The Upside of Unrequited | Becky Albertalli | Book Review

PLOT: 3/5CHARACTERS: 3.5/5WRITING STYLE: 3/5CLIMAX: 2.5/5ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5 “But it’s not quite so raw. You know, when you’re seventeen, everything feels like the end of the world. Or the beginning of the world. And that’s an awesome thing.”  ― Becky Albertalli, The Upside of Unrequited My Musings Becky Albertalli needs no introduction. Her debut novel, Simon vs

Yes, My Accent is Real | Kunal Nayyar | Book Review

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5CANDIDNESS: 3.5/5ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 If you are a fan of American sitcom then I am sure you must have heard of The Big Bang Theory. The sitcom is basically the story of a few nerdy friends and their lives. Kunal Nayyar is the guy who plays Raj Koothrappali in it and Yes, My

The Cryptic Key | Seshadri S | Book Review

PLOT: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5WRITING STYLE: 4/5CLIMAX: 3.5/5ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 “The Gatekeeper never goes on a mission without his staff; it is a sacred bond and symbolizes the oneness of the devotee with the divine.” ~ Seshadri Subramaniam, The Cryptic Key My musings Some books disappoint you and some surprise you. Of recently, I have found

The White Tiger and Other Stories | Ruskin Bond | Book Review

THEME: 3.5/5STORIES: 3.5/5CHARACTERS: 3.5/5ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 “He was called the White Tiger by the villagers of the district because his yellow skin was pale with age, and his stripes so faded and far apart as to be almost invisible. Having grown too large and heavy for cattle killing with any ease, he had lately become

The Last Hours by Minette Walters

10th Aug The Last Hours by Minette Walters Series: Black Death #1 Genres: Historical Fiction Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Audible Rating: When the Black Death enters England through the port in Dorsetshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is—or how it spreads and kills so quickly.

Who Are You Stranger? | Shweta Grewal | Book Review

PLOT: 3.5/5CHARACTERS: 3.5/5WRITING STYLE: 3/5CLIMAX: 3.5/5ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5 “Love is like getting intoxicated, you start with small doses. You like it, so you keep on doing it, telling yourself that you’ll be fine. You think you can handle it, but you know you are lying to yourself. You know it’ll harm you, it has, probably

Wild Hunger by Chloe Neill

9th Aug Wild Hunger by Chloe Neill Series: Heirs of Chicagoland #1 Genres: Urban Fantasy Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon Rating: As the only vampire child ever born, some believed Elisa Sullivan had all the luck. But the magic that helped bring her into the world left her with a dark secret. Shifter

A Merciful Secret by Kendra Elliot

8th Aug A Merciful Secret by Kendra Elliot Series: Mercy Kilpatrick #3 Genres: Mystery Source: Kindle Unlimited Purchase: Amazon | Audible Rating: A pair of ritual murders could expose Mercy Kilpatrick to something terrifying: her own past… Raised off the grid by survivalists, Mercy Kilpatrick believed in no greater safeguard than the

The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker

7th Aug The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker Genres: Contemporary Romance Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Audible Rating: City girl Calla Fletcher attempts to reconnect with her estranged father, and unwittingly finds herself torn between her desire to return to the bustle of Toronto and a budding relationship with a rugged Alaskan

Making A Poem | Vihang A. Naik | Book Review

THEME: 4/5POEMS: 3.5/5ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 My Musings I cannot say that I am a huge fan of poetry, and that is because when I compare the ratio of my poetry reads to the total books that I read in a given year, the result is usually a very dismal one. Poetry is a genre whose