Truly Devious Series – Maureen Johnson

  Once I had read this book, I figured out how Maureen Johnson came by the title of this story. She was certainly given this nickname at some point in her life, because that is just what she is. Diabolical, in fact. She has written a book that is engrossing and ends at a cliffhanger of biblical proportions. Nothing is really resolved at the end … Continue reading Truly Devious Series – Maureen Johnson

The Paper Wasp – Lauren Acampora

This book was requested from NetGalley in exchange of an honest review Genre : Contemporary Fiction Book Cover : 4 **** Rating : 3.5 *** After a long time, I have once again come across a book that I cannot decide whether I loathe or love. Someone once described the allure of a Jackson Pollock painting, that I did not understand at all, as something … Continue reading The Paper Wasp – Lauren Acampora

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reed

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo made it to my reading list because of it’s intriguing title and the fact that it is almost the same as another intriguing title (The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle) that was released a few months after this. For a time I was of the opinion that these were both the same books but with different titles in different … Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reed

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton

As far as intriguing titles go, this one was right up there in this year’s top ten list for me. This book falls under the mystery / crime fiction / historical genre which is like a ‘having your cake and eating it too’ scenario for a reader like me. I am sure that the minimalist cover coupled by this strange name was enough to lure … Continue reading The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton

The Murder of My Aunt – Richard Hull

Genre – British Humour / Crime Book Cover – 4 **** Rating – 3.5 *** This book was requested from Poisoned Pen Press and NetGalley in exchange of an honest review The Murder of my aunt was first published in 1934 and has been republished as a British Library Classics by the Poisoned Pen Press. It is a crime novel at the end of the … Continue reading The Murder of My Aunt – Richard Hull

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

Line on a map – Sourabh Dutta

Line on a map, a truly intriguing title, is an account of a true life incident that occurred in the life of an eminent pediatrician working at one of the premier institutions in the country. I wondered how a line on the map featured in the life of  busy, hard-working doctor. Figured it for some experience on an airport while travelling, because what else could … Continue reading Line on a map – Sourabh Dutta