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Book Review - It Happens for a Reason
Author: Preeti Shenoy Edition language: English Characters: Vipasha, Aryan, Ankush, Suchi, Manav, Saurabh Published December 10th 2014 ISBN13: 9789384030742 Format: Paperback, 280 pages Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Womens fiction, chick lit It happens for a reason is a story about a girl/woman named Vipasha and her struggle through life. The book begins at the scene where Vipasha is...
Restless Waters of the Ichhamati
Restless waters of Ichhamati is the story of rural Bengal during Company rule based around Mollahati Indigo plantation. The book explores various broad aspects of life in this region, including British rule, Casteism, Zamindari system, rural life, mental makeup of rural India, religious beliefs along with some finer emotions as well like the enigma around relationships, relationships between husband and wife, father and daughter etc.
Canvas of a mind
Set in the beautiful background of Kalimpong, Canvas of a mind, by Purba Chakraborty is a quick & decent read. Refreshing with engaging & interesting plot.
The Life of Hinduism
The Life of Hinduism is a collection of essays about Hinduism written and published by different authors from different social backgrounds, and nations. I would like to recommend the book to those who would like to learn more about Hinduism. Even those who are well-versed with the concepts of Hinduism may take something or other from the book eventually.
Book review - Done with men
‘Done with Men’ is a light, short, delightful read. It is a story of travel journalist Kairavi Krishna who is dealing with a recent breakup in the background of a long past of failed relationships. In hope of diverting her attention off the breakup, her friend and flat-mate, Baani, arranges an official trip to Goa.
Moongphali
Moongphali is a great read for the kids. Refreshing stories with a heart-warming experience with the adventures. All quick reads suitable as bedtime stories for the kids. The kids are just going to love them all. Recommended for children up to 7-8 years of age.
Book review - Brida
Author: Paulo Coelho Edition language: English Characters: Brida Published March 1st 2009 by HarperTorch (first published 1990) Format: Paperback, 266 pages ISBN: 0007274459 ISBN13: 9780007274451 Genre: Romance, fantasy, spirituality, literature Brida is a young, Irish girl, who seeks spirituality and knowledge through her path of becoming a witch. On her journey she learns many things, meet many...
Hungry Gods, Book review
Author: Richa Lakhera Edition language: English Characters: Neville Valentine, Dorab Silva, Este, Ranganathan, Rathi Thackray, Kimmy White, Molly Limaye Published: Published July 15th 2018 by Rupa Publications Format: Paperback, 196  pages ISBN13: 9789353040796 Genre: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Supsense, Crime Thriller, Neo-noir Hungry Gods by Richa Lakhera is not a book but a thrilling ride into the world of glamour placed above the dark...
Book Review: Luv.net
I received the e-book from author. I am sorry but no matter how much I try I cannot provide much of a positive response. I read the book (somehow) and here is my review. Considering it was a self-published book, and first attempt at that I would start by saying that this review is not to discourage or disrespect the author.
Book Review: Racing the moon
Inspired by his father’s previous illegitimate profession, Joe Riley starts off earning his pocket money in a rough and tumble neighbourhood of Glebe. He gambles on Billycart races and sells farm fresh eggs from his uncle’s chook farm. His real struggle, however, starts when his family sends him off to St. Bartholomew’s Catholic boarding school.

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