My 2020 Reads: A Recap

2020 has come to an end, and last year, I managed to read 22 books in total. While it might sound nothing considering the amount of posts I have read and looking at the number of other people, I am quite proud of it myself. Yes, I know that numbers aren't anything and it shouldn't… Continue reading My 2020 Reads: A Recap

Book Review #10: ‘Lucia’s War’

Note: The author kindly sent me a digital version of her book in exchange for my honest review. A huge thanks to the author for letting me be a part of it. Name: Lucia's War Author: Susan Lanigan Genre: Historical Fiction Book in One Sentence Lucia's War by Susan Lanigan is a tale of existence… Continue reading Book Review #10: ‘Lucia’s War’

Book Review #9: ‘Health Mind Soul: 8 Steps To Finding Your Inner Peace’

Note: The author kindly sent me a PDF version of his book in exchange for my honest review. A huge thank you to the author for letting me be a part of it. Name: Health Mind Soul: 8 Steps To Finding Your Inner Peace Author: Jeff Simpson Genre/s: Self-help Book in One Sentence The book talks… Continue reading Book Review #9: ‘Health Mind Soul: 8 Steps To Finding Your Inner Peace’

My December 2020 Reads

Normally, I do not plan books to read on a particular month. I just go with the flow. However, it is Christmas next month, so I have decided to plan my December reads. Although, it is almost mid-December, I still decided to share what books I plan/am planning to read. Obviously, most of them are… Continue reading My December 2020 Reads

Book Review #8: ‘An Indelible Day’

Note: The author kindly sent me a PDF version of his book in exchange for my honest review. A huge thank you to the author for letting me be a part of it. Name: An Indelible Day Author: Cairo Marques Genre/s: Contemporary, Psychology Synopsis The story accompanies a single day of John C., a man… Continue reading Book Review #8: ‘An Indelible Day’

Why should you read?

I was 8 years old when my dad issued Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone from the library for me. Although I do not remember the exact moment about how I felt when I opened the book and started reading, the very concept of a story opened up a whole new world for me. A… Continue reading Why should you read?

Why don’t I participate in reading challenges anymore?

If you have a Goodreads account and log into it, the first thing that catches your eyes is the Goodreads Reading Challenge. Set apart from its usual colour template, it is quite easy to be noticed. And quite hard to ignore. Reading challenges have become common over the last few years. It is a great… Continue reading Why don’t I participate in reading challenges anymore?

Book Review #7: ‘The Bookish Life of Nina Hill’

Name: The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Author: Abbi Waxman Genre: Modern Fiction Publisher: WF Howes Synopsis The only child of a single mother, Nina has her life just as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, a kick-butt trivia team, a world-class planner and a cat named Phil. [...] When the father Nina… Continue reading Book Review #7: ‘The Bookish Life of Nina Hill’

Book Review #6: ‘Throne of Glass’

Name: Throne of GlassAuthor: Sarah J. MaasGenre: FantasyPublisher: Bloomsbury Synopsis After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition… Continue reading Book Review #6: ‘Throne of Glass’

Is reading fiction a waste of time?

As a literature student, reading fiction is a part of my life. However, barring that, I'd like to think that I love reading books. While I love picking up a non-fiction every now and then for creating a better and more optimised life for myself, the majority of my reading list consists of fiction books.… Continue reading Is reading fiction a waste of time?