Happy World Book Day!

‘Books are the cheapest tickets to a holiday!’ ~ On World Book Day, here I am sharing a little something. As a kid, I had always been fond of reading and fortunately, books were never my enemies. But the connection, in true sense, grew stronger after I achieved my first professional goal. I’d be lying…

Ignited Minds

I was told that sometimes books choose you and when they do, there cannot be a better timing to read it. This one has been in my ‘To be Read’ list, glad finally it’s ✅, hence holding it as much high I can. What do I say? ‘Ignited Minds’ will make you fall in love…

Life’s four wheels

One of the simplest self-helps you’ll come across.No technical jargons, easy to read and relate, key points at end of each chaper – few things that make this a great read. The monk in the above picture shares his candid wisdom on how to maintain a balance on the four wheels of life – Personal…

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine!

Sad and empowering, all at the same time. The protagonist, Eleanor is a woman of strong character who questions even if the smallest of things. Having lived alone since years with vodka as her closest weekend buddy, there hasn’t been a single Wednesday when her Mummy didn’t call. Inspite of the fact that she was…

The five people you meet in heaven

I handpicked this since it’s written by Mitch Albom, author of bestseller ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ and to be honest, this piece did not move me as much as the bestseller did. The story revolves around an old man named Edward aka ‘Eddie’ who works at an amusement park and dies in an accident trying to…

Merry Christmas fellas!

A christmas wish Warm and pure May hope knock your doors in the darkest of times May faith bestow upon you in the blurriest of days May wisdom be your mentor May skies be your limit May love be your companion for life May magic find your way today and always!! . . Here’s wishing…

Forty rules of love

Not fond of romantic novels, picked up this one solely basis recommendations and so glad I could make it before Christmas! A pleasant and a smooth read. A story within a story. This fiction revolves around a married woman named Ella who could ask for nothing more until she is struck by the void in…

Inferno

My second Dan Brown thriller and all I have is – Mind boggling. Robert Langdon, an art professor finds himself in the hospital after being shot in the head. He loses his memory and recalls nothing of the last 24 hours. The plot rolls in when he finds a strange object in his belogings which…

Ikigai

Put simply, ‘Ikigai’ means purpose. That one reason which makes you jump out of your bed every single morning, that one thing which makes you forget time. I happened to come across this book at one of the airports but did not go beyond a page. Months later, came across it again near a metro…

Echoes

No, this is not a romantic story but surely is about love. Love of a sibling. . Even though motherless ten year old Abdullah and three year old Pari have a tough childhood, their world is still complete with each other’s presence. Abdullah is not a brother but like a father to Pari. Their lives…