So yesterday, I was writing a piece on coming out of the depressive phase in my life. In the process I realised that while insomnia and binge eating might have been the most evident of my symptoms, the more insidious one exists in my dissociation from reality by turning to my gadgets. My laptop and … More 100 Books, 1 Year- Starts Again!
It’s been a long time. I haven’t opened this blog in 10 months and 10 days and each day I spent away from it made it that much more difficult to start again. (If you do not have patience for drama, I suggest skipping to the part where the font changes.) The thing about competitive … More I’m back.
Hello anybody and everybody! I’ve decided to dedicate Overrated Sensibilities exclusively to book reviews and other book related stuff. Therefore, all the other articles and pieces have been exported to my new blog at The girl in the swing. Please do check it out. Otherwise it’ll feel lonely 😦
Here is the list of books that have been reviewed by me in this blog. Listed according to genre for convenience. I will keep extending the list alongside any upcoming reviews. Happy Listopia! 😀 Kiddie Lit An Unlikely Friendship- Jasmine Fogwell Bun Bun Goes on Vacation- Robert M Law Gramma Mouse Tells a Story- M. E. Hembroff It’s … More Books that have been reviewed
I bought this book a long time ago and then, I don’t know where I heard it, but I did- that it’s a heartbreaking read. So, I left it up on my shelf alongside The Diary of a Young Girl and never looked at it; because if I did then I would feel guilty for … More Room by Emma Donoghue
When I review a book on my blog, I obviously go by my own tastes and fancies. However, as an author who has put their blood, sweat and tears into this mammoth project called a published book, I’m sure you’d all have your own thoughts, explanations and rationalities. Keeping that in mind, I would love … More In Defence: Zehiya by Mayra Sonam Paldon
Beatrix was a circus girl, flying from trapeze to trapeze, in between whippings from her cruel ringleader and escaping from the memories of her past. Into this bleak outlook, walks a man with flowers in his hat and charm on his lips, promising adventure, excitement and most of all, tickling her curiosity in a way … More The Colonel and The Bee by Patrick Canning
I know Carolyn Keene is a collective of authors and I shouldn’t be expecting consistency; but, Nancy Drew Files are my least favourite of the various Nancy Drew series. I guess it stems from the fact that I’ve been idolising Nancy Drew since I was maybe 9; in fact she’s one first heroes and one … More False Moves (Nancy Drew Files Case #9) by Carolyn Keene
Zehiya had not planned on leaving her homestead or on setting out on a journey that’ll span the expanse of an entire trade route. But, following the spirit eagle with nothing but her faith and her belief in her own abilities to aid her, led her on a path that would change her life forever. … More Zehiya by Mayra Sonam Paldon
The story of a boy and his pets should be pretty innocuous. But, the boy lives in Puffington Hill and so do his pets; hence, innocuous wouldn’t the farthest from its reality. Unique animals and unique characters aside, what The Piraroo is, is a story of unique friendships. Marko Kitti is not new to me. … More The Piraroo by Marko Kitti
Taliah’s world is thrown into chaos with one announcement- the king is dead. The trouble for her however, begins when everybody around her seems to follow Hayton. Calls for king Hayton are heard all over the kingdom even though Hayton isn’t the king and nobody had seen his face until a day ago. In the … More Celestia by J D Evergreen
The land of frost and fire have always been at war with each other. An uneasy peace established for trade purposes is the only thing holding together the two thin bridges between them. However, when nature decides to take things into her own hands, all mortals have to come together, whether they wield fire or … More Frost Burn by K T Munson & Nichelle Rae
A serial killer is on the prowl and this time, young, blond and attractive women are his prey. DCI Beckley had enough on his plate already; he didn’t need this new guilt-ridden case. But, he’s the primary on it and he’s roped in the help of reporter Kate Rivendale to stop these gruesome … More Briguella by Vicki Fitzgerald
In a world where the Gods themselves talk to mortals through chosen beings called seers, Lumi is born to parents who don’t want to give her up to the temple. But, one can’t escape one’s destiny and Lumi’s destiny is irrevocably entwined with the destiny of Astra, the woman slated to be queen and with … More The Foreseen by Noor De Olinad