As much as I enjoy reading, I also enjoy talking about books. Last week I shared the list of books I read for the Blogchatter #TBRChallenge. In the second and final post in the series, I share what I love. My reading statistics, favorites, and anticipated reads.
July is here. Although I have not been reading as much as I do, there have been some excellent books. It is time to check in with what I have read for the Blogchatter #TBRChallenge.
If the Kuru women are all settled in Kalyug, can be Pandavas be far behind? A witty and quirky take on how the Kuru men would react in the modern-day scenario.
As a final part of the #CauseAChatter mini-series on Mental Health Talks, I share book recommendations for family caregivers. Insightful narratives that provide family caregivers comfort and help them feel included.
You’ve Got Mail meets Tweet Cute set in two competing halal restaurants. The story of a brave and tenacious woman. A culturally significant rom-com that is a must read.
For fans of Morgan Matson’s Save the Date comes a charming novel about one teen’s summer tackling disasters including, but not limited to, family, romance, and weather — as she plans her sister’s Bollywood-style Indian wedding.
Tense, thrilling, and deeply profound, The Falling Woman examines what it means to be singled out by luck or destiny. It explores what we owe to our loved ones in our final days, and what we owe ourselves.
Zoravar Cheema lives and breathes movies. Half Sikh and half Pashtun, he is a street-smart young man with dreams of making it big in tinsel town. Combining fiction with history, the book follows the struggle, rise, and fall of the superstar. With a generous dose of movie history.
Committed: A Memoir of Madness in the Family is a memoir detailing what it is like to grow up with a paranoid schizophrenia mother only to discover that the little sister shares a similar diagnosis of mental illness. Milana inspires us with her triumphs and resiliency and offers solace to those burdened with the role of caretaker to a family member with mental health issues.
Literature plays an important role in increasing social awareness and empathy. Throughout history and in recent times, authors have helped remove pre-conceived notions around mental illness. Shattering stereotypes. Busting myths and misconceptions.