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#Gratitude – Book Review: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Pachinko is a historical fiction which tells a tale of a Korean family struggling to find their niche in Japan who had colonised the former. This tale is written by a Korean author who is retelling the events as witnessed by three generations of this family… Read More #Gratitude – Book Review: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

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#Gratitude -BookReview: Erotic Stories For Punjabi Widows

Erotic stories for Punjabi Widows is a really neat book written about the lives of widows; how the world sees them; yet they have a secret life of their own. Its this secret world that the writer has brought alive in this book with such warm tales of bonding, imaginations and love and support for each other. … Read More #Gratitude -BookReview: Erotic Stories For Punjabi Widows

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TBR Chronicles – July reading joys

This post is all about my book reading in the month of July and a short review of each one to decide how good or bad they were. Due to a forced blogging break, this post is delayed by a month and is being published now… Read More TBR Chronicles – July reading joys

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Book Review- The fifth doll by Charlie N Holmberg

The fifth doll is the first book that I have read of author Charlie N Holmberg. My curiosity was piqued by the interesting cover of the book which shows a set of nesting dolls and the story is based on that concept. Read my review and feelings about this book.… Read More Book Review- The fifth doll by Charlie N Holmberg

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[Book Review] A cage of desires by Shuchi Singh Kalra

A cage of desires is Author Shuchi Singh Kalra’s third book and it deals with a woman’s sexuality in a way not explored before! This is my review of this book and I hope you will like it!… Read More [Book Review] A cage of desires by Shuchi Singh Kalra

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[ Books] Authorspeak – Shuchi Singh Kalra

Authorspeak with Shuchi Singh Kalra on the release of her third book. Read her take on her writing journey as she talks about how and why she writes.
Dont miss the Giveaway for her new book – details in the post.… Read More [ Books] Authorspeak – Shuchi Singh Kalra

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[Z] Book Thief by Markus Zusak #AtoZchallenge

The Book Thief is a book written about the times of life in Nazi Germany when reading books was a crime. Book burning was celebrated on every street corners and many Germans undertook this activity as a joyous thing to do.
My todays’s post for [Z] is on this book which I have loved reading and feel that the movie does it absolute justice.… Read More [Z] Book Thief by Markus Zusak #AtoZchallenge

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[Y] Yarn-chopper #AtoZchallenge

Yarn-chopper is a 19th century nickname bestowed on a journalist who concocts or sensationalize his stories. He is also called a Yarn-Slinger as he is extremely verbose in telling a tale. I think I would give this apt title to Gerald Durrell after reading his roll-on-the-floor-wet-my-pants funny book – My Family and Other Animals.… Read More [Y] Yarn-chopper #AtoZchallenge

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[X] Xenial – Memoirs of a Geisha #AtoZchallenge

While I wondered at what to do with X, I was also trying to insert Memoirs of a geisha into my list of fav books. The adjective xenial is used to describe a friendly relationship between two parties, in particular between a hospitable host and his/her guests, or diplomatically between two countries. what do you think? Is is too far fetched?… Read More [X] Xenial – Memoirs of a Geisha #AtoZchallenge

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[W] The Wildings – a tale about the cats of Nizamuddin #AtoZchallenge

The Wildings is a beautifully scripted tale of the feline world through the eyes of the stray cats who abound in the Nizamuddin area of New Delhi. The voice of the animals is the dominant one in telling of this tale while the humans or big feet are relagted to the backdrop.… Read More [W] The Wildings – a tale about the cats of Nizamuddin #AtoZchallenge

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[V] The Vinyl Cafe Series by Stuart Mclean #AtoZchallenge

The Vinyl Cafe is a popular Radio programme by award winning Journalist and writer Stuart Mclean who later compiled them into a series of books. The humour into everyday life stories is what makes this writer stand out a cut above the rest for me.… Read More [V] The Vinyl Cafe Series by Stuart Mclean #AtoZchallenge

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[U] Unorthodox romance of a vampire & a mortal #AtoZchallenge

I couldnt have skipped mentioning Twilight in this challenge at all- this book series captivated my imagination with the romance between a vampire and a mortal – I am a sucker for love stories and lets admit it; who isnt?… Read More [U] Unorthodox romance of a vampire & a mortal #AtoZchallenge

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[T] Time Traveler’s wife #AtoZchallenge

Time traveller’s wife is a unique tale of love mixed with time travel and how the couple copes up with the dangers of it. I found this premise to be very unique and fell in love with the way the author detailled out her plot and characters.… Read More [T] Time Traveler’s wife #AtoZchallenge

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[S] Satyajit Ray’s Sherlock Holmes – Feluda #AtoZchallenge

Feluda or Pradosh C Mitter is the fictional character developed by the Bengali writer Satyajit Ray who modelled him after Sherlock Holmes. Feluda has keen powers of observations and can absorb texts in one reading. … Read More [S] Satyajit Ray’s Sherlock Holmes – Feluda #AtoZchallenge

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[R] From Russia with love #Atozchallenge

Today I am introducing a Russian writer who wrote books for children. I have about 3-4 books from Russia in my collection and these two stand out as the writer is a marvel at writing for children. Each tale is so unique and filled with wonder that even today I yearn to pick it up and read.… Read More [R] From Russia with love #Atozchallenge

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[Q] Quirky tales from Roald Dahl #atozchallenge

Many of you would recognise Roald Dahl from his famous children’s tales like Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate factory and BFG, etc. But for me he is the master story teller of impeccably devious tales where its hard to distinguish between the villian and the hero.… Read More [Q] Quirky tales from Roald Dahl #atozchallenge

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[P] Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot #AtoZchallenge

Okay okay! I havent lost the plot, seriously! Give me a chance to explain why a 40+ woman is going to feature The Princess Diaries as one of her all time favourite book series. You will see, I assure you. Just in case you don’t, the comment section is there for you to vent out… Read More [P] Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot #AtoZchallenge