Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag

Genre: Fiction Ghachar Ghochar is a fiction novel less than a hundred pages and can be finished in an hour. "Ghachar Ghochar" is a nonsense phrase used when something is complicated beyond mending, a knot that can't be untied. It is the story of how family dynamics begin to change after the close-knit family becomes … Continue reading Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag

Shall We Tell The President? by Jeffrey Archer

Genre: Mystery/Thriller Happy Valentine's Day!! Who needs chocolates and flowers, when you can have B❤❤KS!! Shall We Tell the President? is the third book in the Kane and Abel series and while it is not necessary to read the other books in this series to understand this one, it is advisable since you can gain … Continue reading Shall We Tell The President? by Jeffrey Archer

Deliver Us From Evil by David Baldacci

Genre: Mystery/ Thriller Deliver Us From Evil is the second and last book of the Shaw Series. Shaw works for a highly secret global intelligence organization and is tasked with finding wrongdoers and delivering them to his boss for later action. His newest assignment: assassinate Evan Waller, a business mogul who has built a fortune … Continue reading Deliver Us From Evil by David Baldacci

Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

Genre: Non-Fiction Bad Blood is a true story written by Wall Street journalist, John Carreyrou. It is about Elizabeth Holmes and her company, Theranos. Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of college at age 19 and went on to start her own company in 2014, called Theranos. Theranos was a revolutionary start-up claiming to perform multiple blood … Continue reading Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

Genre: Realistic Fiction Girls Burn Brighter is the story of a friendship between two girls who never stop trying to find each other after being separated by an act of horrifying cruelty. Poornima leads a middle-class life and spins thread on her charkha (a spinning wheel used for cotton) which is later used to weave … Continue reading Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson

Genre: Non-Fiction Who Moved My Cheese? is a super small book that can be finished within an hour and contains a very wise moral. It is the story of four characters who live in a "Maze" and each day look for "Cheese" to nourish them and make them happy. "Cheese" is a metaphor for what … Continue reading Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson

Before We Visit the Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Genre: Domestic Fiction Before We Visit the Goddess is a story about three generations of mothers and daughters who must discover their greatest sources of strength in one another. Sabitri is the daughter of a poor baker in rural Bengal, India and yearns to get an education even though she knows this is impossible because … Continue reading Before We Visit the Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

2019 Personal Favourites

The end of yet another year definitely calls for the list of favourites to be released! At the end of each year, I love taking a look at all the books I have read that past year and then reflect on what I've learnt from them. While I haven't been able to read as many … Continue reading 2019 Personal Favourites

A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci

Genre: Mystery/Thriller A Minute to Midnight is the second book in the Atlee Pine series. The first book introduces Atlee Pine, an FBI agent stationed in a remote office in Arizona - Shattered Rock. Atlee lost her twin sister, Mercy at the age of six when Mercy was kidnapped and Atlee was beaten up. Ever … Continue reading A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

Genre: Non-Fiction The 57 Bus was another book I had to read for my English class and I'm so glad that this book was so much better than the first one we read for class! Sasha is a middle-class American teenager who attends Maybeck High School, a small private school. Sasha also identifies as *agender … Continue reading The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater