11 (enlightening) things I learned reading “The Grisha Trilogy”

This is my take on Leigh Bardugo's "The Grisha Trilogy" as a whole.

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3 over-hyped books (to me) with “high” Goodreads ratings…

This is a list of 3 over-hyped books I've read in recent times.

9 reasons to binge-watch “Dark” and be blown away

To cut the long-story-short, I'm officially "Dark"ened (remember Sherlocked?) and why you should too-   1. It will mess up with your brain   Yaas..that's the first thing (and the last one) "Dark" will do to you. It will make you- think, re-think, over-think and then give up all hopes on your nada knowledge of… Continue reading 9 reasons to binge-watch “Dark” and be blown away

(Not-so-mini)Book Review: “CIRCE” by Madeline Miller

Book: Circe Author: Madeline Miller Genre: Fantasy, Mythology, Fiction Year of publication: 2018 Excerpt of Goodreads summary: "In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child.... ...Zeus banishes her to a deserted island, where she hones her occult craft, tames… Continue reading (Not-so-mini)Book Review: “CIRCE” by Madeline Miller

An idiot’s guide to ‘getting hitched’ through depression

Disclaimer: I'm not a trained mental health expert. So don't shoot me if it doesn't work for you.   How about a 'minimal' wedding? For  Indians (I'm generalizing here)- marriage has always been a raucous affair. Though I'm noticing an inclination in next generation (especially in Bengali community)  for a low-key wedding , the older… Continue reading An idiot’s guide to ‘getting hitched’ through depression

Why “The Bear and the Nightingale” must be on your TBR list

Book Name: The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy #1) Author: Katherine Arden Genre: Historical, fantasy, fiction, YA Year of release: 2016/2017   Excerpt from Goodreads Summary: At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn't mind--she spends the winter nights… Continue reading Why “The Bear and the Nightingale” must be on your TBR list

10 random things that made me happy last week

A red door   This red door is the front door of Durpin Gompa, Kalimpong. When we visited the place (just before sunset), it was already closed. But the luminosity, the intricate detailing of the design-pattern and the mystery that every closed-and-massive door brings forth, gave me a nudge to click few pictures of it.… Continue reading 10 random things that made me happy last week