June Book Haul (Birthday Month)

I try to control my urge to shop every time I find something I like, but when my birthday month comes I spend more than what I saved through out the year. This happens to me almost every year, does it happen to you as well? (I feel like it does to everyone at is one of the strongest human emotions which is way beyond control)

Yeah, that’s normal so let’s move on. 🙂

I hauled a total of 16 books and was gifted a series of 5 books, so that is 21 (+2 including BOTM, details below) in total, yay! This is a lot of book for me because, Continue reading “June Book Haul (Birthday Month)”

Book Review: How to be a Bawse? by Lilly Singh

How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life by Lilly Singh

Published – March 28th 2017

I have been watching Lilly’s videos for over  5 years now and when this book was about to be released, I honestly didn’t consider buying it at first. My thoughts: Self help? I am a happy person and I am capable enough to help my self, I really do not need this book in my life. But, watching Lilly’s excitement I caved in, I wanted to understand the buzz. So, I took the first step and purchased the book, this made me happy as I technically supported her and my job was done. Continue reading “Book Review: How to be a Bawse? by Lilly Singh”

The Ultimate Book Tag

Hello Bookish Rookies,

How is the weather where you are at? It has been a rainy day which is like most days in Seattle and I don’t know how I feel about that because I got to read more although I love getting out in the sun.

If you are reading this post, then you are most likely into reading books and reading blogs which are related to books. As a new blogger in town, I thought it would be fun to do this Book Tag which would help us connect better. If you are a book related blogger then consider yourself tagged. Continue reading “The Ultimate Book Tag”

Book Review: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne 

Published – September 12th 2006

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a book set in Berlin 1942, and follows a 8 year old boy Bruno. It is a powerful story which outlines how war has changed Bruno’s life. I finish reading this book in a day and it is made its way into my all time favorite list very easily. The story highlights a very innocent friendship between Bruno (German) and Shmuel (Jew) and will leave you in tears. Continue reading “Book Review: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne”

Book Review: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Published – April 1st 2008

This is one of the popular and well liked books by Jhumpa Lahiri. This is the second book I read of Jhumpa Lahiri. The Namesake was the first book I read and felt like it was an over hyped book. So, I started reading this book without reading any comments or reviews online as I wanted to just jump into it without any influence. Unaccustomed Earth is a collection of short stories where the central theme was to highlight the variation in experiences of Indians who moved to USA in their adulthood and of their next of kin who were bought up in USA.

Continue reading “Book Review: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri”