Award Winners · Cultural · fiction · Library Challenge · Small Book

The Nickel Boys

“because for him to do nothing was to undermine his own dignity.” ―  Colson Whitehead Why I’m Reading this Book? I’m reading this book as part of my Omaha public library challenge for 2021 under the ‘Award Winning book’ category. Also, my brother Piyush Sharma has read it and recommended it as a very good book, so there… Continue reading The Nickel Boys

Classic · fiction · Sci-Fi

Neuromancer

“The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.”― William Gibson Why I’m Reading this Book? This book was in the surprise bundle I received from my library. Based on my reading activities, this book was recommended to me. It is a small book, but I'm not that much into… Continue reading Neuromancer

Classic · fiction · Horror · Mystery & Thriller · Short Stories · Small Book

The Birds: and Other Stories

“I saw myself, for the first time, as a very worthless, very trivial human being, traveling here and there about the world to no purpose, doing unnecessary business with other human beings as worthless as myself, and to no other end but that we should be fed and clothed and housed in adequate comfort until… Continue reading The Birds: and Other Stories

Classic · fiction

A town like Alice

“It’s no good going on living in the ashes of a dead happiness.”― Nevil Shute Why I’m Reading this Book? This is next book from the list I'm chasing, https://www.listchallenges.com/bbcs-top-100-books-you-need-to-read-before-you-die . I grabbed it on Kindle as it's a classic and off I go... Synopsis Novel follows the interesting life journey of Jean Paget from World… Continue reading A town like Alice

Classic · fiction · Sci-Fi

Dune

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will… Continue reading Dune

Award Winners · fiction · Small Book

The Midnight Library

“The only way to learn is to live”― Matt Haig Why I’m Reading this Book? This book is Goodreads choice award winner in Fiction section for 2020. This year I've set the goal of reading all these choice award winner. This is my second book from the list. Synopsis Nora Seed is a depressed person. All… Continue reading The Midnight Library

Award Winners · fiction · Library Challenge · Mystery & Thriller

The Guest List

“In my experience, those who have the greatest respect for the rules also take the most enjoyment in breaking them.”― Lucy Foley Why I’m Reading this Book? I first came to know about this book when it was announced as a Goodreads choice award winner in Mystery and Thriller section for 2020. Then I signed up… Continue reading The Guest List