Teaser Tuesday 14-Mar #TeaserTuesday

A non-fiction book is perceived as boring,  just facts explained in a dry manner.  So, I was not sure what I had signed for when I agreed to review ‘Kissing the Demons’ by Amrita Kumar.  It is a self help book for Creative Writing.  Its directly mentioned in the tagline as ‘The Creative Writer’s Handbook’….

Teaser Tuesday 06-Mar #TeaserTuesday

Women have always pulled down other women.  Personally,  never seen men do such things.  The world would have been a much different place if we were more united and supportive of each other. The lines below are from the book ‘Pyre’ from one of my favourite authors, Perumal Murugan.  The hero, Kumaresan elopes with Saroja…

Teaser Tuesday 21-Feb #TeaserTuesday

Here’s an excellent way to show how ruthless a character is.  These words are said by one of the craziest characters in the book known as Mad Dog.  He is a drug dealer. And he is saying these to his best friend who he is “recruiting” into the “business”.  The book is ‘On the Run’ by Izai…

10 common questions a reader answers

No one.. and I mean no one in my physical world is a reader.  A reader,  the one who has her nose buried in a book all the time instead of a smartphone, whose eyes are fixed on the pages instead of the TV.  Are you one?  Or do you know someone who fits this…

Me Before You #TeaserTuesday

This one is my latest favourite romance.  I read the book first and immediately watched the movie.  I loved them both.  Of course, the book was better. This is my favourite scene and it is just apt for this Valentine’s day. In this story,  the hero, Will Traynor is wheelchair bound.  Lou Clarke is his…

American is an idea .. #TeaserTuesday

For us non-Americans,  America means freedom.  And for women,  it is a rare freedom denied to them in their own homes.  This week,  I am posting lines from the book ‘Kalyana’ by Rajni Mala Khelawan, which captures this very well.  But,  it is a little more than two lines.  This story of Indians settled in…