Ramya Abhinand

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Here There and Everywhere- Sudha Murty's 200th Book

Her books are rather simple, and often aren’t considered to be masterpiece literature. Yet, I still read them. For, there exists in her stories an …

eBooks

Lessons from a Tenth Birthday

My first born turned ten over the weekend, which means it’s a decade since I’ve become a parent. Ten years ago I breathed through all my contractions …

Parenting

Five Swoon Worthy Fictional Heroes

They are charming and proper, and all that they say sure does make you go weak at the knees. So what, if they are characters from books, these men …

Books

Morning Walks Are Magical

<i>Morning walks are therapeutic. It opens up your mind, clears negative thoughts and brings about a whole new freshness.</i><p>As Henry Thoreau once said, “An …

The Last Girl: Nadia Murad and her Story

I have read books on war, books on the holocaust, the genocide and the aftermath. But, if there is one book in recent times which made me sit up and …

Book Review: The Woman in The Window by AJ Finn

I am drawn to psycho-thrillers, the likes of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. A recent book that had me hooked was <i>The Woman in the Window</i> by AJ …

Book Snippet: A Thousand Splendid Suns

There are books we like, and then there are books that stay with us for long. They are the books we seldom forget for, the characters forge an …

There is a Sick Mom in the Home!

After a week long bout of viral infection, I have come to the conclusion that feeling ill as a parent is one of the toughest situations. Weak and …

Historical Fiction: Painter to the King by Amy Sackville

In a constant quest to read something different, my eyes have been wandering about trying to pick up different titles. These days I have been picking …

Classics- Love Them or Hate Them?

These are books written years ago- of people in times of war and misery. These books have stories of innocent romance and tales of bravery too. There …

May Memories & Mayhem- Summer lessons

I am not the summer kind of person. Wait! Before you get me all wrong, let me just make it clearer. I am not the summer heat person. Having spent my …

Jefferey Archer's Florentyna from Kane and Abel Series #AtoZChallenge

<i>“Congratulations, Mr. Rosnovski. You have a beautiful girl, said the obstetrician. The multimillionaire chairman of Baron Group of Hotels, Mr. Abel</i> …

Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns #AtoZChallenge

<i>“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs,</i> <i><br>Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.”</i> <b><br>― Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand</b> …

Diary of Anne Frank- #AtoZChallenge

<i>“Not being able to go outside upsets me more than I can say and I’m terrified our hiding place will be discovered and that we’ll be shot”</i><p><i>– Anne Frank</i> …

Chitra Banerjee and Before We Visit The Goddess #AtoZChallenge

<i>“Ebb and flow, ebb and flow, our lives. Is that why we’re fascinated by the steadfastness of stars? The water reaches my calves. I begin the story of</i> …

Bakula Flower- Sudha Murty's Characterisation #AtoZChallenge

<i>She was like the Bakula flower. The flower all plain and unattractive yet has a divine fragrance. When the tree is in bloom, they form a carpet on</i> …

Anita Nair and Her Ladies Coupe in #AtoZChallenge

<i>“Once you stop worrying what the world will think of you, your life will become that much easier to live.”</i> <i><br>― Anita Nair</i><i>, Ladies Coupe</i><p>These lines are …

Book Review Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari

<i>“Evolution has made Homo sapiens, like other social mammals, a xenophobic creature. Sapiens instinctively divides humanity into two parts, ‘we’ and</i> …

Lone Fox Dancing-Autobiography by Ruskin Bond

I just cannot review certain books. Surely I may sound very biased here. But, if I were to do a critical evaluation or try to assess the value of …

Small Towns, Big Stories By Ruskin Bond

It’s almost the weekend and the best time to read a good book, cuddled in a warm blanket with a hot cup of coffee to go with it. Here is a book I …

Can You Keep a Secret - By Sophie Kinsella

When a book puts together life’s simplest pleasures, you can be sure that it’s going to be one great read. To kick start the week ahead, here is a …