Category: AtoZChallenge

Gordan Ramsay’s Humble Pie ~Book Review

I’m a huge (read huuuuuuuuuuuge) Gordon Ramsay fan, I devour all his TV shows- be it Masterchef U.S., Hell’s Kitchen, and my latest obsession 24 Hours to Hell and Back. Yes, he is infamous for his swearing and temper. But there is no one else like him. The 16 times …

The Female of the Species ~ Book Review

I haven’t seen ‘The Female of the Species’ doing the rounds on Indian bookstagram much (that’s where I pick up most of my book recommendations), mainly because it is pricey! But then I read the blurb and I knew I should own a copy of it. Daym! The lockdown and …

Daisy Jones & The Six – Book Review

You must know that I had finished reading Daisy Jones & The Six only a couple of minutes ago. So, this book review is going to get very real. “We love broken, beautiful people. And it doesn’t get much more obviously broken and more classically beautiful than Daisy Jones.” I …

9 Easy Classics for Beginners

Find a list of nine easy classics for beginners I have always loved reading classics and there is a reason why they are considered so revered and cherished. But many refrain from reading classics because when you have the option of picking up some quick-reads, why struggle with the 700 …

17 Books by Black Women Authors

The month of February is regarded as Black History month and I began to wonder. How many books have I read written by contemporary black women authors? The answer is- very few. I’ve consciously tried to read more such books because I believe, what sets these authors apart is that …

Best Books by Anita Nair

Anita Nair is one of India’s most acclaimed authors and she has written over 17 books. She has won numerous awards, including The Sahithya Academy Award, Ficci Flo Women Achievers Award and the Arch of Excellence Award in Literature by the All India Achievers Conference. I’m going to pick some …

My Theme for #AtoZChallenge 2020 is…

This is my seventh consecutive year at the much-loved A to Z Challenge and it makes me so proud of myself that I feel like doing a little jig right away. If you haven’t read this blog post on The Ultimate Guide to A to Z Blogging Challenge where I …

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 …

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 …