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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 …

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 …