It is a book that blends mystery with mythology in a tantalizing combination. The best part of Vee Kumari’s Dharma, A Rekha Rao Mystery is its cryptic mysteries. Their answers lie in ancient tales and artifacts. Expect a book that laces its mystery with the right dose of drama and romance.
Raavan: Enemy of Aryavarta is worth every minute that you spend reading it. With the classic combination of action and adventure doused in a generous dose of mythology and fantasy, the book appeals to almost every kind of reader. That Amish decides to pour in a generous amount of information and detailing is like the icing on top.
Expect a book that is a light and fluffy read, perfect for a lazy afternoon or a cozy night in. Expect a book that is a heartwarming summer romance. Expect a book that has a bit of drama and humour in addition to the romance. Expect a book that is lengthy but effortlessly so. Expect a book that is best suited for chick-lit and romance lovers.
Unholy Tales from Banaras shows us a side of the city that often eludes a normal traveller. In addition to all its culturally rich experiences, the book lays bare its dark underbelly too. Expect a short read that shares multiple tales from the land of Banaras. Expect a book that is part fiction and part travel writing.
When I Was Husbandless by Ritika Madaan is a short and simple read. Expect a book that will make you take a trip down the memory lane. Expect a book that finds humour in everyday situations and finally expect a book that would relate to you as a woman.
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is packed with entertainment. The fast pace and high-flying scandals give the readers enough juice to stay entertained. That being said, to discount the book as a simple entertainer would be unjust. The layers, the mysteries, and the nuanced characters go a long way to give this book a subtle literary vibe.
For someone who loves the allure of fantasy universes more than anything in the world, the book does have something to offer. Dynamic and larger-than-life characters trapped in dangerous and often life-threatening adventures set against the background of a possible good vs evil apocalypse is something that surely promises a decent dose of entertainment.
The God Who Loved Motorbikes is not just a book. It is a feeling; it is a journey in itself that is so wondrous and yet sometimes so incongruous. It is a battle fought in tandem with a never-ending quest for an elusive god – not the god who loved motorbikes but the god of all motorbikes.
Because It’s Love is a bag of mixed emotions. The story is pretty elaborate and detailed. The message and the underlying moral lessons are also appreciated but the writing fails to rise up to the plot. Its written in a style that is often shaky, hasty and monotonous.
The Green Room is a pretty decent book for somebody looking for mild horror. Set in a centuries old boarding school of Nainital, the book certainly gets the backdrop right. After all, there is something hauntingly beautiful about the lonely forests and the desolate roads of Himalayan towns.
No Trespassing is a book that only comes once in a while. With such an intriguing theme, a decent array of characters, some nail-biting and toe-curling narratives, a befitting climax and suspense laced writing – it is a really good book; one that I would certainly recommend to all my readers.
Koi Good News? is a book that makes you laugh and laugh without inhibitions. With some very witty writing, a generous dose of local Punjabi influence, an informal language, relatable characters and an effortless narrative – the book is a perfect way to pass a dull afternoon or a boring night.