Fire and Blood (Vol. 1) by George R.R. Martin

While Martin is not giving his fans new GOT material to progress with the storyline, he has definitely given us a new spinoff to look forward to. In Fire and Blood, he narrates the history of the Targaryens, the most powerful and royal of the houses so far to have ruled the seven kingdoms of … Continue reading Fire and Blood (Vol. 1) by George R.R. Martin

Roar by Cecilia Ahern

You know when a book changes your opinion about a writer? Well I think it was this book for me. Cecilia Ahern was one of the feel good writers for me, whose books I read and felt light and happy. However, reading Roar was a revelation to me and something I definitely did not expect. … Continue reading Roar by Cecilia Ahern

The Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

I became a huge fan of the author when she wrote A Palace of Illusions and have been crushing over that piece and how real the mythological characters felt in her retelling. And The Forest of Enchantments is no exception. A modern day Sitayan, the epic told from Sita's point of view, I fell in … Continue reading The Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Dark Circles by Udayan Mukherjee

Dark Circles traces the timeline of a family that is drastically torn apart because of one mistake of a mortal human that can hardly be called a tragedy but tragic it is, indeed, to witness how slowly one by one each of the family members are affected by the dark vines of melancholy. The book … Continue reading Dark Circles by Udayan Mukherjee

Eating Wasps by Anita Nair

A book like this is intended to reach most human beings. A book like this can cloud your heart with the darkness that is seeping through its pages and engulf you in a shroud. Anita Nair's brilliant piece of work, Eating Wasps is a book dedicated to finding the missing links in our lives that … Continue reading Eating Wasps by Anita Nair

Tides Don’t Cross by Simar Malhotra

Tides Don't Cross is a light and fun one-time read for readers who are looking for a reading break in between intense books or for ones who are starting to inculcate the practice of reading in themselves. On the surface the book is about three lives and how their paths cross despite them being so … Continue reading Tides Don’t Cross by Simar Malhotra

5 English books by Indian authors you must read

Here I list a few of my favourite English books written by Indian authors whom I have grown to love. While Independence day is coming up and we all gear to celebrate the day and commemorate the martyrs who gave their lives fighting for our freedom, I am fully armored and ready to start with … Continue reading 5 English books by Indian authors you must read

When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy was hard-hitting

This book was nothing short of brilliant. Every word, every sentence, every page of the book hit me hard. To think there are tons of women going through the same or worse in their lives is horrifying. While reading When I Hit You I felt choked and breathless. It felt like someone had locked me … Continue reading When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy was hard-hitting