Book Reviews

Book Review – Jukebox

…– Kurious Kind Media Pvt. Ltd. ISBN – 978-93-858543-3-0   Book Review– Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? –Henry Ward Beecher There was a time when I could not be trusted with a credit card in a bookstore :). A visit to the mall always ended up with me spending big chunks of time and money on browsing through, and buying, lots and lots of books. Now I can’t be trusted with a credit card and a fast internet connecti…

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Book Review – The Face At The Window

…March 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 9381506787 ISBN-13: 978-9381506783 Book Review: Let me begin my review with this heartfelt emotion, fearful regret. I rue the day I decided to read ‘The face at the window’ by Kiran Manral. Why? Because I am terrified of being alone at home, a place I felt perfectly safe in, until now :). Thank God we have box beds; there is no chance of someone hiding under my bed to grab my ankles and pull me down. I gave…

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Book Review – The Doodler of Dimashq

BOOK REVIEW Book – The Doodler of Dimashq Author – Kirthi Jayakumar Publisher – Readomania ISBN – 978-93-858544-4-6 Pages – 201                         A doodle is like life. Random. When you finish the entire picture, you can’t pull one out without pulling all of it along – Kirthi Jayakumar The book starts with a doodle and ends with one. There is a s…

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Book Review -My Book Of Poems – A Patchwork Quilt

Welcome to my blog. Letter of the day at #AtoZChallenge Dear readers, I write this post from cloud nine, for my wonderful mentor and guide, Mrs Kanwal Bedi, is the chief guest writer here at my blog today. The charismatic and charming Mrs. Bedi was instrumental in my journey into the field of creative writing. It was with her encouragement and support that I first dared to venture into this field, by conducting my first-ever classes in creative w…

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A Heady Book Meet – The Womb of Brahma

This slideshow requires JavaScript.   Book Title :The Womb of Brahma Author : Dr Mithin Aachi Publisher: Darpan – An imprint of Prism Books Pvt Ltd (2016) ISBN-10: 8172869738 ISBN-13: 978-8172869731 This book is a mesmerizing journey into space and back with many precarious twists and turns along the way. It comprises of an amalgamation of facts from Indian mythology, astrophysics, history, philosophy, spirituality and nuggets of infor…

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Book Club Meet at the National Gandhi Museum

An Autobiography or The Story of my Experiments with Truth A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy. ~Edward P. Morgan BOOK : An Autobiography or The Story of my Experiments with Truth AUTHOR: Mohandas K.Gandhi VENUE : National Gan…

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Book Review – The Angel’s Share

BOOK REVIEW Title: The Angel’s Share Author: Satyajit Sarna Publisher: HarperCollins ISBN No: 9350293331, 9789350293331, 978-9350293331 Price: INR 250/- (Paperback) Book Blurb: Zorawar Chauhan lives two lives. In one, he has the big money corporate law job he used to dream of. To the young lawyer, the world tenders an endless promise of wealth and privilege. In the other life- the one in his head- he is haunted by the ghosts of a past from…

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Book Review – Miracle

Book Review Title – Miracle (Poetry book) Author- Aabha Vatsa Midha Publisher – Authorspress Miracle, by Aabha Vatsa Midha is a great collection of poems that deal with various issues in our everyday lives and society. As the title suggests, this fascinating book is primarily about the marvels of life. The various poems in this book describe emotional attachment between friends, lovers and also humans and God in a very simple and hon…

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Book Review – The Dove’s Lament

…d is the author of two books, Stories of Hope and The Dove’s Lament. Book Review– Book Title: The Dove’s Lament Author : Kirthi Jayakumar Publisher: Readomania Language: English ISBN-10: 8192997561 ISBN-13: 978-8192997568 After reading the first story from The Dove’s Lament, I was convinced I couldn’t read any more of these heartbreaking stories. I cried myself to sleep that night and woke up thinking about the protagonist of the first story…

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A Day in a Reader’s Life

A Day in a Reader’s Life #writebravely Day 4 of the Write Tribe Festival of Words #6 and the prompt: Feature a day in your life or someone else’s life. I loved this prompt and again added my twist to the same 🙂 I am sharing a day in a reader’s life. I spent a big part of my day at the book meet organized by our book club. Each member had 7 to 10 minutes to discuss the book she picked. In order to keep the session interesting and cheer…

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Nostalgic Book Meet

Hello and welcome to our ‘Nostalgic Book Meet’. I was the friendly moderator for the event who made sure the readers discussed their chosen books within the allotted time of five minutes each. The book-lovers attending this epic book meet had a lot to say about their favorite books and shared their views eloquently. NOSTALGIA – ‘a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past’. When I heard about our theme for the book…

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Book Review – The Calling

Book Title: The Calling Author: Priya Kumar Paperback: 166 pages Publisher: Books That Inspire; 1st Edition (2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 935258970X ISBN-13: 978-9352589708   About the book- The Calling is a spiritual adventure. It is an encounter with the truth, the wisdom and the force that is innate to us all. At the brink of a divorce and personal breakdown, Arjun took a trip into the heart of the Himalayas, on the insistence of a s…

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Book Review- Where Even the Present is Ancient: Benaras

BOOK REVIEW– Where Even the Present is Ancient: Benaras By Maitreyee B Chowdhury Editor: Surojit Mohan Gupta Genre: Poetry Sub-genre: Lyrical Poetry Back Cover Blurb Where Even the Present is Ancient: Benaras is a book that seeks to tell the little stories that make us who we are. The author believes that Benaras resides in all of us Indians, in some beautiful often unknown way. The author is the Sutradhar, in that she attempts to connect an Indi…

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Book Review – The Woman Who Saw the Future

…Sharma Publisher – Readomania Pages – 272 ISBN -9789385854552 Book Review Was Sapna Vaid gifted or cursed? Girls her age dream of Sidharth Malhotra, Ranbir Kapoor, Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, etc. A college going girl, happy and carefree, with a friend, Saahil, who is more than a friend, Sapna should have been happy. But she was destined for other things. She could see the future. This power was given to her unasked. The trauma this li…