I was recommended this book by a co-worker and as it was highly praised I was really excited to get into it. I didn't like this book much and I'm afraid this is going to be something of a rant. I don't often write these because generally if I don't like a book I tend… Continue reading The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton
Never have I ever read a book which explores - no, studies - dragons in such a manner. Never have I ever seen such a scientific approach and attitude towards these extraordinary beasts. Never have I ever considered them to be natural beings; they were always mythical, magical creatures surviving simply because. Never had I… Continue reading A Natural History of Dragons – Marie Brennan
I have recently begun watching a lot of Booktube and one of the Booktubers (I don't remember which one) claimed this book to have one of the creepiest and chilling premise for a book. Naturally, I looked into it. I liked what I read on Goodreads and I got a copy for my Kindle. My… Continue reading Unwind – Neal Shusterman
via Daily Prompt: Pluck My mother, unable to contain her excitement, erupts loudly, "Vivek has become the BRAND AMBASSADOR for Adidas!!" I stare at her. "Isn't this EXCITING?!? His photos are everywhere! Pammi is so proud. We all are!" My mother nearly shouts. "Let's call him and wish him congratulations!" Vivek - one of my… Continue reading Family.
via Daily Prompt: Dash I get into the auto-rickshaw and inform the driver of my destination. As we dash past the parked cars and other rickshaws, I hear a noise. It is a strange sound; like someone about to vomit, but has reigned in the impulse. Like a violent hiccup, hacked off before it… Continue reading Fast
via Daily Prompt: Blossom "Don't turn on the TV." The husband commented, a little too casually. "I mean, you can turn it on - just don't watch the cricket match." "But I want to watch the match." His wife replied, confused, her finger frozen on the 'On' button on the remote. "I turned it off… Continue reading The Silly Belief Algorithm
via Daily Prompt: Perfume I found a box underneath the bathroom sink. I don't know how long it's been patiently sitting there but I'm pretty certain they didn't mean to leave it behind. They wouldn't; they've seen me fall apart at the smallest of things. I've fallen into a routine. I go to work, come… Continue reading The Box