Okay, so let’s get the most important disclaimer out of the way. By ‘worst books of 2021’, I mean for me, personally. If you love any of these books, it is not a personal attack on you. It just means that these books didn’t work for me. If they worked for you, great! I’m happy for you! But I didn’t like them, which is why they’re here. I think I’ll have to do a whole separate blog post about opinions and reader shaming to make my point. 😛Continue reading “Worst Books of 2021 | Books I Didn’t Like or Was Disappointed With”
Hello and welcome to part 2 of my favorite books of 2021 blog post! I split this into two parts because there are about 25 books on the list. The first part went up on Sunday. You can read it here: Favorite Books of 2021 – Part 1.
Since I don’t like to keep things hanging, here we go with part 2. There are 11 books in here, and some of these are just *chef’s kiss*. If you haven’t read them already, I’d highly recommend you do because they’re some of the most amazing books I’ve read in 2021 as well as of all time! Let’s go!Continue reading “My Favorite Books of 2021 – Part 2!”
Next in my 2021 wrap up blog posts is my favorite books of 2021 list. This is one list that I usually have too much fun making but also am so conflicted by because I just can’t seem to choose. But last year, I adopted a practice where every time I loved a book, I’d automatically add it to a ‘Best Books of 2021’ worksheet in my book list workbook. It’s another matter altogether that end of the year me kind of cussed my past self out for putting the burden on her, but we ended up here. So that’s good, I think? 😛Continue reading “My Favorite Books of 2021 – Part 1!”
Right, so it’s time for my 2021 wrap up series of blog posts. I’ve already started posting videos in this series on my YouTube channel, and I will link you to the videos as and when we go through these particular sets of books/topics.
2022 has had a pretty meh start in terms of life in itself, while my reading has been going great. I’ve finished 2 books so far, both cracklingly amazing! But 2021 had some damp squibs and some that I just couldn’t get through. In today’s blog post, I will be talking about the books I DNFed (Did Not Finish) and the books that I found to be the strangest. The second section doesn’t necessarily mean the books are bad. They were just weird as hell!Continue reading “Books I DNFed in 2021 | Strangest Books of 2021”
Today is my blog tour stop for this hard-hitting, searing work of fiction that sadly reflects reality. Thank you, Algonquin Books for having me on this tour, and thank you, Thrity Umrigar, for writing it!
TW// Rape, sexual violence, violence, murder, death, sexism.
Honor is about two women, Smita and Meena, whose lives become so intricately intertwined that after a while, it becomes difficult to point out where one story starts and where the other ends.Continue reading “Honor by Thrity Umrigar | Book Review”
Hello hello! Welcome to a new blog post where I gush about 15 books releasing in 2022 that I am super excited about. Some of my favorite authors are coming out with new books and I cannot wait for them to be out in this world, to get my hands on them, and to read them. I did this last year as well, as a video, although I cannot for the life of me remember if I did a blog post. But my most Anticipated Book Releases of 2022 list has some absolutely smashing, cracking upcoming books that seem out of this world!Continue reading “My Most Anticipated Book Releases of 2022!”
I’ve been drowning in floods of memories of late, and as a result, in a ton of related emotions. And while these memories mostly come unsolicited, there are times when a song evokes a memory and I’m instantly transported to a time long ago. I clutch my chest, gasping because of how déjà vu can be so debilitating, even if the memory itself is a happy one. But this is rare, the coming back of happy memories. Most of these remind me of times in which either people have been a-holes to me or when I have been a massive a-hole. And neither of these is a good place to be in, for one makes me sad and the other makes me guilty and angry at myself.Continue reading “The Intricate Interweaving of Songs and Memories…”
Hello peeps! It’s been a while since I did a book tag on here and I thought, what better a tag to do at the end of the year than the End of the Year Book Tag? I’ve already done this tag on my YouTube channel and had fun answering these questions. Although I must say that it’s probably a little too towards the end of the year for this to be of any consequence now. I do, however, have some hope for a couple of these books/series. Keeping my fingers crossed!Continue reading “The End of the Year Book Tag 2021”
Hello hello! I’m here today with the second part of my November 2021 wrap up. There was a small delay because I went on a vacation (a hectic pilgrimage of sorts, more like) and wasn’t able to keep updating the blog. I had posted the first part a few days ago and even the video for my November 2021 wrap up is now live on my YouTube channel. I had contemplated not writing this blog post but I didn’t like the thought of leaving it unfinished. So here I am!Continue reading “November 2021 Wrap Up – Part 2”
Whatever else it was, I must say that November 2021 was an amazing reading month for me. I smashed my previous personal record of 17 books in a month and read 21 books, and I couldn’t be happier with it! This is why I’m doing my November 2021 Wrap Up in 2 parts. The first part will have the first 10 books and the second will have the remaining 11 books that I read in November 2021. I’m super excited to share all of these with you because there are some absolute gems in there.
So without any further ado, let me get started with sharing the first part of my November 2021 Wrap Up in which I list out the first 10 books I read in November 2021!Continue reading “November 2021 Wrap Up – Part 1”