Category: All About Books

11 Harry Potter Spells That I Want in Real Life

Harry Potter – a world that I thought I would never enter into, the one with witches and wizards, goblins and elfs, magic and spells! From borderline aversion to turning into a true-blue Potterhead, Harry Potter has got my heart, mind, and soul! I was forced by my cousins at …

George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones Has Got Me Hooked

I always thought I was more of a girly girl who relished her mushy romcoms. There is absolutely nothing wrong with it and I still cherish that part of me. But there is also this girl in me who loves warriors and bad boys. This part was discovered much later, …

Fairy Tale Retellings: Yay or Nay?

We grew up hearing and reading Fairy tales. Even if most of them are prejudistic and misogynistic, fairy tales has a certain charm associated with it. The beautiful Palaces, gorgeous Princesses, chivalrous Prince Charmings, Fairy Godmothers, Witches, Goblins and Magic! However, given a chance, wouldn’t you want to rewrite some …

Why Every Woman Must Read Eat, Pray, Love

I gave this book – Eat Pray Love a chance only last month and it has instantly become one of my favorites. It affected me so much that I wish I read it a couple of years ago when I was going through a tough time in life. A personal …

Five (Most) Desirable Men from Literature

Some men from the books you read stay with you for life. Whether they are too hot to handle or you see a loving, doting partner in them, such literary men make you want to wish they were for real. Most of the times, I find it incredibly hard to …

Chitra Banerjee’s Rendition of Indian Epics

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is a known name in Indian Literature, especially for her take on Indian epics like the Mahabharata and Ramayana. Her re-tellings often have a strong female protagonist and profound elements of honor and duty. That is exactly what draws you to her books and makes you fall …

Book Subscription Boxes to Watch Out For

Up until a few years ago, Book Subscription Boxes was unheard of in our country. However, bookstagrammers are familiar with these from across the world, mainly OwlCrate and My Lit Box which comes with a box of goodies along with the ‘Book of the Month’. Things have changed and you …

Why Anna Karenina has my Heart

Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is one of the most controversial classics of all time. It is considered as one of the toughest reads because believe me, it requires all your time and effort. With a whopping 1000 pages and eight parts, Anna Karenina talks about how a sophisticated young woman …

Jasmine Days by Benyamin #BookReview

One of my resolutions for this year is to read good books, especially from my TBR. My bookshelf has quite a few hundreds of books right now- brand new, untouched. I am on a book ban and I am trying to read as many books as possible from it.  However, …

2019 Reading Challenges That Urge You to Read More

It is that time of the year when I set goals for anything and everything in life. For now, let’s focus on reading. Reading Challenges help you to read more. At least that’s how I take it. The prompts of many challenges may restrict your reading, but I believe it …

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