Book Review, Crime and Thriller, Romance

Book Review: You Never Know by Akash Verma

Warning: I have tried really hard to avoid spoilers. However, I suggest you read at your own risk. You Never Know Author: Akash Verma Publisher: Penguin India Genre: Romantic Thriller, Psychological Thriller Blurb (as on Goodreads): There will be times when you feel you have the best relationship, ever . . . There will be… Continue reading Book Review: You Never Know by Akash Verma

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Book Review, Contemporary Fiction

Book Review: Em and The Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto

Em and The Big Hoom Author: Jerry Pinto Publisher: Aleph Book Company Genre: Contemporary Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): In a one-bedroom-hall-kitchen in Mahim, Bombay, through the last decades of the twentieth century, lived four love-battered Mendeses: mother, father, son and daughter. Between Em, the mother, driven frequently to hospital after her failed suicide attempts,… Continue reading Book Review: Em and The Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto

Book Review, Fantasy, Young adult

Book Review: Advent of the Proxy (The Ascension #1)

  Advent of the Proxy (The Ascension #1) Author: Gaurav Atulkumar Singh Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): Backed into a corner, Vayu, a sickly thirteen-year-old child unleashes his true potential. With this newly discovered ability, he imagines life would become simpler. Soon though, he realizes he is not alone. The world… Continue reading Book Review: Advent of the Proxy (The Ascension #1)

Wrap ups and TBR's

September Book Haul and Wrap-up (The reason I’m broke :P)

What a wonderful month. After five years, I could finally celebrate Durga Puja with my family. I also went for a huge book haul this month. I got 20 books this month and I am so excited to list them all for you readers. Let's Jump right in then.  Books Bought: *Click on the name… Continue reading September Book Haul and Wrap-up (The reason I’m broke :P)

Book Review, Fiction

Book Review: The Ghost Writer by Alessandra Torre

The Ghost Writer Author: Alessandra Torre Publication: DCA, Inc Genre: General Fiction, Mystery and Thriller Blurb (as on Goodreads): I have three months to write the last book of my life. Three months to confess the details of that day, and how it changed everything for me.  My name is Helena Ross. I’ve written fifteen… Continue reading Book Review: The Ghost Writer by Alessandra Torre

Book Review, Fiction

Book Review: The 365 Days by Nikhil Ramteke

The 365 Days Author: Nikhil Ramteke Publication: Write India Genre: Fiction Blurb (as on Amazon.in) This is a story that falls through the crevices of pitiless anonymity, yet miraculously waits to be told.  Shijukutty, a Malayali fisherman, leaves his tiny hamlet of abject poverty in the coastal village of Vizhinjam on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram,… Continue reading Book Review: The 365 Days by Nikhil Ramteke

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Book Review: Hell! No Saints in Paradise by A.K. Asif

Hell! No Saints in Paradise Author: A.K. Asif Publication: Harper Collins Genre: Fantasy, Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): 2050, New York. In the aftermath of a grueling spiritual cleansing quest, Ismael, a Pakistani-American student, enters into an alliance with spiritual beings who send him on a perilous journey of self-discovery. A non-believer, Ismael must return… Continue reading Book Review: Hell! No Saints in Paradise by A.K. Asif