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Mini-reviews: Books I read recently

Mini-reviews: Books I read recently

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I’ve been on a book blogging slowdown lately, but that doesn’t mean my reading has slowed much. Honestly, I am up to my eyeballs in books I’ve read and just haven’t featured yet.

Hedon

Hedon

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I fell in love with this cover when Penguin Random House sent me this book for review.
The picture here doesn’t do justice to it, the pink butterfly is just so much more vibrant in person. And there is a soft, velvety feel to it that almost makes you feel like you are touching an actual live butterfly.

Our weekend in Instagram Pictures

Our weekend in Instagram Pictures

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I have been contemplating a blog layout change for quite some time. I’ve generally been feeling pretty uninspired and (oh did I mention super-busy and distracted?) lately, and the blog has been suffering a bit.

I do hope that a layout and theme change helps me to be a little more active on this space. As of now, the look is still a work in progress, and things are broken here and there, but already I feel better about the blog. I think it really needs this face-lift.

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

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Welcome to Mailbox Monday, a meme started by Marcia of To Be Continued.

It’s been a long time since I did a Mailbox Monday post. Sadly, I have not been receiving too many books of late. I’ve been rather disenchanted with the books that I did get, and well, things have been very ho-hum when it comes to my reading lately.

Desi Crime

Desi Crime

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Been busy, busy, busy with I don’t know what – too many social occasions, too many dinners out, and just too many errands to run in general, so my reading has stayed on the most basic level.

Which is why there are thrillers galore being featured on the blog these days, as short pacey thrillers are the only books I’ve been able to focus on lately.

Here are a couple of Indian crime novels that I quite enjoyed.

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

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The aging patriarch and matriarch of the Ghosh family preside over their large household, made up of ...