Book Review, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mythology

The Liberation of Sita by Volga|A powerful advocate of Feminism|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Valmiki’s Ramayana is the story of Rama’s exile and return to Ayodhya, a triumphant king who will always do right by his subjects. In Volga’s retelling, it is Sita who, after being abandoned by Purushottam Rama, embarks on an arduous journey to self-realization. Along the way, she meets extraordinary women who have… Continue reading The Liberation of Sita by Volga|A powerful advocate of Feminism|

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ARC, Book Review, Fiction, Romance

Book Review: The Story of a Long Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Rohan and Ira's life takes an unexpected turn when Ira decides to leave for New York to study. They've been married for only fifteen months, but this is the opportunity of a lifetime, and Rohan is not going to come between his wife and her dream. So, sad but supportive, he… Continue reading Book Review: The Story of a Long Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar

Book Review, Fiction, Romance

Book Review: Flying Without Wings by Rishabh Puri

Flying Without Wings Author: Rishabh Puri Publisher: Harper Collins and Black Ink Genre: Romance Blurb (as on Goodreads): For Milli Bajwa, life is at a stand-still. Grounded in the Chandigarh airport where she works day after day, she watches flights leaving for destinations she knows she'll never visit. Loveless and luckless, she would rather bury… Continue reading Book Review: Flying Without Wings by Rishabh Puri

Book Review, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction

Book Review: The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat

The Nine-Chambered Heart Author: Janice Pariat Publisher: Harper Collins Genre: Contemporary Fiction  Blurb (as on Goodreads): 'You, though, are as beautiful as light splitting through glass.' Nine characters recall their relationship with a young woman - the same woman - whom they have loved, or who has loved them. We piece her together, much as… Continue reading Book Review: The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat

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, Contemporary Fiction, Romance

Book Review: Glitter and Gloss by Vibha Batra

Glitter and Gloss Author: Vibha Batra Publisher: Bloomsbury India Genre: Romance, Contemporary Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): Misha is a make up artist who, after a series of mishaps and twists and turns, falls madly in love with Akshay who reciprocates her love with ardour. The only hitch in this perfect romance is her prospective sister-in-law… Continue reading Book Review: Glitter and Gloss by Vibha Batra

Book Review, Contemporary Fiction, Romance

Book Review: True Liars by Isha Inamdar

True Liars Author: Isha Inamdar Publisher: Harlequin India Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Romance Blurb (as on Amazon.in) Aspiring deejay NJ – Anjana – lives in Mumbai with her best friend Harsh and his boyfriend Sam. When Harsh has to go to Phalodi, his hometown in Rajasthan, for his sister’s wedding, he convinces NJ to tag along,… Continue reading Book Review: True Liars by Isha Inamdar