[ARC] Book Review #18: ‘Secret of the Sea’

The author, Malcolm Mejin, kindly sent me a digital version of his book, Secret of the Sea (Diary of a Rich Kid #3), in exchange for my honest review. A huge thanks to the author for letting me be a part of it. [SPOILER ALERT] Name: Secret of the Sea Author: Malcolm Mejin Genre: Children's… Continue reading [ARC] Book Review #18: ‘Secret of the Sea’

In Defense of Reading Multiple Books at Once

A few years ago, the thought of reading multiple books at once would sound blasphemous to me. However, since the last couple of years, I have come to think about it in a more pragmatic way and realised that it is, actually, a great action plan to read more and come across the books that… Continue reading In Defense of Reading Multiple Books at Once

[ARC] Book Review #14: ‘The Lucky Escape’

Note: A big thanks to NetGalley, HarperCollins UK Audio and the author, Laura Jane Williams, for providing me with a copy of  The Lucky Escape in exchange for an honest review. Name: The Lucky Escape Author: Laura Jane Williams Genre/s: Modern Fiction, Romance Book In One Sentence The Lucky Escape, by Laura Jane Williams, demonstrates the… Continue reading [ARC] Book Review #14: ‘The Lucky Escape’

[ARC] Book Review #12: ‘The Guest Book’

Note: A big thanks to Random House UK Vintage, C. L. Pattison and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of “The Guest Book” in exchange for an honest review. Name: The Guest Book Author: C. L. Pattison Genre: Psychological Thriller Book in One Sentence C. L. Pattison's The Guest Book offers the readers to delve into the hidden… Continue reading [ARC] Book Review #12: ‘The Guest Book’

When You Should Allow Yourself To DNF Books?

In one of my recent posts, I justified the reasons to DNF a book. I strongly believe in curating your life as much as possible in terms of value and optimisation. However, I also believe in giving chances. And that extends to books and reading too. So, in today's post, I will be talking about… Continue reading When You Should Allow Yourself To DNF Books?

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’

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?

My 2019 Reads

It is a bit late (read: way too late) for any 2019 related post, but I still thought of jotting down the books I read last year. In total, I managed to finish 15 (and half...ish) books by 31/12/2019. I divided the books under 3 broad categories - fiction, non-fiction and comics - and then listed… Continue reading My 2019 Reads

Book Review #1: ‘Christmas’ (Mark Timlin)

Details Title of the Book: Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) Series: London Noir #8 Writer: Mark Timlin Narrator: Brian Bowles Genre(s): Mystery/Thriller/Crime Fiction Publisher: W. F. Howes Date of Publication: 1994 Format: Audiobook Synopsis Four days before Christmas and 17-year-old Jimmy Himes has gone missing. His parents hire a private detective to help track him down.… Continue reading Book Review #1: ‘Christmas’ (Mark Timlin)