Every now and then, you pick up a book that is outside your reading comfort zone. For me, it was A Year of Wednesdays by Sonia Bahl. I’ll admit that I am not particularly a fan of contemporary Indian writers because somehow they can’t seem to think of anything outside the circle of love. But amidst my pre-established bias and impulsive decisions, I decided to give this book a shot.Continue reading ““If you can’t be illogically good, uncomfortably good, if you can’t be loyal when no one is looking…what’s the point?” | My Thoughts on A Year of Wednesdays by Sonia Bahl”
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On the night of 23rd July, I lay in bed with red eyes and a running nose, sobbing while hugging a book. I had finished reading it two hours ago and I absolutely refused to part it from my chest. As someone who did not read romance because of highly unrealistic perfection that most authors keep trying to achieve, Me Before You had become my 3rd favourite romantic literature. Continue reading ““I will never, ever regret the things I’ve done. Because most days, all you have are places in your memory that you can go to.”—My thoughts on Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.”
Just how many times need we reminded that when you seek motivation for what are considered to be important virtues in life, all you must do is look towards a child?
I picked up Wonder from the Children’s Literature section in a book store when I was searching for a book I could read based on its cover. (part of my 2017 reading challenge) It had a simple yet unusual cover which I absolutely loved and on the cover, it read, I am uglier than you can imagine. And that sold it to me. Continue reading ““When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind.”—My Thoughts on Wonder by R.J. Palacio”
As a part of my 2017 reading challenge, I had to read a collection of short stories and I had no idea where to begin until I saw this pink little book on the airport. It was a collection of short stories written by Indian authors and selected by Khushwant Singh.
The first volume of the book brings together Continue reading “My Thoughts on Best Indian Short Stories—Volume I”