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American Betiya by Anuradha D. Rajurkar || Blog Tour

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.

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The Liberation of Sita | Book Review

“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

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An Unfortunate Readathon | Announcement + TBR

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

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A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth // A love letter

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

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Twilight in Delhi by Ahmed Ali | Book Review

"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