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Book Review: One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

Published by: Penguin Random House Genré: Fiction, Asian Literature, Indian Literature My Rating: 4.5/5 Blurb as on Goodreads: All of Kali and Ponna’s efforts to conceive a child—from prayers to penance, potions to pilgrimages—have been in vain. Despite being in a loving and sexually satisfying relationship, they are relentlessly hounded by the taunts and insinuations…
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Book Review: Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi

Published by: Simon and Schuster  Genre: Historical Fiction My Rating: 4.5/5 Blurbs as on Goodreads: In the village of al-Awafi, in Oman, we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla, who chooses to refuse all offers and await a reunion with the man…
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e-ARC Review: The Silent Ones by K. L. Slater

Published by: Bookouture Released on: 24th July 2019 Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Psychothriller My Rating: 4/5 Blurb as on Goodreads: This morning, I was packing up lunches, ironing, putting on the laundry I should have done last night. Now my precious daughter is accused of murder.When ten-year-old cousins Maddy and Brianna are arrested for a terrible…
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e-ARC Review: One Little Secret by Cate Holahan

Published by: Crooked Lane Books Released on: 9th July 2019 Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller My Rating: 4/5 Blurb as on Goodreads: Everyone has a secret. For some, it’s worth dying to protect. For others, it’s worth killing. The glass beach house was supposed to be the getaway that Susan needed. Eager to help her transplanted…
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Book Review: Circus Folk & Village Freaks by Aparna Sanyal

Published by: Vishwakarma Publications Genre: Poetry, Fiction My Rating: 4/5 Blurb as on Goodreads: Meet the beautiful people of the Circus, and the freaks who live in the Village next to them. Mangled, jangled, misunderstood, all find place in the rich tapestry of this book. Siamese twins separate to lose half a heart each, and…
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June wrap up

Half of 2019 is officially over and I’m still not able to believe this! Soon it will be 2020! When 2019 started I had set an aim to read minimum of 45 books during the course of this entire year. But to my astonishment, I have so far managed to read 54 books so far!…
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Book Review: What Mina Did by Geeta Menon

Published by: Rupa Publications Genre: Fiction My Rating: 3.5/5 Blurb as on Goodreads: 1998. Twenty-two-year-old Mina is moving to the US from Bangalore to begin a new life with her husband. Then there’s a horrific murder and her life is turned upside down. Mina’s best friend Neelu helps her out of the abyss. Mina gradually…
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Book Review: Narasimha: The Mahaavatar Trilogy Book 1 by Kevin Missal

Published by: Harper Collins IN Genre: Fiction, Mythological Fiction, Mythology My Rating: 3/5 Blurb as on Goodreads: Narasimha, once a brave soldier, has left the war and lies low as a physician in a village. But a familiar face from his past seeks his help to stop the tyranny of the blind usurper – Andhaka.…
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Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Published by: Crown Publishing Genre: Non-Fiction, Autobiography, Memoir, Biography Blurbs as on Goodreads: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped…
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Book Review: Three Thousand Stitches: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives by Sudha Murty

Published by: Penguin Random House India Genre: Non-fiction / Short Stories Blurb as on Goodreads: So often, it’s the simplest acts of courage that touch the lives of others. Sudha Murty-through the exceptional work of the Infosys Foundation as well as through her own youth, family life, and travels-encounters many such stories . . .…
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