Jun 242021

Gadbad. Gadbad. Gadbad. What else do you expect to happen in a town called Gadbadnagar? To add to the ghotala, there is a Nani who turns into a Ninja, a celebrity chef who is coming to town to meet a superhero no one has seen, countless citizens masquerading as the superhero (aka Nani) and a dog who dreams of becoming a chef. Uff, and we are just getting started!

Jun 182021

Review: Another Dozen Stories

The book itself can be treated as an introduction to the world of the master story teller, Mr. Satyajit Ray. But I bet no one can predict the twists his tales. The book doesn’t end with the stories. It has a very unique, “Things to think about” on the last page. It is full of ideas for creative writers.

Jun 062021

Review: Blessed

In the village of Kote, females are forbidden to read and write. Only the Blessed Child can lift the taboo and free their country from the rule of the Ag-yanees. The problem is, they don’t know why the Omniscient One (their God) chose a girl to be the Blessed Child. Doesn’t he know that girls aren’t allowed to read or write?

May 312021

Review: Sita’s Chitwan

Welcome to Chitwan National Park! Nepal’s first National Park is home to 550 species of birds, animals, insects and trees. The Story is about a confident and brave girl Sita, who is nature lover and wants to become a nature guide just like her baba. She loves to meet tourists and know more about their culture and the different languages they speak.

May 132021

Queen of Fire by the brilliant historian Devika Rangachari is the third in the ‘Queens’ series and unfolds the tale of the feisty, bold Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi. I was intrigued when I got it as unlike the other two queens Dida of Kashmir and Prithvi Mahadevi, who were lost in the pages of history, Rani of Jhansi was a rather well known queen. I wondered what else could I discover about her…