Non Fiction

The Reluctant Hotelkeeper by John Searancke

  I am always ready for a good memoir set in a time and place that I am very unfamiliar with. I have read only a few but I end up enjoying almost all of them. This was one such story. The author chronicles his time as a hotelkeeper/owner/sometimes chef, which although began as a… Continue reading The Reluctant Hotelkeeper by John Searancke

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Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

Miso, Tempeh, Natto & Other Tasty Ferments by Kirsten K. Shockey; Christopher Shockey

Recently I began making Almond milk, and some form of almond cheese with the leftovers as my part of trying to reduce my waste contribution. I am not making much of headway but I am always on the lookout for new things to do. Since I am finally experimenting, this book came at the right… Continue reading Miso, Tempeh, Natto & Other Tasty Ferments by Kirsten K. Shockey; Christopher Shockey

Non Fiction

The Killer Across the Table by John E. Douglas; Mark Olshaker

This book is still available to request as of 5th May 2019 This is not a book for the faint of heart. It is surprising that I have not picked up books by this author(s) before, considering that I have watched multiple serialized versions of their findings on TV and NetFlix. It was a little… Continue reading The Killer Across the Table by John E. Douglas; Mark Olshaker

Non Fiction

The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan by Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller

I picked this book because I had no knowledge of the history of a country that sort-of neighbours my own. Although the story in itself was partially illuminating, I have recently read a few memoirs and expected a lot more from this one. It is in some ways fascinating to see how a war in… Continue reading The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan by Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller

Non Fiction

Around the World in 80 Trees by Jonathan Drori , Lucille Clerc (Illustrations)

I got my Microsoft surface all ready to ship and no one came to collect it!! I waited a bit because it feels really odd to type on something different so much so that it hinders my thought process by adding bits to it. But I shall persevere and hopefully get this done. I never… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Trees by Jonathan Drori , Lucille Clerc (Illustrations)