665 ratings (3.91 avg)
619 reviews

#9 top reviewers
#8 best reviewers


Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Shalini.

Shalini’s Recent Updates

Shalini rated a book liked it
The Woman at 46 Heath Street by Lesley Sanderson
Rate this book
Clear rating
A structure of brick and mortar can raise so much passion in a person when it is the only home she has ever known. This book is proof of that as Ella loved living in 46 Heath Street. Orphaned at a young age, rejected by her mother, thrown into foster ...more
Shalini made a comment on her review of Little Darlings
Little Darlings by Melanie Golding
" Michelle wrote: "Wonderful review, Shalini! I loved this one too. 💖"

Aww thank you so much... I want to read more such creepy thrillers based on dark f
...more "
Shalini made a comment in the group Editors and WritersLooking for an editor topic
" J.M. wrote: "Hidden it’s about 153 pages so I am not sure on the maths how much that end up costing with being charged per word"

I have sent you a mail
...more "
Shalini made a comment on her review of The Side Job
The Side Job by Don Lubov
" Stanley wrote: "HA! I've been caught reading some I would not have. Hate to leave less than a 3 star rating, altho I've been known to. The one I'm rea ...more "
Shalini made a comment on her review of My Daughter's Secret
My Daughter's Secret by Nicole Trope
" Stanley wrote: "Suicide of a son or daughter? Not one I could read."

I understand and this is probably not for you, it has an icky relationship
Shalini is now following Hannah Court's reviews
Shalini rated a book it was amazing
Little Darlings by Melanie Golding
Little Darlings
by Melanie Golding (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
This book is one of the creepiest ones I have read in recent times and I loved it. Lauren, after the birth of twins and going through post partum hemorrhage, was both exhausted and overwhelmed. Her husband Patrick pretended to support her, at least i ...more
Shalini rated a book really liked it
A Summer of New Beginnings by Lisa Hobman
Rate this book
Clear rating
This was more like the summer of sweet beginnings of love and happiness. Zara is in a relationship with Josh and has been told by her boss to cycle down the NC500 in Scotland and come up with an excellent travel article about her experiences. She mee ...more
Shalini rated a book really liked it
Blueberry Pancakes by Anton Lee Richards
Rate this book
Clear rating
The first thing that came to my mind after reading this book was - Aww, a sweet fun read. The story was simple, the book talked about the trials and tribulations of a gay songwriter Duncan in his dating life and his career.

An IT professional by day
Shalini and 2 other people liked Aross's review of Our Little Lies:
Our Little Lies by Sue Watson
"This book was painful to get through. The entire first half focused on the husband berating his wife, and she just tries to cook and clean more so that he will be nicer (it doesn’t work). The book picked up in the second half but then again revert..." Read more of this review »
More of Shalini's books…
Rebecca McNutt
“You don't have to be invisible to disappear.”
Rebecca McNutt

Ernest Hemingway
“Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“It is better to be in chains with friends
than to be in a garden with strangers.”
Persian Proverb

Zari L. Ballard
“A narcissist never has your back.”
Zari L. Ballard, When Love Is a Lie - Narcissistic Partners & the Pathological Relationship Agenda

“To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten- the secrets of married women by Carol Mason”

50920 Beta Reader Group — 14712 members — last activity 2 hours, 35 min ago
A place to connect writers with Beta readers. Sometimes writers get so involved in the plot they can't see the wood for the trees. Hang on a sec'--tha ...more
52389 Editors and Writers — 2109 members — last activity 8 hours, 24 min ago
Are you a writer looking for an editor or proofreader? Are you an editor looking for publishing experience? This is the place to make contact.
722804 The Traveling Book Bloggers — 57 members — last activity Feb 24, 2019 05:26AM
The Traveling Book Bloggers is a group hosted by Brenda and Norma from the Traveling Sisters and Friends. The group is to connect book bloggers and re ...more
817630 Dragons & Tea Book Club — 2297 members — last activity 13 hours, 53 min ago
Come buddy read a book a month with Melanie & Amy! 🐉☕ We are really going to focus on marginalized voices, preferably ownvoices, and boosting marginal ...more
88854 The Circle: for readers/beta readers/critiques/reviews/free reads — 1648 members — last activity 15 hours, 42 min ago
A circle of people preparing to publish their next/first book. Looking for beta readers? A critiquing partner? A review? Just looking for a free read? ...more
More of Shalini’s groups…
Yyib badge
Tam_ th...
1,490 books | 829 friends

1,576 books | 659 friends

1,518 books | 3,173 friends

Srimal ...
110 books | 181 friends

1,001 books | 456 friends

Avian S...
384 books | 355 friends

624 books | 3,413 friends

261 books | 242 friends

More friends…
Academic Curveball by James J. Cudney
Best Cozy Mystery Series
1,801 books — 1,948 voters
Academic Curveball by James J. Cudney
First books of some good cozy series
539 books — 643 voters


Polls voted on by Shalini

Lists liked by Shalini