Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave Series

Imagine living on a planet where you cannot trust anyone. No one. Not even your parents, siblings, and eventually, or even yourself. That's the kind of reality that Rick Yancey has created in The 5th Wave series. This is a three part series, with the titles - The 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea and The... Continue Reading →


Margaret Atwood’s Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing

Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing has been a landmark read in my life for two reasons. Firstly, the book normalized a lot of apprehensions, worries and fears I have as a writer. I don’t think there was a particular statement or phrase that did it. It was a gradual process that started... Continue Reading →

Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing

So, this is a look back into Margaret Atwood’s book that I read a while ago – to be precise, 10 years ago. So much of what I’m discussing here is going to be impressions of my impressions about the book back when I read it, and my opinions about it were fresh on my... Continue Reading →

Stephanie Meyer’s The Host

Let me get this out of the way – I was once a teenage girl, and I once loved loved loved the Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer (only the books). However, the series was spoiled irredeemably for me by the movies. I kind of like Kristen Stewart, I kind of like Robert Pattinson. But definitely... Continue Reading →

Stephen King’s The Mist

White terror. These are the two words that floated around in my head while I was reading Stephen King's The Mist. Those two words continued to stay with me days after I had read it. Stephen King's uncanny knack to evoke feelings of horror is very much alive throughout this novella. For a story that... Continue Reading →

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