Do You Know Any Good Boys – Meeti Shroff-Shah

This book was sent to me by Pan MacMillan India in exchange of an honest review The title of this book is an oft-repeated sentence heard in social gatherings and family functions in India courtesy of the parents of girls who have reached ‘marriageable’ age. This age varies according to region, ethnicity and social status of the family, but the question always remains the same. … Continue reading Do You Know Any Good Boys – Meeti Shroff-Shah

Sherlock’s Demon – Simon Clark

This title was sent to me by Endeavour Press through NetGalley in exchange of an honest review Finding new publishers obviously means finding never before read authors and new genres. It is always a gamble and one that a true bibliophile must never baulk from. Simon Clark appears to be a well-loved author in the horror genre. Considering that I loathe anything scary, picking up … Continue reading Sherlock’s Demon – Simon Clark

Silver in the Blood – Jessica Day George

This book was sent to me by Bloomsbury India in exchange of a fair review There is no doubt about the fact that the folks at Bloomsbury know their fantasy better than anyone else. After all they were the only ones to pick up the Harry Potter series after so many other publishers rejected it. Although how anyone could not realize the potential of that … Continue reading Silver in the Blood – Jessica Day George

Girl with the pearl earring (Acrylic)

After reading about the efforts that Van Gogh put into becoming an artist, I thought I must also try and emulate the painters whose work I  love by trying to replicate their work, but without the step-by-step instruction manual this time around. In a bid to follow the great masters of art, I had downloaded quite a few paintings that I loved and thought I … Continue reading Girl with the pearl earring (Acrylic)

Black Mail – Neville Steed

This book was received through the kind offices of NetGalley and Endeavour Press in exchange of an honest review In the second and final installment in the John Black series, John is presented with that most frustrating of crimes – blackmail. John’s girlfriend/almost fiancé, Tracy, is off on a boating holiday with some family friends and he is left to solve this mystery pretty much … Continue reading Black Mail – Neville Steed

The Dragon Round – Stephen S. Powers

ARC provided by NetGalley in exchange of an honest review This is one of those books about which I cannot quite make up my mind. While I did not love some parts, it cannot be written off that easily either. It has several points in its favour and several that are not. First of all, dragons! Major score. Usually very little is then required to … Continue reading The Dragon Round – Stephen S. Powers