Book Review 12 – The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

“To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream.” The Bell Jar is the only novel written by the famous poet Sylvia Plath. It is a semi-autobiographic novel as it partially tells the story of Plath’s own descent into mental illness. The novel’s…

WOMEN’S DAY READING LIST

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas This women’s day lets celebrate the brave, the strong, the bold, the everyday women. Here’s a…

Book Review 10 – Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie

As a kid, I was only interested in reading two genres of the reading world — romance and crime fiction. Two extremely different surrounding emotions but just in books can they be magically spun together. Well, this book definitely isn’t about love at all but about a crime, a crime that has taken place on…

Book Review 09 – My Heart And Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

The debut novel by Jasmine Warga, My Heart And Other Black Holes is a YA contemporary novel that talks about the topic of depression and suicidal thoughts and how it consumes a person to the extent that they want to take their own life. The story surrounds two teenage kids – Aysel and  Roman who…

Book Review 08 – Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsella’s novel Surprise Me describes the meaning of love in today’s world in such beauty and charm. Marriage is not only about the love two people have for each other but also the trust and respect that they share and cherish. It is definitely hard work, but everything in life comes out better when…