September’20 Wrap Up: 5 books I loved this month

Welcome to another wrap-up. I know I’m a little late in writing this but the books I read last month deserve to be mentioned. I am happy that inspite of an average month, I managed to read diverse books. Without furthur ado, let’s revisit my September. Books I Read this month Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale ★★★ This is a story of two childhood friends … Continue reading September’20 Wrap Up: 5 books I loved this month

JCB longlist: 10 books to add to your TBR

This is the first time I am closely following JCB Prize for literature longlist nominees. This year consists of a good mix of some debut, translated, and contemporary Indian novels. To be very honest, this collection has often lured me into keeping my current reads aside and dive into the nominees. What is JCB Prize for literature? The JCB Prize for Literature is an esteemed … Continue reading JCB longlist: 10 books to add to your TBR

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee: A great epic ★★★★

The story starts with a seventeen-year-old girl Sunja, who was smitten by Koh Hansu, a young dynamic, Korean from Jeju island. But, he was already married and had three daughters in Osaka. Madly in love and unknown to the truth, Sunja became pregnant. Koh Hansu offered her to be his mistress as he couldn’t marry her. She refused and decided to raise her child on … Continue reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee: A great epic ★★★★

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

Finding Fiction Friday: 21 August 2020

Well, the first Finding Fiction Friday went pretty well so I thought of continuing this series. I hope you find a new book to add to your tbr pile today. Finding Fiction Friday is a weekly meme about recommending a book. It can be a recent read or an old favourite. Write up your post and include this description. Don’t forget to link me up … Continue reading Finding Fiction Friday: 21 August 2020

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite: ★★★.5

Korede is a nurse and a very competent one. She is an introvert, reasonable person, neither ugly nor beautiful but someone who excels at her work. Her sister, Ayoola is quite the opposite of her. She is gorgeous, vibrant, irresponsible, reckless, and someone who comprehends men better than her sister. Korede always protects her sister since it is expected of her as an elder sister … Continue reading My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite: ★★★.5

Reading updates: WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and currently revived by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words The three Ws stands for the following questions. What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently Reading: Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami Genre: Contemporary, Japanese Literature Currently reading this book as a part … Continue reading Reading updates: WWW Wednesday

Finding Fiction Friday #1

We have recommended books to our friends, colleagues and family at some point. Some books are absolutely must read that we can’t stop talking about. Some books take their own time and slowly make way to our recommended pile. This series is about finding all those books. Finding Fiction Friday is a weekly meme about recommending a book. It can be a recent read or … Continue reading Finding Fiction Friday #1

What I Read This Week | 19 June 2019

Welcome to another Wednesday meme. Time to ask ourselves the three W’s. The three Ws stands for the following questions. What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently Reading: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Genre: Historical fiction This book is continuing from last week because this is HUGE! Though, it is … Continue reading What I Read This Week | 19 June 2019