Murder in Paharganj by Kulpreet Yadav

Murder mystery is a universally loved genre and equally hard to write because there are multiple elements that could go wrong with it. Especially because mystery lovers are ruthless if a crime fiction disappoints. Kulpreet Yadav's latest was almost on the verge of disappointment. The book has a promising start wherein a foreign national is... Continue Reading →

The Haunted Library by Tanya Kirk

I am still spooked out by some of the stories in this book. I think I might have been scarred for life. Libraries, books and manuscripts might haunt me forever. And obviously Tanya Kirk has done a brilliant job in compiling such varied and excellently written short stories by eminent as well as not-so-eminent writers.... Continue Reading →

Carnival of Monsters (S.C.R.E.A.M. #2) by Andrew Beasley

If I had to recommend a mystery / thriller for children, teens as well as adults, then this would be it. A book that is not supremely scary yet makes for a perfect Halloween Week read. One can easily remark that Andrew Beasley is one of the best contemporary children's story writer. S.C.R.E.A.M. is a... Continue Reading →

The Whole Shebang by Lalita Iyer

'In equal parts badass and equal parts poignant. I can't recommend it enough.' ~Aditi Mittal So women have problems. We all know that! No, wait. I am not talking about misogyny, patriarchy, gender stereotyping, molestation, female infanticide, etc. These are issues that we have completely normalised and accepted. However, women have various other problems too... Continue Reading →

It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne

Romance movies have a certain magical feeling that makes us want to believe in things that are as far from reality as possible. The grand gestures, the kiss in the rain, the improbable happily-ever-after, the cynic in us scoffs at it, yet the teensy bit of romantic in us hopes for a fairytale relationship story.... Continue Reading →

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