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Book reviews: Forty rules of love, The

Book reviews: Forty rules of love, The

Do you ever feel so disappointed in yourself when you don't fall in love with a book? I did as I read The Forty rules of love. When I was in a reading slump a while ago, a friend of mine nudged (read as: pushed) me towards this one as this was one of her favorite...

Book review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Book review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Once in a while we read a book that will make you excited and some might even make you cry. While The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society made me feel me both, the one feeling that I can associate with it more than the above is warm fuzzy. I can remember the...

Book review: I’m not from Around Here

Book review: I’m not from Around Here

Y'all by now should know that I have a weakness for World War II stories. My curiosity towards Holocaust and the tragedies related to that has lead me to some good books and several hours of random history lessons on the Internet. And I was offered by Ishai Kalinovsky...

Chess Story by Stefan Zweig: A Book Review

Chess Story by Stefan Zweig: A Book Review

Between the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, I suffered through what I refer as 'the longest reading slump' period, for about three months. I tried everything to get over it, as any book lover would do, from trying to read different books to read in other...

Book review: Harappa – Curse of the Blood River

Book review: Harappa – Curse of the Blood River

I am known to be avoiding the fantasy genre for a while, these days. The number of blood sucking vampires and werewolves and dragons have gone too many on my ARCs shelves that I even have lost count of them. So when I was approached for the review of Harappa - Curse...

Book Review: The book thief

Book Review: The book thief

I had been hearing rad reviews about The Book Thief for a while now from everywhere, thanks to its movie namesake. I knew I would like it, as it has been repeatedly suggested by like minded friends as well, but was holding back from jumping into for want of time....

Book review: I am Ella. Buy Me

Book review: I am Ella. Buy Me

What would you do when nothing goes right in your life? What would you to keep your finance trouble at bay? No, I am not talking about my own life, but the life of Ella from the book I am Ella. Buy Me. Book: I am Ella. Buy Me Author: Joan Ellis Genre: Fiction -...

Book Review: The God Of Small Things

Book Review: The God Of Small Things

Here is my long pending review on The God of Small Things. Though I was a little skeptical through the first few pages, the description of the story through the eyes of children got me all geared up. Title: The God of Small Things Author: Arundhati Roy Genre: Fiction...