October Buddy Reads At RMFAO, My Bookclub

October Buddy Reads At RMFAO, My Bookclub

Hello, guys. Finally, we have the book picks for the October Buddy Read at RMFAO. The books that were selected by voting are If It Bleeds by Stephen King and My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell. I you'd like to participate in either or both the buddy reads then following are the respective Threads [...]

5 Bookish Websites That Every Book Reader Must Know

5 Bookish Websites That Every Book Reader Must Know

I strongly believe that to be a better writer, you have to be a reader first. I mean, why would you even write, if you don't like reading in the first place?! I have a very strong opinion about people who want to write even when they don't like reading, but I'll discuss it some [...]

How To Write A Book Analysis

How To Write A Book Analysis

Analysing a book is too often confused with writing a book review. It is a very common misconception and one that needs to be busted especially if you are planning to become a writer or are one already. A book review is an informal way of sharing one's thoughts about any book of the reader's [...]

Vlog #6: Books I Read In The Last 1 Month And The Ones I’m Reading Now

Book I read in the last one month: Pretty Things by Janelle BrownDaily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason CurryThe Night Boat by Robert McCammonMr Mercedes (Bill Hodges #1) by Stephen KingThe War Of Art: Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven PressfieldLolita by Vladimir NabokovThe Ghost Pirates by William Hope HodgsonFinders Keepers (Book Hodges [...]

8 Steps To Develop A Reading Habit

8 Steps To Develop A Reading Habit

A lot of people love reading but when it comes to practising it on a regular basis most of them fail. Wonder why? More often than not daily life, responsibilities and "important" things come in between you and your love for the written word. Oft times we get too involved or busy in other things [...]

Reading Vlog #1

My first ever vlog! I talk about the books I am reading currently - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, The Lottery And Other Stories by Shirley Jackson, The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis and The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis Harper audiobooks. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-pgkrlgIEN/

10 Books To Read While Social-Distancing During Corona Virus Or COVID-19

10 Books To Read While Social-Distancing During Corona Virus Or COVID-19

I was born in the year 1990 and since then I do not remember a single instance in my life where I have been in quarantine. Although it can get tiring and frustrating sometimes, I still feel that this is something that we might never get to see again. In this time of self-quarantine or [...]

Monthly Updates: February’19

And finally, I'm doing the monthly Updates post after a long, long time. I loved doing these posts before and I'm really excited to do it now. To be honest, these update posts help me in knowing exactly where I stand in terms of my writing and helps me plan ahead serving as the much-needed motivation. [...]

Reading Non-Fiction

Reading Non-Fiction

For a long time I've evaded reading Non-Fiction books because... well, to be honest, I gagged at the idea of spending my time reading something that was not even remotely related to fiction. But when I started writing, I had to, although a bit reluctantly (read - a lot reluctantly), start reading non-fiction books on [...]

Happy New Year – 2018

Happy New Year – 2018

I've been continuously blogging over at TRB since December and also in the first week of 2018, so it feels weird to do my first post here SO LATE. Still, I have to do it to get past the "first-post-of-the-year" thing and get on with a much defined regular schedule of posts. Late 2017 proved [...]

RMFAO 2018 Classics Catchup

Want to read more classics? Re-read an old favourite? A book you missed by a favourite author? Or just browse and discover a forgotten author? This year we are moving the general guideline up to pre-1950, but there are quite a few later books (mainly from the 1960s) that are also acceptable. A wonderful bonus [...]

RMFAO 2018 Genre Challenge

We are here with the 4th instalment of the most amazing reading challenge on this planet *drumroll* - RMFAO 2018 Genre Challenge. For those who are new to this challenge, for Genre Challenge, we read one genre (sometimes even two when we have the alternate-genre month) every month. We post the genre list in advance [...]

RMFAO 2017 Reading Challenges

Hey, everyone. 2017 is almost upon us! It is December, the most magical time of the year, and more so because this is the month we decide and announce the RMFAO Reading Challenges for the coming year! If you don't already know, RMFAO is my reading group on Goodreads and it is co-moderated by my [...]

Are you a “Professional Reader” at NetGalley?

"Do you love to discover new books? Do you review and recommend books online, in print, for your bookstore, library patrons, blog readers, or classroom? Then you are what we call a "professional reader," and NetGalley is for you. Registration is free, and allows you to request or be invited to read titles, often advance [...]

National Readathon

Hi guys, this is a piece of news I came across on various blogs and Goodreads so I thought of sharing it with you guys and also to announce what I'll be pledging to read. I read everyday but this feels like being a part of something bigger! So I've decided to participate inspite of [...]

RMFAO 2015 Genre Challenge

Hello dear readers, I'm very excited to announce that I've created a reading-challenge: 2015 RMFAO Genre Challenge. Every year we all think of reading atleast one book from all the genres but as the year progresses everything changes. This challenge will help you make sure that you read all the major genres in 2015. Genre [...]