Andre Aciman in his 2007 novel, Call Me By Your Name, gives his readers many shades of the protagonist Elio. This article goes on to decipher all those shades.
Pyjamas Are Forgiving attempts to paint before the reader a picture of a woman that we often overlook and not acknowledge. It tries to take you to that place where you see things in a different light. Its almost as if the writer has taken a decision to not allow you to look at it… Continue reading Pyjamas Are Forgiving Book Review: Khanna Plays it Loose as the Book Leaves Nothing Memorable
Okay, so to start with, let's list out some ingredients that make a perfect John Green book, 1. It has to be about high school kids, 2. There should be some mysteries to be solved, 3. We need some humour, that's very important, 4. And most importantly, no matter how the book as a whole… Continue reading Paper Towns Book Review: Did I Have Very High Expectations?
"The worst blizzard for fifty years, three wintry love stories, one magical night." this line was enough to get me on the hook for this book by three masterclass authors - Maureen Johnson, John Green and Lauren Myracle. Like the above line mentioned, the "one magical night" is none other than that of Christmas Eve… Continue reading Let It Snow Book Review: Leaves You With a Wide Smile
In a male-dominated society, it is not very often that we see a story being told from a female point of view, especially an epic such as the Mahabharata, which has appealed to a wide range of people over the years. Maybe this was the inspiration for Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to write The Palace of… Continue reading The Palace of Illusions Book Review: Magic That Leaves You Spellbound
Just One Day is not a novel it is more like an experience. The author, Gayle Forman, best known for her novel If I Stay, makes it a point to take us to various places in Europe but when she thinks it's enough of Europe gets us back in the United States and once even to… Continue reading Just One Day | Gayle Forman | Book Review
Rating: 2.5 / 5 Durjoy Datta's eighth solo novel, The Boy Who Loved, part one of the two-part series, is a dark love story which makes you feel concerned about the protagonist, Raghu, but at the same time, it is not convincing enough to make you empathise for him. Let us dive into a detailed… Continue reading The Boy Who Loved | Durjoy Datta | Book Review
Angie Thomas' debut novel The Hate U Give showcases the heartbreaking reality of the kind of society we are living in. Where we are the ones who spread hatred and we are the ones who suffer. But let us evaluate this book as a piece of fiction. Story [No Spoilers] The story is about a… Continue reading The Hate U Give | Angie Thomas | Book Review
After the award-winning book, The Fault in our Stars, everyone was craving for another John Green book, it took some time, not some but around five years for the next book, Turtles All The Way Down, but is it as scintillating as the last one? Let us find out. Story [No Spoilers] The story revolves around a… Continue reading Turtles All The Way Down | John Green | Book Review
After the huge success of Looking for Alaska, John Green, released his second book called An Abundance Of Katherines in 2006, which again got a wonderful reception by readers and went on to become New York Times Bestseller. But should this be you're next read? Let's find out. Story [Without Spoilers] The story of the book… Continue reading An Abundance Of Katherines | John Green | Book Review