Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain is one of those writers who touched the deepest recesses of my heart with her poetic and empowering writing. While Sultana's dream is a story of a feminist utopia where women, with the help of science and technology, win wars and preside over the nation, Padmarag is a realistic version of it. … Continue reading Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain’s Padmarag and Sultana’s dream: a short book review.
It is a story of three generations set in West Bengal, recited in three different parts of the novel. The story of Amulya Babu, Kananbala, Mr. and Mrs. Barnum is told in narrator's point of view. An uncaring husband and the confinement within four walls in a quiet neighborhood of Songarh pushes Kananbala to insanity. … Continue reading An atlas of impossible longing by Anuradha Roy: A book review.
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Blurb : I was out on a date. Everything was perfect… Till that shot… a high-calibre one, no apparent sound. And, the man in front of me fell. A rifle with a suppressor? A sniper in the middle of a Mumbai mall? As the body count mounted, I was soon sucked deeper into the chaos … Continue reading Book Review of Sniper’s Eye by Mainak Dhar (SPOILER FREE)
So, recently I came across this shop called Ruha that sells metal bookmarks and I am not lying when I say they took my breath away. Well, the bookmarks are like 99 INR per piece and I love them! They are perfectly heavy and amazingly crafted. They have so many designs that I don't want … Continue reading I got my first two metal bookmarks…
As we say BEAUTY STANDARDS, a lot of things come to our mind because *snorts* let's face it we have set a lot of standards for every freaking thing. The details! Ugh. They are tiring. Well, when I was a child, I did not know the terms "introvert" or "personal space" or "comfort zone" or … Continue reading “Screw the beauty standards”
As I recently reached 1k followers on instagram, I am hosting this giveaway as a gesture to thank you all for getting me here.💕 I am giving away my copy of "The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo" by Amy Schumer. If you do know, it won the goodreads award in Humor Genre in 2016. … Continue reading My 1k Giveaway on Instagram
So, recently, I was chosen as a representative for this wonderful book subscription box called The Bookling's crate. The box is based in India and I received my January box today and I cannot even begin to tell you how amazing everything was. As soon as I received it, I uploaded the unboxing on my … Continue reading The Bookling’s Crate