Thriller- does that make it a psychological thriller?|

Fear is the Key Author: Juggi Bhasin Publisher: Penguin Books Genre: Thriller Blurb (as on Goodreads): ‘A bitter winter wind blowing outside spoke to me. There was no one else. And then it struck me. She might have truly disappeared! Sometimes, you get a sense of these things.. It’s been one hell of a toughContinue reading “Book Review: Fear is the Key by Juggi Bhasin|A Psycho and a Thriller- does that make it a psychological thriller?|”

Book Review: You Never Know by Akash Verma

Warning: I have tried really hard to avoid spoilers. However, I suggest you read at your own risk. You Never Know Author: Akash Verma Publisher: Penguin India Genre: Romantic Thriller, Psychological Thriller Blurb (as on Goodreads): There will be times when you feel you have the best relationship, ever . . . There will beContinue reading “Book Review: You Never Know by Akash Verma”