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 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”

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”

The Binding Vine: Shashi Deshpande

I am clueless how I happened to read this book. While looking for my next read, I was browsing through the bookshelf in the library. The book cover and the title held my attention. The lady in the cover especially had me captivated, and send mixed signals to my mind. On one hand, the ladyContinue reading “The Binding Vine: Shashi Deshpande”

‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls — Conversation Zimbabwe

Original post: ‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls On 6th September, StarFM’s show Pane Nyaya hosted two children who spoke about being forced into prostitution in Harare. One was 9, the other 13. The interview, painful to listen to, sat with me for hours on end. The 9Continue reading “‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls — Conversation Zimbabwe”