Six of Crows series by Leigh Bardugo

Genre : Young Adult, Fantasy Book Cover : 4 **** Rating : 2 ** The Six of crows/ Crooked Kingdom series had been much talked about for quite some time on Instagram and Youtube a few months ago. But the first book from Leigh Bardugo that I picked up was ‘The Language of Thorns’, which I absolutely loved. So, it was with many high expectations … Continue reading Six of Crows series by Leigh Bardugo

Illusion – Stephanie Elmas

This book was requested from NetGalley and Endeavour Media in exchange of a fair review Genre : Historical Fiction/ Gothic tale Rating : 3*** Book Cover : 4**** As the case with most books with me, the first thing that caught my eye for this particular one was the book cover. Done in gorgeous peacock blue background with a chain hung with some interesting looking … Continue reading Illusion – Stephanie Elmas

How to stop time – Matt Haig

Genre : Historical Fiction, Contemporary Literature Rating : 3.5 *** Book Cover : 4 **** Most books filled with Chris Riddell illustrations are children’s books and though very beautiful, with minimalist ink and pen renderings, can only be bought for my 2 year old daughter’s future self in good conscience. So, it was a pleasure to come across a full length novel for ‘almost’ adults … Continue reading How to stop time – Matt Haig

Arranged Marriage : Stories – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

This was a Palampur Book Club ( Bookopia) Read This collection of short stories by Chitra Banerjee is above all a cautionary tale about the various things that are bound to go wrong when one is pushed into an arranged marriage. While almost every story she talks about is set in an era when most women looked forward to getting married as the ultimate goal … Continue reading Arranged Marriage : Stories – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) – Tomi Adeyemi

Genre : YA, Fantasy Book Cover : 4**** Rating : 3 *** The Children of Blood and Bone is another book that has been on my reading list for quite some time now, what with all the publicity and the glowing recommendations. And as always I was apprehensive about picking up another YA novel with so much baggage and with expectations running sky high.  But … Continue reading The Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) – Tomi Adeyemi

Bring Me Back – B. A. Paris

Many thanks to NetGalley for forwarding an ARC in exchange of an honest review Genre : Thriller Book Cover : ***** Rating : ***1/2 ‘Bring me back’ caught my attention first because of that vibrant cover. It was surprisingly eye-catching for a non-fantasy book and very appealing with the splashes of yellow and black and purple. It is only when one looks more closely that … Continue reading Bring Me Back – B. A. Paris

Folk – Zoe Gilbert

Genre – Fantasy / Magic Realism Book Cover –  5 ***** Rating – 5 ***** Once again Bloomsbury manages to produce a cover design that conveys the essence and whimsy of the tale within with absolute brilliance. It is reminiscent of old Russian folktale art with its climbing, thorny vines, dark red flowers set against a black background, pretty birds with beaks dipped in blood … Continue reading Folk – Zoe Gilbert