Books

The Thursday Morning Breakfast and Murder Club by Liz Stauffer – An Excerpt

6 years ago Shaili Desai 1
The Thursday Morning Breakfast (And Murder) Club by Liz Stauffer is a debut mystery novel, published by Sartoris Literary Group. It is murder mystery which follows Lilly Mae and other ‘breakfast club’ ladies, who help the police in tracking down a killer.  Book Cover Here’s a short excerpt: “Clare’s dead!” When she spoke the words, Read More

Some ‘bites’ from Manish Gupta, author of English Bites

6 years ago Shaili Desai 0
English was always my favorite subject in school. Whenever the text books would be bought for the new school year, I would pick up the English textbook and finish reading it in two hours. And the rest of the year would pass, along with examinations, without me ever studying a word of it. I was Read More

October releases – Ten books to look out for

6 years ago Shaili Desai 4
The weather is changing, slowly and gradually as October starts. It’s time for Navratra, Durga Puja and Dussehra and  of course, the wedding season to start.  And it’s also time for the monthly post informing you about books releasing this month! October seems to be an exciting month for Literature as we have releases from Read More

Giveaway of Revenge Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

6 years ago Shaili Desai 3
UPDATE : The Giveaway is now over. Results will be announced by 14th October, 2013. It’ssssssss Giveaway time !! I love these moments, when I announce a giveaway. I feel incredibly important, as if I am doing something for the betterment of the literary community. 😛 Anyway, with this I announce a giveaway of Revenge Read More

Book Review: The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

6 years ago Shaili Desai 1
So, this book has turned out to be quite different from what I was expecting, at least from what I was expecting from Elizabeth Gilbert. Gilbert became famous for her book Eat, Pray and Love, which also inspired a movie starring Julia Roberts. Having watched snippets of the movie, I never really felt like reading Read More

Book Review: Revenge Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

6 years ago Shaili Desai 3
Revenge Wears Prada : The Devil Returns is the sequel to the very popular book ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, based on which a movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway was made. Revenge wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger tells the story of Andrea after she leaves Runway (and Miranda, the ‘devil’). Image Source The sequel Read More

Book Review: He loves me not by Vrushali Telang

6 years ago Shaili Desai 2
He loves me not by Vrushali Telang is the story of Jimmy Cooper and Mehroo Nasarwanji, childhood friends (sweethearts doesn’t exactly seem to be the right word). I thought it was a chick lit and was looking forward to reading it as I was in the mood for one. However, it’s not really chick lit, Read More

Literary Events in September

6 years ago Shaili Desai 1
I have always wanted to know about any literary event happening in the city and searched for one place where I would come to know about it. To my dismay, I have never found such a resource. Hence, I will try every month if I can collect news about any literary events or book launches Read More

Book Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

6 years ago Shaili Desai 3
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon is an interesting book. It caught my attention when I read somewhere about Shannon being the next J K Rowling. It also led me to interview her and she was kind enough to answer a few of my questions, in the middle of her graduation and the book release. Read More