Dark Touch: Elle Lewis

Dark touch: GENRE: Urban Fantasy, Supernatural, Fiction Rating: 4/5 The first book in the trilogy is aptly titled as its a Dark Touch that sets the pins rolling, and in this case sets the story moving. Sloan Stolar works at a law firm in Washington, but its not a job she loves, rather its onlyContinue reading “Dark Touch: Elle Lewis”

The Mother-in-Law: The Other Woman in Your Marriage: Veena Venugopal

GENRE: Cultural, India, Realistic Rating:4/5 Duped, yes I was duped by the comic cover of the MIL with a rolling pin and the DIL with a skimmer. The title had me believe that this was going to be fun read about the squabble between Mother-in-laws and Daughter-in-laws. But the pages within contained stories or ratherContinue reading “The Mother-in-Law: The Other Woman in Your Marriage: Veena Venugopal”

International School Library Month

  ” BATTLE OF THE BOOKS” ” There’s no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who are reading the wrong books.” ——James Patterson. This post comes a bit late because I had misplaced my file and was unable to locate it . Apologies for that. So now coming to point,Continue reading “International School Library Month”

Maidless in Mumbai: Payal Kapadia

GENRE:Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit Rating :4/5 So this is the first book I read this year. I was intrigued by the title and the illustrations. Any new mother would relate well with the book as well those who have toddlers or school goers. The memories this book brought upon made it all the moreContinue reading “Maidless in Mumbai: Payal Kapadia”

2 Day Down: Dr. Nikita Lalwani

GENRE: Short stories, Realism, Fiction RATING: 4/5 Amazon sale is a boon for any book lover. For me it’s godsend as I can grab all my choices at a reduced price though I am out of space.‘ 2 Day Down ‘ is a collection of 5 short stories which trails the journey of 5 women fromContinue reading “2 Day Down: Dr. Nikita Lalwani”

Critical Thinking: Skillset for 21st century

Critical thinking…the awakening of the intellect to the study of itself. The importance of critical thinking skills cannot be undermined in a student’s life. No matter which industry he/she is interested in pursuing critical thinking skills can act as the determining factor for success and growth. Moreover it has been observed that students lacking suchContinue reading “Critical Thinking: Skillset for 21st century”

Such is HER life: Reecha Agarwal Goyal

GENRE: Poetry, Realism My Rating: 4.5/5 Browsing through Amazon looking for new titles I came across this book. The uniqueness of the title drew me towards it and I was held captive. The bold HER drew me to know more. My mind was busy racing thinking of possibilities that the book would offer. But IContinue reading “Such is HER life: Reecha Agarwal Goyal”

Boy Under Water: Adam Baron

GENRE: Young readers, Children’s, Contemporary My Rating: 3/5 I picked up this book since the cover had me thinking what it had in store for me. I was jumping to conclusions about some adventure or mystery behind the pages. But what Adam Baron brings forth in the pages was not what I had expected, itContinue reading “Boy Under Water: Adam Baron”

Fairer Tales: Princesses Doing it for Themselves by Emma Dodd

Award-winning author Emma Dodd re imagines the tales of three beloved fairy tale heroines There isn’t a child who has not read or heard the popular fairy tales like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel… the list goes on. But what comes across surprising is that none of the girls are shown to have strong characters or aContinue reading “Fairer Tales: Princesses Doing it for Themselves by Emma Dodd”

International day of the Girl Child: 11th October

Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to underscore and draw attention towards the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. The theme for this year is: With her: A skilled girl force. The theme ofContinue reading “International day of the Girl Child: 11th October”