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Meha Razdan is a British Indian writer from all over the world, based in Los Angeles. In 2020, she graduated with BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford, where she also served as Deputy Editor of the Cherwell Newspaper. She is now studying Copywriting at the Miami Ad School. She is currently Head of Nonfiction for The Teeming Mass, a National Contributing Writer for HerCampus, and a blogger, journalist, and reviewer.
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Heady, smart, and vicious, These Violent Delights strikes every note with precision, layering romance and politics into a roaring 20s Shanghai of both monsters and monstrous imperialism
A graphic I made to promote author Chloe Gong's upcoming debut novel, "These Violent Delights." It received high levels of engagement, particularly on being noticed and shared by both the author and her agent.
Content Warning: This article discusses Mental Health, Depression, and Suicidal Ideation. Readers should proceed with caution. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's hotly-anticipated interview with Oprah was always going to be an event for the ages. The couple's fans and detractors alike were chomping at bits and foaming at mouths respectively, the anticipation rivalling that of sports fans ahead of the World Cup or the Superbowl.
Since it's been something of a transformative year for my reading, and also because this is my blog and I do what I want, this won't be a straightforward "Best and Worst Reads." Instead, I want to reflect not just on what I read, but on how I read.
In the last year or so, but specifically the last six months, a genre I've found myself reading more than ever before is romance. Despite my plethora of 'ships', it wasn't a genre I knew much about, but I've taken to it with a vengeance.
Rating: 3 out of 5. After pandemic-related delays, Disney's live action remake of 1998's Mulan hit streaming services, and since I've been anticipating it ever since the initial teaser trailer dropped, I watched it ASAP. I want to be able to open with a pithy summary of my thoughts, but the best I can do is that they are...
As those of you who follow me on Twitter or Instagram may know, there's nothing I love so much as fairytales. Folklore, legends, myths, fairy stories - all of these are my bread and butter. I did a special paper and a dissertation on them in my final year of University because I couldn't get enough of them.
When I came across the description for Malavika Kannan's debut, The Bookweaver's Daughter, requesting an ARC was a no-brainer for me. Described as a YA fantasy inspired by the mythology of India, it called out to my love of the genre and my constant search for Indian representation in literature.
★★ The thing with marketing a novel as a retelling is that you're inviting comparisons to the source material. In the case of successful retellings, this is a great thing -- books that can get to the heart of their inspiration and reinvent them are bound to delight readers who are fans of the original...
★★★★★ R.F. Kuang had a tall order on her hands when it came to the task of writing the hotly anticipated conclusion to The Poppy War trilogy -- both its predecessors met with rave reviews and drummed up a passionate fanbase; the consensus was already that Kuang's second book, The Dragon Republic blew the already...