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Book Review – Gone Girl

Book Review – Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn . Book Title :Gone Girl Author :Gillian Flynn The Book in brief Five years into his marriage, Nick Dunne finds himself embroiled in a murder investigation. The victim is his beautiful and amazing wife, Amy. The needle of suspicion points at the husband when his wife disappears on their wedding anniversary; especially after her incriminating personal diary is found hidden in a nook. The whole town…

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Book Review – Social Potpourri – An Anthology II

Book Review of Social Potpourri – An Anthology II Title: Social Potpourri – An Anthology II Authors: Arvind Passey, Bushra Alvi, Dayeeta, Deviyani Pathak, Dr Roshan Radhakrishnan, Joslyne Decker, Meenakshi M Singh, Namrata, Nupur Govila, Prachi Priyanka, Priscilla Prerna Rai, Rishabh Malik, Ron Reed, Sukhvinder Kaur, Sulekha Rawat, Tapas Mukherjee, Willow Rose Publishing Facilitation:AuthorsUpFront ISBN No:9789384439064 Price: INR…

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Book Review – And So Can You

And So Can You.   People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt. ~Seneca When you go to your doctor for a consultation and hand over your medical file to her/him, don’t you feel relieved? I do! I am of the opinion that whatever ails me will be diagnosed and then treated by the kind, capable and efficient doctor. Doctors need to keep this in mind while treating their patients. I am speaking from my…

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Book Review : Love Has its Various Ways

Book Review Title – Love has its Various Ways Author – Divya Kapoor Publisher – Balboa Press (A division of Hay house) ISBN: 978-1-5043-6017-3 (sc) ISBN: 978-1-5043-6018-0 (e) About the Author Divya Kapoor is a traveler, journalist, teacher, translator, life coach and a tarot reader. Kapoor was studying mass communications during her first year when she started learning tarot and reiki. Kapoor believes life can be termed as “mystery” and…

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Book Review – All Aboard!

Book Title :All Aboard Author :Kiran Manral Publisher : Penguin Books India About The Book- When Rhea Khanna is dumped by her boyfriend of four years just days before her marriage, the only thing she wants to do is to get out of the city to clear her head. The opportunity presents itself immediately when her aunt, a retired school headmistress, invites her aboard a Mediterranean cruise. As Rhea struggles to cope with her grief of being dumped…

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Book Review – Open-eyed Meditations

Book – Open- eyed Meditations Author – Shubha Vilas   Book Review– ‘Open-eyed Meditations is a collection of thoughts about various aspects of life that is purely inspired by observing the world through the lenses of Vedic epics.’- ShubhaVilas This is a book of lessons for LIFE MANAGEMENT. It’s divided into 64 interesting and informative chapters with a summary at the end of each chapter. The author talks about our everyday problems and…

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Book review – Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Book Title – Eat Pray Love Author – Elizabeth Gilbert Publisher – Bloomsbury   Book review – Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert It is being touted as ‘One woman’s search for everything.’ Eat Pray Love is the story of the writer’s journey to self discovery and inner peace, her tale of three cities and her experiences there. What an amazing trip she was on! I would love to go on this kind of adventurous…

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Book Review – False Ceilings

FALSE CEILINGS Book Title: False Ceilings Author : Amit Sharma Publisher: LiFi Publications Pvt Ltd (1 January 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 9382536892 ISBN-13: 978-9382536895 About The Book- Born in the lush mountains of Dalhousie, Shakuntala is a pampered child of a wealthy builder. On her wedding night in 1946, she is gifted a secret to use wisely when the time comes. From the green valleys of Dalhousie to a village in Punjab reeling…

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Book Review – The Guardian Angels

Book Review – The Guardian Angels by Rohit Gore Title: The Guardian Angels Author: Rohit Gore Publisher: Grapevine India Publication: 2013 What happens when you meet your other half early in life and form an unbreakable emotional bond, which strengthens despite the differences in your financial status, ideologies and emotional makeup? What turns does life take and how do you deal with the ups and downs along the way? The story begins…

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Book Review – Private India

Book Details Title : Private India Author : Ashwin Sanghi & James Patterson Publishers : Arrow Books Genre : Fiction ( Crime Thriller) ISBN: 978-0-099-58639-5 Number of Pages: 470   About the book In Mumbai, seemingly unconnected people are dying, strangled in a chilling ritual and with strange objects carefully arranged with the corpses. For Santosh Wagh, Head of Private India, The Mumbai branch of the world’s finest investigation…

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Book Review – Panther

Book Title : Panther Author : Chhimi Tenduf-La Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Harper Collins India; 1 edition (28 July 2015) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-9351772200   About The Book- ‘I see you. Legs like toothpicks, body and face all ribs and cheekbones. And that hair. Come on, what is it? Like friggin’ barbed wire. I see you with a hand-me-down cracked bat creaming a leather ball, in a sock, hanging from the branch of a mango…

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Book Review – EM and the big HOOM

  Book Title: EM and the big HOOM Author : Jerry Pinto Publisher: Aleph Book Company Language: English ISBN : 978-93-82277-31-6   BOOK REVIEW: A few pages into Jerry Pinto’s, Em and the Big Hoom, a tap opened inside of my soul. The dripping jet black liquid was similar to the one flowing from the faucet of Em’s disturbed and fragmented mind. The imagery this book evoked in my head turned me into an insomniac for a few days. Whenever…

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Book Review – The Amazing Racist

Book Review Title : The Amazing Racist Author: Chhimi Tenduf La Language: English Length: 240 pages Publisher: Hachette India ISBN No : 9789350099124 Price : INR 399/- (Paperback) ‘Curry for breakfast was a bad idea. I burped up cumin… ’Its opening lines set the tone of the book, the witty narration led me to believe that The Amazing Racist would be a hilarious story. But the blurb drew my attention to the multiple layers to this tale; Thilak…

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Book Review and Author Interview – Collection of Chaos by Tikuli

Collection of Chaos by Tikuli Blurb: (From the foreword by Kris Saknussemm) As with all the poets I most admire, words are living things for Tikuli. But as you will come to discover, they are never deployed for their own sake. She uses them to tell stories. The images, scenes, characters and fragments of visionary empathy that you will find in this book are all rooted in her native India-and yet they reach out far beyond national and cultural…