Its Monday! What are you reading? ~ 3 Aug 2020

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a place to meet up and share what you have been, and are about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment and er… add to your groaning TBR pile! So welcome in everyone. This meme started on J Kaye’s blog and then was hosted by Sheila from Book Journey. Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn at The Book Date.

Hello bookworms!

How was your week?

I’ve had a busy week in terms of work, so I did not get a lot of time to read. I also had to undergo a root canal surgery this weekend. I was planning to get a lot of reading done this week and also participate in the Indian Lit Readathon, but alas, time was not on my side. Next time, maybe!



Vicious (Villains #1) by V.E. Schwab

A masterful tale of ambition, jealousy, desire, and superpowers.

Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under …more

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved killings.

But when a local property developer shows up dead, ‘The Thursday Murder Club’ find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

The four friends, Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron, might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can o …more


The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Barcelona, 1957. It is Christmas, and Daniel Sempere and his wife Bea have much to celebrate. They have a beautiful new baby son named Julian, and their close friend Fermín Romero de Torres is about to be wed. But their joy is eclipsed when a mysterious stranger visits the Sempere bookshop and threatens to divulge a terrible secret that has been buried for two decades in t …more

The Bookweaver’s Daughter by Malvika Kannan

The Bookweaver’s Daughter is an #OwnVoices YA fantasy—a tale of magic, Indian lore, and radical female friendship, written by debut author, Malavika Kannan, when she was 17 year old. Malavika is an Indian-American novelist, feminist writer, and political activist raised in the suburbs of Central Florida and currently a freshman at Stanford University.

In the ancient Indian …more


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What are you reading now? What do you plan to read next?

Link you #IMWAYR posts below and I will check them out.

6 thoughts on “Its Monday! What are you reading? ~ 3 Aug 2020

    1. It is a definite must read! I flew through it in a day, even though it was extremely emotional to read. What I loved was how honest and no-nonsense it was…told from a perspective of a 16-yr old it showed not only the black rage and white privilege, but also the truth behind the gang wars in black neighbourhoods and the downsides of riots. I haven’t seen the movie, but I really think the book needs to be read to understand the thought process of all the characters🙂

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