When in bed unwell, and unable to sleep, a bibliophile’s best outlet is a good book. This book by Anees Salim has been on my TBR for a while now, and I’m glad I finally finished reading it.Continue reading “Book Review: The Small-town Sea by Anees Salim”
Can a reader really select one book as his/her favorite when asked? It’s not possible. But there might be one book that comes to mind spontaneously as the answer to that question. For me, that answer would be this book, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. I read this book from my neighborhood library long back. The story has been unforgettable, and the book now is a prized part of my small bookshelf.Continue reading “Book Review: The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini”
You can’t help but be riveted by a read that’s fictional yet quite closely rooted in reality. This book talks on the Black Lives Matter movement. I didn’t know what that was so it was good to learn about it. But focusing on the fictional story, it’s the story of a black teenager Starr, how her life is affected by one event, the shooting of her friend Khalil by a white cop, which she witnessed.Continue reading “Book Review: The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas”
They say not to judge a book by its cover but there’s something quite alluring about book covers without a doubt. Some books catch my eye just by their cover and this was one such. And SSJ gifted it to me on our first meeting! That just makes it a bonus.Continue reading “Book Review: The Queen of Jasmine Country, by Sharanya Manivannan”
When the author shared the news of this book’s publication on a mutual book group on Facebook, the title, and the blurb made me want to read it. So I borrowed it quickly on Kindle Unlimited and did just that!