Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme started by The Broke And The Bookish and bloggers around the globe post every Tuesday based on the topics mentioned there. It has currently shifted to That Artsy Reader Girl. Today we are discussing Bookish Resolutions and Goals. I love this one since I have so many that I haven’t actually managed to finish!
I may be unable to write reviews because of my laptop being serviced but that doesn’t stop me from hauling books and posting about them. This is the first haul of 2018 though I ordered it at the end of 2017. It just came in and I’m happily sticking them in nooks and crannies, wherever I have space left, and admiring them with a satisfied sigh. Continue reading
1. You ended book two with a very big cliffhanger, how hard was it to pick up from there?
A. Not very hard, actually. The cliffhanger was planned and introduced keeping the narrative flow of Book 3 in mind. The good bit was that because I knew precisely how the various threads of the plot were going unravel across Book 3, all I really had to do was let the unravelling happen and not get in the way of the story too much. That, in a way, is the essence of storytelling – how to stay out of the story’s way, how to stop meddling with its natural progression.
2. Your books have received a lot of compliments from feminists. What can we expect from our favourite female characters this time?
As always, I come to you with lovely new books that I think you will want as much as I do.
Keepers Of The Kalachakra – Ashwin Sanghi : A seemingly random selection of heads of state are struck down like flies by unnamed killers who work with the clinical efficiency of butchers. Except that they leave no trace of their methods. Welcome back to the shadowy and addictive world of Ashwin Sanghi. After The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant, The Krishna Key and The Sialkot Saga, Ashwin Sanghi returns at last with another quietly fearsome tale—this time of men who guard the ‘Kalachakra’ or The Wheel of Time.
Author : Easterine Kire
Publisher : Speaking Tiger
Genre : Indian Fiction, Fairytale, Folktale
Source : Publisher
Rating : 3 Stars
This is a list of books I expected a lot of and their inability to live up to my expectations. There will be DNFs as well and of course, you are welcome to disagree with me since we all have different opinions. Continue reading