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Book Review: The Monk (Akshay Shroff)

Book Review: The Monk (Akshay Shroff)

Title: The Monk Author: Akshay Shroff Genre: Crime Thriller Publisher: Gargi Publishers Chapters: 14 Pages: 217 Price: INR 195.00 ISBN: 978-93-84382-16-2 Rating: 5.0/5.0   Book Review The Monk is a story of a young boy Lakshay Gaitonde, a wannabe cricketer, who loses his father at an early age. Deeply touched with the incident, his tender mindset goes through a traumatic transformation which prompts him to bid adieu to his dream of sportsmanship. The story of the fiction has been beautifully yarned in the backdrop of serial bomb blasts that…

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Book Review: The Justified Sin (Harpreet Makkar)

Book Review: The Justified Sin (Harpreet Makkar)

Title: The Justified Sin Author: Harpreet Makkar Genre: Fiction Publisher: Petals Publishers Chapters: 26 Pages: 200 Price: INR 150.00 ISBN: 978-93-85385-00-1 Rating: 3.5/5.0   Book Review The Justified Sin is the debutant novel penned down by engineer turned author Harpreet Makkar hailing from Ludhiana, Punjab. The title and the book cover are definitely appealing as it arouses reader’s interest. The due reasons are enough that proffers a niche into reader’s bookshelf. But, someone has rightly said that book should not be judged by its cover. Though, this is…

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Book Review: Hidden Husband (Shikha Kaul)

Book Review: Hidden Husband (Shikha Kaul)

Title: Hidden Husband Author: Shikha Kaul Genre: Fiction/Contemporary Publisher: Gargi Publishers Chapters: NA Pages: 239 Price: INR 195.00 ISBN: 978-93-84382-07-0 Rating: 4.0/5.0 Book Review I would always tell him, “The earth is round. If you stand at the South Pole, it doesn’t mean you are upside down, neither are you on top of the world at the North Pole. You will still remain the same and the earth treats you no differently. So stay grounded. Your places can change, and so can time.” The above paragraph is…

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Book Review: Ready Steady Exit (P C Balasubramanian)

Book Review: Ready Steady Exit (P C Balasubramanian)

Title: Ready Steady Exit Author: P. C. Balasubramanian Genre: Fiction/Contemporary Publisher: Srishti Publishers & Distributors Chapters: NA Pages: 172 Price: INR 120.00 ISBN: 978-93-82665-40-3 Rating: 4.0/5.0 Book Review This is no doubt a mini fiction carved by P.C. Balasubramanian a Chartered Accountant by profession hailing from Chennai. The title itself reveals the entire story line of the book, yet the author has well tried to put the literary elements into an overall commercial epic turning it into a good read. The book is perfect to enjoy for a…

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Book Review: Child/God (Ketan Bhagat)

Book Review: Child/God (Ketan Bhagat)

Title: Child/God Author: Ketan Bhagat Genre: Fiction/Contemporary Publisher: Rumor Books India Chapters: 74 Pages: 351 Price: INR 299.00 ISBN: 978-81-92953-24-3 Rating: 5.0/5.0 Book Review The moment I heard about this book “Child/God” the first impression that I portrayed in my mind was a book about the relationship between a child and father. An imaginary series of events lined-up in my nerves about the ways of raising a child and revering the pristine soul like a God. I had prefixed it as the only subject and concern of…

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Book Review: The Recession Groom (Vani Kaushal)

Book Review: The Recession Groom (Vani Kaushal)

Title: The Recession Groom Author: Vani Kaushal Genre: Fiction Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd. Chapters: Chapters Not Mentioned Pages: 295 Price: INR 299.00 ISBN: 978-93-84226-58-9 Rating: 4.0/5.0 Book Review The Recession Groom is the debut fiction by Vani Kaushal, a young and charming face from the most beautiful cosmopolitan city in northern India – Chandigarh. The plot of the fiction epoch the quest of the lead character of the story Parshuraman Joshi, 27 Single Hindu Brahmin, who is suitably employed in Toronto, Canada. He becomes a victim and…

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Book Review: The Rozabal Line (Ashwin Sanghi)

Book Review: The Rozabal Line (Ashwin Sanghi)

Title: The Rozabal Line Author: Ashwin Sanghi Genre: Theological Thriller, Mystery Fiction, Historical Fiction Publisher: Westland Ltd. Chapters: 31 Pages: 346 Price: INR 250.00 ISBN: 978-93-81626-82-5 Rating: 5.0/5.0 Book Review The Rozabal Line, you may call it a Theological Fiction, Historical Fiction or Mythological Fiction and ultimately it is a thriller that will stream down a chill through your spine. Albeit, the fiction was released in 2008, I would comment it as my misfortune that I read the splendid work this year. The author is not to…

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Book Review: She Broke Up I Didn’t (Durjoy Dutta)

Book Review: She Broke Up I Didn’t (Durjoy Dutta)

The story starts with a twist in their career of the two protagonists Deb and Avantika when the duo kick off their jobs and take admission in MDI, a top notch management institution in Gurgaon. One thing which I felt that why the book acclaimed potential to drag the attention of youth. Right from the beginning i.e. from chapter one; it arouses reader’s sensation with the act of love making in the hostel room.

Book Review: Fantastic 40 (Reetwika Banerjee)

Book Review: Fantastic 40 (Reetwika Banerjee)

Title: Fantastic 40 Author: Reetwika Banerjee Genre: Short Stories Publisher: All About Books Global Chapters: NA Pages: 128 Price: INR 240.00 ISBN: 978-81-92569-08-6 Rating: 4.0/5.0   Book Review It’s a great endeavor for a reader, as well as for the author, when he reaches to the last page of the story or fiction and sighs with a sense of satisfaction. Finishing a novel at times looks as evading the battle ground or like lived altogether a different life and coming back to the present. Reading offers…

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