Musings #7: Wife

Musings #7 and it is titled “Wife”. Marital rape is on the rise in our country and we choose to ignore or pretend to ignore the fact that it is wrong. No woman can be touched, even if she is a wife, without her consent. A woman dies thousand deaths every time she is touched….

Cover Reveal: Last Man She’d Love by Summerita Rhayne

Drum rolls! I am so excited to unveil the cover of the amazing author Summerita Rhayne’s latest book Last Man She’d Love. Check out the blurb and also an excerpt from the book. Links for buying the book are updated in the post. And *shrieks with excitement* pre-order this book at a special promotional price. …

Raksha Bandhan Special: Celebration of a lovely bond or sexist ritual?

A pretty rakhi. Check A beautiful puja thali laid out. Check An annoying brother. Check A sweet sister. Check A gift wrapped big box of surprises in the annoying brother’s hands. Check And warm hugs and lovely smiles. Check Raksha Bandhan, a festival that celebrates the sometimes sweet and sometimes sour bond of siblings, is…

Reminiscences Of A Seeker: Dark Face Of The White World – Review

I received the book Reminiscences Of A Seeker: Dark Face Of The White World by Kapil Kumar Bhaskar from the author in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: A series of events catapults Kapil into the fascinating world of Dark Arts and suck him into the quagmire of drama, suspense, greed and betrayal. And just…

Book Review: Finding The Angel by Rubina Ramesh

I received the book Finding The Angel by Rubina Ramesh from the author in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: All She wanted was love… Shefali is a die-hard romantic. Having lost her parents at a very tender age, she is in search of a place which she can call home. Her passion for Art…

Musings #6: The Red Color

Musings #6 and it is titled The Red Color. Sanitary pads are taxed while sindoor is tax-free. Both have the same color- red. The sindoor she wears on her forehead reminds her the self-respect and dignity that is being tarnished. She bleeds too, reminding her that she is a woman. She despises the color red….

Book Review: Iridescence by Abishek Gupta

I received the book Iridescence by Abhishek Gupta from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: As we experience different places in the external world, we often find ourselves at different junctures in the journey to finding ourselves. This book, through the combination of words and pictures, will take you places, literally and…

Musings #5: How Do I Tell You?

Musings #5 and it is titled How Do I Tell You? We all face difficulties in our lives and at one tangent we try to give up. At such moments it is that special person who pats our back and motivates us to fight the battle. And when they do that we fall in love…

Musings #4: The Assault

After a long time I am back with Musings #4. Titled The Assault. Women are sexually harassed everyday and we know of many such stories. But what we don’t know or we deliberately try not to know is that even men are sexually harassed. They are raped. A man or woman. Gender doesn’t matter. When…

Musings #2: The Abyss

Day 2 and Musings #2. This one is titled The Abyss. Do read, like and drop in a comment.

Musings #1 : The Dream

I am going to start a new series titled Musings. They are all about the musings of my heart that have been transformed into words. And I am all set to post my first Musing. The first one is titled “The Dream”. Do read, like and comment.