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

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