Nowadays, for every book I read, I check out my fellow book bloggers who might have reviewed them. This is because, once you get the taste and preferences of a certain reviewer, you can make out if the book is for you or not. It is unfair to name only one blogger whose recommendations I follow. Let me put in three bloggers whose reviews and recommendations have made me pick up books even without reading the blurb.
My favourite reviews are by Sudha G(@sudhagee) from thatandthisinmumbai.wordpress.com. I know her through her blog and Instagram account. She writes book reviews but she is not just a book blogger. She writes about a wide variety of things like places she visits with very well-researched historical backgrounds. I love her writing style. Her Instagram account (sudhageee) is an extension of the blog, yet has its own individuality. She runs weekly series in them based on a topic. Recently, she did a series on Mahabharat. This great mythological poem has been written with different takes, perspectives by authors since time immemorial. Similarly, she had done a series on Ramayana, Mumbai and its art deco architecture, Mumbai buildings. Continue reading