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

2018 Reading Challenges : #TLSreadingGoals

This year I have organised a reading challenge for myself to help read more diverse books, more new authors. I have been meaning to step out of my comfort reading zone and hopefully, these challenges I have come up with, will help me do so. If you have also been struggling with your reading goals … Continue reading 2018 Reading Challenges : #TLSreadingGoals

Austenistan by Laaleen Sukhera

Laaleen Sukhera, founder of Jane Austen Society of Pakistan, along with few other Austen enthusiasts compiled this collection of short stories as a tribute to the author whose many female protagonists have won our hearts over the years. Full of quirky situations and funny replies, each of the tales from Pakistan are fun to read … Continue reading Austenistan by Laaleen Sukhera

Food for the brain. Food for the soul.

I am not sure if you know but I am a foodie, also I breathe air. You know, just stating the obvious. So getting books that are written to appreciate and emphasise on different kinds of food and ingredients, can only make me ecstatic. The lovely folks over at Aleph Book Company had sent over … Continue reading Food for the brain. Food for the soul.

Murder of a Lady by Anthony Wynne

Hear hear Murder Mystery fans! I have just the perfect recommendation for you here with me. If you swear by Poirot and Miss Marple mysteries and cringe whenever a badly written crime fiction stares at your face, then you can blindly trust me on this one. Murder of a Lady has all the right elements … Continue reading Murder of a Lady by Anthony Wynne

50 Cups of Coffee by Khushnuma Daruwala

As clichรฉd as the title might sound, the book is far from being cheesy. Khushnuma has penned a very unusual and real take on the current matrimonial dating trend among youngsters. When the millenials are running away from real relationships throughout their lives, and finally resort to the internet's dating options, the result is hilariously … Continue reading 50 Cups of Coffee by Khushnuma Daruwala

The Aunt who wouldn’t Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay is famous for his quirky, entertaining short stories and novellas in Bangla. The Aunt who wouldn't die is a novella that serves as a perfect example of his writing style. It is a translated edition of Goynar Baksho, and the translation has been beautifully done by Arunava Sinha who is one of the … Continue reading The Aunt who wouldn’t Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Copy Cat by Alex Lake

A book coming from the Sunday Times bestselling author who has carved for himself a niche for writing the best crime / psychological thrillers will definitely raise one's expectations. And guess what, I was not at all disappointed. Copy Cat turned out to be a remarkable weekend read for me. Thanks to the author as … Continue reading Copy Cat by Alex Lake

Victoria and Abdul by Shrabani Basu

For Non-fiction November, the first non-fic I picked up was Victoria & Abdul. Bloomsbury India had organised a special screening for Bloggers in a few metropolitan cities and I was honoured to be invited to the event. However, due to various personal reasons I couldn't make it. I am so glad I got to read … Continue reading Victoria and Abdul by Shrabani Basu