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”

Mr. Coffee Hater #3

There is this soft fluffy cushion stationed at my balcony for the last few days now, chrome yellow in colour, if you need any further specifications in the colour, I am sorry. My vocabulary ends with yellow, chrome, and lemon. Red, I am a little more aware of, red, magenta, hot red, vermillion, maroon, scarlet,Continue reading “Mr. Coffee Hater #3”

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.”

Book Review: Mae’s Café.

In Chance, Connecticut, it’s about living the small-town life. Here everyone knows everybody’s business. Gossip and drama spread like wildfire in this town. But I’m happy here, content with my little café where locals come together. Even the rich wives-club have their own corner where they can sit around and swap gossip stories. Luckily, I’ve managed toContinue reading “Book Review: Mae’s Café.”

Rebel Without A Bra.

Women Rule, But Has Anyone Told The Men? Mex is heading for the Edinburgh Festival in search of Legless. Hot on her heels is Beryl a leader who has already dropped Mex in it once and now plans to do so again. Beryl must make contact with Mex before Mex finds Legless; retrieve the sparkContinue reading “Rebel Without A Bra.”

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!”