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  • The White Tiger: A brutal story about a poor guy clawing his way out to the top.

    The White Tiger was a story which I figured would be a typical inspirational story about a poor guy clawing his way out of poverty by learning his ways from a young businessman turned out to be so dark and disturbing. At times, I even rooted for and empathized for the guy as he was […]

  • Finished Reading Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut, so it goes.

    “Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.” Book Summary: Slaughterhouse-five or The Children’s Crusade divulges into some of the most tragic events in human history when allied forces bombed the entire city of Dresden, told through the lens of Billy Pilgrim–a soldier who has become ‘unstuck in time’ thanks to being abducted by Tralfamadorians (plunger shaped […]

  • Verity by Colleen Hoover

    Summary Lowen, a broke writer was offered a job to write an already famous series because Verity the author who wrote that series lost two of her daughters and was left incapacitated due to a car accident, so Lowen had to stay in Verity’s house with the tragic stricken family for few days to complete […]

  • Called In Sick At Workplace to Read Solutions and Other Problems

    I was about to fall asleep when out of nowhere, I remembered how much fun I had while reading Allie Brosh’s book Hyperbole and a Half. I felt like going back to reread it again and to see what the author has been up to all this time. I wasn’t expecting to find anything new […]

  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

    *This review is riddled with spoilers Pachinko by Min Jin Lee was recommended to me on Reddit, I heard so many praises regarding this book but didn’t come around reading it until it became our December Book of the Month. I was intrigued by the title and had to force myself not to google it […]

  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

    I picked up A Man Called Ove on the spur, like how I mostly do without digging too much into the story. Still, I’ve seen people raving about this book on Reddit promising me that if I liked ‘Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine’ then I’m gonna adore this too which instantly grabbed my attention because […]

  • Finished Reading The Art Of War By Sun Tzu: Fully Prepped To Enact War Upon Someone

    The Art of War by Sun Tzu, in essence, is based purely on Chinese military strategem and tactical thinking. This was introduced to me by Robert Greene, who based his book 48 Laws of Power around Sun Tzu’s work, as he was a military general

  • Reading Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell

    I didn’t expect to like Pillow Thoughts as much as I did, first off because I’m not much into poetry. Especially this kind where it feels like you just added line breaks in between paragraphs, I don’t know if it’s just me. Still, it felt more like I was reading lyrics from a song. I’d […]

  • Reading Circe by Madeline Miller: A Tale Of Golden Witch Who Was Anything But Wicked

    Following my personal yearly tradition of reading anything Greek mythology related in Ramadan, I was looking for a nice series to binge on when my friend recommended me to pick Circe by Madeline Miller, even though I wasn’t looking for a standalone I decided to give it a go and holy schmucks I’m so glad […]

  • Done with The Picture of Dorian Gray and American Psycho

    “I have grown to love secrecy. It seems to be the one thing that can make modern life mysterious or marvelous to us. The commonest thing is delightful if only one hides it” The Picture of Dorian Gray -Oscar Wilde Reading The Picture Of Dorian Gray and American Psycho at the same time was an interesting experience for me. […]

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