Passionate romances, star-crossed lovers, and sweeping gestures of affection. At some point and even now, we have all been enthralled by such stories. But there are diverse ways in which love manifests itself. Today I share with you a compilation of recommendations beyond traditional romances that showcase love in all its forms.
January wasn’t a good reading month as I DNF-ed more books (including an immensely popular bestseller) than the ones I finished. With back-to-back disappointing picks, I switched to my owned TBR and it worked like a charm! Read on as I share the books I read in January.
Hello Fall! Now that the festive season is almost here, it’s time to look forward to the best time of the year. September has been quite eventful but a good reading month too. As always, quality over quantity. I am back with another reading update with some excellent recommendations you should pick up.
Hello September! Hope you had a great summer with some interesting books to read. This year for me has been all about tackling the backlist. Read on as I share what I have read in the last three months.
About food, relationships, and lost recipes. The Indian Café in London by Veena Nagpal is a delectable read that will warm your heart.
Hello June! Long overdue and better late than never. Read on as I share what I have been reading for the last few months. As always, I hope you find some that appeal to you too.
Two women. Strong yet fragile. Two women who couldn’t be more different from each other. Two women in search of their identity. Interweaved with two cities, Calcutta and New York. Calcutta felt claustrophobic for one. New York represented freedom for both.
It’s almost Spring time! February has been an interesting reading month with a bit more variety. A month that has been more about quality than quantity with work taking priority.
Happy February! Although it was not a conscious decision, most of my picks this January have been about women. It could well have been “femme January”. There have been quite a few 5-star reads as well.
Set in the months right after the partition, Hyderabad is the second book in the Partition Trilogy by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar. It is a well-researched fictionalized account of historical events leading up to Operation Polo or the annexation of Hyderabad in 1948.