Book Review: Not A Fairytale by Monika Bharti

Book Review: Not A Fairytale by Monika Bharti

Not a Fairytale by Monica Bharti is such a fun book to read with a fantastic couple at the centre and some wonderful side characters who never failed to entertain.

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Book Review: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Book Review: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Based on the true but fictionalized story of Pino Lella, Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan is set in Milan, Italy, and its countryside during the final two years of the Second World War.

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Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Told through the eyes of multiple characters, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste NG is a slow burn read with fluid changes of POV. While one of the main events occurs in the first chapter, it isn’t until the end that…

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Book Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Book Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys was an excellent book. It’s fast-paced, thoroughly-researched, basically it encompasses all the best things about historical fiction.

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Book Review: Ghosts of the Silent Hills by Anita Krishan

Book Review: Ghosts of the Silent Hills by Anita Krishan

Each of stories in ‘Ghosts of the Silent Hills’ is a subtle exercise rooted in everyday reality, and the ghostly presences–such as they are–emerge from the nourishing soil that constitutes author’s finely crafted realism.

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Book Review: Music Men: Badoga by Pankaj Saini

Book Review: Music Men: Badoga by Pankaj Saini

I would describe Music Men: Badoga as a graphic novel without pictures. From the breathtaking prologue through the final page, it is action, action, action. This makes for a pretty quick read, although I personally found that trying to visualize…

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Book Review: Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman by Mehool Parekh

Book Review: Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman by Mehool Parekh

The mystery in Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman is excellent, it slowly comes together and it is fun to piece it together alongside the detective. I felt like it really worked and was very clever.

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Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles is Agatha Christie’s debut novel, published in 1920, and the first featuring her detective, Hercule Poirot. By any standards it is an assured and well written debut novel and, considering the period it was written,…

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Book Review: A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Book Review: A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

In A Study in Scarlet, Arthur Conan Doyle introduces his master sleuth to the world, warts and all. Aside from his well-known arrogance and tactlessness,

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Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

In Circe by Madeline Miller, author weaves her characters into the situations we’ve all come across a time or two in the canon or through various pop culture references, but her integration is so seamless that it only enhances the…

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