Category: Book Review

Raavan- Enemy of Aryavarta #BookReview

When Amish Tripathi came up with the first book in the Meluha series – The Immortals of Meluha, I went gaga over it like most of us. It was a refreshing take on Indian history and mythology and Lord Shiva being portrayed as a mortal was appealing rather than alarming. …

The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat #BookReview

Ever since the beginning of this year, I had been reading some great books. Thanks to all the Reading Challenges that I am part of and of course, the recommendations through bookstagram. I came across this book when I was scrolling up and down on an online bookstore. The title …

5 Iconic Literary Villains

Literary Villains are meant to horrify us. These fictional bad guys are complex characters, all-out evil and vile. From The Joker to Sauron to the White Witch of Narnia to Lord Voldemort, we have had a fair share of them in our books. Today, I am going to pick five …

To Sir, With Love

E.R. Braithwaite’s To Sir With Love is one of the first autobiographical books I’ve read. It was back in my school days when our English teacher asked the class to grab this book from the school library and give it a read, in turns. We were to have a discussion …

Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan

Oscar Wilde’s plays are thought-provoking, satirical, witty and have beautiful dialogues and well crafted characters. Lady Windermere’s Fan is just the same! “Mom, I’m not sure what I should pick for the letter O”, I lamented. I asked her if I should go for Oliver Twist and then she reminded …

Like a Girl by Aparna Jain #BookReview

Have you read Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls? When the book was published a couple of years ago, it was all the rage. It was full of real-life stories of inspirational women who weren’t afraid to chase their dreams. However, only two Indian women, namely Rani Laxmi Bai and Mary …