Readers Recommend #1

7 years ago Shaili Desai 3
Sometime last month, I put up a post on the facebook page (Yes, you need to go and ‘like‘ it otherwise you miss out on all the book related updates!) asking people for their recommendations. So here is the first ‘Readers Recommend’ post. Find below some of the books recommended by readers of this blog: 1. At Read More

Book releases in September – Fiction

7 years ago Shaili Desai 0
August was an exciting month with so many book releases. However, September doesn’t look too bad either, with books by Margaret Atwood and Jhumpa Lahiri set to release. Check out the book releases in September below! 1. MADDADDAM by Margaret Atwood, Bloomsbury Publishing Image Source Maddaddam is the concluding book of the speculative trilogy which Read More

Giveaway: Lady, you’re not a man by Apurva Purohit, CEO, Radiocity

7 years ago Shaili Desai 0
UPDATE: The Giveaway is now over. The lucky winner of the book is Ritu Jhajharia. Congratulations, Ritu ! I promised a giveaway of this book when the number of likes on the Facebook Page hit 300. And that’s happened ! 😀 And so, as promised, I am giving away a fresh, new copy of the book Read More

Lady, you’re not a man !

7 years ago Shaili Desai 2
I finished reading ‘Lady, you’re not a man’ by Apurva Purohit, on a journey back from Mumbai. Image: Source I went to Mumbai as I was one of the 25 shortlisted persons for Bloomberg TV’s show ‘The Pitch’. The fact that I didn’t make it to the top ten meant that I did not have Read More

Free: A Poem for Independence Day

7 years ago Shaili Desai 2
Today is Independence Day. Time to feel sentimental and patriotic. Blogging a poem I had written some time back on Facebook. FREE Yes, I am free To roam around Watch movies Have a milkshake in the cafe As long as I come back before The sun sets   Yes, I am free To wear whatever Read More

Book Review: Compass Box Killer by Piyush Jha

7 years ago Shaili Desai 6
Probably this was the wrong time to start this book. I shouldn’t probably have started Compass Box Killer by Piyush Jha right after finishing ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ by J K Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith. The book’s in the same genre of crime fiction but they are both so different. If it were to be made Read More

Guess who won the Giveaway of Blood Red Sari by Ashok Banker?

7 years ago Shaili Desai 2
It’s time to announce the winner of the giveaway of Blood Red Sari by Ashok Banker (I so love doing this) ! And the winner is….. *imagine drumrolls please* ABHIROOP BANERJEE Yeyyyy! An email has been sent to you, Abhiroop, on the email address that you gave while participating ! Please reply with your postal Read More

Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith/J K Rowling

7 years ago Shaili Desai 7
I was pretty excited to read this book, being a Harry Potter fan, although ‘Casual Vacancy’ didn’t really excite me. I couldn’t really control my excitement when I received The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (J K Rowling, if you didn’t know!) for review by Hachette India, quite unexpectedly (I was told it may not be available Read More

Books releasing in August 2013

7 years ago Shaili Desai 2
July’s gone and August has already started! It’s that time of the month when you are no longer broke. It’s that time of the month when you get that long awaited SMS on your mobile. It’s that time of the month for which you slog the whole month. Finally, you don’t need to gaze wistfully Read More