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Book Review: The Wildings by Nilanjana Roy

Title: The Wildings Author: Nilanjana Roy Set in: Delhi, India Pages: 338 Source: Library Genre: Adult Fiction Awards/ Nominations: Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize (2013), DSC Prize Nominee for South Asian Literature for Longlist (2014) Rating: 4/5 My thoughts: This… Continue Reading →

The Sunday Salon…mini reviews

This week I’ve been reading more than I expected. Freelancing definitely has its perks. I have free time to read during the week and weekends free to do other stuff. I also have this major itch to buy books. I’m… Continue Reading →

Red Lotus by Pai Kit Fai

Title: Read Lotus (UK version) Author: Pai Kit Fai Source: Library Published by Sphere (first published January 5th 2010) Rating:4 out of 5 stars I had a reading block for the longest time; hence the lack of posts. I haven’t… Continue Reading →

Year of the Tiger by David Miller

Title: Year of the Tiger Author: David Miller Source: Review Copy Set in: Singapore Paperback, 278 pages Monsoon Books Pte Ltd Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: My only reason for accepting this book for review was that it… Continue Reading →

The Informationist by Taylor Stevens

Title: The Informationist Author: Taylor Stevens Genre: Thriller (Adult fiction) Source: Review Copy Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Crown; First Edition edition (March 8, 2011) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: I usually don’t read a lot of thrillers. I… Continue Reading →

A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern

Title: A Place Called Here Author: Cecelia Ahern Genre: Fiction Paperback: 389 pages Publisher: Harper Collins Pb (October 20, 2006) Set in: Ireland Source: Personal Shelf Rating: 3 out of 5 My Thoughts: I read P.S. I love you by… Continue Reading →

A Leap of Love and The Leap Year

I borrowed this movie from the library on a whim and I’m so glad I did. I ended up loving it. It was such a feel good, romantic and happy movie. Obviously since it’s a Singaporean movie and I thought… Continue Reading →

The Sari Shop Widow by Shobhan Bantwal

Title: The Sari Shop Widow Author: Shobhan Bantwal Genre: Fiction Print Length: 352 pages Publisher: Kensington Books (August 24, 2009) Source: Library Rating: 2 out of 5 My Thoughts: I had such high hopes for this book but only a… Continue Reading →

Jia by Hyejin Kim

Title: Jia Author: Hyejin Kim Genre: Fiction Paperback: 300 pages Publisher: Cleis Press (June 14, 2007) Source: Library Set in: North Korea Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: Jia is a novel based in North Korea written by a… Continue Reading →

Witness the Night by Kishwar Desai

Title: Witness the Night Author: Kishwar Desai Genre: Mystery Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Beautiful Books (15 April 2010) Set in: Jalandhar, India Source: Review Copy Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: How does one avoid the Tyranny of dreams?… Continue Reading →

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