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The Art of Love (& Loathing): A Novel by Stephen Daniel Ruiz

My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Art of Love (& Loathing) takes you into the world of Arthur Kimble, a writer and artist, an alcoholic and drug addict struggling to sober up, a man navigating the uneven terrain of fatherhood, friendships, and romantic relationships. “Every year, thirteen people are crushed to death by vendingContinue reading “The Art of Love (& Loathing): A Novel by Stephen Daniel Ruiz”

Hungry Hearts by Julie Hoag

My rating: 3 of 5 stars I received a free copy of this book from the author. I have very mixed feelings about this book. On one hand, it was a quick and cute little romance. But on the other, the protagonists are really creepy and it was quite disturbing that this creepiness was lookedContinue reading “Hungry Hearts by Julie Hoag”

Teen Idol by Meg Cabot

My rating: 3 of 5 stars Although I do have a few issues with this book, I liked it overall. It was cute and made me smile! But on the minus side, it portrayed being a nice person as something oh-so-lame. Every now and then Jenny (the protagonist) goes – ‘Oh no. I’m so niceContinue reading “Teen Idol by Meg Cabot”

377 by Manish Jani

My rating: 2 of 5 stars I received a free copy of this book from the author. Update 6th September 2020 (two years since the annulment of section 377! Yay!):I have very mixed feelings about this book. It covers a really intense topic but managed to be a quick, light read despite being 300 pagesContinue reading “377 by Manish Jani”

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I’m Shrilaxmi. I read, I write, and I talk about reading and writing.

In other news, I’m a huge nerd and when I’m not reading I spend my time playing Ultimate Frisbee, doing yoga, or folding some origami. I also drink unhealthy amounts of tea.

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