5 Lines I Love: Sesher Kobita by Rabindranath Tagore

Sesher Kobita, The Last Poem  by Rabindranath Tagore, Anindita Mukhopadhyay (translated) — While my reading habit has remained quite erratic because of my job’s schedule, I am still able to sneak some time to read and finish some good books (although I am so far from the 24 books in 2019 I set for myself in Goodreads! […]

5 Quotes Why I Love A Man Called Ove

A 59-year old widower. Grumpy. Trying and failing to kill himself, many times. Here’s an odd, funny, yet utterly moving story. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ The first novel by the Swedish author Fredrik Backman, A Man Called Ove is a balance between heart wrenching and thought provoking lines as well as chuckle-inducing […]

Book Quotes: Rain in the Mountains

Rain in the Mountains: Notes from the Himalayas by Ruskin Bond       Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ As I remember that this blog is A Reading Writer, and as I want to fuel my reading pace again, I’ll start to post quotations and wise words I loved from my recent reads, starting with Rain in the Mountains by India’s […]

Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ What is it about: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. […]

Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

46th – My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her […]

Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

“It’s what’s in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.” 45th – A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5) by Agatha Christie Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: Villagers expect a fun game after a Gazette announcement of murder, but when lights flash off, shots ring out, and a masked burglar falls dead, […]

Book Review: The Silence Between Moonbeams by Sarah Doughty

44th – The Silence Between Moonbeams by Sarah Doughty Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: The Silence Between Moonbeams is about life — not always romantic, and not always easy, but often beautiful. Everything is a product of the universe, the one thing about life we all share. It binds us together not […]

Book Review: Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

“Reality depends on perspective, on what is paid attention to.” 43rd – Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova  Rating:  (Good read, definitely) What is it about: Joe O’Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer, […]

Book Review: P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

“Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you’ll land among the stars.” 42nd – P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern  Rating:  (Good read) What is it about: Holly couldn’t live without her husband Gerry, until the day she had to. They were the kind of young couple who could finish each other’s sentences. […]

Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.” 41st – Room by Emma Donoghue Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat […]