Murder of a Mystery

A couple of days back being under the weather I decided to take my favourite medicine, getting engrossed in a Brit murder mystery. Since my recent visit to local used book fair with multiple suitcases I am loaded with mysteries of all kinds. So I randomly took out one from my, yet to be arranged … More Murder of a Mystery

The Shopaholic

If I have to describe the book Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella in one line then I would say it is a cross between a Mills and Boon and a story of coming of age. The readers of Bridget Jones’ Diary may get a sense of déjà vu while reading this book. The … More The Shopaholic

The 39 Clues

I saw the cover of The 39 Clues: The Black Book of Buried Secrets and saw Rick Riordan’s name and just assumed the book is written by Riordan. After few pages my thought was Riordan has written this book better than his other series. Especially the tone is less flat. Then got suspicious and read … More The 39 Clues


I read Airport by Arthur Haily because I am still strong on my agenda of reading as many different writers as possible. I was under the impression that Haily is a thriller writer. So I had assumed Airport to be a thriller drama about hijacking or bombing of air craft. I was right but only … More Airport

The Prestige

The Prestige written by Christopher Priest is one of those few books about which I can say “movie is better”. Last 100 pages of the book were much better than rest of the book. everything picked up in those pages. The ending was breathless. The plot is entirely different from the movie, although skeleton is … More The Prestige

Cover Her Face

Just finished reading ‘Cover Her Face’. This has to be the best P D James – Dalgliesh book I have read till date (full disclosure: haven’t read many, may be 3/4). Kudos to James for giving an unconventional ending to character Catherine’s love otherwise it’s always repentant lover comes back to fold and the girl … More Cover Her Face