The Way that We Are– Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Priyam Acharya | Genre: Poetry | Pages: 196 ‘The Way that We Are’, is Priyam Acharya’s second collection of free verses. Developed and written almost entirely during the year of the pandemic, every work in the compilation offers a perspective into the vulnerable side of human beings – making us the way that we,…

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आज रात फिर …

आज रात फिरदरवाजे परतुम्हारी यादोंने दस्तक दीघंटों वे ठहरे रहेकी कब हम उन्हेंभीतर लें, बतियाएंसारी रातचारपाई से लिपटेहमने उन्हें अनसूना कियासारी उम्रइन यादों नेआंखें नम ही तो की हैं

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Words – Micropoetry

these words they could teach us to make love or start wars never known a magic so potent * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Find a whole bunch of my pieces on Instagram. Just visit the link below.

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The Scrupulous Gentleman – Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Jenessa M. D’Silva | Genre: Thriller | Pages: 285 The story revolves around a rich family as they all fight for their share in the inheritance, following a sudden gruesome death. With some, trying to take an easy route by eliminating the ones standing in their way, a rich heiress is left stranded, only to receive help…

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Forgotten…

those wiltingleaves of the treesyou have in your backyardlong to knowhow long will youleave them morose and witheringyou won’t even lookshe’d breathed life in thembut nowyou’re their familynurture them like she didlike you’d havehad she not left

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Dead – Micropoetry

some water plants when they are buds some water them after they are dead * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Find a whole bunch of my pieces on Instagram. Just visit the link below.

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tell me otherwise…

on some days when the moon is hiding behind a cloud I see you through its eyes and I feel your gaze upon me on those nights I find your smell lingering in the corners of my bed when I climb in they hug me until I fall asleep you may deny it wasn’t love…

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कभी तो ऐसा हो …

कभी तो ऐसा होमैं कुछ न कहूँऔर तुम सुन लोमैं नज़रें चुराऊँऔर तुम देख लोमैं उम्मीदें छुपाऊँऔर तुम जान लोमैं हसरतें मिटाऊंऔर तुम पढ़ लोकभी तो ऐसा होमैं खुदको रोकूंऔर तुम पहचान लोमैं कतरा बिखरुंऔर तुम थाम लो

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maybe that’s why…

a piece of your heart is lost in the crevices of this heart of mine maybe that’s why I know you’re missing me wanting to hold me to caress my lips to drape your body over mine like a creeper vein running up a wall maybe that’s why I know you shed a silent tear…

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Twilight in Delhi: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Ahmed Ali | Genre: Historical Fiction | Pages: 200 | Publisher: Rupa Publications Delhi, the earlier twentieth century. A glimpse of Mir Nihal’s life reveals a tranquil idyll; muezzins call azaan, fakirs and parched-gram sellers frequent the narrow by-lanes of the city, pigeons flutter in the sky, and the smell of kababs and jasmine…

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You were my drug…

you were my drug the one I was bare without the one I couldn’t stop craving and even though I knew you were drowning me I held on to you like a ship does for anchor you were my drug the one I couldn’t live without the one couldn’t breathe without and even though you…

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8 Books to Motivate your NaNoWriMo Project

Hello, dear readers and writers. How is November treating you? Are you also doing NaNoWriMo? Then this post is for you! I can’t believe we are almost midway NaNoWriMo already. Since I am participating for the first time this year, I noticed that the first week goes on all right. Quite fast actually. The enthusiasm…

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नासमझी…

इश्क़ कुछ इस कदर हुआ उनसेउनकी गलतियां अपनी लगने लगींउनकी खामियां अच्छी लगने लगींउनकी नासमझी की हद तो देखियेवह हमें हीदोषी करार करअनजानों की तरहछोड़ चले ~~~~~ आशा सेठ

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My First Attempt at NaNoWriMo

Hello, dear reader! How have you been? It’s been long we spoke. Tell me all of what’s happening with you. If not all, at least give me bits. What was October like? What did you do? Did you read much? How was Halloween? There is so much I want to know about you. Maybe, because…

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5 Gothic Horror Novels Every Book Lover Must Read

Since Halloween is almost over, I thought it is a bit late to do this post now. But then I said to myself – Does it really have to be halloween to read some of the best gothic horror novels? That’s when I decided that I wanted to do this post where I share some…

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It’s a shame…

It’s a shame

that i want more of you

always more

so much more

like a hungry wolf

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Light – Micropoetry

it was the light from the scars that made the broken ones shine * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Find a whole bunch of my pieces on Instagram. Just visit the link below. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 *******

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The Wolf and The Water: ARC Review by Asha Seth #UltimateBlogTour by @The_WriteReads

This review is a part of the #UltimateBlogTour organised by Dave from The Write Reads. I was fortunate to receive an eARC for review and tour purpose. Author: Josie Jaffery | Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction | Pages: 268 | Publisher: Silver Sun Books The ancient city of Kepos sits in an isolated valley, cut off from the…

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My October TBR is Totally Spooky!

Adios, September! Aloha, October. October is always so so special. This year more so. It started on a good note with my brother testing negative. Now, that was a relief. It truly was. The halloween month is a personal favorite. Because there’s so much to celebrate. My sister’s birthday lurks around the corner and I…

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Books I Read in September 2020

Hello, there! How are you? After a brief relaxing spell, September again was stressful for me because my brother got tested positive toward the end of the month. And soon, I was caught in a whirlwind of activities. Had a hectic time having to move mom and sister into hotel quarantine. The past few days…

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