Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a guest post by Manik Bal, author of Brothers Sen Gogh, a fiction novel revolving around two brothers, and Whiskey and Suicide and Other Stories, a slice of life story about Indian middle class families. Title: Brothers Sen Gogh Author: Manik Bal Publisher: Nivant Publishing Publication date: February 26, 2021 Genre: Fiction This … Continue reading Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Book Review: Kiss of Salt by Smita Bhattacharya

Title: Kiss of Salt (Darya Nandkarni's Misadventures #1) Author: Smita Bhattacharya Publisher: Rumour Books India Publication date: July 30, 2019 Genre: Mystery One Sentence Summary: Darya is in Goa to go through her late uncle's effects, but it quickly becomes clear there's more to his death than meets the eye. While I've been trying to cut down on the number of … Continue reading Book Review: Kiss of Salt by Smita Bhattacharya

Book Review: Awkward by Gurpreet Kaur

Title: Awkward Author: Gurpreet Kaur Publisher: Self-published Publication date: June 13, 2020 Genre: YA, Fiction Summary: Awkward is just a normal teen in India. Except she's really awkward. And makes every situation she's in awkward. I'm not really a YA reader, but, when the author contacted me for a review and mentioned it was a comedy with plenty of awkwardness, … Continue reading Book Review: Awkward by Gurpreet Kaur