The Age of Innocence

by Edith Wharton

It is a novel of intimacy. Intimacy felt in the ruffle of fabric and of passion looking at the lady you are in love with while she is looking away at the waves of the sea. The horse drawn carriages are mere evidence of the era and classism is the notorious ex who will not feel like your own but will not let you be with the woman you are pining for. 'The Age of Innocence'... continue reading→

Neon Soul

by Alexandra Elle

This compilation of poems by Alexandra Elle is a wonderful read for anyone at all, simply due to its very appealing writing style. Here is my experience of reading this poetry book that came out very recently.CoverThe cover is a dark gray background with neon green lines on it. The title is also in the same green and makes for a pleasant book cover. It relates well to the title, but says little about the... continue reading→

The last tree

by Ingrid Chabbert, Illustrated by Guridi

There was once a child who had grown up listening to stories, haven't they all. But this child is special in more than one ways. He has grown up listening to stories of his grandfather growing up amongst lots of trees and grass. He hears about rolling on the grass and flying kites. But he can't do that by himself. It is a story of future.Cover pageThe cover page is an illustration of two kids inside... continue reading→

Speak Gigantular

by Irenosen Okojie

'Darkness motivates men, mobilises armies. Use it. You are a warrior. Show me your roar. People are scared of your power, frightened of what you can do with it.' Irenosen Okojie has a powerful voice which can upturn ships and mellow down racing bulls. The book came to light when it was shortlisted for Jhalak prize. Not too many Goodreads ratings to its credit, readers are really missing out on a great read. The collection of the... continue reading→

Talking to Ayisha Malik

I loved reading Sophia Khan is not obliged, and it was an absolute joy to have the lady behind the book answer a few questions for us! The book talks about Sophia Khan, a 30 year old single Muslim woman who is looking for the man of her dreams and also penning her book about muslim dating. If you want to know more, read the full review here.About the AuthorAyisha is a British Muslim, lifelong... continue reading→

Sophia Khan is Not Obliged

by Ayisha Malik

I got this book in my February box from The Biblio Box, and dived right into it as the theme of the book is relevant to life at the moment, and also because the Author is someone we wanted to cover in this month that celebrates women in all their glory and diversity. Read on to know about this very enjoyable book, and if you want to know more about the Author, click here. Cover... continue reading→

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