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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.
Book-Review---Rainbow---the-shades-of-love
Rainbow – the shades of love is the story of Yuvraj aka Yuvi, who is portrayed as a compulsive flirt with a long past of short-term relationships. Yuvi is living in a PG with a group of friends (who knows only two things–drinking and perving). Early in the story Yuvi develops feelings for a girl named Simran living in the house right in front of the PG.
Book-Review---Rainbow---the-shades-of-love
Rainbow – the shades of love is the story of Yuvraj aka Yuvi, who is portrayed as a compulsive flirt with a long past of short-term relationships. Yuvi is living in a PG with a group of friends (who knows only two things–drinking and perving). Early in the story Yuvi develops feelings for a girl named Simran living in the house right in front of the PG.
Book Review - The Fault In Our Stars
I would like to award this book with four stars out of five. The topic chosen by the author is a critical topic that can only be dealt with care and compassion. The story is about Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters, both victims of different kinds of cancers. The main story starts off when Hazel Grace finds a blue-eyed boy staring her throughout a Cancer Support group in the literal heart of Jesus.
Book Review: Scion of Ikshvaku
There is hardly anyone who isn’t familiar with Ramayana. There have been several TV series directly or indirectly based upon the same epic storyline, and as a book too this isn’t the first effort (of course the Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharit manasa were the original ones).
Listening For Well-Being
Listening For Well-Being is great book by Arun Maira, emphasizing on the true potential on listening to solve all sorts of problems. The language and style is simple, yet fun at times, and authoritative at other times. Pace is great as well. Researched well. Totally recommended!
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.
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...
Invisible Ties - Nadya A.R.
Invisible ties by Nadya A.R. is the story of Noor and her struggles in rediscovering herself. The book has received great ratings and reviews including some highly-encouraging words from renowned people. And, as soon as you turn a few pages you’ll understand why. The words are visible. The descriptions of the settings and people and everything else is so picturesque that you immediately drown in its magic.
The Demon Hunter of Chottanikkara: A Supernatural Thriller
The Demon Hunter of Chottanikkara' takes place in Chottanikkara, a small village in Kerala, that is haunted by all kinds of demon. The author uses a simple, yet a fluent language. The buildup of characters was excellent. I would recommend the book to all the fantasy book lovers, who are also interested in stories based on Indian Mythology.