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…

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead

Authored by the COO of Facebook, LEAN IN is one of the international bestsellers. In this book, Sheryl Sandberg presents the idea that women are holding back rather than leading in, taking ourselves out of the game rather than getting on the field. She throws light at her own experiences and looks at what women…

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

I just finished reading this heartfelt book with tears rolling down my cheeks as I read through the final few pages. The novel’s main protagonist Harold Fry is on a journey to meet an old colleague, when he receives a letter from her saying that she is in a hospice, dying of incurable cancer. As…

The Plain Truth

The ‘Plain Truth’ was first published in 1991 and is set against the backdrops of the Amish community in a small town called Paradise, Pennsylvania. The plot of the story is really intriguing and deals the case of a young unmarried Amish girl accused of murdering her new-born child. The book is definitely a page-turner…