MARITAL RAPE IN INDIA

“Marital rape is not a husband’s privilege, but rather a violent act and an injustice that must be criminalized," said a Gujarat High Court. Sexual intercourse with one’s spouse without the consent of the spouse is termed as Marital Rape or Spousal Rape. It does not necessarily involve violence but the lack of consent is … Continue reading MARITAL RAPE IN INDIA

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THE SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD: PART 1

  Sophia nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger award ages ago. So, thank you for nominating me. You all, follow her if you don't already! She is one of the nicest persons I've met and a lovely human being. I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Awards by two fellow bloggers. I'll do the post … Continue reading THE SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD: PART 1

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE by J.K. ROWLING

Rating: 5 stars “Dumbledore's man through and through, aren't you Potter?" "Yeah I am," said Harry. "Glad we straightened that out.” Dumbledore does not reveal why his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled when he arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry. The war against Voldemort has already begun and Hogwarts is … Continue reading HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE by J.K. ROWLING

STALKING JACK THE RIPPER by KERRI MANISCALCO

Rating: 4 stars "No one with that kind of surgical prowess would commit one murder then stop." "I know I wouldn't. One taste of warm blood is never enough, Miss Wadsworth." Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth a daughter of an overprotective Lord Edmund with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her, leads a … Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER by KERRI MANISCALCO

PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS (#5): THE LAST OLYMPIAN by RICK RIORDAN

Rating: 4 stars "I hate this place," Kronos growled. "United Nations. As if mankind could ever unite. Remind me to tear down this building after we destroy Olympus." In the final book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. Kronos's power only grows with every god … Continue reading PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS (#5): THE LAST OLYMPIAN by RICK RIORDAN

DE PROFUNDIS by OSCAR WILDE

Rating: 5 stars With every Oscar Wilde read, my love for him has only grown and I don't think I'll ever read Oscar Wilde and not like it. I don't have much to say except that De Profundis was an intense and emotional read and I loved it. De Profundis is a letter written during Wilde's … Continue reading DE PROFUNDIS by OSCAR WILDE

BOOKS I WISH TO RE-READ IN 2018

Hello everyone! We're more than half-way through 2018 and I'm a little late in doing this blog post but since I'm continuously disappointed by new YA releases, I thought I should re-read a few of my all-time favourite books and write a blog post about it. So, here's a list of my favourite books I'm … Continue reading BOOKS I WISH TO RE-READ IN 2018

AND I DARKEN by KIERSTEN WHITE

Rating: 1 star “Her spine was steel. Her heart was armour. Her eyes were fire.”  Ever since Lada Dragwlya and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless is the key to survival. She … Continue reading AND I DARKEN by KIERSTEN WHITE

MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF MAY 2018

Hello, everyone! I've been a lot busy lately and while I'm working on a few reviews, I decided to do a 'MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS' post like I did last month in the meanwhile. I also watched 'AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR' and it was amazing. I loved it. Anyway, here is a list of my most anticipated … Continue reading MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF MAY 2018

MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF APRIL 2018

I decided to do a monthly Most Anticipated books, though I'm three months late. It's hard to keep track of your ever-growing list of books to read and with new additions every month, it's even harder. I hope that this method will prove to be convenient for me. This way, I will also keep you … Continue reading MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF APRIL 2018

BOOKS WITH LGBTQIAP+ CHARACTERS

It is never the wrong time for some good LGBTQIAP+ reads and I'm always looking forward to expanding my shelves for such books. Here is a list of LGBTQIAP+ books that I have read and would recommend you to read along with some I'm keen to read. I've tried my best to step away from … Continue reading BOOKS WITH LGBTQIAP+ CHARACTERS

SIX OF CROWS by LEIGH BARDUGO

Rating: 4 stars "Greed may do your bidding, but death serves no man." Six of Crows is the first book in the Duology followed by the Crooked Kingdom. The new series takes place in the same world as the Grisha books but is set in a different location and time frame. Kaz Brekker, a thief known … Continue reading SIX OF CROWS by LEIGH BARDUGO

LOVE, HATE & OTHER FILTERS by SAMIRA AHMED

Rating: 5 stars "And for those who bear the brunt of hate because of the color of your skin or the sound of your name, for those who are spat upon, for those who are told to "go home," when you are home: you are known. You are loved. You are enough. Let your light … Continue reading LOVE, HATE & OTHER FILTERS by SAMIRA AHMED

THE BIG SWITCH: IT’S NEVER TOO LATE by JOHN THOMAS

Rating: 4 stars The author, John Thomas, provided me with an eBook in exchange for an honest review. Thank you. "Remember this- you get to choose what you want to be. You alone. No one else. Others might find your dreams to be far-fetched and stupid. But that's alright. You must follow your heart irrespective … Continue reading THE BIG SWITCH: IT’S NEVER TOO LATE by JOHN THOMAS

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J.D. SALINGER

Rating: 1star "I think one of these days, you're going to have to find out where you want to go. And then you've got to start going there." I enjoyed it the first time I read it so I decided to read it again. It annoyed me to the point where I debated leaving it … Continue reading THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J.D. SALINGER