In this third and final recap of my 2020 reading, I present an overview of my reading stats and share the books that earned a place in my heart; books I can’t wait to share with you so you may discover the same joy in reading them, as I did.
How I discovered the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge with only a few weeks left and hoped to cover at least half of it.
About the books and bookish activities that kept me sane this year during the pandemic.
An urban comedy with a spine-chilling murder that lands smack dab in the middle of a women’s kitty group, prompting some old-fashioned spy-craft to aid the detective’s investigation.
A fabulously insane comedy with a sprinkling of romance and strong feminist undertones, My Best Friend’s Son’s Wedding is the LOL book of the year.
A fiction and self-help rolled into one, Koi Good News is exactly what you need to know about surviving an Indian marriage AND a pregnancy. Outrageously funny, this is the most hilarious book you'll read this year.
A mindless road-rage incident leaves a young and promising entrepreneur dead. The woman travelling with him is the sole witness to the event. Is it an accident, or a cold-blooded murder planned to absolute perfection?
A family split down the middle and barely surviving finds itself caught between the communal violence that threatens to burn the city to ground.
Will they be able to bring down the walls built around their hearts and find the love that will help them survive?
An intriguing story of a woman whose premonitions showed her the future and gave her the power to save lives by preventing dangerous incidents from occurring. But what happened when she lost her power?
A sip of water at a cafe changes Manisha's life. She begins a journey in her dreams that blur the lines between imagination and reality.
A hilarious tale of a middle-class Delhi family struggling to fit into the mould that comes with their new-found wealth.
When single, twenty-something Nimisha decides to take a sabbatical, little does she know what lies in store for her.
From taking pottery classes where she is worse than her ten-year old classmate, to trying her hand at being a detective and snooping around a target's life, how and what does Nimisha finally discover.
A novel that brings the beauty of Assam to life through the food, the clothes, the festivals, the seasons, and the wonderful people, right before your eyes.
The sensitivity with which the characters are written, and the riveting plot, ensure that The Tree with a Thousand Apples remains in the reader’s heart for a long time to come.
A dark thriller narrated in part by an island while also seen through the eyes of the abductee as she is forced to participate in a game of Russian Matryoshka Dolls with her captor.