Book reviews

Aussie Book Review: From India With Love by Latika Bourke

  From India With Love by Latika Bourke Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Allen & Unwin, April 2015 Synopsis- Latika Bourke was adopted from India, aged eight months. Growing up in Bathurst, New South Wales she felt a deep connection to her Australian home and her Australian family. It wasn't until she heard her… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: From India With Love by Latika Bourke

Book reviews

Bookish Gifts on Etsy

Some of you  may have noticed that I've opened an online store on Etsy, Bookish Gifts. It's come about as a culmination of my two loves; reading and writing. I've spent the past year recommending books and loaning books to friends and colleagues and I decided that I could make this hobby into a small… Continue reading Bookish Gifts on Etsy

Book reviews

Indian Literature: Chetan Bhagat + Jhumpa Lahiri

It's no secret that I love books set in India, increasingly so since my trip to India in 2012. In a Bangalore bookstore, I discovered the popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat and since then have enjoyed discovering new authors and books in Indian literature. In fact my review on 2 States by Chetan Bhagat continues… Continue reading Indian Literature: Chetan Bhagat + Jhumpa Lahiri

Book reviews

Book Review: Witness the Night by Kishwar Desai

Witness the Night by Kishwar Desai Paperback Copy sent by publisher Simon & Schuster, 2013 (first published 2010) Synopsis- In a small town in the heart of India, a young girl is found tied to a bed inside a townhouse where thirteen people lie dead. The girl is alive, but she has been beaten and abused.… Continue reading Book Review: Witness the Night by Kishwar Desai

Book reviews

Book Review: Sea of Innocence by Kishwar Desai

 Sea of Innocence by Kishwar Desai Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Simon & Schuster, June 2013  Synopsis- Goa, south India. A beautiful holiday hideaway where hippies and backpackers while away the hours. But beneath the clear blue skies lies a dirty secret…Simran Singh is desperate for a break and some time away from her… Continue reading Book Review: Sea of Innocence by Kishwar Desai

General chit chat

Pre-travel planning… looking for guest bloggers

Finally, the time of year has come! In just under six weeks I head off to India with my boyfriend Ryan to backpack for a few weeks and I can't wait! Many people have asked me why India? And I suppose there are times when I question that myself. We needed a cheap travel destination… Continue reading Pre-travel planning… looking for guest bloggers