ARMYdathon is a month long readathon, from 1 May to 31 May. There are 8 total prompts inspired by BTS, the biggest band in the world. Here is this desi ARMY's TBR for the readathon!
While this book is marketed as a romance, it has so much more. From Rani's struggle with her identity, trying to please her parents, to the family issues swept under the rug and her adorable grandparents and the rest of the clan back in India, American Betiya weaves a beautiful and accurate representation of Indians and Indian-Americans.
“Jealousy, hatred, love, respect—what’s the real difference between these feelings? Is there any difference at all or are they merely shades of the same feeling? How does light barge into shadow, and shadow encroach on light? Which is light and which is shadow?” You means you, nothing else. You are not just the wife of… Continue reading The Liberation of Sita | Book Review
From reading more non-fiction to developing a more consistent blogging schedule, here are some of my bookish resolutions for 2021. Also includes - shamelessly annotating books and not giving false promises of reading a particular book
Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko became a part of my 'Favourites of 2020' list almost as soon as I started reading this. I had such a big smile when I turned its last page. The world building! The characters! The magic! The plot twists! Everything about this book was magnificent.
Daphne du Maurier's storytelling is exquisite. I could picture myself roaming in the halls of Manderley with Mrs Danvers judgemental eye following me everywhere. As scary that place is, I would love to visit it sometime.
Why should you read this book? Well, for its amazing characters, great world building, beautiful writing, the cutest romance and a heart-touching trans representation. And the ghosts - the hot-bad-boys-from-school-who-mean-trouble ghosts.
Dear reader, We are sorry to say that the readathon you’re reading about is extremely unpleasant. It is based on the unhappy tale of three very unlucky children. One might say the Baudelaire children are magnets for misfortune. There is nothing to be found in these pages but misery, despair, and discomfort, and you still… Continue reading An Unfortunate Readathon | Announcement + TBR
I still remember the first time I saw this book. I was in class 10th, browsing through my school library. The size of the book caught my attention. Upon closer inspection, I realized that we had just done a poem by the author, as part of our course. But I didn't pick it up, it… Continue reading A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth // A love letter
"Delhi was once a paradise,⠀Such peace had abided here;⠀But they have ravished its name and pride,⠀Remain now only ruins and care."Bahadur Shah Zafar I might hate it occasionally, but Delhi is home and an integral part of me. Twilight in Delhi definitely made me miss roaming in the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk and transported… Continue reading Twilight in Delhi by Ahmed Ali | Book Review