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Book Review : Warlock by Vickram E Diwan

Warlock – The Book Warlock is the practitioner of the evilest & vilest form of Satanic black magic. He is also the first Westerner to master the deepest & darkest secrets of Vama Marga– the left-hand-tradition in the Indian Tantra. Payal Chatterjee is a drop-dead gorgeous Bengali actress, whose angelic beauty is matched with supreme …

Versification

Now Is The Time

Darkest of nights, Scary and cold. No human, No supernatural For solace. Fear like a murderer, Choking Strangling, Tempting to flee. Turn around Says the heart, Foolish, Obstinate, Brave little heart. Face your fears, For now is the time, To let go of what was, To make a fresh start. Linking this to the WednesdayVerses …

Fiction

Thirteen Reasons Why Book Review

We all wake up and see the same world every day, yet we see the world differently – every one of us. Life is like that, days seemingly similar strung together on one thread, yet vastly different for each one of us. I wasn’t expecting much when I picked this book up to be the …

I Me Mine, Musings

The Year That Was: 2018

2018 dawned with no promises, no resolutions or no big plans; but what a year it has turned out to be. From deciding to be myself, taking steps to rekindle old friendships, forging new ones, decisions to get out and get living, it has been a roller-coaster ride. Reading and writing did take a backseat …

Book Review, Writing

Reading Challenges For 2019

The WTRC 2019 is here, what better kick in the you know where for me to get reading. 2018 has been a slow year in terms of reading and writing, and I intend to pick up more books and write more and better in 2019. The three parts of the reading challenge are as below: …

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 …