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 The Haunted Library by Tanya Kirk

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

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 The Whole Shebang by Lalita Iyer

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: 20th Anniversary Edition

It has been 20 years this 26 June, 2017 that J.K. Rowling brought to the Muggle world the magical journey of Harry Potter. The Philosopher's Stone was first published by Bloomsbury and by the year 1999 it had already become New York Times bestselling fiction. The last 20 years have seen the release of six … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: 20th Anniversary Edition

Book Review : Little Black Book by Otegha Uwagba

First things first, I finished reading Little Black Book in the following time period: commuting to office, lunch break, commuting back from office. So the relevance of the book in a working woman's life was hard-hitting. And throughout that particular day, I had recommended Otegha Uwagba's book to at least 10 other woman, sitting at … Continue reading Book Review : Little Black Book by Otegha Uwagba

Book Review : Chronux by Sagar Kamath

During our more 'Philosophical' moments...we have all wondered about 'Time'...its true nature...and its impact on us! But what if?...'Time'...had similar concerns...about us? For the people of Aruhu, a tiny Himalayan village, deep in India's ancient past, what begins as a visitation by a mysterious entity, quickly morphs into an inescapable trap...one that has left its … Continue reading Book Review : Chronux by Sagar Kamath

Book Review : A Perfect Murder and Other Stories by S.R.Nair

Published on : August, 2016 Publisher : Self-published Pages : 168 Source : Review copy received from the author Format : Paperback Rating : 3.8 / 5 To buy the book, visit Amazon. Synopsis : A divorcee estranged from her father resorts to extreme measures; A newly-wed woman is brutally raped by her father-in-law and … Continue reading Book Review : A Perfect Murder and Other Stories by S.R.Nair

Book Review : Skyfire by Aroon Raman

Published on : 2016 Publisher : Pan Macmillan Pages :  240 Source : Review copy received from the publisher Format : Paperback Rating : 4.2 / 5 To buy the book, visit Amazon. Synopsis : May 2012. India is hit by a series of freak weather disturbances and startling epidemics that threaten to bring the … Continue reading Book Review : Skyfire by Aroon Raman