Apr 23

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande – A Must Read – for Everyone!

It’s rare that I start a review with a glorious recommendation (or a complete rejection for that matter). But it’s also rare that I come across a book like Being Mortal. So let me say it straight out – this one is a must-read for everyone (yes, everyone)! Well unless you don’t know (or care […]

Apr 13

Jugnu – Book Review

Before I get into this review, I want to mention something about the star rating right away – this book holds the distinction of being the first indie romance to get 5 stars from me. Now don’t get me wrong, I am not saying that I haven’t ever read anything better than this. I have […]

Mar 1

Jane Eyre – Book Review (5 stars)

When I started reading this book, I found it supremely boring (no don’t kill me yet, hold your horses), and it was a struggle to keep at it. In fact, I would have certainly DNFed it, if not for the fact that I was buddy-reading this book with Bookish Muggle, and I really did not […]

Feb 10

Fifty Shades Of Grey Trilogy – My Conflicting Thoughts

This is a post I have procrastinated for the longest time, as it’s been quite a while that I read this series; I guess a couple of years at-least. But now with all the hype surrounding the movie adaptation of the 2nd book, Fifty Shades Darker (which released today), I thought it is about time, I […]

Feb 5

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo | Book Review

If I Was Your Girl is a prime example of book publishing done right. It’s a contemporary YA novel featuring a transgender woman as its main character, written by an author who is a transgender female herself. And if I am not wrong, so is the audio-book narrator, and the model on the cover of […]

Oct 30

The Right-Wrong Companion Series by Varsha Dixit | Review

This post is a three-in-one review of Rupa Publications’ Right/Wrong Companion Series by Varsha Dixit. Rupa Publications approached me for reviewing Varsha Dixit’s latest Rightfully Wrong, Wrongfully Right, and I was considering doing it, as I had read and enjoyed Only Wheat, Not White (OWNW) by the same author. But when I got to know that […]

Sep 16

The Girl on The Train (Book Review) – Movie Releases on October 7

I have read very few reviews, or even mentions of this book, which do not include a comparison with Gone Girl. So let me address this elephant in the room first. I haven’t read Gone Girl, though I have seen the movie (I know that is not the same thing at all), and I did […]

Aug 29

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson (A ‘funny’ mental health memoir) | Book Review

It is apt that this review follows my review of Bossypants, as this was the second book that I consumed in the audio format. From my initial (relatively ignorant) POV, these two books had a lot in common. Both met my criteria for picking up audio books – Non-fiction – check Memoir – check Read […]

Aug 18

Bossypants by Tina Fey | Book Review (5 shining stars)

Bossypants is the first ever book I heard instead of read. It introduced me to the phenomena that is audio-books, and I am totally addicted now! It helped that this book was pretty darn awesome, but I had found a way to “read”  when I normally couldn’t (while cooking/cleaning/driving)  and I was overjoyed about the possibilities! Coming to the book – […]

Aug 10

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child (Spoiler Free) – Rave and Rant!

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child – the most awaited book play script of the year, is storming the book world (2 million copies sold in the first 2days) and is making fans around the world giddy with excitement to be finally reading a new Harry Potter book. Needless to say, I was no exception. […]

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