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”

The Awakening:Johannie Paradon

  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. The title alluded to me as it sounded fascinating and inviting. This is the first time I read a book in the paranormal genre. I was disappointedContinue reading “The Awakening:Johannie Paradon”

War Blog: Glen Sobey

First of all, I would like to give heartfelt thanks to Glen Sobey for providing me with a digital review copy to read this book. My review is honest, unbiased, and voluntary. Having previously read the first book by glen, ‘War Blog’, I was keenly waiting for his next book. Never in my wildest dreamsContinue reading “War Blog: Glen Sobey”

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”

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”

Sabrina: Nick Drnaso

GENRE: Sequential Art, Graphic Novel, Fiction Rating:1/5 Having finished the Man Booker prize nominee and the first graphic novel to be listed, I was left befuddled. I started to collect my thoughts many times to make them into a cohesive whole. But I failed at my attempts. A multitude of emotions were running in myContinue reading “Sabrina: Nick Drnaso”

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”

Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini is a name that reckons stories with a delicate yet intense voice that speaks volumes on the impact of war, riots and displacement, especially in the Islamic countries. All those who have read his books must have had shed tears in silence as you flipped pages and poured over the lives of HassanContinue reading “Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini”

International Dot Day: 15th September

As much as I had wanted to celebrate International Dot Day in my school I couldn’t since everyone is knees deep in studies. With exam just round the corner there was no way I could celebrate this fun day. But as a parent of a young child I feel that this day holds lot ofContinue reading “International Dot Day: 15th September”

International Literacy Day: 8th September

Communication skills are the most important skills for the development of a society. It is needed to converse and engage with a fellow human being and to facilitate understanding. Nearly every individual learns to communicate verbally by observing their family and surrounding. But it is rather unfortunate that  not many get a chance for formalContinue reading “International Literacy Day: 8th September”