Category Archives: Fiction

The Martian by Andy Weir

One of my resolutions (Goodreads Reading Challenge)  this year is to read 50 good Science Fiction books that I will review on my blog. I am glad that the year took off really well with a great book. I love to watch … Continue reading

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The Gandharva (Devasur Series Book 1)

Blurb When Dev, the Gandharva, sets his sight on Maya, a seemingly ordinary girl in his first year BA class, he doesn’t realize that his lust will expose him to the danger his coven is hiding from. When Maya meets … Continue reading

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The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2) by Robert Galbraith

Robert Galbraith’s second in the series, The Silkworm explores the world of publishing, traditional publishers, snooty book agents (aren’t they all) and weird authors (ranging from publicity crazy to the ones who do the disappearing act). Cormoran Strike is famous … Continue reading

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Don’s Wife by Vinod Pande

Don’s wife is a powerful story of romance, crime, honour, retribution and revenge. This saga of crime begins with the murder of Kamini, who is the Don’s wife. We see so many different facets of this character in the first … Continue reading

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Ponniyin Selvan Volume 1 – Puthu Vellam (New Floods)

Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy was written in early last century. And to this day, it remains the most popular classic book ever written in Tamil. And you can guess my level of obsession with it, when you know that … Continue reading

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Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

Name of the Rose was the first book that I bought on my brand new Kindle and one of my book club friends cried ‘irony’ as I would be reading about the fate of world’s most precious library in the … Continue reading

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Gods, Kings and Slaves: The Siege of Madurai by R. Venkatesh

I chanced upon this book in Goodreads and thought that I would give it a try. I was not disappointed. Gods, Kings and Slaves: The siege of Madurai is a wonderful historical novel that will suck you right into the … Continue reading

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