The Cries of the Butterfly by Rajeev Roy

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Realistic Fiction Rating:5/5 I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. My views are not influenced or have any bias for the writer or publisher. I don’t know where to begin with to review this masterpiece. In the beginning I was skeptical about the story sinceContinue reading “The Cries of the Butterfly by Rajeev Roy”

Sydney and Emma and the Untold Tales of Snailsville by Nikki Jordan

Rating: 2.5/5 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Animal Fiction, Fantasy There was a lot of expectation from the book given the lovely illustrations which immediately catch the eye. But I was disappointed in the execution of the story which otherwise could have been a delightful read. The book starts with an introduction to Snailsville, an imaginary land inhabitedContinue reading “Sydney and Emma and the Untold Tales of Snailsville by Nikki Jordan”

Second chance: Kavita Bhatnagar

I received an ARC of the book in exchange for an honest review of the book. My views are not influenced by the author or publisher and are completely unbiased. It is rather rare in today’s time that a gem like this gets written. Simply put, most authors do not like the truth of lifeContinue reading “Second chance: Kavita Bhatnagar”

Whispered Wishes: Sue Lilley

Genre: Romance, Contemporary fiction, Adult fiction, Explicit Rating: 3/5 This book is a complete reality show bundled into a book. It contains all the right elements in perfect measures: romance, drama, suspense, etc. The story begins with Olivia coming to Havenwood Village during a blizzard. Not much is provided as means of background to theContinue reading “Whispered Wishes: Sue Lilley”

The Best Week That Never Happened: Dallas Woodburn

Genre: Romance, Young Adult, Explicit Rating: 4.5/5 I kept putting off writing this review because I knew that by the end I would have a stack of tissues wet with my tears. Dallas’ debut novel has every flavor to make it a bestseller. I was drawn to the book by the blurb which was mysteriousContinue reading “The Best Week That Never Happened: Dallas Woodburn”

Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Rules for Writing a Short Story

Originally posted on irevuo:
Kurt Vonnegut, one of the most influential writers of this century, passed down a simple list of rules for writing a short story, though I think they can be applied to longer narratives as well. He did say that Flannery O’Connor broke all his rules except the first and that great…

Coffee Shop Girl: Chris Waddington

  Genre: Romantic Fiction, Contemporary Romance(Explicit) Rating: 4/5 To be honest, I was very skeptical about going forward with my reading. What drew me towards the book was the title and the cover. One word is apt for both: alluring. This book is not your run of the mill love story, where two people meet,Continue reading “Coffee Shop Girl: Chris Waddington”

April: Poetry Month 2019

April is celebrated as the National Poetry Month in all schools worldwide. So I thought what a better way to bring children closer to books than Poetry Month.  I organized the ‘Book Spine Poetry Contest’ for students of grade X. It was celebrated with a bang. The students had a fun time writing poems basedContinue reading “April: Poetry Month 2019”

Tale of The Winter Lands: J.D. Bass

I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. My views are not influenced or have any bias for the writer or publisher. Don’t be mislead by the title. I picked up the book thinking that it must a collection of short stories about winter and its many wonders. The book,Continue reading “Tale of The Winter Lands: J.D. Bass”

Beneath the surface: B.K. Stubblefield

I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. My views are not influenced or have any bias for the writer or publisher. Over the years I have read many books. It’s a rarity that a book takes me through varied emotions, leaving me exhausted yet happy at the end. ThisContinue reading “Beneath the surface: B.K. Stubblefield”