Anne & Angelou

I have been reading Maya Angelou’s poetry for a long while now and I was too excited to dive myself into her complete collected poetry to not like it. Needless to say I am in awe, awe of the writer in her, awe of the poet, in awe of her womanhood, in complete awe ofContinue reading “Anne & Angelou”

A Suitable Boy

It took me approximatley two years before I picked this 1500 pages long and snugly printed paperback from my shelf. But I can safely say that each word of it has been a pleasure, an inebriated drink on life and journeys.  A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth, at an outset is a long enchanting sagaContinue reading “A Suitable Boy”

Top 10 Books

Top 10 Books   Anyone remember that I plan to read 100 books this year? Yes, I have taken up this challenege to finish at least two books every week. So far it is going great. Though, I have no idea how this is going to end, but I am quite enjoying it. Plus, theContinue reading “Top 10 Books”

Book Review: The Last Huntsman

BOOK DETAILS: The Last Huntsman By Page Morgan Publication date: September 9th, 2019 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Description: No women. No children. No torture. The Huntsman has his rules. For years, Tobin has done his emperor’s bidding, eliminating threats to the Empire of Morvansk. But when he is ordered to kill the lovely Princess Mara, Tobin’s absolute loyaltyContinue reading “Book Review: The Last Huntsman”

Moorings.

  Weekends shouldn’t be about going out, partying, trashing, shopping, dining, and tiring yourself. They should be about the things that you would want to do otherwise. It should be about, well, honestly my answer changes as frequently as the illogical and unwanted threats, thrown by people who might run a country and yet wouldn’tContinue reading “Moorings.”

A Thousand Splendid Suns.

A Thousand Splendid Suns by khaled Hosseini is about a 15 year old Miriam, married and sent to Kabul without her will. Her entire life is a struggle against patriarchy, starvation, violence and brutality and a fear that lurks constantly over her.   While the plot sounds truly traumatic the heroism that is portrayed despiteContinue reading “A Thousand Splendid Suns.”

Sea Prayer!

A Sea prayer is published as a book but honestly it’s a poem. It is a lucid, magical poem with such colorful and breathtaking illustrations that I spent more time looking and gawking than reading.   The prayer seems like a bedtime story for a kid, spoken by his father on a moonlit night, butContinue reading “Sea Prayer!”

Moby Dick!

  Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an 1851 novel by American writer Herman Melville. Ishmael’s obsessively narrates the quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship’s previous voyage bit off Ahab’s leg at the knee….   I could go on and onContinue reading “Moby Dick!”

Reader’s Dilemma!

Do you remember everything you read? Like, every single plot, every single theme of the book, or protagonists’ name or every detailed thought that occupied his/her mind?   I mean I know it is insanely impossible, but wouldn’t life be so much easier? I mean there are times when I need references from something IContinue reading “Reader’s Dilemma!”

June Reads!

June was supposed to be the month where I barely read, or barely finish at least one book. Contrary to my assumptions, these are the following books that I read I June and I am pretty sure you can judge me for reasons to follow! I am into mythical reads and the retelling of theContinue reading “June Reads!”