Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie: Review ★★★★

It is not a surprise that I love crime fiction. Agatha Christie tops the list for delivering excellent mystery novels. I have read three of her books before and it is safe to say that this book has made its way to my recommended Christie books. Ever since I have watched the trailer of Death on the Nile, it has been on my radar to … Continue reading Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie: Review ★★★★

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

Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale: Book Review ★★★

Ira Kamat is a level-headed, ambitious, career-oriented civic beat reporter. She thrives to do her job earnestly and uncovers the corrupt instances of the municipal corporation in Mumbai. Kartik is a man of few words and stuck at a dead-end job. They were childhood friends living in Matunga, Mumbai but separated in pursuit of their career. After thirteen years they meet again on the terrace … Continue reading Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale: Book Review ★★★

Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami : Book Review

Once upon a time when going out shopping was not a dreaded affair, I too went to a shopping mall. I wanted to gaze at the clothes, listlessly walk around the store with no intention of purchasing anything. Until I saw a beautiful turquoise blouse. I knew at that very moment that I am going to love it. The material, shine, fit everything was perfect. … Continue reading Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami : Book Review

And There Were None by Agatha Christie ★★★★

I’m a Christie fan if you know me at all. The setting of her books has no similarities with each other. Every time a new mystery, a new murder. After reading Poirot stories, this book is a refreshment as we don’t have Poirot unfolding the mystery instead this is an open and shut case with no investigation needed.  And There Were None is a story … Continue reading And There Were None by Agatha Christie ★★★★