About

Hi, I am Priyanka. I started this blog almost 5 years ago as a 7th grader. I am now a 12th grader and I still have an insatiable appetite for reading. I read an average of 1-2 books a day and could read a whole lot more if I could find time for it! School homework and other activities tend to get in the way, but I find myself reading all the time. I read in the school bus, at the breakfast table, at friends’ houses, at parties, at school, and on and on. I started this blog so that I could share my passion for reading with others.

If you have read any books recently that you don’t see on my list of reviewed books (now 250+ and growing), please send me a comment and I’ll tell you if I have read the book as well as my opinion of the book. If I haven’t read the book, I’ll add it to my list. Thank you for visiting my blog – I hope you will stay a while and check out a few of my reviews!

P.S.: Many thanks to the various authors that have been reaching out and offering me their advance copies to read and review. I really enjoy reading your ARCs!

64 thoughts on “About

  1. Please share your comments about Mitch Albom’s book, “The Magical strings of Frankie Presto”. Would like to know the perception of an avid reader.

  2. Hello Priyanka,

    Hope you are doing awesome!
    I currently stay in Bangalore and work with Flipkart.

    4 years back I had started writing a story. I realized that writing, as people say, is therapeutic and I couldn’t stop after that. What started as a story ended up being a novell! The novel has finally launched a week back and the initial response is very encouraging.

    It is basically my dedication to the times when time was the least of our worries. The times when friendship was our religion and filial obligations were a myth, when the only form of love we knew was platonic and when greeting cards & love letters meant more than degrees and dollars. When the only class we didn’t bunk was that of the most beautiful teacher and when everyday was not a test – tests happened thrice a year. When blank-calls hinted more than what hours of conversation on mobiles could and when silent smiles said more than a thousand words did. When we made up for the lack in confidence with the overflowing innocence, when selfless camaraderie really existed and being happy for somebody else’s happiness came naturally to us.

    This novel is called Teenage diaries – The days that were

    Your blog clearly singles you out as a voracious reader, whose genuine and unbiased reviews help the readers decide their purchase.

    It would be so amazing to have your honest review on my book! It is supposed to be a hilarious yet emotional joyride and I hope it makes you laugh a lot and cry a little 🙂

    I would love to send you the cover, jacket blurb and a sample chapter so that you can see if the writing style and the plot resonates with you. If it does, I’d be honored to send a paperback to your postal address.

    Cheers!

  3. Book : A HouseWife and A Maid: Little Wonders of Hope: HINDI VERSION

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I got your reference from your website

    About me: My name is Laveena and I am a housewife. I’m married and mother of two lovely kids. My passion includes writing daily diary, poetry and meditation.

    I have recently published my debut book; it is a Fresh story of young Indian maid, eBook

    Hindi version: https://www.amazon.in/HouseWife-Maid-Little-Wonders-VERSION-ebook/dp/B075N6ZJ8H/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1506328502&sr=1-1&keywords=housewife+and+maid

    *******************************************

    About – A HouseWife and A Maid: Little Wonders of Hope!

    Hi, I’m Maya and my story is releasing this week. The story revolves around the life of two people:

    Maya, a housewife, who is in search of a story that can make difference in millions of lives

    Pooja, 15 years young intelligent maid, lonely and emotional-insecure, yet hopeful to unite and support her young siblings one day.

    Both have their own set of responsibilities, but what happens when these two meet together?

    Maid In India! Is a story that will reaffirm your faith in the magic of hope, dedication and passion to achieve your dreams

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    Can you please help by reviewing the book and providing your feedback?

    Thanks and Regards,
    Laveena
    9871996112

  4. Hi Priyanka,

    I would like you to review my husband’s debut book “The book of my life”.
    Please let us know when and where we can send a copy of book to you for review?

    Thank you,
    Vichitra Kumari

  5. Wow! Impressive. I am curious to know if you would be interested to review my book? I will be happy to share a review copy and ship it out to you if you can share an address? Here are the book details ‘Love Trumps All!’

    Love Trumps All! – Tale of Cultural Crossovers
    ❤❤❤❤❤
    Five friends, five religions, five ideologies, five inseparable interwoven stories of transformation and self-discovery on a global stage.
    A story that spans across Y2K opportunities of the late 90s to the current backdrop of Trump election.



    Anant Joshi, a dreamer who chases the American dream during Y2K rush and leapfrogs from a small Indian town to start-up innovative Silicon Valley venture.



    Chris O’Brian, an energetic and creative high-tech sales leader from New York who is driven by his passion for life, creativity and making it big.

    Sameera Qureshi, a young gynecologist from Hyderabad attending her medical residency in California, trying to find love and her true human identity.



    Amy Cohen, a lively, articulate, compassionate pediatrician from Tel Aviv who is ready to ride on larger than life waves and build a legacy.



    Madhura Sharma, journalist and social worker from Mumbai driven by her nationalistic ideals and drive to help others.



    What happens when their paths intersect and blend amidst their divisions across nationality, religion, and ideals?
    An interwoven story of these five unlikely friends, over two decades of tracing their paths and connecting their dots across the globe in Silicon Valley, New York, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kathmandu and Khamgaon (small-town India full of youth with stars-and-stripes in their eyes) in a world powered by immigration and ‘reverse immigration’.


    “Fresh global perspectives and zesty cross-cultural romance in a gripping plot with a twist in the tail!”

    “A story of unification and humanism in times of growing divisions over religion and nationality”

    Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/9352019911
    Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36557578-love-trumps-all
    #IndiaBornCEOs #AmericanDream #AmericaLovesTrump #LoveTrumpsHate #FirstWomanPresident
    #Trump #AmericaFirst #MakeInIndia #Return2India #GlobalPolitics #LiberalMedia #NPR #GlobalCitizenship
    #FourMoreYears #MakeAmericaCompetitiveAgain #WorldIsFlat #Humanism #HighTechCharity

  6. Hi,

    I am soon launching my second novel – The Mystery Crackers: Tattooed Music.

    I would be highly obliged to you, if you would read my novel and write a Book Review for it on your Blog along with my Interview as a Novelist.

    Do let me know how can we go about it.

    You may contact me on 9967165029 or jinnskreativtutoria@gmail.com

    You may like reading my blog –
    themysterycrackers@wordpress.com

    Here are the links to my first novel – The Mystery Crackers: A Chest’s Tale.

    Thanks and Regards,

    Jinal Shailesh Doshi

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