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 

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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

Fantasy

The Beauty of Darkness(The Remnant Chronicles #3) by Mary E Pearson

Title: The Beauty of Darkness(The Remnant Chronicles #3) Author: Mary E Pearson My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Trilogy – Book 3 Genre: Historical Fantasy world, Magical world, Action & Adventure, Fiction Primary Characters: Lia,  Rafe, Kaden Secondary Characters: Pauline, Aster, Berdi, Gwyneth, Sven,Captian Azia, Griz,Jeb,Tavish, Orrin, Bryn, Regan, Eben, Natiya Narration: Multiple POV This book gives a satisfying conclusion for this trilogy.… Continue reading The Beauty of Darkness(The Remnant Chronicles #3) by Mary E Pearson

Fantasy

The Heart of Betrayal(The Remnant Chronicles #2) by Mary E Pearson

Title: The Heart of Betrayal(The Remnant Chronicles #2) Author:  Mary E. Pearson My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Trilogy – Book 2 Genre: Historical Fantasy world, Magical world, Action & Adventure, Fiction Primary Characters: Lia, Rafe, Kaden Secondary Characters: Pauline, Aster, Berdi, Gwyneth, Sven, Griz, Jeb, Tavish, Orrin, Bryn, Regan, Eben, Natiya Narration: Multiple POV This book was way better than book 1.  I… Continue reading The Heart of Betrayal(The Remnant Chronicles #2) by Mary E Pearson

Fantasy

The Kiss of Deception(The Remnant Chronicles #1) by Mary E Pearson

Title: The Kiss of Deception(The Remnant Chronicles #1) Author:  Mary E. Pearson My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Trilogy – Book 1 Genre: Historical Fantasy world,  Magical world, Action & Adventure, Fiction Primary Characters: Lia,  Rafe, Kaden Secondary Characters: Pauline Narration: Multiple POV The Kiss of Deception is actually my first experience with a Mary E. Pearson books. Sequels of this series are better than… Continue reading The Kiss of Deception(The Remnant Chronicles #1) by Mary E Pearson

My Review

The Ritual by Shantel Tessier

Title : The Ritual Author: Shantel Tessier My Rating: 🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Fiction Primary Characters: Ryat  and Blake Narration: Dual POV I LOVED the premise of this book. I couldn’t resist waiting till the release day. So, I picked up first few chapters from Hallowed Night anthology. It seemed rushed yet, I was hoping it would… Continue reading The Ritual by Shantel Tessier

Guest Post

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho– Summary & Review– Guest post By BookShook

The Alchemist Summary & Review The Alchemist Summary by Paulo Coelho is one of those novels that you don't want to finish. It already has a large fan base of fans, who claimed miracles and inner changes as a result of the ideas outlined in it as a bestseller. We give our approval and recommend… Continue reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho– Summary & Review– Guest post By BookShook

India

Beautiful HariHara Temple and lovely Ranganatha Swamy Ashrama – Kommaranahalli

Ranganatha Swamy temple of Kommaranahalli My father was always fascinated with  “Helavanakatte Giriyamma Story” and envisioned visiting this place. That story was a part of my Father’s education curriculum. When he told us, we will stop at this place, none of us were very keen.  We weren’t interested in visiting this unknown remote unheard village.… Continue reading Beautiful HariHara Temple and lovely Ranganatha Swamy Ashrama – Kommaranahalli

India

Tranquilizing Kudalasangama

After exploring full day in Badami, we started towards Kudalasangama in the evening. Kudalasangama in Bagalkot district of Karnataka is an important center of pilgrimage for Lingayats. It is located about 15 kilometres from the Almatti Dam. This place is more enticing to me than Badami caves. I m spell bound by the beauties of… Continue reading Tranquilizing Kudalasangama

India

Alluring Badami Caves.

We got up early in the morning, freshened up and went to Banashankari temple again. Our elaborate “Abhisheka Pooja” took 3hours. Once we finished that, we had our breakfast in the local hotel and started towards Badami Caves around 10 AM. There is definitely something magical about these boulders and rocky cliffs city of Badami.… Continue reading Alluring Badami Caves.

India

Ancient Archeological Temples of Aihole and Charismatic Monuments of Pattadakal

Ancient temple town of Aihole Our next destination post Banashankari temple was Aihole. Its located around 35 kms from Badami. Aihole was the cultural capital during the period of Western Chalukya dynasty of Badami. Main attraction here is the archeological park. This tiny village is located on the banks of River Malaprabha. Durga Devi Durga… Continue reading Ancient Archeological Temples of Aihole and Charismatic Monuments of Pattadakal

India

A visit to Ancient Adobe -Banashankari Devi Temple – Near Badami

I have been going to caves of Badami and its nearby places from my childhood days as our Home Deity goddess “Banashankari” temple is located at cholachagudda near Badami. My mom wanted to do an elaborate ceremonial worship in Banashankari temple and welcome our new family member. We all jumped in to make our offerings… Continue reading A visit to Ancient Adobe -Banashankari Devi Temple – Near Badami

Fantasy

One Foot in the Grave(Night Huntress Universe #2) by Jeaniene Frost

Title: One Foot in the Grave(Night Huntress Universe #2) Author:  Jeaniene Frost  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series – Book 2 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Magical World, Vampire World, Paranormal Primary Characters: Catherine (Cat), Bones  Narration: Single POV Why does all good books have bad book cover ☹? I personally prefer to imagine and have my own creation… Continue reading One Foot in the Grave(Night Huntress Universe #2) by Jeaniene Frost

Fantasy · My Review

Halfway to the Grave(Night Huntress Universe #1) by Jeaniene Frost

Title: Halfway to the Grave(Night Huntress Universe #1) Author:  Jeaniene Frost  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Series – Book 1 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Magical World, Vampire World, Paranormal Primary Characters: Catherine (Cat), Bones  Narration: Single POV When I picked this book on random, I was prepared to be disappointed. however, it was way different than I expected.… Continue reading Halfway to the Grave(Night Huntress Universe #1) by Jeaniene Frost

Fantasy

Dark Harmony(The Bargainer #3) By Laura Thalassa

Title: Dark Harmony(The Bargainer #3) Author:  Laura Thalassa  My Rating:  🌟🌟1/2 Type: Series – Book 3 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Magical World Primary Characters: Callie, Desmond  Narration: Dual POV As I said in my pervious review, I was intrigued with mystery of “Thief of Souls”. I wanted to know who it was. The strange behavior of… Continue reading Dark Harmony(The Bargainer #3) By Laura Thalassa

Fantasy

The strange Hymn(The Bargainer #2) by Laura Thalassa

Title: The strange Hymn(The Bargainer #2) Author:  Laura Thalassa  My Rating:  🌟🌟1/2 Type: Series – Book 2 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Magical World Primary Characters: Callie, Desmond  Narration: Dual POV I was skeptical to pick this book.  I gave some gap before picking up book 2, thinking I won’t be biased. I definitely wanted to know… Continue reading The strange Hymn(The Bargainer #2) by Laura Thalassa