I’ve never been (Un)happier: (Penguin Petit) by Shaheen Bhatt

Genre: Non Fiction, Psychology My rating: 4/5 Names can be so misleading, especially if the name has a famous surname. I would have missed out on a fabulous book if I had let go of this book just because Shaheen is Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter and Alia and Pooja Bhatt’s sister. Like I did the mistakeContinue reading “I’ve never been (Un)happier: (Penguin Petit) by Shaheen Bhatt”

The War Blog: Glen Sobey

GENRE: Fiction, Young adult My rating: 4.5/5 I received this ebook as part of LibraryThing Early Reviewers copy. I thank the author and publisher for providing me the copy. This is an honest review and my views are not biased or altered by receiving a copy. The premise of the story is rather promising andContinue reading “The War Blog: Glen Sobey”

A Dream: Cory Q Tan

Genre: Children’s Fiction, Picture Books My rating: 4/5 I received a free digital copy of this book from the author as part of LibraryThing Member Giveaway. This review is my personal view about the book and does not have any bias towards the author or his work. Plot: The story is first person narrative ofContinue reading “A Dream: Cory Q Tan”

The Preacher’s Bride: Theresa Oliver

  GENRE: Western Romance, Fiction My Rating: 5/5 I received the ARC as a Member Giveaway from LibraryThing. And I am grateful to the publisher for sending the copy. I have read romances before but this is a story quite unlike any other. The pages are filled with emotions that tie a noose around youContinue reading “The Preacher’s Bride: Theresa Oliver”

Raavana’s Daughter: Nadishka Aloysius

GENRE: Fiction, Mythological fiction Rating: 4/5 I received this book as part of LibraryThing Member Giveaway. Of late, I have been surrounded by books on mythological fiction. I must admit, I have enjoyed them a lot. My reading has exposed me to characters and events that I have never known. The finer nuances of manyContinue reading “Raavana’s Daughter: Nadishka Aloysius”

Dear Jane: Marina Delvecchio

GENRE: Fiction, Urban Fiction, Realistic My Rating: 5/5 I have always been fond of classics since my childhood. My library reading time was spent devouring illustrated classics when I was young, and the unabridged versions as I grew older. In ninth grade we were asked by our English teacher to do a book review onContinue reading “Dear Jane: Marina Delvecchio”

Love, Amour, Amore: A Collection of Three Love Stories from Around the World : Kaya Quinsey

GENRE: Romance, Short Story, Fiction My Rating:5/5 I received this book as a member giveaway from LibraryThing. From page one I was completely engaged with the words. Kaya’s writing style is simple and yet she manages to capture your heart in her own subtle ways. Love, Amour, Amore, is not just a collection of loveContinue reading “Love, Amour, Amore: A Collection of Three Love Stories from Around the World : Kaya Quinsey”

The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up: Jacob M Appel

GENRE: Fiction, Satire My Rating:4/5 This book is a great satire of how most Americans found their lives changed post 9/11.The book makes some incredible points regarding patriotism, mob mentality, the media, its desire to overkill for increased TRPs and sensationalism. I loved that this book managed to be a fun and interesting read whileContinue reading “The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up: Jacob M Appel”

Prince Charming by Harma-Mae Smit

GENRE: Fantasy, Retelling, Short Stories, Romance My Rating: 4/5 I ask to be pardoned by all feminist readers to forgive my liking for this particular fairy tale. Unlike other tales, the female protagonist, Cinderella is not a damsel in distress. She is rather shown as a girl with lot of patience, endurance, positivism and aContinue reading “Prince Charming by Harma-Mae Smit”

Snow White and Rose Red: Brothers Grimm

Genre: Classics, Fantasy, Fairy tale My rating: 4/5(kids), 2/5(Adults) Plot: An old widow had two daughters named Snow White and Rose Red. Both the sisters had completely contrasting personalities. Snow White was shy and gentle, whereas Rose Red was outgoing and gregarious. One day the two sisters and their mother let a big bear come toContinue reading “Snow White and Rose Red: Brothers Grimm”