Book Review: The Invention of Everything – Insights on Life, Food, and One Good Thermos by Everett De Morier

The thing about today’s world is that it is lost in a haze of mindless competitions and artificial nourishments. What if we actually do something to rectify this situation? With this, too, there is a problem. We have the right intent to do something that will make our lives easier, but most importantly, as the author says in this book, the lives of those around us easier. Because isn’t that what a good life is all about? Keep your comforts but make sure they don’t cause any discomfort to those around you.

Book Review: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I came across Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda when I joined BookTube. Or rather, when I started following all the amazing people on there. Every single BookTuber had only good things to say about this book. And when its sequel also made an appearance, I knew I had to get on with it. Becky Albertalli awaited me and I had to start reading her works as soon as possible! But apparently, I couldn’t do it soon enough because a movie based on this book came out and I hadn’t read it yet. The movie’s called Love, Simon and I can’t wait to watch it now that I have read the book!

Book Review: Chronicles of Kali: The Secret Book of Asurs by Prithvi Raj

A book that would explain the philosophical understanding of the human mind as well as add fantasy and fantastically mythological elements to the plot – that’s how I would summarize Chronicles of Kali: The Secret Book of Asurs. With such a seemingly complicated world to carry on its shoulders, this book could have gone any which way. The road not taken, perhaps.

Book Review – Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

I had never been a great fan of DC comics or the movies. I found them to be on the darker side while I preferred the cheekiness and pun-filled humor of Marvel. But then, Wonder Woman happened and I fell in love with the character as well as the woman who played her. Like, have you seen her smile? It lights up the world! And to see that a director as wonderful as Patty Jenkins directed her in a movie that turned the DC Universe around! Jenkins did what no one else had been able to do thus far and brought a DC movie to a level of classic that was probably unheard of in those circles.

Book Review: The Diary on the Fifth Floor by Raisha Lalwani

I usually write a short introduction to my book reviews, talking about how I came across this book and any personal trivia related to it. But I’m struggling to come up with a proper written introduction to this book because of how intense it is and because of how much I was and am still affected by it.

Book Review: Until Love Sets Us Apart by Aditya Nighhot

The reason why I chose this book for review was the vibrant cover. It was so well-designed that I hoped that the story would be as good as the cover. But I think I went in with too many expectations when compared to what I actually got out of it.

Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

First off, I was so excited to start reading this book. I’d been waiting for it for so long that I cannot even explain how happy it made me feel to hold it and start reading. It feels surreal actually. And secondly, A Man Called Ove was part of my list of 10 Books That I Hope to Read in 2018. I can’t believe I actually finished reading it. But I do know this: Picking A Man Called Ove and reading it is one of the best decisions I made in my life.

Book Review: Sniper’s Eye by Mainak Dhar

I had heard good things of Mainak Dhar’s writing and that his previous book 3:02 was a cracking thriller. So I was really excited when an opportunity popped up to review his latest book, 'Sniper’s Eye'. As I started to read it, my only hope was that my excitement about the book and the author was justified. Oh, and with 'Sniper’s Eye', I completed my Goodreads challenge of reading 100 books this year. Hurray for that!

Book Review: The Man on the Middle Floor by Elizabeth S. Moore

I had requested a copy of The Man on the Middle Floor from NetGalley based solely on its cover. And I read it a long time after I got it. So long that I only hoped that it justified my faith in the unknown.

Book Review: Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto

Em and the Big Hoom was gifted to me about 3 years ago. I remember being excited about it but I hadn’t really paid attention to the cover. And since then, it sat on my shelf, staring half-hopefully, half-forlornly at me. It is only yesterday that I thought, “Enough is enough. I cannot go on neglecting this book that I’ve heard so much about.” Thinking thus, I pulled out the book and it was then that the beauty of the cover struck me.