My Review

LockTheBox in Bengaluru: A Book fair more like a Literary Festival

With the dawn of an early winter already upon it, Bengaluru braces itself for festivities that will extend beyond the New Year celebrations. The garden city which has proudly boasted everything for everyone’s taste will be host to a 17-day-long literary festival in LockTheBox–Reloaded, from the 16th of December 2022 to the 1st of January,… Continue reading LockTheBox in Bengaluru: A Book fair more like a Literary Festival

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Say Yes to the Boss (New York Billionaires #3) by Olivia Hayle

Title: Say Yes to the Boss New York Billionaires #3 Author:  Olivia Hayle My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Can be read as standalone  Genre: Contemporary Romance, Office romance, Marriage of convenience.             Primary Characters: Victoria, Cecilia Myers            Narration: Dual POV With me still struggling to pick up heavy books, I was looking for some light entertaining read.… Continue reading Say Yes to the Boss (New York Billionaires #3) by Olivia Hayle

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Brutal Prince by Sophie Lark

Title: Brutal Prince Author:  Sophie Lark My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟3/4 Type: Can be read as standalone  Genre: Contemporary Romance, Mafia romance       Primary Characters: Callum, Aida     Narration: Dual POV I picked this up based on an entirely random kindle recommendation. I was intrigued with blurb. I enjoyed the banter and bullying on each other more than I… Continue reading Brutal Prince by Sophie Lark

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Bones (Dark Kingdom #5) by Shantel Tessier

Title: Bones- Dark Kingdom #5 Author:   Shantel Tessier My Rating:  🌟🌟1/2 Type: Can be read as standalone  Genre: Contemporary Romance, Mafia romance       Primary Characters: Mia, Bones, Luca, Cross, Grave, Titan          Narration: Dual POV This was one of the most anticipated read from the time I met Bones in “Code of Silence”. With each book in series… Continue reading Bones (Dark Kingdom #5) by Shantel Tessier

Fantasy

Lord of Embers(The Demon Queen Trials #2) by C.N.Crawford

Title: Lord of Embers(The Demon Queen Trials #2) Author:   C.N. Crawford My Rating:  🌟1/2 Type: Series – Book 2 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Fantasy world, Magical world, Paranormal series Primary Characters: Rowen, Orion  Narration: Dual POV I was intrigued enough to pick the book 2. I was almost on verge of giving up on this several times.… Continue reading Lord of Embers(The Demon Queen Trials #2) by C.N.Crawford

Fantasy

City of Thorns (The Demon Queen Trials #1) by C.N.Crawford

Title: City of Thorns (The Demon Queen Trials #1) Author:   C.N. Crawford My Rating:  🌟🌟1/2 Type: Series – Book 1 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Fantasy world, Magical world, Paranormal series Primary Characters: Rowen, Orion   Narration: Dual POV I m not a fan of urban fantasy but this blurb intrigued me. I wanted to see how magical world… Continue reading City of Thorns (The Demon Queen Trials #1) by C.N.Crawford

Fantasy

The Calm Before the Storm (The Bridge Kingdom #3.5) by Danielle L Jensen

Title: The Calm Before the Storm (The Bridge Kingdom #3.5) Author:   Danielle L. Jensen My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series – A short sequel (epilogue) set in bridge kingdom world Genre: Historical Fantasy, Fantasy world Primary Characters: Aren, Lara  Narration: Dual POV I was eager to know how Lara coped up after “Traitor Queen”. I wanted… Continue reading The Calm Before the Storm (The Bridge Kingdom #3.5) by Danielle L Jensen

Fantasy

Graceling (Graceling Realm #1) by Kistin Cashore

Title: Graceling (Graceling Realm #1) Author: Kristin Cashore My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone Genre: Historical Fantasy, Fantasy world, Magical world, Young Adult Fantasy     Primary Characters: Po, Kasta, Secondary Characters: Randa, Giddon, Raffin, Bitterblue, Lark, Ror, Tealiff, oll, Bann Narration: Dual POV This is my first Kristin Cashore read. I picked this book randomly. It was… Continue reading Graceling (Graceling Realm #1) by Kistin Cashore

My Review

Meet The Author – Anya Wylde

Helloooo I m back with “Meet the Author” series. Today I had great pleasure in knowing the thoughts of Anya Wylde, author of “Penelope”. She invites you into her world. She writes on varies genres from romantic comedy to fantasy. She holds a degree in English literature and adores reading and writing. I got a… Continue reading Meet The Author – Anya Wylde

Fantasy

Legendborn  (Legendborn #1) by Tracy Deonn

Title: Legendborn  (Legendborn #1) Author:   Tracy Deonn My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series – Book1 (Only 1 book is released so far) Genre: Urban Fantasy, Fantasy world, Young Adult Fantasy, Magical World Primary Characters: Bree Matthews, Nick, Sel  Narration: Single POV Legend Born is the first book in a fantasy series that I have read of author Tracy… Continue reading Legendborn  (Legendborn #1) by Tracy Deonn

Fantasy

The Inadequate Heir (The Bridge Kingdom #3) by Danielle L Jensen

Title: The Inadequate Heir (The Bridge Kingdom #3) Author:   Danielle L. Jensen My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Duet Series – Book1 (new series in bridge kingdom world) Genre: Historical Fantasy, Fantasy world Primary Characters: Keris, Zarraha, Lara, Aren  Narration: Dual POV I was intrigued by Keris and Zarraha’s story from the time I finished “Traitor Queen”.… Continue reading The Inadequate Heir (The Bridge Kingdom #3) by Danielle L Jensen

Out of India

Finding Our Wave – In the Turquoise Pristine Beaches, Gorgeous Villas and Sprawling Greenery of Magnificent Maldives

Topics coveredIntroductionVisa for Maldives/ Currency conversionsShort ItineraryPlaces we coveredPrivate Resort Island – Coco bodu HithiPublic Island – Maafushi/ Cocoa/ GhuliA day Trip to Ghuli IslandThings to NoteApprox cost per person for 6 Nights and 7 days https://videopress.com/v/S3GfFhZM?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&autoPlay=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Glimpse of our Trip Introduction & Touchdown After years of lockdown and travel restrictions, I was dying to… Continue reading Finding Our Wave – In the Turquoise Pristine Beaches, Gorgeous Villas and Sprawling Greenery of Magnificent Maldives

Fantasy

Kingdom of the cursed (Kingdom of the Wicked #2)

Title: Kingdom of the cursed (Kingdom of the Wicked #2) Author: Kerri Maniscalco My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Trilogy – Book 1 Genre: Historical fantasy Fiction, Action & Adventure, Magical World, Witches, Angels, Demons, shapeshifters, Werewolves Primary Characters: Emilia, Wrath & Vittoria   Narration: Single POV Kingdom of the Cursed was one of the most anticipated releases of the year as per good reads.… Continue reading Kingdom of the cursed (Kingdom of the Wicked #2)

Other

vViIrRuUsS: I Never Forget by Jazalyn

Title: vViIrRuUsS: I Never Forget Author: Jazalyn My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟 Type: Poem This is the first time I read any poetry book. When I received the request from author I didn’t realize or notice it was poetry sort. I read the blurb and was intrigued by it. This book is way shorter than I expected. I m not sure… Continue reading vViIrRuUsS: I Never Forget by Jazalyn

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Vengeance of a Mafia Queen by Siobhan Davis

Title: Vengeance of a Mafia Queen Author: Siobhan Davis  My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone  Genre: contemporary Romance, Mafia Romance  Narration: Dual POV  Primary Characters: Massimo & Catarina I have enjoyed several Siobhan books earlier. When I was looking for my next book and saw this in Kindle recommendations, I just picked it up. I didn’t have much expectation when I picked it… Continue reading Vengeance of a Mafia Queen by Siobhan Davis

YA NA

Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2)

Title: Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2) Author: Julie Kagawa  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series – Book 2 Genre: High Fantasy, Magical World, YA fantasy, Japanese Folklore Primary Characters: Yumeko, Tatsumi, Daisuke, Okame  Narration: Dual POV I thoroughly enjoyed the book 1 and had high hopes for book2. I wanted to continue… Continue reading Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2)

YA NA

Shadow of the Fox (Shadow of the Fox #1) by Julie Kagawa 

Title: Shadow of the Fox (Shadow of the Fox #1) Author: Julie Kagawa  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series – Book 1 Genre: High Fantasy, Magical World, YA fantasy, Japanese Folklore Primary Characters: Yumeko, Tatsumi, Daisuke, Okame  Narration: Limited third party POV This was my first Juile Kagawa book. I had no clue about the book… Continue reading Shadow of the Fox (Shadow of the Fox #1) by Julie Kagawa 

Contemporary Romance Fiction

On The Edge by Aleatha Romig

Title: On The Edge Author: Aleatha Romig My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone Genre: Romantic Thriller, Suspense Primary Character: Rae Watson Narration: Multiple POV I have been a fan of Aleatha Romig and her romantic thrillers. I have enjoyed and liked several of thrillers earlier. When I read the premise and saw the cover I was intrigued and was… Continue reading On The Edge by Aleatha Romig

India

Unadulterated Nature Bliss – On the Banks of Bhadra

Deriving its name from the Bhadra River, the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary has once declared a protected tiger reserve. Tucked away amidst the lofty peaks of the Western Ghats the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is home to many hidden treasures of the Western Ghats. In summers, the backwaters of Bhadra witness one of the largest congregations of… Continue reading Unadulterated Nature Bliss – On the Banks of Bhadra

Fantasy

Only a Monster(Monsters #1) by Vanessa Len

Title: Only a Monster(Monsters #1) Author:   Vanessa Len My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series – Book 1 Genre: High Fantasy, Magical World, Time travel, YA fantasy Primary Characters: Joan, Aaron, Nick  Narration: Single POV I probably fall under the minority of not liking this book much. I have seen people gushing over this in social media.… Continue reading Only a Monster(Monsters #1) by Vanessa Len