Book Review — The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

It is 1785 and Mr. Jonah Hancock, a merchant trader from Deptford has chanced upon a miracle like no other. Having lost his prized ship Calliope and left with a mermaid, Hancock can barely contain his dejection. But much to his wonder and disbelief, he comes to realize what a jackpot he has struck upon when thisContinue reading “Book Review — The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar”

Book Review — Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre seems like an ordinary Victorian woman. But the fact is far from that. She hops along the border of extraordinary – in her resistance of authority, in her defiance of scheming relatives, in her unexpected submission to dominance and in her admirable strength when she wanders homeless burdened by a broken heart, fatigued body and overwhelmingContinue reading “Book Review — Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte”

Book Review — The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

For Paige Mahoney, the journey to freedom doesn’t end at escaping Sheol I. Rather, the responsibility of disclosing what she knows bears her down. On top of it is, Jaxon Hall, an overambitious mime-lord making her run petty errands when there are Rephaim skulking around the city and fugitives to be looked after. The Sargas, along withContinue reading “Book Review — The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon”

Book Review — The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

I received a copy of this book from Bloomsbury India in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!  Paige Mahoney led as normal a life as “unnaturals” did in Scion London. Under the facade of working in an oxygen bar, she ran with the underground mobsters, a.k.a the mime lord and his crew of I-4Continue reading “Book Review — The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon”