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: Fairy Tale by Danielle Steel

Fairy Tale Author: Danielle Steel Publisher: Pan MacMillan Genre: Romance, Adult Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): The perfect book for the holidays: Cinderella set amid the wine-making estates of modern-day Napa Valley, complete with an evil Parisian stepmother. Deeply in love, Christophe and Joy Lammenais built Chateau Lammenais into a small but renowned Napa ValleyContinue reading “Book Review: Fairy Tale by Danielle Steel”

Book Review: Two on a Sled by A. J. Lloyd

Two on a Sled Author: A. J. Lloyd Publisher: Olympia Publication Genre: Gothic Romance Blurb (as on Goodreads): After being required to leave a big city home for a promotion in rural Virginia, the widow, Lizbeth, and her daughter, Dendy, seek a quiet life with church and making new friends. Due to Dendy’s boredom theyContinue reading “Book Review: Two on a Sled by A. J. Lloyd”

Book Review: Dead Man’s Chest by Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher, #18)

Dead Man’s Chest Author: Kerry Greenwood Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime, and Mystery Blurb (as on Goodreads): Dot unfolded the note. “He says that his married couple will look after the divine Miss Fisher…I’ll leave out a bit…their name is Johnson and they seem very reliable.” Phryne got the door open atContinue reading “Book Review: Dead Man’s Chest by Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher, #18)”

Book Review: The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat

The Nine-Chambered Heart Author: Janice Pariat Publisher: Harper Collins Genre: Contemporary Fiction  Blurb (as on Goodreads): ‘You, though, are as beautiful as light splitting through glass.’ Nine characters recall their relationship with a young woman – the same woman – whom they have loved, or who has loved them. We piece her together, much asContinue reading “Book Review: The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat”

Graphic Novel Review: Amazon Adventure (Finding the hidden city of El Dorado)

Amazon Adventure (Graphic Novel) Author: Kamaleshwar Mukherjee Publisher: Bee Books ‘Chander Pahar’ is a novel that was initially published in 1937. It follows the adventures of a young Bengali man, Shankar into the forests of Africa. He is an ardent lover of geography and quits his job to follow his heart’s desire to explore theContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Amazon Adventure (Finding the hidden city of El Dorado)”

Book Review: The Gospel of Yudas by K.R. Meera

The Gospel of Yudas Author: K.R. Meera Publisher: Hamish Hamilton (Penguin Books) Genre: Adult fiction, Regional Literature Blurb (as on Goodreads): Young and impressionable, Prema is deeply infatuated with Yudas, the enigmatic man who dredges corpses from the bottom of the nearby lake. Longing to be rescued from the tyranny of her father, a formerContinue reading “Book Review: The Gospel of Yudas by K.R. Meera”

September Book Haul and Wrap-up (The reason I’m broke :P)

What a wonderful month. After five years, I could finally celebrate Durga Puja with my family. I also went for a huge book haul this month. I got 20 books this month and I am so excited to list them all for you readers. Let’s Jump right in then.  Books Bought: *Click on the nameContinue reading “September Book Haul and Wrap-up (The reason I’m broke :P)”

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: Begin Again by Mona Kasten

Begin Again Author: Mona Kasten Publisher: Bastei Entertainment Genre: YA Romance, Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): He makes the rules. She breaks them all. A new start. It’s the only thing keeping Allie Harper going, when she packs up her life and moves across the country to Woodshill, Oregon. She’s about to start college, desperate toContinue reading “Book Review: Begin Again by Mona Kasten”