Book Review | Origin

Title: Origin Author: Dan Brown “The geeks shall inherit the earth.” It had been a long time since I picked up another Dan Brown book. Just like the previous ones, I went on page after page for hours excitedly reading the quest of Robert Langdon (Spoiler Alert: He is still wearing his Mickey Mouse watch!)….

Book Review | Rebecca

Title: Rebecca Author: Daphne Du Maurier “I am glad it cannot happen twice, the fever of first love. For it is a fever, and a burden, too, whatever the poets may say.” “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” The book opens up with this line where the protagonist, the second Mrs. De…

Book Review | The Palace of Illusions

Title: The Palace of Illusions Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni “There was an unexpected freedom in finding out that one wasn’t as important as one had always assumed!” Having read The Shiva Trilogy and Sita – Warrior of Mithila from The Ram Chandra Series by Amish, I found myself thoroughly enjoying the tales of Indian mythological…

Book Review | A Place for Us

Book: A Place for Us Author: Fatima Farheen Mirza The title of the book is interesting as it roughly translates into the fundamental human desire for connection. Doesn’t matter who you are, everyone wants to feel like they belong. “..and perhaps there would be nothing more shameful… But this is his life. This is exactly…

Book Review | Sita – Warrior of Mithila

Book: Sita – Warrior of Mithila Author: Amish “Don’t be afraid of the dark, my child. Light has a source. It can be snuffed out. But darkness has no source. It just exists. This darkness is a path to That, which has no source: God. Wise” Retelling a well-known story from a different outlook altogether…