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  • Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

    This is my second book by the author, and I love it. I absolutely love her writing style and the important themes she covers. The first book I read was – Let me Hear a Rhyme , which I did review on this blog already. This one though, is something

  • Persianality by Michael Benzhabe

    It’s been a while I have read a book with an unlikable protagonist. Does the protagonist have to be likable for the book to be strong and heartfelt? I did think so before but now I’m not sure! Persianality is raw, with some flawed characters but that makes them that much

  • The Never Ending Cycle of Gun Violence ft. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

    June 05 is known as the National Gun Violence Awareness Day, so reading this on the same day made it even more thought provoking and heart wrenching. Not that it would hit me any different if not worse, on any other day.I have always been concerned with the kind of

  • My Heart & Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

    If you have been following my blog, you already know this was one of the books I picked up for my OWLS Readathon this year. I am genuinely sad this did not receive as much attention as the other books that follow the same theme. SYNOPSIS Even though Aysel and

LITERARY QUOTES

Quoted | December 2019 Edition

I have always been a lover of meaningful quotes.When I was little, I used to fill up notebook after notebook with quotes I resonated with. And here is to me continuing the tradition.After all, words have power and they sure can impact us.  Hence,I bring to you a monthly curation

Quoted|November 2019 Edition

FANDOM CHRONICLES

World Book Day 2020 | A Love Letter To Books

Dear Books,You have always been there for me when I desperately needed to escape reality or when I just wanted to have some adventure.”Cheap Thrills” that’s what I called you when I couldn’t afford to buy those fancy new editions and scouted through dozens of used book stores to see

BOOK LISTS & RECOMMENDATIONS

5 Non Fiction Book Recommendations by Muslim Authors

Hello Guys, I have been watching BookTube Videos since forever.. While brainstorming for a video to come up for the Muslim Read-a-thon I am participating this month I realized even though there are a bunch of videos recommending books by Muslim Authors, most of them cover only the YA Fiction

Hello There! I Am Monica...

The human behind this blog .

I was born and brought up in India and currently live in England. I am 26 years old and earn the moolah by working full time as an Interior Designer. As much as I love designing spaces , I am also a fan of stories. When I am not working, I am absorbing stories in some form or another. The main sources being Books, Movies & TV Series. I am usually drawn towards fictional stories and *coughs* characters but I do occasionally pick up a non fiction book or watch a documentary to sound smarter and seek validation during social gatherings. :P

– TV SERIES

  • Made in Heaven |S1 | 2019

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Once in a while I am grateful I am still subscribed to Amazon Prime Video. This is an absolute gem. Can’t wait for Season 2. I need to watch it like right now. SYNOPSIS Made In Heaven chronicles the lives of

  • Indian Matchmaking : The Desi Millennial’s Horror Story| S1 | 2020

    So I binge watched, more like hate watched Indian Matchmaking on Netflix and I am angry, annoyed, sad and terrified with this. I truly believed Netflix India could not stoop lower than Mrs. Serial Killer. But, they just took this to a whole another level of bullshit. WHAT IS IT

  • Your Honor | S1 | 2020

    Super stumped with discovering such amazing Asian web series this year. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? As the son of a reputed judge gets involved in a hit and run, we see how even the most upright people break In order to save their family. The judge sacrifices relationships and subverts

  • Kaali | S1| 2018

    Finally finished a TV Series Season, I have been struggling to sit and watch hour long episodes ever since work started. I just can’t seem to be bothered about staring at a screen after working for 8 hours straight.. so these 30 minute episodes really help me break the dry

– MOVIES

– KDRAMA

A Parallel World Crime Story |Train|2020

Finally broke the dry spell on Kdramas and back with another review for the latest Korean drama that has gone in my all time favorites list. Train is a sci-fi crime thriller story and those are genres I absolutely adore… SYNOPSIS A hard-hitting detective who fearlessly dives into his work,

Suspicious Partner | 2017

Finally done with watching this amazing Kdrama with Mom. 😀 NOw, onto watching Goblin. Is it only me or do all KDrama shows have this”coincidence factor” done too much. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Eun Bong Hee is a prosecutor trainee who unfortunately becomes a murder suspect. Noh Ji Wook who

Nightmare Teacher | 2016

Needed a break from all the cliche romance and had to pick up something more thrilling. Here is an advice, Nightmare Teacher gets creepier if you’re watching this with the lights off , at midnight under your blanket.But then, I am also easily scared so I don’t know. This is

– ANIME

Nica Fictional Fandoms