The Switch by Beth O Leary #BookReview

The Switch traverses the thin line between cute and corny, between engagingly simple and boringly predictable. I can see how it could go either way for a reader. For me, it went the cute way. I liked it despite its very obvious shortcomings.

The Stationery Shop of Tehran #BookReview

Sometimes I wish I could flip back the calendar to a time when there was no social media, no bookstagram, no goodreads. I wish I could feel again the anticipation of opening a new unknown book; the excitement of picking one up simply because the title sounded good or the cover was enticing or because …

Paper Moon #BookReview

Book: Paper MoonAuthor: Rehana Munir  You know what’s the next best thing to living your dream life?  Reading about an endearing character leading your dream life. So well, that’s what Paper Moon was for me.  Fiza is a college student leading a rather uneventful (read boring) life comprising soporific lecturers on English Literature. She lives …

The Flat Share #BookReview

Book: The Flat ShareAuthor: Beth O’Leary I just finished The Flat Share and I haven’t stopped smiling. Sometimes a simple sweet funny story is all one needs. After Dracula, my last read, this light and fresh book is all I needed to put me in the holiday spirit. Here’s what it’s about So this is …

Fangirl #BookReview

Book: FangirlAuthor: Rainbow Rowell Cather (Cath) and Wren are identical twins whose mother left them when they were eight. Their father is an unstable genius leaving the girls are pretty much on their own. While Wren is outgoing, Cath is the shy silent one, content to remain in the shadows. The two, however, have a …

Red, White & Royal Blue #BookReview

Book: Red, White & Royal BlueAuthor: Casey McQuiston I fell head over heels in love with the endearing premise of this book even before I read it. The love story of the First Son of the United States and the British Prince -- the stuff of dreams. So we have two delightful protagonists, Alex and …

The Lemon Tree Cafe #BookReview

The Lemon Tree Cafe is a far from perfect book but sometimes one might like a book despite its flaws. Sometimes all that matters is how a book makes you feel. This gave me hours of reading pleasure. And that counts for something.

The Plumberry School of Comfort Food #BookReview

Book: The Plumberry School of Comfort FoodAuthor: Cathy Bramley First, a confession: I read this book and wrote the review eons ago but forgot to share it here for some reason that I cannot remember, till I stumbled upon it in my drafts. And so here it is, The Plumberry School of Comfort Food. I …

The Bodyguard – A #Review

Book Title: The BodyguardAuthor: Ruchi Singh I was eager to pick this one up as I had read Jugnu, by the same author and loved it. The premise was deliciously different and the cover was enticing. What’s not to like with a brave strong heroine and a rich handsome hero in a sort of role-reversal? That’s …

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