Comics & Graphic Novel, Young Adult/Children

Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps by Srividhya Venkat, Kavita Ramchandran (Illustrator)

This book is available to request on NetGalley until August I was tempted by the cover and the title because I was very close to both of my own grandfathers (The 'thatha' in the title is how many south Indian languages refer to their grandfathers, with the derivative coming from Sanskrit, which originally refers to… Continue reading Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps by Srividhya Venkat, Kavita Ramchandran (Illustrator)

Comics & Graphic Novel, Drama, Young Adult/Children

Delicates (Sheets #2) by Brenna Thummler

I read and reviewed the previous book of the series : here It is not often that I get to read a sequel to a graphic novel. This one turned out to be better than the first. The first was cute in a whimsical way, whereas this was pretty brutal while maintaining its whimsical undertones!You… Continue reading Delicates (Sheets #2) by Brenna Thummler

Fantasy, Young Adult/Children

The Clockwork Crow (The Clockwork Crow #1) by Catherine Fisher

This is a short first book of a middle-grade children's fantasy which I picked up for some unknown reason. Although there is a bigger secret hidden about the crow, this instalment does work by itself. It mixes a few different feelings with regards to our orphan lead. She is to set out (by herself!) to… Continue reading The Clockwork Crow (The Clockwork Crow #1) by Catherine Fisher

Historical fiction, Young Adult/Children

Every Now and Then by Lesley Kagen

The book is an immersive experience. It delves into a friendship between three girls rarely seen nowadays (I personally haven't, given most people's frequent movement). The picture painted shows both the good and the bad of an older time, with lesser supervision which comes with its own issues.Our narrator is an old woman now and… Continue reading Every Now and Then by Lesley Kagen

Thriller, Young Adult/Children

One of Us Is Next (One of Us Is Lying #2) by Karen M. McManus

I reviewed the first book of the series: here and another book by the author : here If this was any other author, I would have probably thought that this was a sequel that nobody asked for and did not want. But with this author, it is hard to resist reading and liking something about it.  It… Continue reading One of Us Is Next (One of Us Is Lying #2) by Karen M. McManus