Author: Bhavya

Writing to me is therapy, it frightens and comforts at the same time. Liberates like nothing else. A book in my own name is a dream, but a bigger dream would be to write something that haunts the reader even after the last page is turned and the book is shut. I enjoy reading and music, spending time with family whilst battling my social awkwardness.
Book Review

Book Review: Seduction By Truth #ishithaa #bookreview

Shiva is handsome, an irresistible talker, well-off, lives in Delhi’s poshest suburb, is a dutiful husband to the attractive Akriti and is a perfect father to their little son. So why is he the picture of disenchantment? Is it that not-so-uncommon human condition-boredom that sometimes accompanies fidelity-that haunts him? In Shiva’s case, the discovery that …

Spotlight

The Girl Child by De. B. Dubois #ishithaa

The Girl Child by De. B. Dubois   Blurb Growing up as a strong-headed single child with a privileged upbringing in Calcutta, Devi has learned much from her surroundings. Her childhood memories are filled with mixed emotions – especially as she remains angry with her mother and the hypocrisy of women in India. On an …

Book Review

Book Review: Hope and Sunshine #Ishithaa

This is the book review of Hope and Sunshine by Debasmita Nath Ghosh on the blog Ishithaa. Follow this blog for more such interesting book reviews.

Book Review, Fiction

A Morsel of Different Shades by S K Sanyal- #BookReview #ishithaa

S K Sanyal’s A MORSEL OF DIFFERENT SHADES Book Review Blurb: A Morsel of Different Shades    Sumitra Ghosal came all the way from Bankura in West Bengal to join the education service in the recently formed Bundeli State. During the period from 1956 to 1990, spanning more than three decades, she got shunted around small …

I Me Mine, Romance

At The Coffee Shop #Ishithaa

At The Coffee Shop - Ishithaa

He came to me, my friend from many years ago. We used to be classmates at some point, drifted apart during the awkward teenage years and eventually got in touch with each other at some point of time. It is almost like some people are meant to stay while some others who we think will …

Book Review

The Bridges of Madison County | Book Review #ishithaa

The Bridges of Madison County Book Review There is something about the genre romance that kind of transports you into a dream land of a warm fuzzy gooey feeling inside, whether the mush factor is high or not, it is the emotions that dominate the experience and for someone who feels everything a little extra, …

Fiction

For The Love Of The Beach

Samir was sure the breeze carrying the anticipation of the impending downpour and the allure of spending time at the beach would excite her very much. His Mira loved beaches and monsoon, and together they could add a spring to her steps no matter how tired and exhausted she was, reminisced Samir with a smile …

Causes, Gratitude

Everyday Battle Against Worthlessness | #ishithaa #selflove

Everyday Battle Against Worthlessness

Age 6: A cheerful girl, friendly and in love with her life. Excels in whatever she does and is the apple of the eye of her parents and teachers. 6 years and a new school later, that girl is no longer there. She cannot find happiness with people; she does not like her new school. …

Thoughts, Weirdness

Chasing The Elusive Dream

  elusive dream Dreams keep us alive, they keep pushing us forward when there is nothing else. The light at the end of the tunnel and such fancy things that motivational speakers keep talking about – it is actually our dreams they are talking about, aren’t they?  The day we have no more dreams, there …