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Are you looking for some good books to read? bookGeeks has one of the largest collection of Book Reviews across fiction and non-fiction genres like romance, sci-fi, historical fiction, thriller, mystery and self-help, entrepreneurship, business, travel, religion and biography. Our collection includes books written by famous authors like R.K. Narayan, Khushwant Singh, Shashi Tharoor, Devdutt Pattanaik, Amish Tripathi, Ashwin Sanghi and Anand Neelakantan. Our collection also includes many debut and first-time authors.

All our book reviews are professionally done and the methodology we follow is logical but simple. We divide our reviews into 5 categories:

1. The Plot: This is the main idea behind the book.
2. The Characters: The main actors in the books.
3. The Writing Style: The readability and language flow.
4. The Climax: The end.
5. The Entertainment Quotient: Overall enjoyability of the book.

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Dive into the heart of India’s independence movement with Krishna Kumar’s “1942: When British Rule in India Was Threatened.” Unlike typical textbooks, this captivating read delves deep into the tumultuous events of 1942, offering a rich exploration of a pivotal year in Indian history that altered the course of the British Empire.

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Enter the chilling world of ‘The Hunting Party’ where a reunion among Oxford University friends turns deadly. Set against a remote, snow-blanketed landscape, long-buried secrets resurface, leading to betrayal, suspicion, and ultimately, murder. Lucy Foley’s gripping tale will leave you guessing until the final, shocking revelation.

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In ‘Fentoscience,’ delve into the captivating world of Professor Bagdenborg’s exploration, where scientific rigor collides with imaginative brilliance. Discover groundbreaking revelations that challenge conventional boundaries, blurring the distinction between reality and fiction. Prepare for an enlightening voyage into the unknown.

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Numair Atif Choudhury’s “Taxi Wallah and Other Stories” unveils Dhaka’s intricacies, navigating the city’s class divisions. Through raw, succinct narratives, Choudhury paints vivid portraits of characters grappling with societal inequalities, exposing the poignant struggles that often go unnoticed in the bustling metropolis.

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Embark on the poignant journey of “Heartstopper,” where Charlie and Nick navigate love, friendship, and self-discovery. This graphic novel series beautifully explores the complexities of adolescence, offering a compelling narrative and stunning illustrations that captivate the reader from start to finish. A must-read for anyone seeking a heartfelt story.

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Step into Avery’s world in “Late Blight in the Koʻolaus,” where his mental health journey intertwines with life’s unpredictable turns. As he faces the challenges of a sober home, the narrative becomes deeply personal, urging readers to empathize and contemplate. Jordan P. Barnes weaves a must-read tapestry, rich with Hawaiian imagery and global relevance, encouraging us to reflect on our own understanding of mental health.

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In ‘Human Acts,’ the poignant aftermath of Gwangju’s 1980 uprising unfolds in visceral tales of survival and loss. Dong Ho’s mother grapples with profound grief, prisoners endure unspeakable tortures, a publisher confronts relentless censorship, and a lost soul seeks solace. Interwoven narratives expose the enduring scars etched by rebellion, painting a haunting portrait of resilience and the human spirit.

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Embark on a riveting journey through time with ’10 Lessons from Hindu History in 10 Episodes.’ This book is your gateway to unearthing the true and hidden history of Bharatvarsha, spanning centuries. While not exhaustive, these narratives offer a compelling, enlightening perspective, exposing the profound impact of Marxist-leaning scholars on our perception of Indian history. Dive into the depths of an authentic and concealed past, waiting to be uncovered.

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In “My Roommate Is a Vampire,” struggling artist Cassie Greenberg’s quest for affordable housing leads her to a seemingly too-good-to-be-true Craigslist ad. Skeptical but intrigued, she encounters Frederick J. Fitzwilliam, an enigmatic man from another era. Their unique connection blossoms through charming handwritten notes. When Cassie stumbles upon a mid-day vampire gathering, Frederick reveals his secret: he’s a vampire awakened after a century. Will Cassie accept his proposition, changing her life forever?

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Discover the enchanting world of “Vikram and Betal: Life Lessons for Our Times.” This timeless book revives the legendary Indian classic, “Baital Pachisi,” offering ten carefully chosen stories with stunning illustrations. King Vikram’s vow of silence, Betal’s riddles, and ancient India’s mystique come to life in this engaging read. Ideal for ages 7 to 11, it’s a ghostly, yet not too spooky journey that deserves a place in every library.

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When the Forest Manor Hotel’s roof caves in during their busiest season, front desk managers Izzy and Lucas must set aside their differences and salvage their struggling workplace. As they search for lost-and-found treasures, they discover abandoned wedding rings with profound sentimental value. Rather than selling them, they compete to return the rings, desperately clinging to their jobs. But amidst the rivalry, hidden emotions emerge, dismantling their longstanding animosity and reshaping their destinies.

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