Category: Book Review

  • “Happy Reading #10”

    This is Going to Hurt By Adam Kay To write or to read. This one is a constant and extremely real struggle in my daily life. And I am not ashamed to say that reading wins a tiny bit more than writing. But sometimes I come across certain books that only inspire me to continue […]

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  • Happy Reading # 9

    The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros I want to be like the waves on the sea, like the clouds in the wind, but I’m me. One day I’ll jump out of my skin. I’ll shake the sky like a hundred violins. This is one of the few poems in the book that will […]

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  • Happy Reading # 8

    A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham A thriller about a serial killer. Story narrated from the point of view of the killer’s daughter. A page turner with twists and surprises that keep you gripped to the book. Not once it feels like the plot diverted to a random moment that wasn’t required. In […]

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  • “What my mother and I don’t talk about!”

    By Michele Filgate I picked this one because, in some ways, I was hoping it will help me accept my own twisted once an emotionally dependent relationship with my mother. I am the oldest of the three siblings. Therefore, for many reasons, I believe that I was the tester kid of my parents. I feel […]

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  • “Happy Reading # 7”

    A Book appreciation write-up. Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

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  • Happy Reading # 6

    EUPHORIA by Lily King “Despite everything, I believed somehow there was time. Love’s first mistake. Perhaps love’s only mistake.” I picked this one because I loved Lily King’s book titled, ‘Writers & Lovers (check out the post Happy Reading). When I was reading about writers & lovers, I repeatedly came across amazing reviews for ‘Euphoria’, […]

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  • Happy Reading # 5

    The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner An extremely interesting read. This one had been on my list for quite some time now. So when a friend gifted it to me for my birthday, I immediately got to it. The story is about a woman who is going through a life-changing crisis and is at a […]

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  • “Happy Reading #4”

    The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg I am quite certain I have a soft corner for Swedish authors. Fredrick Backman is one of my most favorite authors. Every book I have read of him has been a 5 star. And just to clarify my rating. I rate a book […]

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  • “Happy Reading #3”

    Book title – My Dark Vanessa by kate Elizabeth Russell “Because if it isn’t a love story, then what is it?” And that is the journey the reader takes with the protagonist, Vanessa. A long, gut-wrenching, with moments of complete numbness followed by revelations hard to overlook. The author, Kate Elizabeth Russell has a real […]

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  • “Happy Reading! 2 “

    “All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage” Recommended by a fellow reader whose choice of books is quite like my own. And so here it is… my thoughts on the book I read this week. “Mary always says houses are like children, they don’t forget the bad things that happen to them.”   The […]

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