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Harper Lee wrote To Kill A Mockingbird in 1960. Since then, the world has changed beyond recognition for almost everyone. In the last 60 years, man has made progress in every conceivable walk of life, be it science, technology, arts, religion, geography, or anything else you can think of. What hasn't changed in these 60... Continue Reading →

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Review: The Hunting Party

Rating: 3 Stars The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley is definitely a page turner, with all the elements that make it a great thriller. At least, till you finish. Then you realize that you have been left with some unanswered questions, that keep niggling at you. A group of friends has been spending New Year's... Continue Reading →

Friendship Trope In Real Life

This is an ode to all those people who have stuck by me through thick and thin, who have uplifted me and supported me, and sometimes even fed me to the wolves! Ladies and gentlemen, these people are commonly known as my friends. While I love all of them unconditionally, I have to admit that... Continue Reading →

Review: Conviction

Rating: 3 Stars Conviction by Denise Mina follows Anna McDonald as her life unravels one fine day. When she gets up early like always, relishing her "me time" before her husband and daughters wake up, she has no idea how things are going to go down on this particular morning. Engrossed in her new true... Continue Reading →

Family In The Time Of Pandemic

If the last few months have taught me anything, it's the importance of family in my life. I have found myself being worried about aunts and uncles and cousins, and making an effort to keep in touch with them as much as I can. It hasn't been easy with my family spread all over the... Continue Reading →

Review: The Girls Weekend

Rating: 3.5 Stars The Girls Weekend by Jody Gehrman starts off with the usual story that you expect from a book with this title: old friends getting together for a weekend, one of them reluctant because of the tension with another, yet things conspire to make her go last minute. So far, so average. Things... Continue Reading →

Review: Remnants of a Separation

Rating: 4.5 Stars Objects have a way of inspiring the mind to remember things it might have forgotten. I got Aanchal Malhotra's book from Karachi, back in July 2018. Since then, it had been sitting around on my shelf with all the other numerous books that I never read. One fine day, sick from my... Continue Reading →

Review: Someone We Know

Rating: 4 Stars Shari Lapena is an author I can always rely on to deliver the goods. Her book, The Couple Next Door, is one that I recommend to anyone who wants to read thrillers. While her other books are not as highly recommended, Someone We Know comes quite close. The twists and turns leave... Continue Reading →

Review: Th1rt3en

Rating: 3.75 Stars I love police procedurals and courtroom dramas if they're crisp and don't go into boring details. Thirteen is one such book. It is nicely paced and written from both perspectives, so as to avoid over explaining and unnecessary detail. After I finished reading, I found out that this is the fourth book... Continue Reading →

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