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Blog posts October 2016

Poly-Trap | Nita Ganguly | Book Review

October 19, 2016

Poly-Trap | Nita Ganguly | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 7+ years

Wiley is a baby sea horse who joins his mother to explore the sea and the life beyond their little home. Wiley is new and curious to the outside world and he asks a number of questions to his mother to find out as much as possible about this new world.

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Agniputr | Vadhan | Book Review

October 18, 2016

Agniputr | Vadhan | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

I always feel happy when once-debut authors come out with their second book and surpass all the expectations which one may have from their book. The book in question is Agnipu…

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When Love Finds You | Yashodhara Lal | Book Review

October 18, 2016

When Love Finds You | Yashodhara Lal | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Yashodhara Lal may not yet have broken into the ranks of Durjoy Dutta, Nikita Singh and Preeti Shenoy but trust me, she is a lady who comes with a very promising future. I h…

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Maid In India! | Laveena Dhamija | Book Review

October 12, 2016

Maid In India! | Laveena Dhamija | Book Review

By Sankalpita

CHARACTERS: 3/5

RELEVANCE: 3.5/5

SUBJECT: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Just recently I read a very popular post on Facebook. The post talked about how there are thousands of Indian women living a caged life in the land of the free – America. Reason? When these y…

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One Indian Girl | Chetan Bhagat | Book Review

October 10, 2016

One Indian Girl | Chetan Bhagat | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Why it is that Indians enjoy a love-hate relationship with Chetan Bhagat? And very frankly I don’t see the point why Chetan Bhagat is always trolled. He writes well and there …

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Girl From Fatehpur | Sarita Varma | Book Review

October 9, 2016

Girl From Fatehpur | Sarita Varma | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Simple and cute romance stories are always a treat to read. I was looking for kindle unlimited titles in the romance genre, on my kindle paper white when I came across this book. …

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Two Graves | Zoe Kalo | Book Review

October 9, 2016

Two Graves | Zoe Kalo | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

On the first look, it is the cover and the blurb that allures you. The cover looks intriguing and the blurb promises a lot of thrill with something sinister lurking in between…

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When Breath Becomes Air | Paul Kalanithi | Book Review

October 3, 2016

When Breath Becomes Air | Paul Kalanithi | Book Review

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4.5/5 

CHARACTERS: 5/5 

WRITING STYLE: 5/5 

CLIMAX: 5/5 

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5 

This posthumously published memoir is divided into two halves – the first half chronicles Paul’s early life and his life-altering career switch from En…

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Pancakes in Paris | Craig Carlson | Book Review

October 2, 2016

Pancakes in Paris | Craig Carlson | Book Review

By Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 3.5/5

CANDIDNESS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France. The subtitle says it all. This book is every man’s ticket to making the American Dream work in Paris. Personally, I feel the book c…

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Ariel Bradley | Lynda Durant | Book Review

October 2, 2016

Ariel Bradley | Lynda Durant | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 6-9 years

Ariel Bradley, A Spy for General Washington does a very good job of teaching a little bit of history to the kids while inculcating some good reading habits in them. The book also inspires the children to feel patriotic and serve their motherland (in this case T…

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It's All in the Planets | Preeti Shenoy | Book Review

October 2, 2016

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Love is strange thing. It has the power to make you or break you. I am sure almost all of us have been through this phenomenon once in our lives and hence we all know what a joy or …

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It Must've Been Something He Wrote | Nikita Deshpande | Book Review

October 2, 2016

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

It had been quite a long time since I had read a decent chicklit book. So when a request to read this book in exchange for an honest review came, I was totally in for it. The reas…

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