Genre: Espionage and Spy thriller Publisher: Olympia Publishers Paperback: 439 pages Language: English About Aasha Ivanova Pavlova: Aasha has kept a private diary for much of her adult life while working for Russian intelligence. She believes that certain evils should be made public and to this end presents some of her experiences, co-written as a novel by herself and… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Russian Doll: The Private Journal of Aasha Ivanova Redacted by Jennifer May.
Hey guys! I'm back with another wrap up blog post. So January was a pretty good reading month for me. I read a total of 7 books this month (4 - TBR pile and 3 - Review copies). One of my goals this year is to bring a balance between the review copies and my… Continue reading January Wrap up
Paperback: 164 pages Publisher: Bloomsbury India; Latest edition (9 August 2016) I'm not a big fan of cheesy romantic novels, but there's something about Vibha Batra's writing that made me fall in love with this book. Maybe the timing was just perfect. I was getting into a reading slump from my last read, and this… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Glitter and Gloss, Vibha Batra.
PLOT: The story is told mainly from three POVs; Nanda, Khusru and Rekha. A Hydel project in the remote Himalayas brings them together. Nanda, an engineer from Kerala, works at the dam construction site. Running away from his past, leaving his loved ones back home and hiding from the law, he's struggling to find some peace.… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar, Kochery C. Shibu.
PLOT: Indelbed is a lonely kid living in a crumbling mansion in super chaotic Dhaka with his father, Dr. Kaikobad. His father is the black sheep of their clan, the once illustrious Khan Rahman family. He is a drunkard and doesn't allow his son to go to school, and worse, Indelbed knows nothing about his… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Djinn City, Saad Z. Hossain.