I’ve always been overweight. Growing up fat in India is traumatic and any fat Indian person can vouch for this. I’ve been shamed for being fat by family, friends, neighbours, kids at school, and random strangers. It took me ages to accept my body for the way it looked. It certainly didn’t help that I…… Continue reading Overweight, underrepresented: Where are all the fat people in literature?
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. You ever read the blurb of a book and immediately know you would love it? If, Then was one of those books for me. And to make it even more…… Continue reading If, Then by Kate Hope Day
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. Goodreads synopsis: A story of life, death, love lost and meaning found in Schugara and beyond. (Note: I was a little thrown off by the cover design and the…… Continue reading A Place Called Schugara by Joe English
I didn’t know of this amazing book’s existence until the trailer of its Netflix adaptation dropped. Would I want to read an epistolary novel set during World War II about book lovers? HELL YEAH! Goodreads synopsis: “I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books…… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
After weeks of struggling with it, I’ve finally finished reading The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner. I’ve been reading this book for so long, I have no idea what I should do with life now that I’ve finished it. I once read a Paris Review interview of Faulkner’s and fell totally in love…… Continue reading How I went from abhorring to absolutely loving The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner.
Hiya, readers! I’ve been nominated under 3 categories for The Indian Blogger Awards 2017! I’d like to thank my mom, sister, my crippling anxiety about never being good enough, an–oh wait, you do this AFTER you win an award. So, here’s where I could really do with your help. Can you show my nomination some…… Continue reading Reader, I can really use your help right now.
I’ve been reading a lot of Jodi Picoult over the past few months. I think she’s an excellent writer, but as much as it kills me to say this, I think her books are too commercial. Phew. I started contemplating on whether I’d write this post about 2 Picoult books ago. The book I finished…… Continue reading I really like Jodi Picoult, but…