The existence of alien entities or possibilities of alien invasion has always been a subject of interest for sci-fi enthusiasts and fiction lovers equally. Hence, any adventure novel involving the theme of saving the earth and protecting the human race from ultimate destruction is irresistible. Zara Hanson & The Mystery of the Painted Symbol is a fantasy science fiction novel by J.L. Haynes. It succeeds in fueling the interest of the readers with a refreshing narrative style.
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The story is about Ari and Dante, who are opposite in character. However, they had one thing in common, they both came into each other's life looking for a friend. What happens to Dante and Ari's friendship when Dante moves away to another city because of his father's new job? And, will Ari be able to figure out the answers to all the mysteries of this universe?
My current Read for this week - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz - Reading List Goals.
Those Delicious Letters by Sandeepa Sen-Gupta makes you realize how much we have left behind our traditions in this fast-paced life. Shubha resembles many of us, and through her, the author has shared the forgotten traditions and some mouth-watering classic Bengali recipes. Here's my review of this beautiful story.
The past few months have been quite hectic. However, reading is the only escape from the nightmarish pandemic. I have started reading the books that have been sitting idly on my bookshelf for ages. Though the TBR list is quite long, here are a few books that I have decided to read this month. Soon, … Continue reading My reading list this month.
Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse, none of these subjects is unknown to the current world. However, we hardly put much effort into understanding the long-term psychological impact it has on the victim. This story is about Emily Perrit. Her constant fear overshadows her existence because of her traumatic childhood and an abusive husband. However, in one incident, she shoots an intruder in self-defense, which awakens her bloodthirsty personality, leading to multiple brutal homicides. Will Detective Martha Newton be able to stop these serial killings? Read the full review here.
Young kids often get easily intimidated by new people, and they make assumptions based on their outward appearances. Hence, as parents or caregivers, we should take special care to make the kids realize that every individual is different, and it is futile to hold any prejudice against them for being different.
This book is an urban fantasy thriller novel that narrates the journey of Beth Portman, an enthusiastic 14-year-old girl from San Diego, who sails across the Pacific Ocean with Silas Tuft, a retired SEAL, and owner of the sailboat named Montegar. However, during the subsequent four years of her voyage, her life changes completely, as death follows them wherever they go. Without realizing the purpose of the series of events, which hardly seem coincidental, she somehow indirectly gets involved in affecting the lives of the people who cross paths with her or Silas. How far will she go to get rid of the curse of death and sadness, following her in the form of an Albatross?