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{#Bookview } My Read-India-Thon TBR for 2019

Intrigued and impressed by the Read-India-Thon set up by Shantala, I have signed up to join in and this post details out my intended TBR for it. All the books are by Indian authors / based on India. … Read More {#Bookview } My Read-India-Thon TBR for 2019

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#MyMojo – 10 books that will get one out of a reading rut by Venice

Today Venice shares some of her go-to books to get out of a reading funk. Read all about her choices and see which ones reach out to you too.… Read More #MyMojo – 10 books that will get one out of a reading rut by Venice

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#MyMojo – 5 Indie authors I look Upto by Anupriya Gupta

Today Anupriya Gupta talks about her favourite 5 Indie authors that she looks upto. BTW Anupriya is a budding author too & her debut novel is just out and I hope you will show some love to it!… Read More #MyMojo – 5 Indie authors I look Upto by Anupriya Gupta

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#MyMojo – 6 Kids’ Books Series for a great Family Reading Time

Nandhini talks about some amazing books for kids in todays guestpost on my blog. Do have a look at her recommendations for reading to your kids… Read More #MyMojo – 6 Kids’ Books Series for a great Family Reading Time

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#MyMojo – Book Review: English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

Today’s guest blogger brings for us a book review of the Michael Ondaatje book the English Patient, set in World War II. Read on to know more… Read More #MyMojo – Book Review: English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

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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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#Gratitude – August Rush

August 2018 was a wonderful month, full of blessings and glad tidings that couldnt have come at a better time. Read all about it in my gratitude post this month as I join in on the Gratitude circle once again. Writing these posts have been therapeutic for me.… Read More #Gratitude – August Rush

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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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[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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[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

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[O] The Opus saga of The Wheel of time by Robert Jordan #AtoZchallenge

The Wheel of time is the fantasy epic written by Robert Jordan that details out the fight of the chosen one against the evil one in a race to save the world or break it up forever. Its a 14 book long saga but well worth every page turned.… Read More [O] The Opus saga of The Wheel of time by Robert Jordan #AtoZchallenge

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[N] Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern #AtoZchallenge

Star crossed lovers who are also magicians and are dueling each other with out knowing who the other is to set up magical dream like illusions that seem to bewitch even the most hard hearted person – this is Night Circus! A must have on your TBR folks.… Read More [N] Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern #AtoZchallenge

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[M] Many Lives, Many Masters by Dr. Brian Weiss #AtoZchallenge

Many lives many masters is a world famous book by Dr. Brian Weiss who deals in past life regressions through which he is able to ascertain his patients mental stress and find a cure for it too. He uses hypnosis to render his patients into a semi conscious state from where they travel to their past life.… Read More [M] Many Lives, Many Masters by Dr. Brian Weiss #AtoZchallenge

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[L] Lips touch three times by Laini Taylor #AtoZchallenge

I think it was at one of my book club meets that someone mentioned Laini Taylor and her superbly crafted stories. Intrigued I looked her up on Goodreads, and found a collection of short stories “Lips Touch Three Times”. Since these would let me delve into her writing style with ease, I immediately picked it up.… Read More [L] Lips touch three times by Laini Taylor #AtoZchallenge

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[H] Heidi by Johanna Spyri #AtoZchallenge

I read this book as part of a Hardbound set of 12 Classics that my mom picked up for me when I was in class V. I fell in love with this set as it was hardbound and every book was of a different colour. The Heidi was a vivid orange and I fell in… Read More [H] Heidi by Johanna Spyri #AtoZchallenge