The poison of love

Blurb When Tulsi first meets Madhav, she is irrevocably drawn to his chiselled good looks and charm. Although wary of his many dalliances and the string of broken hearts left in his wake, she is surprised by the intense desire that Madhav arouses in her. And before long, she forsakes her family, her prospective career,Continue reading “The poison of love”

The little book of hygge by Meik Wiking

Hygge is about an atmosphere and an experience, rather than about things. It is about being with the people we love. A feeling of home. A feeling that we are safe, that we are shielded from the world and allow ourselves to let our guard down. Recently read this amazing little book about why DanesContinue reading “The little book of hygge by Meik Wiking”

Anxious people

Does it ever happen to you that, you feel low for days and then some small positive thing happen like someone compliments you or you get a sweet email or message from an old friend or even a gift and you feel like may be life isnt all that bad. The world somehow seems moreContinue reading “Anxious people”

Lihaaf by Ismat Chughtai

Before I comment on the story, it is important to know that this was written by a woman in pre-independence India 1942, by a woman. The controversy surrounding Lihaaf emerged due to the representation of unadulterated female desire, sexuality, and queerness.  Ismat Chughtai was an Indian Urdu novelist, short story writer, and filmmaker. Beginning in the 1930s,Continue reading “Lihaaf by Ismat Chughtai”

The midnight library

A breath of positivity much needed in 2020. My views This book is written with multiple concepts like space-time continuum,time slipping, life after death sort of things without going into too much depth of the technicalities I would suggest reading it as a story of coming of age with emotions and real life situations. ThisContinue reading “The midnight library”

To be a cat by Matt Haig

Do you ever have that feeling of just wanting to escape from the current situations (especially as preteens and Teenagers, because that age is hard and there are way too many things to figure out) Just imagine yourself after one of those bad days that suck all the happiness out of you. You come backContinue reading “To be a cat by Matt Haig”

True Crime Books

So I’m a fan of true crime documentaries and shows like crime patrol, date line and BuzzFeed Unsolved (#teamboogara). Actually there is this thing about grotesque things,you can’t look away. But if you would like to know more about why you are obsessed with true crime I’ll plug a very informative blog post here reading “True Crime Books”

Lajja by Taslima Narsin

A nation with a national religion became a religious Nation and all from other religions became second class citizens. This book is one of my toughest read of this year, and to be honest I thought I might non finish it, let alone writing a review but here we are. I might have never readContinue reading “Lajja by Taslima Narsin”

The silent patient

This book was something I struggled to put down, being daughter of a psychologist studying medicine this whole theme spoke to me at many levels but I would rather not go in to the whole therapy part and stick to the literary part. The story revolves around Alicia Berenson, her life seemed perfect, a richContinue reading “The silent patient”

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