Ritual by Uttaran Das Gupta

Blurb Calcutta is in political turmoil and it is turning violent. The city is also home to Vasant Sena, a religious cult with a charismatic leader and militant devotees, engaged in drug-fuelled sex rituals. As bodies of girls, their hearts cut out of their chests, start appearing all over Calcutta,ACP Ashutosh and his deputy Pradeep…

Book Review : I will miss you tomorrow by Heine Bakkeid

Blurb (as on amazon.in) ‘Wonderfully creepy … This is a spectacular debut’ Daily Mail The first in a new Norwegian crime series featuring disgraced ex-Chief Inspector Thorkild Aske, a damaged man with a complicated past Fresh out of prison and a stint in a psychiatric hospital, disgraced ex-policeman Thorkild Aske only wants to lose himself…

How does reading make life better?

I have been an ardent reader ever since my childhood. Archie comics, Panchtantra Tales, The Children story books, Nancy Drew and the Clue crew books, etc. were my first introduction to the world of reading. Over the time, my school library became a great place for me to explore books across various genres and writers…

Book review – The Crown of Seven Stars by Gitanjali Murari

Blurb – Destiny, the writer of fates, rolls her dice, and the kingdom of Aum plunges into chaos. Forced to flee, General Saahas, heir to the throne and the Crown of Seven Stars, becomes a hunted man. Weaving intricate webs of deceit are savage adversaries Shunen and Manmanni, who will stop at nothing to wrest…

10 must read books by Women writers

Women in literature have evolved throughout history. Women’s literature has often been defined as a category of writing done by women. But the tradition of women writing has been much ignored and neglected due to the inferior position women have held in male-dominated societies. While the feelings and opinions of women have always played an important role…

Book Review – Raavanputr Meghnad by Kevin Missal

Blurb – THIS IS THE STORY OF THE GREATEST WARRIOR IN THE RAMAYANA. Meghnad was the perfect son of the tyrannical king – Raavan. Ever since his childhood, he was taught one thing: to be ruthless.Honed by the greatest gurus. Meghnad grew up to be the conqueror of Amravati, the capital of the Devastating.He battled…

Top Reads of 2019

As the year comes to an end, my top reads of 2019 deserved a mention. I read around 33 books this year. It isn’t a big number but it is almost double the number of books i read in 2018, and I’m extremely proud of myself for reading more than 30 books The Top 6…

Book Review : Struggled and Soared by Vipin Chopal

Blurb – Why buy a book if it is not going to inspire you or leave an unforgettable impression in your mind? Well, this is just the kind of book that you would neither put down nor forget for long time to come. Simply because it talks about the women that reflect the spirit of…