March 04, 2016

March Theme and TBRs

Hello there Readers!

It's a new month, and it's time for us to reveal the theme and book in spotlight,

In case you're new, Fictional Fortress hosts monthly theme based read-a-longs and every month we choose a book in spotlight, usually an Indian author to promote the under-rated gem that Indian Literature is. At the end of the month, we host virtual book discussions for which you can sign up when the announcement is put up on our Instagram.

This March we're going to read books by Woman Writers in the view of Woman's Day on 8th.
Any genre, any number of books, as long as it's written by a woman, we'll allow it ;)

Book-In-Spotlight for March is The Lowland by the celebrated Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri. This book was short-listed for a number of awards including Man Booker prize in 2013.
If you've heard of this book and never found the chance to pick it up, now is the time. And if you haven't heard of this author/book, google people, google right now and add this book to your TBR!

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Here's the book trailer if you'd like a peek:

We really hope you join us this month, here are some of our TBRs and current reads for March, if you have any recommendations or if you'd like to share your reads, use the hashtag #ficfortressreads on social medias to stay connected with us (and get featured mayybe)


"The ambitious #MarchTBR.
I've planned to read these six books this month. As you can see they are from different genres but written by female authors. This is part of the #ficfortressreads #readathon that they host every month and this month they are reading books by female authors." ~
 Pologeebee on Instagram


"My tbr for #ficfortressreadsMarch theme which is books written by female authors on account of women's day2016" ~ Nidhi Ajay on Instagram.

"I have never read any book written by Cassandra Clare. So I started reading Clockwork Angel and holy mother of cow this book is amazing 😍 only a few hundred pages left now." ~ Arzoo Naqvi on Instagram.

"I usually don't do TBRs, but here's one for the Fictional Fortress March Readalong, books by woman authors. I'll keep adding books as I go about, provided I finish these in time 🙈" ~ Shonazee, Of Ink And Pages on Facebook.

"Despite a busy month, I plan to read more from Women writers but to start off with I'll be reading these three gems. All three authors are celebrated, and it feels great to finally read some of their works." - Nivedita, The Book Loving Nerd

" I'm re reading Cassandra Clare's books as Lady Midnight is releasing soon. I also decided to read the two classics; Jane Austen's The Beautiful Cassandra and Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market. 😀" ~ Varsha on Instagram

What are you reading this March?

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