Ah, Susan Pevensie. Elder Sister. Queen Susan of the Horn. Eye-roll expert. In a world where characters saw talking animals and the part-human/part-goat fauns and just said “hmm, I don’t see anything odd here,” Susan was the voice of caution, doubt, and common sense. So why did she get the crappiest ending of all the…… Continue reading On Susan Pevensie | You did our girl wrong, C.S. Lewis.
I’ve always been a big fan of books that do not conform to any one genre. Their stories are always unique and as a writer, I can see how much flexibility and room the style can offer. Having already read and loved Ken Liu’s Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, it was a given I’d jump…… Continue reading Genre-bending storytelling in Ken Liu’s The Hidden Girl and Other Stories
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. As a big lover of psychological thrillers and books about police procedure, I’ve been meaning to pick up one of Lisa Gardner’s acclaimed books for quite some time now. This…… Continue reading Blog tour: When You See Me by Lisa Gardner
When I was first reached out to to review Pam’s new book Springtime at Hope Hall, I was immediately hooked. Labelled as a heartwarming community story, it’s no wonder this book immediately got my attention–I do love my stories about families, both blood and otherwise. Pam’s written 12 books so far and all of them…… Continue reading BBC broadcaster and author Pam Rhodes on writing without a concrete outline
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. My Gods, never have I ever spent this much time dissecting a book with someone! For you see, I buddy-read this book with my friend Ahana from To Heart’s Content.…… Continue reading The Heartless Divine by Varsha Ravi
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. Second chance at love ✓Loads and loads of angst ✓Post-punk music ✓ Is it any wonder I jumped at the opportunity to read and review this book? Goodreads synopsis: You…… Continue reading Mix Tape by Jane Sanderson
I received a review copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Being a huge Jane Austen fan, Miss Austen was one of my most anticipated reads of 2020. I’ve always been fascinated by Jane’s personal life, especially her relationship with…… Continue reading Miss Austen by Gill Hornby
Like every other bookworm, my love for reading started with Enid Blyton’s books. My first ever novel with multiple chapters in it was from the Famous Five series–a book I still own to this day. I haven’t re-read her books in many years, but I still held her books close to my heart, a testament…… Continue reading Your problematic fave: Enid Blyton
I received a copy of this book from the publicist in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Psychological thrillers are my easy sell so it’s no wonder I immediately jumped on the opportunity to review this book. Read on to find out if it matched my expectations.…… Continue reading The Other You by J. S. Monroe
Heya, nerds! Here’s a fun fact for you: Every year, I religiously write a wrap-up post about my proudest moments of the year. That’d make you think this human construct of the mark of a New Year matters to me, wouldn’t you? In my 25 years of life on this godforsaken Earth, I’ve never stayed…… Continue reading Auld lang syne: Here’s looking at you, 2019.
I listened to the audiobook of The Dutch House for well over two months. I am quite slower with audiobooks than physical ones, but two months was staggering even for me. But going into it, I knew this was going to be a raw, emotional read that will stay with me forever. Writing about The…… Continue reading Of The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and melancholy realism
I received a copy of this book from the publisher. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own. The synopsis of this book is cryptic. I went into it not knowing what the book was about. In fact, the synopsis led me to believe this book was fiction, maybe a novella. I…… Continue reading She by Reecha Agarwal Goyal