7 Quotes From Devdutt Pattanaik’s ‘Shyam’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now!

As kids, they were just stories. Stories of a charming boy called Krishna, who grew up to become a fascinating figure and went on to achieve impossible feats. But as you grow up and take another look at these childhood stories, you realise just how much there is to them that you haven’t ever considered. An entire, expansive mythology with universal themes, intricate character details and most importantly, lessons that lend themselves into the modern life as well. If there is a man who knows how to brilliantly mould mythology into the most suitable retelling for the modern readership, it…Continue Reading

Heal With The Power Of Reading: 6 Reasons You Should Be Reading Marian Keyes

Books and words, they have the power to make you go through the days of high tide with your head held high. The stories are the shield that protects you from the jibes of the world, while the characters form a bond which even living beings fail to. An the best books belong to the authors who have a real knack of delivering the most complex messages, in the simplest manner. One such writer is Marian Keyes. When you read her blurbs, she comes across as a simple chic-lit writer who can make you smile with her stories. But, it…Continue Reading

What Book Lovers ACTUALLY Mean When They Say These 10 Things (…)

Do you have friends who love reading and at the same time always find excuses to stay at home? For starters, this is a very common phenomenon, as reading can be a bit of a solitary activity. Most book lovers spend hours upon hours in bed, or at home, buried deep in the fictional realm. And while that may seem abnormal to others, it is their way of relaxing and rejuvenating in life. Some people might not get it but for hardcore readers, books aren’t just an activity or a hobby. Books are a way of life! And here’s a…Continue Reading

This Small Book Business Helps You Meet The Book Of Your Destiny (WHAAAT!)

A couple of weeks ago, I received an Instagram DM from a lady named Shariya Aman. She had been following my work for a while and she told me that she ran a small book business. The mention of books instantly caught my attention. Shariya told me about how she believed each one of us had a book destined for us. This book, as unexpected as it may seem, was out there, waiting for us to take notice. What Shariya and her team did was to seal the distance between that destined book and its reader. I was trembling with…Continue Reading

15 Bookish Quotes Every Book Lover Will Swear By (Sniffs A Page)

I think the first time we readers encountered a good book, it shattered us right through…in all the good ways possible. Suddenly, we have a new pair of eyes to gaze and understand the world with. We’d seek fellow readers and more often than not, try to gauge the title of a book that was being read by someone in a train/bus. We’d wait to finally meet someone who’d read the same books as we had and to indulge in bookish conversations for hours on end. If books are the first loves of your life, these 15 quotes will make…Continue Reading

15 Sassy, Fun Novels For Girls Who Love Their Love Stories (No, Not Twilight)

There’s something in the air, and it’s very, very red. I’m talking about my bookmark that I carefully carved out of a feathered-red bag, because you know – I am all prepared to dive into some romantic literature. This is no joke, fellow lovers of all things soppy, this is art-cradling…perhaps one of the most beautiful emotions human beings are capable of. Picked out a couple, I am all set to read, just have to light the scented candles. BRB! 1. The Accidental Bride by Christina Skye Stressed with work and other things, Jilly goes off to the Lost Creek…Continue Reading

10 Thriller Authors Who’ll Keep You Up At Night For All The Right Reasons

I remember picking up my first Sidney Sheldon novel, ‘Tell Me Your Dreams’. It was around the 12th grade and I didn’t really have a thorough background with thrillers since I was up until then a detective fiction reader minus the gore. (Nancy Drew, The Famous Five and The Hardy Boys were my basic pals on this front.) The minute I began to read Sidney’s world, something inside me zapped with energy. I am pretty sure my eyes couldn’t get enough of the words written down there, because they felt like they were zooming in and out of their respective…Continue Reading