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

Let’s have Coffee by Parul A. Mittal

"Will Meha find the foreverwala love in a world where relationships can be as brief as the messages we send each other and where we are spoilt for choices just like the screensaver on our phone?" Although I try to stay distant from boy-meets-girl love stories, but I decided to give this new release a … Continue reading Let’s have Coffee by Parul A. Mittal

Excerpt from The Bitter Pill Social Club by Rohan Dahiya

By the time Sana made it to the front door of the restaurant a rash had crawled up her arms. She could feel the heat prickle her scalp and a scream bubbling its way up her chest like the undigested lunch of a rickshaw driver. Nothing, not the satisfaction of the chilly interiors of her … Continue reading Excerpt from The Bitter Pill Social Club by Rohan Dahiya

Femme March Fest Wrap Up

March was a crazy busy month wherein I hosted a readathon that consisted of reading books by female authors only and hosted a number of giveaways celebrating some excellent women writers. Reading wise, the month has been diverse and I must say, almost all of my reads were wonderful. Wrapping up the month with the … Continue reading Femme March Fest Wrap Up

Why I am a Hindu by Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is one of those authors who never fail to mesmerise their readers by their sheer intellect and yet again Why I am a Hindu proves his grasp over words and power play. Here, I will state a few reasons (important ones too) which must compel you to pick this book up the next … Continue reading Why I am a Hindu by Shashi Tharoor

Gleanings of the Road by Rabindranath Tagore : Translated by Somdatta Mandal

It is an impossible task for a person born and brought up on Bengali literature to review Tagore's work. Rabindranath Tagore is considered to be the epitome of art and literature and let me not attempt in analysing his literary pieces. Instead, let me go on and tell you what this new translation of his … Continue reading Gleanings of the Road by Rabindranath Tagore : Translated by Somdatta Mandal

Djinn City by Saad Z. Hossain

There are some books that tell an unbelievable story in a very believable way and you half-wish that it was the reality instead of fiction. Djinn City falls exactly in that category of books. Saad Z. Hossain's pen has the power to make a mythological world turn into a dark comedy and the readers are … Continue reading Djinn City by Saad Z. Hossain

The Nine Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat

First and foremost, I LOOOOOOVED THIS BOOK !! Now that I have got that out of my system, let me tell you exactly why this book made me cry in joy. A girl, that we know nothing about is slowly revealed to us, as various aspects of her character unfolds like a little box of … Continue reading The Nine Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

I became a huge fan of E. Lockhart when I read her book We Were Liars two years back, so much so that I used to personally recommend it to anyone who was interested in a psychological thriller. And you can imagine how overjoyed I was when I received this copy of Genuine Fraud from … Continue reading Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart