Book Reviews

Blog tour: The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel by Sheela Chari

I received an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to the publisher and Lonely Pages Book Tours! I only occasionally read Middle Grade novels but I’ve recently started loving them so much more. In September alone, I read 3 MG books which is a lot when you remember I only…… Continue reading Blog tour: The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel by Sheela Chari

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Blog tour: A Christmas Wish for the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions and expressed here are my own. This one’s the ninth book in the entire series and the fifth one I’ve read because I started in the middle and never really went back to read the…… Continue reading Blog tour: A Christmas Wish for the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell

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The hiatus that was: Reflection, regrets, and random musings.

I wrote and rewrote the intro to this weird af stream-of-consciousness blog post until I finally settled on this one line: Fuck 2020. Seriously. I’m done. Return to sender. Chop chop. I don’t even believe in any divine power but I swear this year has been orchestrated by an old lady trying to cross everything…… Continue reading The hiatus that was: Reflection, regrets, and random musings.

Satire

Writing male characters the way male authors write female characters.

A huge literary pet peeve of mine is the way some male authors describe characters who identify as female. With just an excerpt of a character description, you can immediately find out if a man wrote it, thanks to the sexist prose. More often than not, the existence of these female characters in real life…… Continue reading Writing male characters the way male authors write female characters.

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Indian Lit Readathon – Edition 3 | Save Pusthak Rajya

Hear ye, hear ye! The Indian Lit Readathon is back for its third run, and as one of the organisers, I couldn’t be more excited! For those of you who don’t know, this is a readathon dedicated to reading books by authors who are Indian or of Indian origin. It’s organised by Charvi @ Not…… Continue reading Indian Lit Readathon – Edition 3 | Save Pusthak Rajya

Book Reviews

Blog tour: Wedding Bells on the Home Front by Annie Clark

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. At this point, most of you already know how much I love books about women in the industrial workforce during World War II. It’s a very specific itch that a…… Continue reading Blog tour: Wedding Bells on the Home Front by Annie Clark

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One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London | The actual most dramatic season ever.

I received a copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Heya, nerds! It’s time to drop a truth bomb here: I’ve been a card-carrying member of Bachelor Nation for quite a while now. You know I hate using the phrase “guilty…… Continue reading One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London | The actual most dramatic season ever.

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Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy

I received a copy of this book through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. A superhero origin story of a fat fangirl? SIGN ME UP! I discovered Julie Murphy very late but I’ve become a huge fan. And to see her publish a book about…… Continue reading Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy

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Blog tour: From the Shadows by G.R. Halliday

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Robert arrives home late. Without a word to his dad, he goes up to his bedroom. Robert is never seen alive again. A body is soon found…… Continue reading Blog tour: From the Shadows by G.R. Halliday