Gorkhaland Diaries is a diary of all the major events of the Gorkhaland Movement which took place in the four decades spanning from the 1980s up to 2017. The book revolves around the stories of its two main characters: Rajen Thapa from Kalimpong and Bijay from a tea garden in Darjeeling.
1984 | George Orwell | Book Review
1984 is not just an anxious story about the state and the use of its unfair means to do as it pleases, but also about human relations with one another. A story where parents can’t trust their own children, a colleague can’t sit with another colleague, a story about extensive inequality, and a story of an utter betrayal by your own instincts.
The Journey through Holocene | Arnab Basu | Book review
The book talks in detail about the environment, ecosystem, sustainability and various human activities which are slowly deteriorating the planet.
5 Ways in Which Fiction Books Boost Your Imagination
On a lazy weekend afternoon when you pick up your kindle reader to browse through the varied genres and your eyes fall on a fiction book and you decide to download it.
Isn’t the feeling the same as starting a new journey amidst nature? Here are 5 ways fiction books not only develop your imaginative power but also improve your EQ.
And 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 Plot – The story […]
Born A Crime | Trevor Noah | Book Review
SUBJECT: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CANDIDNESS: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 Trevor Noah is a stand-up comedian from South Africa who has been hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, succeeding Jon Stewart. I have been aware of Trevor’s work in comedy for about 2 years. I am a fan of his wit and humour. So, naturally, […]
Plum Pudding Bride | Anne Garboczi Evans | Book Review
PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 CLIMAX: 2.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5 The plot of “Plum Pudding Bride” sets rolling when Peter who has been tongue-tied for years, when it comes to proposing his beloved Patience, decides to propose her. While he was sure that Patience is aware of his attraction, the heroine herself comes […]
The Orphan | S.R. Nair | Book Review
PLOT: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 Sid, the Indian son of an American couple knew all along that he was adopted. He loved his surrogate parents but did not quite like their fascination towards his birth nation, India. Brought up as an American, Sid had developed much repugnance towards […]
The Stonekeeper’s Curse (Amulet #2) | Kazu Kibuishi | Book Review
STORY: 4/5 BOOK COVER: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 ILLUSTRATIONS: 3/5 ADVENTURE QUOTIENT: 4/5 As in my earlier review, I told that a monster takes away the children’s mother and the story of book one about how the children saved their mother from the monster. This book is a continuation of the book one of the Amulet […]
Jestus on Rampage | V.S. Sury | Book Review
PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 While watching the movie M.S.Dhoni, a dialogue struck my mind, which I think is applicable here. It goes like this “Does he lack technique? Or is he unconventional?” The story of Bagus Baglochus Bagenborg brought the same question to my mind. Is he […]
Get into Gear, Stilton! | Geronimo Stilton | Book Review
STORY: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 COVER: 4/5 ILLUSTRATIONS: 4/5 FUN QUOTIENT: 3/5 I am reviewing a book for the first time and I am also reading Geronimo Stilton for the first time. I think that this book Get into Gear, Stilton! is very funny and I like it very much. It has twists at two points in […]