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5 Bookstagram Accounts You Should Be Following!

When I first started using Instagram, I will admit I didn’t understand the platform at all. But as time went on I started understanding the use of hashtags and the best times for posting, how to gain followers and find the accounts I would like to follow. It was also then that I discovered that … Continue reading

5 Books For Aspiring Authors

Well, this of course will depend on the kind of writing the author wants to do. But let us suppose that the author has not yet decided:  For structure approaching perfection, you could do no better than an early Jeffrey Archer. For example, ‘Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less’. The sheer talent of … Continue reading

Book Review: Deadly Silence

Summary-   DON’T LOOK BACK Under siege. That’s how Ryker Jones feels. The Lost Bastards Investigative Agency he opened up with his blood brothers has lost a client in a brutal way. The past he can’t outrun is resurfacing, threatening to drag him down in the undertow. And the beautiful woman he’s been trying to … Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret of the Sea

The Secret of the Sea on Goodreads BOOK SUMMARY: A fast-paced suspense thriller set in the Indian state of Goa.  Inspector Pinto receives a call one evening, about a new case. A young college student Namita is murdered at Morjim beach in Goa and her body is found floating in the sea. Inspector Pinto leads the investigation, only … Continue reading

Book Review: I am big. So what!?

About the Book Is it only in India where people don’t realize that starting a conversation with, “Oh, you’ve put on weight!” is incredibly rude? Perhaps I should respond with “Oh, you’ve become uglier!” so they get the point. From stores that do not stock clothes my size to unsolicited advice from neighborhood aunties, my … Continue reading

5 Cute LGBT Books to Read this Valentine’s Day

Whether you like it or not, the fact that it is Valentine’s Day today is undeniable. And whether you celebrate the day or not, happy Valentine’s Day! If you, like me, fall in the category of people who don’t really care about such days, I have compiled a list of five very cute LGBT books … Continue reading

Book Review: The Shadow of Darkness

About the Book: When Maya fought two criminals one night and saved herself and her five year old daughter, Sejal, she thought the worst was over. But was it really? Or, there could be something worse than the worst? The childhood trauma that little Sejal did not deserve resulted in nightmares, trust issues and bizarre … Continue reading

12 Things You Realize Happens When A Bookworm Dates A Non-Reader

  Because bookworms live in a bookish world. Bookworms emerge once in a while to choose their favorite humans. Everyone knows what it feel like to date a bookworm. But has anyone ever thought about this from the opposite point of view? I mean, we know that given a choice between books and boyfriend, we’d … Continue reading

10 Beautiful Quotes from Jennifer Niven’s All The Bright Places

2016 saw the release of Jennifer Niven’s All The Bright Places. It was the story of a girl who wants to live from a boy who wants die. Jennifer Niven gifted the world Theodore Finch and Violet Markey, along with an abundance of beautiful quotes. Here’s looking at ten such beautiful ones. Aniesha Brahma is the author … Continue reading

DDS Recommends: The Best Reads of 2017

2017 is about to draw to a close. And while there have been many things that made and broke our days and our lives – the one thing that remained constant were books! And while we have many, many favourites from this year alone here’s DDS with a list of books that she claims were … Continue reading