Mini Reviews: Stories of Krishna and Yudhisthira

'In the house of Nanda and Yashoda, Vrindavan reared a boy that would first grow into a man, then a warrior, a statesman, a lover, a sage โ€“ and finally, a god.'Written in the same lyrical style of the other Hastinapur books, The Song of Vrindavan tells the true story of the first sixteen years of Krishna's... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Cowherd Prince by Krishna Udayasankar

Govinda Shauri always has a plan. Govinda, son of Nanda-one of the many cowherds in the verdant kingdom of Surasena, in Aryavarta-was content with his tough but wonderful life. That was until the kingโ€™s men came looking for him and his brother, Balabadra, spewing death and destruction in their wake. Forced to leave behind those... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill

Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry collection, Nikita Gill gives Once Upon a Time a much-needed modern makeover. Through her gorgeous reimagining of fairytale classics... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

In the village of King's Abbot, a widow's sudden suicide sparks rumors that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed, and was carrying on a secret affair with the wealthy Roger Ackroyd. The following evening, Ackroyd is murdered in his locked study--but not before receiving a letter identifying the widow's blackmailer. King's Abbot is... Continue Reading →

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