5 tried and tested blog post ideas to get over a slump

We are familiar with being in a slump, aren’t we? We all have been there. The emptiness of words, the dearth of ideas. They just don’t seem to strike any chord no matter what we do. Any amount of effort is futile. Muster up the courage to write even some randoms words seems like an eternal battle in which we are on the losing end.  … Continue reading 5 tried and tested blog post ideas to get over a slump

Weekly Recap: 20 September 2020

This week has been a mellow one in terms of reading. Let’s see how it went. Blog Posts this week On Monday I posted a review of a recent read Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale. A story about unrequited love and the challenges of moving forward in life. I loved the description of Mumbai in this book. This book was shortlisted for 2019 JCB Prize … Continue reading Weekly Recap: 20 September 2020

Weekly Recap: 13 September 2020

Mostly lazing around as I write this post. I feel pretty laid back today not willing to move an inch. So, expect a lot more of relaxation while I head over to my current reads. This week has been reasonably great. I did get a lot of reading done. Though I didn’t write at all. Zero words. Zilch. Without further ado, let me recapitulate my … Continue reading Weekly Recap: 13 September 2020

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell: 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction

Drawing on Maggie O’Farrell’s long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare’s most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child. Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley street, Stratford, and has three children: a … Continue reading Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell: 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction

Confession; I have written Bad Reviews

I found my older self wrapped in my own words encircled between the whitespace, dots, and punctuations. I began Introspecting. Questions followed one after the other. What was I thinking? Looking back to my posts, I came across some of my older writing pieces. Some rambling thoughts on books I like. Not bad I would say, but definitely my present self would have thought millions … Continue reading Confession; I have written Bad Reviews

5 Debut Novels you wouldn’t believe were a Debut

Today we are talking about debut novels. There are obviously more than 5 debut novels that I absolutely adore. But somehow I’m restricting to five for now. The Kite Runner by Khalid Hosseini One of the most memorable books I have read till now.  I was overwhelmed, in tears by the end. For days I didn’t express anything as I was lost in the reverie … Continue reading 5 Debut Novels you wouldn’t believe were a Debut