August 2020 Reading wrap up…!!

Check out 6 amazing books that I read in August 2020.


The Private Lives of the Royal Mughal Women : What was Harem all about?

Have you ever wondered how was the life of the sister of the great Mughal Emperor, Babur? Or the sister of Humayun, or for that matter what became of his wife? Do we as much as know their names even? What was a king's Harem (Zenana) all about? Was it meant only for the carnal pleasures of the king or had it something more to it?


The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid: Book Review #003

Changez's desire to move back to Pakistan strengthens after his short visit to his country when he feels that it is his country and his family that need him more than he needs a stable career for himself in a land of opportunity, the USA.


Paints and brushes #002 Tulips 🌷🌷🌷

My unceasing love for brushes and paints!!


15 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read in a Day

15 Short Classics that you can read in a day! Make your bookstack look #classicwise with these and enjoy reading from different genres and varied narrative styles.


Ruskin Bond’s ‘Secrets’ Revealed: Book Review #002

The beauty of Bond’s suspense genre is the way he describes the simple, day to day mundane lives of the people of Dehradun spiced up with a tinge of spook around them. Whether it is the dead coming back alive or the ferocious beasts entering the city from nowhere and creating a rampage all over, you have everything in these seven small stories to keep you hooked till you finish the book and put it down and wonder in awe and surprise.


Sushant Singh Rajput’s Suicide: An Inconsolable Loss, Tragic and Traumatic.

I wondered to myself, if it is the sole right of the big stars, the privileged ones, the ones who have a legacy of being the sons of so-and-so, to throw tantrums and enjoy their stardom while imposing it shamelessly on the commoners as well as the lesser mortals around them? Wasn’t Sushant ‘eligible’ for throwing these tantrums which were actually not inherited by him but earned in fact?


Paints and Brushes 🌈

I have recently started painting again. No, it hasn’t come all of a sudden but, all because of my little one who loves to draw and paint. I used to do it often when I was in school. Long back. . . ! 🙄 But Colour and brushes never let me live in peace. I… Continue reading Paints and Brushes 🌈


Agatha Christie’s The Mysterious Affair at Styles: Book Review #001

The week's book review is the first novel by Agatha Christie, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles". A crime and detective fiction introducing Hercule Poirot, the famous Belgian Detective.


Behind the Blogger Tag

Hi ! I saw this particular tag on Emer @alittlehazebookblog last week and thought it would be exciting one to do! I thank Emer for this interesting blog activity. THE RULES: Thank the person who nominated youAnswer all the questions down belowPingback to the creator: Ellyn @AllonsythornraxxNominate 5+ bloggers you’d like to know more about to do this… Continue reading Behind the Blogger Tag