• Nishita's Rants and Raves

    A blog about books, movies, restaurants, and everything else under the sun.


  • Teaser Tuesdays: The Husband’s Secret

    Teaser Tuesdays: Husband’s Secret

    For some reason (maybe the blurb at the back of the book, or the comparisons with Gone Girl), I read this book thinking it was going to be a thriller. Turns... Read more

    Posted on 25 April 2017 BOOKS
  • Dear Zindagi – Five Reasons to Watch This Movie

    Dear Zindagi Five Reasons Watch This Movie

    D ear Zindagi is being telecast on Zee Cinema this Sunday 23rd April at noon, and I am really excited to watch this movie. These days with two small kids, a job... Read more

    Posted on 21 April 2017 BOOKS
  • Nefertiti


    I am shamefully ignorant of the details of the Egyptian civilization. Sure, I know the names of a handful of Kings and Queens, but if questioned further would... Read more

    Posted on 19 April 2017 BOOKS
  • Truthwitch


    T ruthwitch is the first book in the Witchlands series by Susan Dennard. This book came with high praise from Fantasy writers I respect such as Sarah J.Maas... Read more

    Posted on 13 April 2017 BOOKS
  • The Poison of Love

    Poison Love

    This book came to me unrequested from Penguin Random House, and I put it on the back of my TBR list, intending to read it at some vague point in time when I... Read more

    Posted on 12 April 2017 BOOKS
  • An Art and Alcohol Fueled Weekend

    Alcohol Fueled Weekend

    Last weekend was one hectic action-packed one. I was booked in for a blog event, Snubnose was committed to take part in a mural painting event that was from daw... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2017 BOOKS
  • The Escape Artist

    Escape Artist

    I have never read any books by Diane Chamberlain before, so I wasn't very sure what to expect from this book when I started on it. The blurb at the back of the... Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2017 BOOKS
  • The Mask Diaries

    Mask Diaries

    When I teased an excerpt from this book earlier this week, I mentioned that the book was about the relationship between a boy and his father. I was a bit hasty... Read more

    Posted on 31 March 2017 BOOKS
  • The Lowdown on Planning a Trip to Phillippines

    As a family, we love to vacation in South-East Asia. What's not to like? Most of the places are kid-friendly (yes, we found family friendly things to do even... Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2017 BOOKS
  • WW – Snubnose’s Take on Hundertwasser

    It's been some time since I shared Snubnose's work on this blog. Nowadays, I usually just put up an Instagram post. But of late, I am realizing that it gets los... Read more

    Posted on 29 March 2017 BOOKS
  • Personalized Essay Writing – Should You Buy Essays Online?

    Personalized Essay Writing Should Essays Online?

    The services related to fulfilling requirement related to writing essays are getting popular now-a-days. It appears that every university student is taking... Read more

    Posted on 28 March 2017 BOOKS
  • Teaser Tuesdays: The Mask Diaries

    Teaser Tuesdays: Mask Diaries

    T he Mask Diaries by Abhinav Goel is one of my more interesting reads of late. I have been reading it over the weekend, and am quite intrigued by what seems to... Read more

    Posted on 28 March 2017 BOOKS
  • Choose the Best Product to Buy Like Never Before With TheGuidr

    Sometimes, the less choice you have, the better it is for you to decide quickly. But at the same time, with less choice, the competitive pricing and quality wil... Read more

    Posted on 28 March 2017 BOOKS
  • Mailbox Monday – End of March

    Welcome to Mailbox Monday, a meme started by Marcia of To Be Continued. It's been a long time since I did a Mailbox Monday post. I get my book deliveries both a... Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2017 BOOKS
  • Weekend Lunch at Flechazo

    Weekend Lunch Flechazo

    F lechazo is a Spanish word. According to Google Translate, it means love. It can also mean revelation or love at first sight. Whichever meaning you choose to... Read more

    Posted on 24 March 2017 BOOKS
  • The Tailor of Panama

    Tailor Panama

    Excuse me for the rather shabby shot of the book cover in my featured image. The thing is, when one so deeply invests in second-hand books, it's very difficult... Read more

    Posted on 23 March 2017 BOOKS
  • X by Sue Grafton


    There was a time when I avidly read and re-read Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone books. For those not aware, here is a brief introduction to the series. Way back... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2017 BOOKS
  • Drool-worthy Chocolates from Fantasie Chocolate at Phoenix Kessavu

    Drool-worthy Chocolates from Fantasie Chocolate Phoenix Kessavu

    Have you heard of Fantasie Chocolates? I confess I hadn't until a wonderful invite landed in my inbox asking me would I like to come take part in a workshop... Read more

    Posted on 15 March 2017 BOOKS
  • A Holi Weekend

    H oli is not one of my favorite festivals. First up, it's not something we as South Indian traditionally celebrate, so I never grew up celebrating Holi - it... Read more

    Posted on 13 March 2017 BOOKS
  • Five Benefits of Outsourcing Property Management Services

    If you're a property owner, you know how much work goes into managing your property on a daily basis by yourself or with a few other people. This becomes... Read more

    Posted on 11 March 2017 BOOKS