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Blog posts November 2016

A Quiet Life In The Country | T E Kinsey | Book Review

November 25, 2016

A Quiet Life In The Country | T E Kinsey | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

These days I have become a huge fan of the Netgalley platform for that is where I choose majority of my “to read” titles from. This book too is another one of my Netgalley picks a…

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Skyfire | Aroon Raman | Book Review

November 24, 2016

Skyfire | Aroon Raman | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

It’s not every day that you come across a great book but when you do, it is hard to pull yourself out of it and get back to your normal routine. Aroon Raman’s Skyfire is one suc…

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Should I...Fall In Love | Shradha Khanna | Book Review

November 22, 2016

By Sankalpita 

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Love stories are the order of the day. They sell like hotcakes and hence there is never a dearth of good love stories even when it is the stereotypical boy meets girl story. I w…

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Songs of Stone | Sujata S. Sabnis | Book Review

November 12, 2016

By Sankalpita Songs of Stone | Sujata S. Sabnis | Book Review

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Close your eyes and think about these two words – monument and eternal love. If you are somebody from India (though I believe it will be true for most people around the world …

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Ready Player One | Ernest Cline | Book Review

November 8, 2016

Ready Player One | Ernest Cline | Book Review

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4.5/5 

CHARACTERS: 2.5/5 

WRITING STYLE: 2/5 

CLIMAX: 3.5/5 

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 

There is nothing quite as irksome as a promising book that fails to deliver. Despite its potential, Ernest Cline’s poorly executed science fiction/fantasy debut…

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Dissent | Deepak Kaul | Book Review

November 8, 2016

Dissent | Deepak Kaul | Book Review

By Sankalpita

STORIES: 3/5

THEME: 2/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

“A Short story is a different thing all together- a short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger” – Stephen King

Another quote says that a story should be…

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Travel is so Broadening | Wasela Hiyate | Book Review

November 8, 2016

Travel is so Broadening | Wasela Hiyate | Book Review

By Sankalpita

STORIES: 3.5/5

THEME: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Ever since the travel bug bit me back in the early months of 2015, I have always found myself getting attracted to books revolving around travel, food, countries, people a…

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