Book Review | All the Bright Places

Title: All the Bright Places Author: Jennifer Niven The moment my friend took out this book from her bag, I was full of delight looking at the cover. It has this pleasant blue color with images of sticky notes. The post-its tell you subtly what kind of story you would be reading. “The cadence of…

Book Review | Suheldev

Title: Legend of Suheldev – The King who saved India Author: Amish “Darkness does not win because it is strong. It wins because the lamps stop fighting.” I just finished reading Amish’s new book that falls in the genre of historical fiction, a different trail from his previous works on mythological fiction. An interesting fact…

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…

Silver Lining

It was shortly before midnight on a chilly January evening, and mist obscured parts of the tree-lined roads while driving when I met with ‘the’ accident that turned my life upside down. On one of its darkest stretches the road turned and what I remember thereafter is quite a blur. Apparently, I had met with…