I am a woman in my twenties in the medical field. I am Indian, but was born and raised in the U.S. I enjoy reading, writing, traveling, as well as good food and good wine!
I am interested in making this a website where I can showcase artwork, songs, poems, photos, books, and movies by other people to help them to get feedback and exposure. I also hope that this is a place that I will be able to share some of my work and get your ideas on how I can improve.

If you are interested in having your work featured on my blog, please email me at chaitime212@gmail.com. If you have any suggestions for me on how I can improve this blog, please let me know.

In terms of providing feedback, please be positive! I want this to be a place where people feel comfortable sharing their work.

Book Review Policies:

I am open to receiving solicited Advance Reading Copies and Review Copies of Books. 

will not review the following:  
  • Books with explicit sexual content.
  • Otherwise offensive content (no rape, abuse, torture in explicit detail). 
  • Excessively long books (maximum: 350 pages)
  • Foreign language books (I am sadly, only proficient in English. However, I can understand some Hindi. I am also fine with a book with some terms in another language, as long as a glossary is provided).
These are pretty firm guidelines, especially with regards to explicit content, so please don't request a review if your book contains such content in detail. Now, I understand that in certain genres, obviously some of this content will be present (i.e. history, war, and so on). I am alright with some mention of such content. I am not okay with long drawn-out explicit scenes. 

I reviewed the novel Rani of Rampur by Suneeta Misra, and have been hired as the author's publicist. In this vein, I would like to request that authors who contact me for a review, would consider a review swap, to help this new author get her name out there. She also has written a short story, Of King & Queens, if you are interested in a review swap, but do not have the time to devote to a full-length novel. 

As a (medical) resident, I cannot promise to agree to every review request. It also may take me some time to get back to you. If you do not hear from me within 4-6 weeks, please assume that I am unable to accept your request/offer. My review copy preference is for e-books, followed by print copies. I have an iPad, so I can review your books on Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, GoodReads, SmashWords, etc. Once I accept your request, I will read your book and review it. The time it will take to review your book depends on the length and my schedule, but should not take more than 2-3 weeks. I will give it a rating between 1-5 stars, as well as a review that I will post on my blog and on Amazon. I will showcase interviews and feature your books on my page. I can also sponsor book giveaways on my blog. At this time I am only accepting 2 books per month. 

Disclaimer: I cannot 100% guarantee reviews, depending on the number of books ahead of you in the queue. I also cannot guarantee 100% positive reviews. My aim is to provide an unbiased, honest review of each book I read, but I will always be kind and respectful. I also reserve the right to refuse to review any book, if I so choose.  If you would like to post my review elsewhere (amazon, goodreads, etc.), please feel free, but you must provide a link to this blog. 

Other Works: 
Please feel free to submit any artwork, photos, music, films, poems, etc. that you would like me to feature on the blog. Please include a short paragraph about yourself.


  1. Hi! I saw your post over at We ♥ YA Books and checked this out! I'm a beginning blogger too! :} Mine's at bookfestsinbed! I haven't reviewed as much books (I've posted just one review, but I'm reading something as of the moment :>), but I'd love it if we could be friends :>

    1. OMG YOU DID? WHERE I DIDN'T SEE IT. /fails horribly

  2. I can't remember which post it was on haha, it was one of your reviews. Anyway what I basically wanted to say hello, I love your blog, and to tell you that I followed you. Also if you want to exchange book recommendations or chat about anything, send me a message :) Nice to meet you!

  3. we can also exchange interviews or something to get some more followers :)

    1. OMG OMG OMG. /scans blog

      No, I think it wasn't published! ;{

      Nice to meet you too! >:D<

      Yes, I found that you did follow me! :} Thank you! I was wondering though. How to follow you? *u*

      I love your blog too! I have so much to share with you, and I like the thought of exchanging interviews! I haven't much followers (yet) though :o

      I'd love to chat! <3 I have some meme ideas, would you like to co-host it with me? *u*

    2. There's a google friend connect button on the right side of my blog page -- click that to follow me :) I would love to co-host, let me know! I think I need more followers first though haha I'm working on it.