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... »

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Murder is Easy

by Agatha Christie

I had to pick up a book by the queen because she happens to be one of my most favorite woman author (read more here) and I had to read one by her in this month dedicated to women! I picked Murder is easy just out of whim, and here is what I think of it.CoverThe cover is simple, with bright block colors, and an illustration of a car. It has the signature layout of... »

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Eight Women Authors Who Have Made Reading Worthwhile

I am a woman. An imperfect but completely fabulous woman. I am me.Agatha ChristieThough it was Sir Arthur and Enid Blyton who introduced me to my most loved genre, Agatha Christie is one author who's books I hoard without thinking twice. Whether it's Ms. Marple, or Poirot, her writing has you breezing through most of her books. Her writing is simple and easy to understand and keeps one engaged. She sure has a gift for... »

Beloved

by Toni Morrison

'Dearly Beloved' is what she wanted on the headstone. But 'Beloved' is all she got. The price of which was ten minutes of sex with the engraver. Later she thought she might have got 'Dearly' too or maybe the entire preaching for twenty minutes or forty. But she managed to get what mattered to most. She was 'Beloved' whether anyone one believed it or not. Toni Morrison is the voice of African-American literature. Beloved won her... »

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

After I read Murakami for the first time last year, I gained a renewed interest in magical realism. The hint of magic, the strong emphasis on an unseen power and more such  ideas had me enthralled. I went on to hoard some more books by Murakami, and I also went on to buy some books by Gabriel Garcia as he is considered a master in this genre. After much contemplation, I picked up Chronicle of... »

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Finding Juliet

by Toffee

'Finding Juliet', as the name suggests is a book about a boy constantly in search for 'the one'. It makes a good book for when you are bogged down with all the heavy books and want to delve into something light. After a heavy overdose of history, the one felt like a decent pick. It may not be the best of books but it did its job well, gave a good break. Cover page Srishti publishers have... »

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