• Book Recommendation – The Neighbor War – Katie Bailey

    Aiden Shaw is the smuggest, most infuriating man I’ve ever met. Ever. He’s also my next door neighbor. We’ve been at war for four bitter years. But last night, Aiden crossed a line. The worst part? My public humiliation was caught on camera, and the video’s a viral sensation. Now, the entire internet is raving about our “off the charts chemistry” and “crackling sexual tension.” Apparently, everyone is delusional. And blind. Yet when Aiden turns up on my doorstep, asking me to pose as his girlfriend, I find myself saying yes. Even if that means taking a couples vacation with him. Yup, couples vacation. With my mortal enemy. Who I…

  • Book Recommendation – Meet Me in the Middle – Vani Mahesh

    Anu is 30, a teacher, mother to a four-year-old and wife to a husband who worships the ground she walks on. She is surrounded by doting parents and loyal friends. Life is perfect … until her husband develops a sudden desire for a life of luxury and forces Anu to move to the plush neighbourhood of Verdant Green. The sudden jump from a middle-class life to a super-luxurious one that they can barely afford, lands Anu in one mess after another. Faced with everything from casual classism to extravagant yoga classes, she must now tackle this new life in her own inimitable style even as her marriage crumbles.

  • Book Recommendation – Unmissing – Minka Kent

    A return from the past knocks a family dangerously off-balance in a novel of spiraling suspense by Washington Post and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Minka Kent. Merritt Coletto and her husband, Luca, have the life they dreamed of: a coastal home, a promising future, and a growing family. That dream ends with a late-night knock on the door. Weak, broken, and emaciated, it’s Luca’s first wife, Lydia. Missing for ten years, presumed dead, and very much alive, she has quite a story. Her kidnapping. A torturous confinement that should’ve ended with her dead. And finally, escape. Racked with guilt over the beautiful life they’ve built, Merritt and Luca agree…

  • Book Recommendation – Why She Left by Leah Mercer

    When I open the door and see her, my mind starts churning. Why are they here? What do they want? And why did my daughter leave in the first place? Am I finally, after all of these years, going to find out? I take a deep breath and usher them in… Ruth has spent every day of the last fifteen years wondering why her daughter Isobel left. Walking around the school to which she has given her life, every child she sees reminds her of her family’s bright future which vanished in an instant. So when Ruth opens the door to find Isobel and a teenage grandson she never knew…

  • Book Recommendation | When I Was Ten by Fiona Cummins

    Twenty-one years ago, Dr Richard Carter and his wife Pamela were murdered in what has become the most infamous double murder of the modern age. Ten-year-old Sara Carter – nicknamed the Angel of Death - spent eight years in a children’s secure unit and is living quietly under an assumed name with a family of her own. Now, on the anniversary of the trial, a documentary team has tracked down her older sister Shannon Carter, compelling her to break two decades of silence. Her explosive interview sparks national headlines and journalist Brinley Booth, a childhood friend of the Carter sisters, is tasked with covering the news story. For the first…

  • Book Review – The Waves Come Calling by Nikhil Chandwani

    Shiana and Rudra - two shells of the same sea traversing the shore of fate one wave at a time. Two successful entrepreneurs set off on a journey to fulfill their dreams holding hands with ambition and each other. As they struggle to find their way to the paradise of success and soul, they realize the need to be together even more whilst being on a quest to find the individual greatness within. Will Rudra’s abstract interior give flight to Shiana’s duality? Or will they never see the light at the end of the cave?

  • Book Review – The Firekeepers of Jwalapuram by Vamsee Juluri

    Ancient Kishkindha. A few years have passed since Hanuman and his people defeated the savage race of beings that threatened to invade their country. But there is no calm in the land—volcanic ash and toxic rain are causing havoc everywhere. So, Hanuman, Princess Vaishnavi and the rishis set out to lead Kishkindhans to the safety of the cave-temples.

  • All Your Little Lies – Marianne Holmes | Book Recommendation #BlogTour

    Annie lives a quiet, contained, content life. She goes to work. She meets her friend. She’s kind of in a relationship. She’s happy. Not lonely at all. If only more people could see how friendly she is — how eager to help and please. Then she could tick “Full Happy Life” off her list. But no one sees that side of Annie and she can’t understand why. That all changes the night Chloe Hills disappears. And Annie is the last person to see her. This is her chance to prove to everybody that she’s worth something. That is, until she becomes a suspect.