I am trying to revive my reading habits to atleast two books a month. It was my new years resolution to read 30 books this year. But, its been 5 months I haven’t been able to keep up. So I decided that writing a monthly blog post of my reading list would be motivating and impel me to keep up for the sake of this blog. Getting into books – two at a time 😛
‘A Rising Man’ by Abir Mukherjee ‘In the days of the Raj, a newly arrived Scotland Yard detective is confronted with the murder of a British official―in his mouth a note warning the British to leave India, or else… Calcutta, 1919. Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. Desperately seeking a fresh start after his experiences during the Great War, Wyndham has been recruited to head up a new post in the police force. He is immediately overwhelmed by the heady vibrancy of the tropical city, but with barely a moment to acclimatize or to deal with the ghosts that still haunt him, Wyndham is caught up in a murder investigation that threatens to destabilize a city already teetering on the brink of political insurgency. The body of a senior official has been found in a filthy sewer, and a note left in his mouth warns the British to quit India, or else…‘
*This is the Book 1 of 3 in the Sam Wyndham Series by Abir Mukherjee.
‘The Lacuna’ by Barbara Kingsolver ‘In The Lacuna, her first novel in nine years, Barbara Kingsolver, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Poisonwood Bible and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, tells the story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds—an unforgettable protagonist whose search for identity will take readers to the heart of the twentieth century’s most tumultuous events.’
Well this is my first ever book related blog post. Please feel free to drop in your book recommendations here or in the comments below. I’d love to hear from you! XOXO In the meantime, Enjoy and Happy Summer ❤