The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy

This book holds a very special place in my shelf. The first and foremost reason for that is the kind of subject the author has taken for the story. I don’t recall one single book who has so vividly taken the complexity of the relationships into account when the woman protagonist would leave her children…Read more The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy

The Story of Black Beauty

".........Best of all, they've promised never to sell me. I've found my home at last." Most of you just went "Aah, I read it as a kid", probably followed by "Why review this book here I wonder.....", and maybe "Wasn't it called Black Beauty?" We'll get to all of that, but just lets take a…Read more The Story of Black Beauty

Shiva to Shankara by Devdutt Patnaik

I for long have been a Hindu mythology lover and an ardent fan of Lord Shiva. Shiva is one of the principle deities in Hindu mythology and part of the supreme trinity of gods who look after the lifecycle of every human being from creation to destruction. Shiva has been idolised as a hermit, a…Read more Shiva to Shankara by Devdutt Patnaik

Will you marry me….by Parulraj

The girl with her messed up hair, The girl beholding her joys & tears, The girl waiting for tomorrow’s morning, The girl both excited & yawning, Crawling by my side in my lonely nights Bringing me smiles with her silly fights, I love the way she looks at me, Wherever I go she stays with…Read more Will you marry me….by Parulraj

Bridges of Madison County

"As far as my purpose of reading goes; which is simply that of having a pleasurable, indulgent time away from the day to day things at making life's ends meet, it's a well written, intensely expressive, quietly powerful, short and sweet story of love. There is a poetic touch to the style of the author,…Read more Bridges of Madison County

Chanakya’s chant by Ashwin Sanghi

For me as a profound reader of Indian mythology and Ancient history of India, this book came as a pleasant surprise. It was the first for me when I found something so well written that could be swing me back and forth in two very different times so effortlessly. It was almost a perfect setting…Read more Chanakya’s chant by Ashwin Sanghi

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grows dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up…Read more Daughter of Smoke and Bone