All about books I read (or want to )

From last 8+ years I have been a part  ( and now Admin ) of the Book review site : A Lot of Pages.  Some of the recent books I reviewed are here – 

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  • Review: The Blossom Twins (Detective Natalie Ward #5) by Carol Wyer January 14, 2020
    The Blossom Twins by Carol WyerMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I have always liked the stories about serial killer and more so when the case seem to kick some dust from the past that is already hurting the lead investigator. ther eis nothing like watching the person finding his/her sense of peace in the […]
  • Review: Cheese in the Trap ( Webseries + Show ) by Soon kki January 10, 2020
    Cheese in the Trap by Soon KkiMy rating: 5 of 5 stars I came across this show on Netflix while searching for a show featuring Park Hae-jin. Once I started the show, I got so engrossed in the character played by him in the show that I read the webtoon series to read more in detail […]
  • Review: The City of Brass by S A Chakraborty January 8, 2020
    The City of Brass by S.A. ChakrabortyMy rating: 4 of 5 stars The cover and the blurb , basically the mere mention of djinn took me back to the story of Aladdin. Such was the nostalgia with which I started reading the story of Nahri. Nahri is a con woman with some special skills - […]
  • #PratsReads : WWW Wednesday - Book I read December 5, 2019
    This meme/tag is currently hosted by Taking on a world of words.  The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Here are my quick answers - What are you currently reading?I am currently listening to the audiobook - The starless Sea by […]
  • #BookReview: A Violet Fire [Vampires of Avignon#1 ]by Kelsey Quick December 5, 2019
    My rating: 4 of 5 stars I came across A Violet Fire through a review post on Leah's blog. Luckily the book was still available on NetGalley for requesting an ARC and I picked it immediately.In the Vampire Stratocracy of Cain, human blood is scarce. For centuries, councils have sought to assuage the blood shortage […]
  • #PratsReads Reading Wrap up : November 2019 December 2, 2019
    So, I am once again trying to do a wrap up of my reading adventures on a monthly basis. This will cover all books that I have not reviewed in detail ( and might never do ) or ones I re-read and I have any new thoughts on the same. So here is the list […]
  • #BookReview: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks December 2, 2019
    My rating: 5 of 5 starsIn March, before I got my library card made, I could only read in the library so I picked some very short books to finish in 1-2 hours. It started with The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett. This made me explore more books that are about book or reading and […]
  • #BookReview : The Treasure Syndicate by Jatin Kuberkar November 26, 2019
    When Kaliyug resolved to enter Aryavatra, and encountered the lats Pandav, king a curse gave the world it's first 'Nidhi-Palak' or The Guardian of treasure Troves in the form of Lord Kuber's mortal son, Suta. In time, the Guardian bloodline scattered all over the world. Acharya Agnihotri is an astrologer. He searches for hidden treasures, […]
  • #BookReview: The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly November 24, 2019
    The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael ConnellyMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Some stories mean a lot to you just the way they span generations and way it changes the course of someone's life. "The Wrong side of Goodbye" starts with Bosch being hired by an old guy, almost on his deathbed to find […]
  • Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean November 24, 2019
    The Library Book by Susan OrleanMy rating: 4 of 5 stars "In total, four hundred thousand books in Central Library were destroyed in the fire. An additional seven hundred thousand were badly damaged by either smoke or water or, in many cases, both. The number of books destroyed or spoiled was equal to the entirety […]
  • #BookReview: Physical: The catastrophe of desire by Mari.Reiza November 24, 2019
    Physical: The catastrophe of desire by mari reizaMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Some times you begin a book with little expectation and find struggling to identify with the character, any character actually. This happened for me with Physical as I just could not empathize with Kiki - whose breakup has left her a little […]
  • #BookReview: I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel November 24, 2019
    I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne BogelMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This year, I accidentally picked The uncommon reader from my library on my first ever visit. This book then led me to explore more books in the genre - Books about Books/reading. And surprisingly the […]
  • Review: This Savage Song [The monsters of Verity] by Victoria Schwab November 24, 2019
    My rating: 4 of 5 stars This Savage Song is a Young Adult fiction set in a city full of monsters and human. The city is divided into two sections - one ruled by Harker who has made monsters his slave and now sells his protection to humans, other section ruled by Flynn who saves the […]
  • Review: Second Skin: Fractures: A litRPG Adventure by M Damon Baker November 24, 2019
    Second Skin: Fractures: A litRPG Adventure by M Damon BakerMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This was my first book where the story is set up in a Role-Playing video game. It was a little difficult to get into the rules and calculations that go into score and capability measure [ i am still not […]
  • #BookReview: Justice Gone by N. Lombardi Jr November 24, 2019
    Justice Gone by N. Lombardi Jr.My rating: 4 of 5 stars About the Book:When a homeless war veteran is beaten to death by the police, stormy protests ensue, engulfing a small New Jersey town. Soon after, three cops are gunned down.A multi-state manhunt is underway for a cop killer on the loose. And Dr. Tessa […]
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