June 2019 Wrap Up

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.

– Stephen Chbosky

Hello, Bookworms. How are you all? I have been MIA for a while now and didn’t post anything on my blog as I am on vacation but I’ll try to be more active from now on. Continue reading “June 2019 Wrap Up”


The Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

He’s a wallflower. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand.

The Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky is a coming-of-age story of a teenage boy named Charlie. The story shows his emotional transition, his mental health, his struggles at high school and at home. Continue reading “The Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky”

What We Talk About When We Talk about Rape by Sohaila Abdulali

Men are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid men will kill them.

– Margaret Atwood

Sohaila Abdulali was gang-raped when she was seventeen-years-old in Mumbai. She wrote an article for a magazine at the time talking about rape, sex offenders and rape victims. This article surfaced again when Jyoti Singh (Nirbhaya) was gang-raped on 16th December 2012 in Delhi. The whole country mourned and was outraged at the heinous crime and wanted justice for Jyoti. Continue reading “What We Talk About When We Talk about Rape by Sohaila Abdulali”

May 2019 Wrap Up

When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.

– Kafka On the Shore

Hello Bookworms, it’s time for my May Wrap Up. It was a crazy reading month for me. I could have squeezed another one but then I was like, no I am done for the month. Continue reading “May 2019 Wrap Up”

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

You want to see a very bad man? Make an ordinary man successful beyond his imagination. Let’s see how good he is when he can do whatever he wants.

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee is a Historical Fiction set in Korea and Japan where we get to witness complete four generations of a Korean family. Starting from Yangjin, who married Hoonie, crippled but an honest and caring man. She gave birth to a girl, named Sunja. From there, witness their story unfolding with ups and downs during the times of world war.

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Becoming by Michelle Obama

For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.

Where do I even begin? What should I say? I am so full of emotions after reading this that it’s difficult to express all that I am feeling. One thing I know for sure is that this book has helped me become a better person than the one I was yesterday.
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