The Palace Of Illusions

“I am buoyant and expansive and uncontainable – but I always was so, only I never knew it.! Mythological/Historical fiction, especially those told from different perspectives always excited me. So naturally, when I read the blurb of The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, it caught my attention immediately. I ended up buying the…

The Red Haired Woman

Orhan Pamuk’s tenth novel, The Red-Haired Woman is a deeply compelling story of a well-digger and his apprentice looking for water on barren land. Blurb On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well-digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain. As they struggle in the summer…

When Breath becomes Air

A beautifully written, sentimental and moving book that’ll leave you heart broken and yet as you close the book, you’ll feel privileged and grateful about life. When Breath becomes Air is a life affirming memoir written by Paul Kalanithi which chronicles his life journey as a writer and neurosurgeon. At 36, while completing his residency,…

Origin – Dan Brown

In one of the most anticipated book of the year, the genius Robert Langdon is back in action in the fifth installment of Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon book series In Origin, the world famous scientist, billionaire and futurist Edmond Kirsch is about to make a world-changing announcement and invites Robert Langdon, his former professor and…

Paperboats in Puddles

Hello Readers, I’ve a special book for review here: special, because the book is authored by my colleague and a dear friend who shares the love for books and reading. Paper boats in Puddles is Priya’s maiden attempt in the art of story telling, a collection of 33 odd short stories and musings that are…

The Silent Girl- Tess Gerritsen

Seems like a long time since I put up a post here, so here goes my first one for October. So the last month was all about Tess Gerritsen for me 🙂 I heard about Tess Gerritsen from my boss and he was even kind enough to share a couple of books that I thoroughly loved…

The White Tiger

  It’s the beginning of a new week after a wonderful weekend where I did pretty much nothing, except attend a friend’s wedding and a Sunday afternoon movie. It was raining cats and dogs and hence, the perfect weeked to simply laze around and sleep to my heart’s content. Inspite of that, I managed to finish…