The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon

A character driven book is a great responsibility on the author. He carries not only the continuous burden of making a book come alive with just one character but also has a limitation on the story line. There have been some single character driven books that have made it to the top of the reading shelf for example 'Gone With The Wind' where scarlet O'Hara hardly ever misses to baffle us or 'The Rosie Project'... continue reading→

10 books on my to-read list 2016

From reading favorite genres like romance, and thrillers to discovering new favorites like historic fiction and poetry, 2015 was a good year when it comes to books. Closing the year with the launch of MERAKI POST, and bringing in 2016 with the hope of reading more fun books, I intend  to cover a larger variety of books this year.Trying to maintain a mix of various genres some of the books that I would like to... continue reading→

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She

by Dr Shayan Haq and Santosh Avvannavar

Set in 1990, in the City of Calcutta "She" is a small insight into the life of Kusum, and the struggles she endures due to her blurred sexuality.  CoverEnveloped in a crimson jacket , which may be signifying womanhood and the sexuality of a woman which is frequently represented using this color in India, "She" has a plain cover page with the title , with a reversed S maybe signifying that she is unlike others,... continue reading→

10 books I want to get through this year

The year 2015 has ended on a good note. I have read some great books and started this blog with three of my friends. I am very excited about the blog since all three of us read different genres and it is going to be a delicious cocktail. Here are some books that I am looking forward to reading in this year:1. A Game Of Thrones (Song of fire and ice) George R.R. MartinGame of thrones... continue reading→

Season of the rainbirds

by Nadeem Aslam

Nadeem Aslam's debut novel, 'season of the rainbirds' is a narrative set in a small town in Pakistan. Touching upon the lives of the inhabitants and the turn of events due to certain unexpected incidents, this book brings to fore human responses and behavior in the most natural and unpretentious manner. CoverSeason of the rainbirds is adorned in a bright & chirpy yellow- green cover, probably depicting the monsoon of the 1980’s of this small town... continue reading→

Flawed (Flawed, #1)

by Cecelia Ahern

Sir Thomas More was defining a near perfect society when he coined the term ‘Utopia’. Utopia has been fodder for many fiction and derived fiction novels. Author Amish Tripathi’s ‘shiva trilogy’ is one such series. The book talks about a perfect society and the whole dynamics. A flaw can only be used to polish to perfection. A dystopian society can only lead to utopia. And these two terms are not mere two ends of the... continue reading→