• JANUARY,  WRAP-UP

    JANUARY WRAP-UP

    Hey guys!! How are you all doing? I hope you guys had a great reading month this January. I came back from vacation and everything was a little bit off the track and had some difficulty in getting back everything in order. So I wasn’t able to read all the books I had planned but I am happy I was able to read 6 of them. Three were really emotionally draining and I had to take small breaks in between them. I DNFed a book for the first time. I couldn’t get through it and so I am not rating it or including it in my wrap-up. I read 3…

  • ADULT,  BOOK REVIEWS,  CONTEMPORARY,  FICTION,  HISTORICAL FICTION

    BOOK REVIEW : A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS BY KHALED HOSSEINI

    TITLE : A Thousand Splendid Suns AUTHOR : Khaled Hosseini GENRE : Historical Fiction, Contemporary FBRC RATING : ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ ( 5 Stars) SYNOPSIS : A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan’s last thirty years—from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding—that puts the violence, fear, hope, and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives—the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness—are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling…

  • ADULT,  BOOK REVIEWS,  CONTEMPORARY,  FICTION,  HISTORICAL FICTION

    BOOK REVIEW : AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED BY KHALED HOSSEINI

    TITLE : And The Mountains Echoed AUTHOR : Khaled Hosseini GENRE : Historical Fiction, Contemporary FBRC RATING : ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ ( 5 Stars) SYNOPSIS : One of the most interesting novels in the market Mesmerise your senses with this riveting storyline! Presenting the great bestseller by Khaled Hosseni, ‘and the Mountains Echoed’ is a great novel which is a must have for reading enthusiasts. The novel is about a boy Abdullah and his sister Pari who live with their father along with their stepmother. The novel is set in the lands of Shadbagh, Afghanistan where their father, Saboor, is in a constant search for a place to work so he…

  • ADULT,  BOOK REVIEWS,  CONTEMPORARY,  FICTION,  HISTORICAL FICTION

    BOOK REVIEW : THE KITE RUNNER BY KHALED HOSSEINI

    “I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.” – KHALED HOSSEINI (THE KITE RUNNER) TITLE : The Kite Runner AUTHOR : Khaled Hosseini GENRE : Historical Fiction, Contemporary FBRC RATING : ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ ( 5 Stars) SYNOPSIS : The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal,…