Radiance by Grace Draven

I get why bookstagram has been raving about Radiance. It. Is. Magical. And I literally am writing this Just after finishing the Epilogue. I’m mushy and I have goosebumps too.World building aside, the friends-to-lovers trope is what hooked me right from the first page. Human woman Ildiko is married off to Kai prince (not human…

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

This was such a fun book! I love retellings but don’t opt for them often cuz there might not be enough justice done to the story or it sometimes feels like the original may get tarnished cuz of how the characters are treated in a retelling. In case of Cinder, BRILLIANT work! Cinderella as a…

The Simoquin Prophecies by Samit Basu

My Rating – 4/5 Imagine all the high fantasy/fiction/mythological story reference woven together for a story that’s an entirely different entity of a story in itself. That’s Simoquin Prophecies for you. Took me a while to finish this, but honestly it was worth savouring. The book is fresh and original and yet spoofs practically every…

Aurora Burning by Jay Kristoff, Amy Kaufman

What I did not expect was science fiction revolving around space and the universe to delve so deep into philosophy, feelings and those nuances that makes humans…well, human.

1Q84 – Murakami

Like most of Murakami’s works, this one too is filled with magic! Crows that try to communicate, sex in dreams that cause real pregnancy, and two moons!

The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

Text & picture by @darshu_08 While @thesecondlibrarian has been wanting to read this book forever, she’s a tad better procrastinator than me. This book has been so talked about, I couldn’t wait to read it. Took me not more than some 4 days to finish this because, well, college wouldn’t allow me to binge. Ugh! This is not…