The Silver Linings Playbook: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Mathew Quick | Genre: Romance | Pages: 289 | Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books Meet Pat. Pat has a theory: his life is a movie produced by God. And his God-given mission is to become physically fit and emotionally literate, whereupon God will ensure a happy ending for him—the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. (It might not…

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Trivial Treasures

[III] I think about you. At times, I am thinking all day. Between talks, between breaths, between blinks. Guess that happens when you’re daydreaming, about fantasies, about impossibilities, endlessly. With me, though, there are prolonged spells when it is hard to tell if I really want them or if I just love the idea of…

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Nights and mornings, all feel the same. I can’t tell one from the other. And yet, when I look at the walls around me, everything’s changed. When and how, is what I’m left with. Feels like an age has passed in the blink of an eye. Some I wish to see, are far far away.…

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The prince always came with the stars perhaps, he had signed a pact with the dark Follow @badbookthief on Instagram for more micropoetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

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How I wrote 31 Posts in 31 Days

Did you miss me? I sure did miss you. If you were wondering where I had vanished the past couple of days; after showering you with my posts every single day for the last whole month, let me tell you, I was around, only allowing myself some slack time, after having chased myself to achieve…

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The Master and Margarita: Excerpt

The tongue can conceal the truth, but the eyes never! You’re asked an unexpected question, you don’t even flinch, it takes just a second to get yourself under control, you know just what you have to say to hide the truth, and you speak very convincingly, and nothing in your face twitches to give you…

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Launch of Photoblog

As people with a creative bend of mind and heart, we look for stories and embellish our lives with it. With the pen, I’ve been satisfying my passion for story-writing for years now. In recent times though, I’ve felt there is a burning passion inside of me for a new form of story-telling. Things such…

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Rune – Micropoetry

Peering into the river I heard the waves hum a tune I was sitting by its feet and was soon drowned in its rune Follow @badbookthief on Instagram for more micropoetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Stay in touch. Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

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Time – Micropoetry

trapped in the fist of memories, forced into modesty, craves to be set free. Follow @badbookthief on Instagram for more micropoetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Stay in touch. Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

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I’m this close…

I’m this close… to shedding the jitters to breaking away from bitters to releasing the heart’s flutters I’m this close… to refueling the fire to freeing the repressed desires  to rewriting my memoir I’m this close… to losing the reins to reducing to vain to falling in love again ~~~~~ Happy writing till we meet…

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Like a Flowing River – Book Review by Asha Seth

Review Available on: Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author: Paulo Coelho| Genre: Philosophy, Non-fiction, Memoirs | Pages: 496 The Blurb: Like the Flowing River is an intimate collection of Paulo Coelho’s reflections and short stories. These are powerful tales of living and dying, of destiny and choice, of love lost and found. The Review: I have read…

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My Writing Resolutions for 2020

It’s time to declare the 2020 resolutions. After much contemplation, I have rounded off my resolutions to a few that I hope to accomplish by the end of this year. But before that, let me tell you that in 2019, I had one simple resolution – to read an appreciable number of books; given the…

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2019: A Bookish Success!

Looking back, I think of the past year as a massive success when it comes to reading. After 3 years, it was in 2019 that I could meet my Goodreads Reading challenge. I finished reading 93 books last year; a record I never dreamt to make. I also started my Youtube channel ‘BadBookthief‘ where I…

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Hey, December!

You stole my heart with your windy nights that caressed my body and left me in shivers… Hey, December, I’ve loved you more than summers ‘Tis you I’ve wished to stay longer I hope you always remember… ~~~~~ Asha Seth

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The season of bliss is here. I wait the whole year for this sombre sublime feeling of eternal joy to flood me, soothe me. And honestly speaking, there is nothing more merrier than friends and family coming together on a chilly Christmas night to warm up hearts with adoration and affection galore. Here’s me wishing…

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‘The Musing Quill’ to ‘BadBookthief’

Hello dear reader, What are you up to? The year is close to an end and January almost peeks around the corner. Gives me jitters, if you ask. How is your December? There was so much to be done this year that I couldn’t manage and then some I never imagined doing. For instance, moving…

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5 Mistakes Writers Tend to Make

Life would be so much easier if we had a rule book to follow. In life, however, in many cases, we do know what must or must not be done to avoid a particular outcome. Sadly, one can’t say the same for writing. One must learn from experience and guard those gems well that make…

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A Case of Exploding Mangoes: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Mohammed Hanif | Genre: Political Fiction, Dark Humor | Pages: 336 The Blurb: Ali Shigri, Pakistan Air Force pilot and Silent Drill Commander of the Fury Squadron, is on a mission to avenge his father’s suspicious death, which the government calls a suicide. Ali’s target is none other than General Zia ul-Haq, dictator of Pakistan. Enlisting…

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The Only Story – Book review by Asha Seth

Author: Julian Barnes | Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Romance | Pages: 272 The Blurb: First love has lifelong consequences, but Paul doesn’t know anything about that at nineteen. At nineteen, he’s proud of the fact his relationship flies in the face of social convention. As he grows older, the demands placed on Paul by love become…

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All the Beautiful Lies: Book Review by Asha Seth

Review Available on: Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author: Peter Swanson| Genre: Thriller, Crime Fiction | Pages: 309 The Plot: Harry Ackerman has only properly met his step-mother, Alice, for the first time after his father, Bill Ackerman’s death. But as soon as Harry returns to Maine, sinister things start happening around him. Was his father’s death…

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Dying Embers

Fire burnt the logs through the night, and all that was left behind were the dying embers… the warmth of your touch sinking deep under my skin, you were the fire slowly turning me to ash… under the starless sky, we lay, counting beats that slowed down, like twigs turning to embers… ♥ as you traced your finger…

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