Book Recommendations

January 2022 Books vs Moods

The first month of a new year is over! However often I say this, it catches me by surprise every time. It is startling how fast time seems to be moving, with every week just ending as soon as it begins (or so it feels). I hope you have had a chance to check out… Continue reading January 2022 Books vs Moods

Uncategorized

Olga Dies Dreaming by Xóchitl González

I almost gave up on this book a couple of times. It is primarily because of the language used. There is a lot of cursing, which always puts me off. It might be a natural mode of communication among people now, but it distracted me from the ongoing story. It also did not make me… Continue reading Olga Dies Dreaming by Xóchitl González

Chick lit

The Apology Project by Jeanette Escudero

Narrated by: Karen Peakes I initially had an advance reviewer copy thanks to NetGalley and the publishers, but I found an audiobook version, which this review is of.I say this because the narration was quite fitting to the tone of the book and enhanced the experience for me.Our leading lady in this book is Amelia Montgomery.… Continue reading The Apology Project by Jeanette Escudero

Fantasy

The Jasmine Throne (Burning Kingdoms #1) by Tasha Suri

This was a much heavier book than I imagined it would be. Fantasy usually tends to be heavier with the backstories that form the basis for the entire world-building, which is also quite involved. I took time to get through it despite my familiarity with these hurdles.This is probably my first Indian-origin inspired world(That I… Continue reading The Jasmine Throne (Burning Kingdoms #1) by Tasha Suri

Sci Fi

The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1) by Patrick Ness

I did not have much knowledge of contemporary books when I was still in school, and this book, therefore, flew under my radar. I saw a tenth-anniversary version at my library and decided that I should give it a shot. I have built up some working knowledge of its popularity since I started blogging.I was… Continue reading The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1) by Patrick Ness