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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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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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The Ocean at the End of the Lane | Neil Gaiman | Book Review

September 11, 2016

The Ocean at the End of the Lane | Neil Gaiman | Book Review

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4/5 

CHARACTERS: 5/5  

WRITING STYLE: 5/5  

CLIMAX: 4/5  

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5  

A little boy. An unnamed monster. Birds from an unnamed realm which feed on said unnamed monster. A woman so old that she witnessed the Big Bang. A…

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A Midsummer's Equation | Keigo Higashino | Book Review

September 10, 2016

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4/5 

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 

CLIMAX: 4/5 

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 

From the author behind the worldwide sensation The Devotion of Suspect X comes another action-packed murder mystery. The third installment in the Detectiv…

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84, Charing Cross Road | Helene Hanff | Book Review

August 25, 2016

84, Charing Cross Road | Helene Hanff | Book Review

By Bhavna

PLOT: 4/5 

CHARACTERS: 5/5 

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 

CLIMAX: 4/5 

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5 

84, Charing Cross Road is a compilation of letters between author Helene Hanff and Frank Doel, a bookseller at 84, Charing Cross Road, London.  Hanff, a resident of Ne…

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