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Blog posts June 2015

Murder to Go | Chloe Kendrick | Book Review

June 26, 2015

Murder to Go | Chloe Kendrick | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENETRTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

“Murder to Go” is the first part in the series “The Food Truck Mysteries” and is written by author Chloe Kendrick. Chloe has to her credit the hit “Animal Instinct” series whi…

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Stolen Years: A Memoir of Simranjit Singh Mann's Imprisonment | Pavit Kaur | Book Review

June 26, 2015

By SankalpitaStolen Years | Pavit Kaur | Book Review

SUBJECT: 3/5

CONTENT: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CANDIDNESS: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Simranjit Singh Mann was an Indian Police Officer posted in Bombay when he resigned from the services of his organization as a gesture to protest against the wrong doing on the …

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Angaaray | Snehal Shingavi | Book Review

June 26, 2015

Angaaray | Snehal Shingavi | Book Review

By Sankalpita

STORY: 3/5

THEME: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

HISTORICAL RELEVANCE: 4/5

Originally written in Urdu language, and first published in 1932, this collection of short stories was immediately banned when it created outrage amongst the colonia…

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VIVEK GADRE | Author Interview

June 26, 2015

A Chemical Engineer by profession this young and talented author first started writing seven years back, Since then his writing has matured and his hobby has turned into a profession. Let us see what this author has to say about his experience as a debut author.

Vivek Gadre | Sniffer Boys | Author Interview

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VIKRAM BALAGOPAL | Author Interview

June 26, 2015

This 30 year old film-maker is full of energy and charm. Having recently won the Comic Com award for the "Best Graphic Novel" of the year, he is all set out to capture the hearts and mind of the Indian audience. We at bookGeeks.in got lucky and had a candid interaction with this newest sensation of …

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Stillness and Speed | Dennis Bergkamp | Book Review

June 23, 2015

Stillness and Speed | Dennis Bergkamp | Book Review

By KC

SUBJECT: 4.5/5

RESEARCH: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

If you ask fans of Arsenal football club who they think their best player was, Dennis Bergkamp would certainly be in most peoples’ top 5. The Dutch international was a player that was in the moul…

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The Speaking Ghost of Rajpur | Priyonkar Dasgupta | Book Review

June 23, 2015

The Speaking Ghost of Rajpur | Priyonkar Dasgupta | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Summer time is always fun time for children. Long vacations spent with family, friends and especially cousins make it much more special. For those of us who are no more lucky …

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Wasted In Engineering | Prabhu S | Book Review

June 23, 2015

Wasted In Engineering | Prabhu S | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 4/5

RESEARCH: 2.5/5

RELEVANCE: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old”

Sadly these words uttered by the famous American Management Consultant and Management Guru Peter F. …

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Sniffer Boys : Adventure of the Lost Reserve | Vivek Gadre | Book Review

June 21, 2015

Sniffer Boys : Adventure of the Lost Reserve | Vivek Gadre | Book ReviewBy Mahesh Sowani

PLOT - 3/5

 

CHARACTERS 3/5


WRITING STYLE - 4/5

 

THE CLIMAX 3/5

 

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT - 4/5

 

Sniffer boys adventure of the lost reserve comes as a pleasant surprise. This small book is a story about four boys Sagar, Manish, Rishi and Gaurav. …

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Giveaway #6 | A Hypothesis To Provoke Your Thoughts | Pranjal Ranjan

June 18, 2015

A Hypothesis- To Provoke Your Thoughts | Pranjal Ranjan bookGeeks.in. proudly announces its sixth giveaway, and this time it is the book A Hypothesis To Provoke Your Thoughts by author Pranjal Ranjan

Some books leave you happy, some books leave you sad while some others leave you contemplating. A Hypothesis – To Provoke Your Thoughts is one such bo…

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I'm Not Twenty Four...I've Been Nineteen For Five Years | Sachin Garg | Book Review

June 18, 2015

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By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Sachin Garg has to his credit a number of best-selling books including “It’s First Love… Just Like The Last One”, “Never Let Me Go”, “Come On Inner Peace! : I Don’t Have A…

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The Reluctant Detective | Kiran Manral | Book Review

June 16, 2015

The Reluctant Detective | Kiran Manral | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

When I first picked this book, I was intrigued by its name and off-course the cover which would draw any chick-lit lover to its fold. Pick a high heel shoe, put a bit of pink and yo…

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Nobody Can Love You More | Mayank Austen Soofi | Book Review

June 16, 2015

Nobody Can Love You More | Mayank Austen Soofi | Book Review

By Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 4/5

RESEARCH: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Life in a red light district is never an easy one, even for somebody who has come into its folds by choice. The book “Nobody Can Love You More” written by the famous blogger cum writer Mayank…

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Simian Vol #1 | Vikram Balagopal | Book Review

June 16, 2015

Simian Vol 1 | Vikram Balagopal | Book Review

By Sankalpita

STORY: 4/5

THEME: 4.5/5

ILLUSTRATIONS: 4.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

The Comic Con India was inaugurated in India in the year 2011 and has since gained wide acceptance and popularity country wide. It was in the year 2014 that the book “Simian” won the award for…

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NAMRATA | Author Interview

June 12, 2015

This sensational Diva of the Indian blogosphere is unknown to no one. Having made herself famous through her blog privytrifles.in, she has now come up with "Metro Diaries", a collection of 20 short stories full of love and romance. We got lucky when we got a chance to interview her. Here is ou…

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Autobiography of a Mad Nation | Sriram Karri | Book Review

June 12, 2015

Autobiography Of A Mad Nation | Sriram Karri | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Sriram Karri, a journalist by profession first gained limelight when his non-fiction debut book “The Spiritual Supermarket” was long listed for the Vodafone Crossword Book Award. …

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The Hammer of Eden | Ken Follett | Book Review

June 10, 2015

The Hammer Of Eden | Ken Follett | Book ReviewBy KC

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Equality has never been mankind’s forte, ever, and society rules have always more or less tried to segregate different classes of people. While the idea was to keep the inequality so th…

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The Modigliani Scandal | Ken Follett | Book Review

June 10, 2015

By KC

The Modigliani Scandal | Ken Follett | Book ReviewPLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Whenever you see either Sotheby’s or Christie’s in the news, it is more than likely because they sold another multimillion dollar painting of a famous painter that has been dead for a very …

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Jeeves and the Wedding Bells | Sebastian Faulks | Book Review

June 2, 2015

Jeeves and the Wedding Bells | Sebastian Faulks | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

“Jeeves and the Wedding Bells” is a tribute by Sebastian Faulks to the evergreen legend P.G. Wodehouse. This book in a most humble way seeks to revive one of the most legendary …

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Looking for Alaska | John Green | Book Review

June 2, 2015

Looking for Alaska | John Green | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

The movie “A Fault in Our Stars” made John Green famous overnight but little do people know that John Green had shown the first signs of success and fame from the very start…

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