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

India

Winter Wonderland – Trek to Fairy tale Place – Kuari Pass

Himalayas always work as a magnet for me and I can never be away from them for long. A few years ago, I made a resolution to try and do at least 2 Himalayan trek a year. While 2020 was almost a complete wash out, I was eager to go back to Himalayan ranges as… Continue reading Winter Wonderland – Trek to Fairy tale Place – Kuari Pass

Fantasy

King of Battle and Blood by Scarlette St.Clair

Title: King of Battle and Blood Author:   Scarlett St. Clair My Rating:  🌟🌟1/2 Type: Series – Book 1 Genre: High Fantasy, Magical World, Vampires Primary Characters: Adrain, Isolde  Narration: Single POV I saw several people gushing over this book all over social media. I didn’t realize that all book in this series isn’t released yet,… Continue reading King of Battle and Blood by Scarlette St.Clair

Fantasy

A ​Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #4) by Sarah J Mass

Title: A ​Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #4) Author:  Sarah J. Maas  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series – Book 3 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult fantasy, Magical World Primary Characters: Cassian, Nesta, Feyre, Rhysand, Mor, Amren, Lucien, Azriel, Eris, Emerie, Gwyn  Narration: Limited third party I was in reading slump and couldn’t… Continue reading A ​Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #4) by Sarah J Mass

Fantasy

These Hollow Vows (These Hollow Vows #1) by Lexi Ryan

Title: These Hollow Vows (These Hollow Vows #1) Author: Lexi Ryan    My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟 Type: Duet      Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult fantasy, suspense, Magical Fae World Primary Characters: Brie, Ronan, Finn  Narration: Dual POV I was still in mood for reading thief and going sneaky concept. When I read the blurb, I was tantalized enough… Continue reading These Hollow Vows (These Hollow Vows #1) by Lexi Ryan

Fantasy

Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne

Title: Midnight Thief Author:  Livia Blackburne   My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Duet. Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult fantasy, suspense Primary Characters: Kyra, Tristam  Narration: Dual POV This book came up in good read recommendations and I picked up this book after reading a blurb. I was so fascinated with thief and going sneaky concept. I didn’t have… Continue reading Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne

Fantasy

Caraval by Stephanie Garbar

Title: Caraval Author:  Stephanie Garber  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult fantasy, Magical World, Thriller Primary Characters: Scarlett, Tella, Julian,  Narration: Single POV I had seen people gushing over this book all over social media. I had really high hopes for Caraval. The blurb, the cover, and the excellent reviews promised a magical… Continue reading Caraval by Stephanie Garbar

Mysteries/Thrillers/Suspense

Gothikana by RuNyx

Title: Gothikana Author:   RuNyx  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone Genre: Suspense, Mystery, Contemporary Fiction Primary Characters: Vad Deverell, Corvina Clemm  Narration: Dual POV I picked this up based on recommendation from bookstagramers. I was drawn to this cover and I was more intrigued post reading the Author’s acknowledgement. She has told, some instances were based… Continue reading Gothikana by RuNyx

Fantasy

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Criag

Title: House of Salt and Sorrows Author:  Erin A. Craig   My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult fantasy, Magical World, Horror, Suspense, Mystery, Thrillers Primary Characters: Annaleigh, Verity, Lenore, Ligeia & Rosalie, Honor, Mercy & Camille  Narration: Single POV This is my first Erin Criag’s Book. I picked this up based on several… Continue reading House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Criag

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Shattered Dynasty (The Corrupt Empire #4) by Ava Harrison

Title: Shattered Dynasty (The Corrupt Empire #4) Author: Ava Harrison My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance, Mafia Romance Primary Characters: Trent Aldridge, Payton Narration: Dual POV I have read Ava Harrison’s Corrupt kingdom book long ago. When I saw this book in kindle recommendation and read the blurb, I got confused with Trent character as Alaric. After reading… Continue reading Shattered Dynasty (The Corrupt Empire #4) by Ava Harrison

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Bull (The Buck Boys Heroes #1) by Deborah Bladon

Title: Bull (The Buck Boys Heroes #1) Author:   Deborah Bladon My Rating: 🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance, Marriage of convenience  Primary Characters: Graham Locke, Trina Shaw. Narration: Dual POV I was in a reading slump and struggling to pick up any book. I just picked this in random without knowing anything. I had never heard of this author before.… Continue reading Bull (The Buck Boys Heroes #1) by Deborah Bladon

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Darling Venom by Parker S. Huntington 

Title: Darling Venom Author:  Parker S. Huntington  My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Primary Characters: Tate Marchetti, Charlotte Richards  Narration: Dual POV I went into this book pretty blind. I read bits of the synopsis so I knew the gist of what I was getting into, but not really. I picked it mostly because of author. I had… Continue reading Darling Venom by Parker S. Huntington 

Best Book Recommendation

Best Books of 2021

I took a call at the start of the year to focus on “Quality over Quantity”. I think I kept up with my own promise and focused on Quality. This year I had so many blockbusters reads that it’s tough to highlight the best book. Most of the books I read this year is in… Continue reading Best Books of 2021

Fantasy

Kingdom of the Wicked (Kingdom of the Wicked #1) by Kerri Maniscalco

Title: Kingdom of the Wicked (Kingdom of the Wicked #1) 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 I was intrigued by the blurb and cover picture. Even though I had this… Continue reading Kingdom of the Wicked (Kingdom of the Wicked #1) by Kerri Maniscalco

Fantasy

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls #1) by Deborah Harkness

Title: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls #1) Author:  Deborah Harkness My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Trilogy – Book 1 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Fiction, Magical World, Vampires, Witches Primary Characters: Diana, Matthew Narration: Single POV It's quite difficult to gather my thoughts well enough to manage a review. I don't know how or where to begin. It isn’t… Continue reading A Discovery of Witches (All Souls #1) by Deborah Harkness

Fantasy

Vow of Thieves (Dance of Thieves #2) by Mary E Pearson

Title: Vow of Thieves (Dance of Thieves #2) Author:  Mary E. Pearson My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟3/4 Type: Duet – Book 2 Genre: Historical Fantasy world, Action & Adventure, Fiction Primary Characters: Kazi, Jase Secondary Characters: Wren,  Synové, Lia, Rafe, Kaden, Gazi, Natiya, Eben, Lydia, Nash, Priya, Paxton, Pauline, Mason, Gunner Narration:  Dual POV I wanted to know how the story progressed… Continue reading Vow of Thieves (Dance of Thieves #2) by Mary E Pearson

Fantasy

Dance of Thieves(Dance of Thieves #1) by Mary E Pearson

Title: Dance of Thieves(Dance of Thieves #1) Author:  Mary E. Pearson My Rating: 🌟🌟1/2 Type: Duet – Book 1 Genre: Historical Fantasy world, Action & Adventure, Fiction Primary Characters: Kazi, Jase Secondary Characters: Wren,  Synové, Lia, Rafe, Kaden, Gazi, Natiya, Eben, Nikolai, Cal, Mavey Narration: Dual POV I wanted to see more of this world. I wanted to know how the… Continue reading Dance of Thieves(Dance of Thieves #1) by Mary E Pearson