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Monica Shastri

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Blog Series In Conversation With Misc.

In Conversation With… Michael Ben Zehabe , Author Of Persianality.

In Conversation With …has been a long overdue project I have been wanting to start.. with an aim to reach out to the community and interact more while highlighting amazing people that I come across in this fandom journey.Here’s to moving the spotlight to yet another book lover, who is …


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 …


All The Ingredients for the “Favorite Series”Recipe ft. Control Z |S1| 2020

I have mixed feelings about this one. Control Z reminded me of multiple series like Sherlock Holmes, You and Thirteen Reason Why. It almost felt like it took all the good parts of these series I liked and made this one series which is supposed to be the best thing …

Book Reviews Books Young Adult

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 urge of …

Book Reviews Books Middle Grade

An Epistolary Queer Middle Grade Novel Set At Camp? Yes, Please! ft. To Night Owl, From Dogfish

I usually come across LGBT Middle Grade Books, where the protagonist was in an environment not considered safe to come out. More like the vibe of an anxious teen that feels “different”. I know it’s more closer to a realistic approach at how people would behave. But this book – …


Watching Yet Another Disappointing Hindi Thriller ft. The Body | 2019

I honestly was skeptical of watching a movie that had Emraan Hashmi as a lead because I usually never enjoyed his acting before. However, with the recent demise of Rishi Kapoor and this movie marketed as a Spanish Thriller remake. I was kinda intrigued and wanted to give this a …