God is a person

Do you believe that God exists? It is a very subjective topic. Many of us believe in God and even offer prayers to them as a daily ritual. For others, it is the other way round. But don’t you think that we all at some point believe that there is a superior power that is […]

Almost: Stories of Darya & Qamar

Whenever we listen to the word ‘Love‘, a fairytale story of Romeo Juliet, and Heer Ranjha crosses our mind. We have normalized love to be forever. That the two people who are entirely in love with each other are meant to be together. But is it so? Do all love stories end up on a […]

The Liberation Sita

‘The liberation of Sita‘ is a retelling of Ramayana and captures the journey and perspectives of Sita in form of short stories. In these stories, Sita meets Shurpanakha, Ahilya, Renuka, and Urmilla. Their conversation is full of self-reflection and awakening. There are lots of unanswered questions to brainstorm upon like, why women are always suppose […]

Episodic Poetry

‘Episodic Poetry – Flashes of thoughts‘ by Nishant Gang is a poetry collection having 49 poems and 1 message for every reader out there. This is the second book by the author and after reading his debut work ‘Silent Words‘, I was super excited to explore this new set of poems. Poetry for me is […]

These Our Bodies Possessed by Light

“What can one say of childhood grief? That it is invisible. That it is denied the vocabulary granted to adult despair. That it shifts, mutates, but seldom vanishes. That it casts a mark.My sisters and I, we were sorrow stained.” ‘These our bodies possessed by light‘, a debut work of Dharini Bhaskar is well-deserving of […]

Vitamin H – Volume 3

what is your constant source of motivation ? “Strength is the only thing that is respected most in the world. Therefore do everything to strengthen yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually” The above quote is from the book Vitamin H – Volume 3 written by Abhishek Thakkar. This book comprises 102 such quotes and epiphanies. The book […]

In Search of Heer

There are books that tell you not just the story of the characters, but the story of mankind. They carve out a special place in your mind and soul with no return ticket. A book that understands you and makes you understand at the same time. Something that is realistically magical and pleasantly painful. ‘In […]

R.A.P. Real Ass Poetry. Real Ass Poet.

What do you think is the best, an honest dejection or sugar-coated nonsense? In today’s highly interconnected world, we got so much into seeking assurance from society that we kept on losing our authenticity. Outer acceptance has become so much important that we consciously subside the concept of self-acceptance. ‘Real Ass Poetry’ by Nisha Simone […]

Saint & Martyrs

What is your favorite crime novel? Martin Penny’s “Saint & Martyrs” is a delightful work of fiction for all crime thriller lovers. If you admire the work of Dan Brown, Kate Moss, or Agatha Christie, you are definitely gonna enjoy this book a little extra. The story starts with PC Allison struggling to adjust to […]

I Dreamt of Love

W.H. Auden said it right – “ Poetry is the clear expression of mixed feelings ” “I Dreamt of Love” is a collection of twenty-two soulful poems written by K. Sharronne, M. Katherine Allen, and Sandra Mayer. The majority of the poems are mainly crafted by K. SHarronne only. How difficult can it be to express […]