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    PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 3/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 My Musings Nature is something which has always fascinated me. I love the feel of pristine blue waters, wide green valleys and birds chirping in the skies – there is a different kind of joy when you experience Read More
  • Home Fire by Kamila ShamsieHome Fire | Kamila Shamsie | Book Review
    PLOT: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 CLIMAX: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 About Kamila Home Fire is a novel written by the famous Pakistani British author Kamila Shamsie. Shamsie is known for writing critically acclaimed novels like In the City by the Sea, Salt and Saffron, Read More
  • Keepers of the Kalachakra by Ashwin SanghiKeepers of the Kalachakra | Ashwin Sanghi | Book Review
    PLOT: 5/5 CHARACTERS: 5/5 WRITING STYLE: 5/5 CLIMAX: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5 My Musings India’s greatest storyteller is back again after a long gap. After penning masterpieces such as The Krishna Key, The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and The Sialkot Saga, Ashwin is back again with yet Read More
  • Rani Padmavati: The Burning Queen by Anuja ChandramouliRani Padmavati: The Burning Queen | Anuja Chandramouli | Book Review
    PLOT: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 My Musings The recent days have seen a hot debate ripening between the various stakeholders in the Padmavati game. Yes, I am talking only about the movie and nothing else. In such a backdrop, with the battle Read More
  • Based on Lies: It Begins by Debarshi KanjilalBased on Lies: It Begins | Debarshi Kanjilal | Book Review
    PLOT: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 CLIMAX: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 My Musings Novellas are sometimes so much more fun than a novel. This is especially true when they manage to tell a gripping story in such a short span of time. Based on Lies: It Begins by Debarshi Kanjilal Read More
  • Phoenix by Arti ChugpaiPhoenix | Arti Chugpai | Book Review
    PLOT: 3.2/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.2/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.2/5 My Musings In the past couple of decades, the position of women in Indian society has seen a massive uplift. What was just an exception yesterday has become the norm of today. This is especially true in case Read More
  • Intern Abroad This Summer by Aniket SinghIntern Abroad This Summer | Aniket Singh | Book Review
    SUBJECT: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 RELEVANCE: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 My Musings Though my college days are long over, I still recall how there was such a huge difference in the attitude of students when applying for internships – some did them just because of the compulsion, whereas some Read More
  • Pralay: The Great Deluge by Vineet BajpaiPralay: The Great Deluge | Vineet Bajpai | Book Review
    PLOT: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 CLIMAX: 5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5 My Musings I am ardent fan of historical fiction. I am irrevocably in love with the works of Ashwin Sanghi and Dan Brown. I first noticed Harappa – Curse of the Blood River in the Amazon bestseller list Read More
  • Harappa - Curse of the Blood River by Vineet BajpaiHarappa – Curse of the Blood River | Vineet Bajpai | Book Review
    PLOT: 5/5 CHARACTERS: 4.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 5/5 CLIMAX: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5 My Musings If I talk about mythological and historical fictions, the year 2017 was an exceptional one for me. I had the pleasure of reading some of the best works like Sita Warrior of Mithila, Scion of Read More
  • Ads with Adages by Vikram SAds with Adages | Vikram S | Book Review
    SUBJECT: 3.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 2/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2/5 My Musings Ads with Adages is a very different and unique kind of book that came my view for review. I had consciously taken a decision to read as many non-fictions as I can this year. Hence when this book came my way for review, I was Read More
  • And Still My Heart BeatsAnd Still My Heart Beats | Sourabh Suman | Book Review
    PLOT: 2.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5 CLIMAX: 2.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 And Still My Heart Beats is Sourabh Suman’s debut novel which tells the story of two teenage sweethearts – Rehan and Anya. It aspires to be a cute teenage love story and succeeds to a very large extent. The Read More
  • The DravidianThe Dravidian | Kalyan C. Kankanala | Book Review
    PLOT: 4/5 CHARACTER: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 CLIMAX: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 The prologue to The Dravidian opens with a scene from the Ramayana when Hanuman is worried about saving Laxman’s life and goes to Upa Vaidya in Lanka. He gives Hanuman a tonic that helps save Laxman’s life. Read More
  • The Indigo Sun by Rupa BhullarThe Indigo Sun | Rupa Bhullar | Book Review
    PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5 CLIMAX: 2/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 My Musings When I first picked The Indigo Sun up, I was really excited and that was because the cover looked exciting and the blurb seemed promising. I was in mood for a light romance and drama, and hence Read More
  • Love is Never EasyLove is Never Easy | Donna Dias Manuel | Book Review
    PLOT: 2/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 2/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 If you’re a chick-lit buff who loves just the right amount of drama mixed with reality checks, this is the book for you. Love is Never Easy by Donna Dias Manuel is a fast-paced and engaging read. The synopsis of Read More
  • The Perils of Being Moderately Famous by Soha Ali KhanThe Perils of Being Moderately Famous | Soha Ali Khan | Book Review
    CANDIDNESS: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 My Musings The above line is the best and most profound statement that I read in this book. Don’t get me wrong, there are many other good things to take from the book, but this was probably the best. I am a huge fan of memoirs written in an easy Read More

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