Mini Review: The Homecoming by Maitry

First impression? The Homecoming by Maitry is a story that could have been edited better. If you can ignore that you’ll find yourself in Ladakh, amidst a story about friendship, love and most importantly courage. Shikha, the protagonist, is relatable with her struggles and desire to chase her dreams. You’ll cheer along when she finally … More Mini Review: The Homecoming by Maitry

I Hosted My First Ever Book Swap Party At Home And Here’s Everything I Learnt

A Book Swap party is exactly what it sounds like – a gathering where you meet up, exchange books and stories and simply have fun with fellow readers. I hosted my first party in December, last year, and honestly loved every bit of it. I’ve listed out some fun lessons I learnt and hacks that … More I Hosted My First Ever Book Swap Party At Home And Here’s Everything I Learnt

I Ordered From ‘The Big Book Box’ And I Was Disappointed

Last month was my birthday month (32 and adult-ish) and I wanted to gift myself something special (I will be doing a gift haul post soon). I’ve been reading about book boxes for a long time now, and in the last two years, I’ve seen a rise in Indian book boxes. So choosing one for … More I Ordered From ‘The Big Book Box’ And I Was Disappointed

Here’s How I Turned One Empty Shelf Into A Pretty Space For My Books

For the longest time I’ve had a dream of owning a black bookshelf for all my books. I wanted one with nine shelves, broken down into three levels, and I knew exactly how I wanted to place my books – a few by author names, some by size and a few more by colour. Unfortunately, … More Here’s How I Turned One Empty Shelf Into A Pretty Space For My Books

I Can’t Wait To Get My Hands On THIS Book In 2018

Recently, when I was doing an article for iDiva.com on books that were getting made into movies I stumbled on an interesting plotline. The Leisure Seeker was the story of a couple in their eighties – one has Alzheimer’s and the other has been diagnosed with cancer – who venture out on one last journey … More I Can’t Wait To Get My Hands On THIS Book In 2018

Meet The Doodle Girl, Juhi Verma, From Dukaan India

Juhi Verma from Dukaan India lives and breathes creativity. Entering her apartment in Malad, the first thing that struck me is the melody of colours all around. Amidst fairy lights, Urdu poetry frames, a small mandir and lots of printed cushions is Juhi Verma, busy turning a regular plastic cookie jar into a jewellery box. … More Meet The Doodle Girl, Juhi Verma, From Dukaan India

MUMBAI: Book Reading Session In Dadar By Bound Together Bombay

Coffee, books and then a discussion about what you just read, sounds just about perfect especially during the rains. Thankfully Bound Together Bombay, a book club in the city, is making it a reality. What: The book club is discussing Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi for the first half while the second half is dedicated to reading … More MUMBAI: Book Reading Session In Dadar By Bound Together Bombay

MUMBAI: Grandma Tales 3.0 Is Here And It’s A Book Lover’s Delight 

Books … coffee … books … no that’s not book heaven rather the plot for Grandma Tales, a literary event of sorts, taking place in Mumbai. Come September and Grandmama’s Cafe is ready to host a book reading session, followed by a discussion and several cups of coffee. What: Grandma Tales 3.0 is holding an exclusive … More MUMBAI: Grandma Tales 3.0 Is Here And It’s A Book Lover’s Delight 

10 Places In India That are Perfect for Curling Up with a Book

Planning a holiday over the weekend? We’ve found you the perfect reader’s paradise. All you need is a suitcase full of books and a warm blanket. These places in India are made for the geeky book lover who just wants to curl up with a book or two and a warm cup of chai. Kerala: … More 10 Places In India That are Perfect for Curling Up with a Book