• Nishita's Rants and Raves

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


  • A Court of Wings and Ruin

    Court Wings Ruin

    I wasn't too impressed with A Court of Mist and Fury, actually I completely hated it. And really regretting having purchased this third book in the series - A... Read more

    Posted on 17 October 2018 BOOKS
  • Gaya: The Heart of Buddhism

    An ancient town of historical, mythological, and religious significance, Gaya is one of the most sacred places for Hindus and Buddhists alike. The second larges... Read more

    Posted on 15 October 2018 BOOKS
  • Two Diverse YA Reads I Recommend

    Diverse Reads Recommend

    I read two YA books in June and loved them so much I immediately wanted to share them with you. But then my grandmom became seriously ill and passed away, and... Read more

    Posted on 08 October 2018 BOOKS
  • Learning to Golf From the Pros

    Golf is not a sport I knew too much about before last week. I knew some of the basic rules, but had never played it in my life. However, last week I got an... Read more

    Posted on 01 October 2018 BOOKS
  • What To Expect During Drug Rehabilitation

    Drug rehabilitation is a phase that is very important to a drug addict that is going through the healing process. Drug rehabilitation is not as monstrous as man... Read more

    Posted on 30 September 2018 BOOKS
  • Love is for Life and Beyond

    Love Life Beyond

    When this book came to me for review, I was a little put off by the cheesy sounding title. But this weekend, I was waiting at my local Coffee Day for my daughte... Read more

    Posted on 24 September 2018 BOOKS
  • A Court of Mist and Fury

    Court Mist Fury

    I loved A Court of Thorns and Roses. Absolutely loved its mishmash reinterpretation of Cinderella, The Beauty and the Beast, and Tam Lin fairy tales. That... Read more

    Posted on 24 September 2018 BOOKS
  • The Good Girl

    Good Girl

    I picked up this book because I remembered it being compared with Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train at the time the book came out. I was on the lookout for th... Read more

    Posted on 19 September 2018 BOOKS
  • A Weekend in Jaipur

    Weekend Jaipur

    I have visited Jaipur twice in the past twenty years. Once a very long time ago, when my uncle took me on a day trip from New Delhi. One day is just not... Read more

    Posted on 07 September 2018 BOOKS
  • How to Install A Security System on Your Own?

    The evolution of automated security systems has been an outcome of our quest to secure our homes and workplace. Very often you may have come across marketing... Read more

    Posted on 07 September 2018 BOOKS
  • Knot for Keeps

    Knot Keeps

    K not for Keeps is a short compilation of stories and non-fictional essays on marriage. The topic is tackled by a variety of writers using various different... Read more

    Posted on 07 September 2018 BOOKS
  • Six Things to Avoid When Travelling Long-term

    Things Avoid When Travelling Long-term

    When you're travelling for the long-term, it's understandable you've got a bit more to look out for than you would on a normal holiday. From a lack of... Read more

    Posted on 04 September 2018 BOOKS
  • Facial Yoga Positions To Help Tone Your Face

    Yoga isn't just beneficial to your body- using these simple yoga positions on your face has many health benefits. Interestingly, people have 52 muscles in... Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2018 BOOKS
  • Decor Ideas to Add Luxury to Your Home

    One of the things that most people appreciate is a well-decorated space. It can lift your mood, capture your attention, and in some cases even inspire you. For... Read more

    Posted on 02 September 2018 BOOKS
  • Closed Casket

    Closed Casket

    When I first heard that Poirot (Christie's iconic detective) was going to be revived in a series of mysteries penned by Sophie Hannah, I was over the moon with... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2018 BOOKS
  • How Plastic Bags Harm the Environment

    For years now many countries have been trying to find a solution to the plastic bag menace surrounding the environment. With some countries banning the use of... Read more

    Posted on 30 August 2018 BOOKS
  • It’s My Girlfriend’s Wedding

    It’s Girlfriend’s Wedding

    I have been simply drowning in work the past couple of weeks, and no let up in sight. Not till October at least. Le sigh! In terms of entertainment, all I can... Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2018 BOOKS
  • Navroz Bhonu Thali at Soda Bottle Openerwala

    S oda Bottle Opener Wala does not need any introduction. It is probably the best place in Bangalore for authentic Parsi and Irani cuisine. It also has various... Read more

    Posted on 20 August 2018 BOOKS
  • Sunday Drunch at Bar Bar

    Sunday Drunch

    There is a cool new gastronomic term in town. Brunch is passé now, we all now meet up for a drunch (drinking over lunch). And one of the most happening places t... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2018 BOOKS
  • The Woman in the Window

    Yet another thriller coming on the heels of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, and so many countless others. Even the title of the book - The Woman in the... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2018 BOOKS