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The Ponytailed Anti Hero- A Book Review

‘Oh! Not another book on the revenge saga’ I muttered to myself as I began reading the book, Ponytail The Love For Revenge. Pradip Chauhan proved me wrong by writing not just another tale of revenge. In fact, the protagonist in the novel, Prabuddh becomes an anti hero, you discover as you read on. Basically, …

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Reviewing the world of ‘PRIVATE INDIA’ by Ashwin Sanghi and James Patterson!

“I can feel the smooth fabric of the garrote around my neck. I grasp both ends and gently pull. Oh, yes….I can feel the compression. A little more pressure and I’m gasping for breath. I’m about to black out as I release the garrote and allow myself to breathe once again, allowing myself back from …

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A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s My Journey: A Humble Review

Book Title: My Journey – Transforming Dreams into Actions Author: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Publication: Rupa Publications Genre: Non Fiction/Autobiography Pages: 147 Price: 195 I can hear my father tell me, ‘‘I know you have to go away to grow. Does the seagull not fly across the sun, alone and without a nest? You must forego …

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Indian Quills Reading Challenge 2013

THIS IS ONE HELL OF A READING ACTIVITY, DEFINITELY A MUST: FOR ALL THOSE WANTING TO READ BUT PROCRASTINATING. FOR ALL THOSE ALREADY HEADLONG INTO READING AND REVIEWING. FOR ALL THOSE WHO LOVE TO EXPAND THEIR IMAGINATION. FOR ALL THOSE WHO LOVE A READING CHALLENGE. I know I am rather late into this kind of …

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ONCE UPON THE TRACKS OF MUMBAI : A Book Review

“I stood in the centre of the first railway track and looked in both directions. Being alone on the tracks gave me a complete sense of freedom. I never thought that the merciless Mumbai railways could in any part make me feel that way. These were the same tracks that had disturbed my sleep over the years. And now, they brought me such calmness.”

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Beaten By Bhagath! – A Tale of Two Writers: A BOOK REVIEW

“How does a failed debut – whether a first movie or a first album or a first book feel? Believe me, it is as traumatic a feeling as when your first –born is consigned to the incubator and brought out only to be taken to a final resting place.”
“Well-wishers often laud our attempts just to keep us in good humour. This harms rather than helps us in our quest for success.”
“….here’s not much difference between a fiction novel and underwear, in terms of market price….Isn’t a fiction book about the same retail price as a pair of briefs or banian?”

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Love Across The Borders: A Book Review

“Hmn…it’s a shame on us, how come an Indian boy loves a Chinese girl?”

“Yes, I saw. Insult to the Chinese community.”

So, will two countries who have yet to resolve their differences even after so many years permit their citizens to convert their dreams of love into a reality? Will they allow two lovers to get together in a world where love sees no boundaries, no conflicts?

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Rainy Days – In time for the rains…..A Book Review

BOOK: Rainy Days AUTHOR: Samarth Prakash PUBLICATION: Good Times Books Pvt. Ltd. PAGES:  196 GENRE : Fiction ISBN : 938061945-6 “We are not always dealt the cards that we want. We are dealt what we are dealt. We just have to play them in the best way that we can.” The lines above form the …

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Himani’s Princess of Falcons: A Book Review

Book: PRINCESS OF FALCONS Author: HIMANI VASHISHTA Publication: V&S PUBLISHERS Pages: 256 ISBN: 978-93-815882-6-0 “We all are victims of our past but to make our future safe and prosperous we have to take action in the present…We are all individual bricks in the wall that keeps our rights safe. We tried for peace…but sometimes peace …

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Kaniza Garari’s Revelation

Title: THE SEPTEMBER REVELATION Author: KANIZA GARARI  Publication: FROG BOOKS The sleek and slender book, ‘The September Revelation’ is a simple tale about a young woman Zainab with a past that she cannot forget which invariably becomes an obstacle in her present, refusing to permit her to settle down in life. With not too many …

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