The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga

Before I begin my review, a statutory warning this is India-bashing, large scale. If you are the sort of person who gets all worked up when any aspect of India is criticised, this book is not for you. I have not reviewed the book neither have I given it any stars. My views are complicated. … Continue reading The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga

The Paris Wife – Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.  Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her … Continue reading The Paris Wife – Paula McLain

The North Water – Ian McGuire

A ship sets sail with a killer on board . . . 1859. A man joins a whaling ship bound for the Arctic Circle. Having left the British Army with his reputation in tatters, Patrick Sumner has little option but to accept the position of ship's surgeon on this ill-fated voyage. But when, deep into … Continue reading The North Water – Ian McGuire

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day – Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast On Purpose, distills the timeless wisdom he learned as a monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life. When you think like a monk, you’ll understand: - How to overcome negativity - How to stop … Continue reading Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day – Jay Shetty

Books I Read in January 2021

This year I have decided to read at least 4 books a month. I outdid myself (pat on my back) and read five books. So here goes the books I read this month. The Mister - E.L. James https://read.amazon.in/kp/embed?asin=B07MZ5K3QZ&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_6761FPV4KY2HMTP9X7V7&tag=imprincesskir-21 Book Review The mister – E.L. James Where The Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens https://read.amazon.in/kp/embed?asin=B07JZH997Q&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_X9PRPQYH4TSAEG7RK6AA&tag=imprincesskir-21 Book … Continue reading Books I Read in January 2021

The mister – E.L. James

London, 2019. Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. With his good looks, aristocratic connections, and money, he’s never had to work and he’s rarely slept alone. But all that changes when tragedy strikes and Maxim inherits his family’s noble title, wealth, and estates, and all the responsibility that entails. It’s a role he’s not … Continue reading The mister – E.L. James

Where The Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens

For years, rumours of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet fishing village. Kya Clark is barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when the popular Chase Andrews is found dead, locals immediately suspect her. But Kya is not what they say. A born naturalist with just one day of … Continue reading Where The Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens

The Devotion of Suspect X – Keigo Higashino, Alexander O. Smith

Yasuko lives a quiet life, working in a Tokyo bento shop, a good mother to her only child. But when her ex-husband appears at her door without warning one day, her comfortable world is shattered.  When Detective Kusanagi of the Tokyo Police tries to piece together the events of that day, he finds himself confronted by … Continue reading The Devotion of Suspect X – Keigo Higashino, Alexander O. Smith

Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope … Continue reading Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

The Death Of Mr Love – Indra Sinha

In a family of storytellers, there was one tale never told ... "Call this story fiction if you want, but you must tell it because it is true, and at its heart is that murder of forty years ago which people in India still remember ...  “The Death of Mr. Love, a novel inspired by … Continue reading The Death Of Mr Love – Indra Sinha