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Blog posts January 2016

Manga Classics : Great Expectations | Charles Dickens | Book Review

January 18, 2016

Manga Classics : Great Expectations | Charles Dickens | Book Review

By Sankalpita

ADAPTATION: 3.5/5

ILLUSTRATION: 3.5/5

APPEAL: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

This book is my second one in the Mange Classics series initiative which attempts to popularize the age old timeless classics among a new set of readers by adapting them in the Manga fo…

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The One You Cannot Have | Preeti Shenoy | Book Review

January 18, 2016

The One You Cannot Have | Preeti Shenoy | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

With most of her books ending up on the bestselling charts, Preeti Shenoy has become a household name now and thus I should be rather embarrassed to state that this book i…

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50 Tips on Building your Child's Self-Esteem | Jenny Loveless | Book Review

January 1, 2016

By Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 3.5/5

RESEARCH: 2.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

RELEVANCE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Having recently discovered the joys of motherhood, I sat down to think of some really good ways of ensuring that I be a good mother. Given my love for anything written, …

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Affliction Z: Patient Zero | LT Ryan | Book Review

January 1, 2016

By SankalpitaAffliction Z: Patient Zero | LT Ryan | Book Review

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Zombie fiction has become one of my favourite genres, and thus I now find myself reading more and more of the same. This book is another one of my many reads in this genre. The st…

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo | Stieg Larsson | Book Review

January 1, 2016

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo | Stieg Larsson | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

It is one of the most sold series in the world and yet I only got a chance to read it last August and I can only say one thing that the thrill was worth the wait for everythin…

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Mrs Funnybones | Twinkle Khanna | Book Review

January 1, 2016

Mrs Funnybones | Twinkle Khanna | Book Review

By Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 3/5                               

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CANDIDNESS: 3.5/5

HUMOUR: 4.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

To be able to write humour is a gift and after reading this book I can surely vouch for Twinkle Khanna in this…

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