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BOOK REVIEW: THE KITE RUNNER BY KHALED HOSSEINI

GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: “It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime."  Amir is the son of a wealthy Kabul merchant, a member of the ruling caste of Pashtuns. Hassan, his servant and constant companion, is a Hazara, a despised and… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE KITE RUNNER BY KHALED HOSSEINI

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BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BEGINNERS

I earnestly believe, the sole purpose of every book blog is spreading the love for books, encouraging and inspiring non-readers to be a reader. If you are seeking some excellent books to embark on your reading journey, here I am recommending a few books from diverse genres that would make everyone fall in love with… Continue reading BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BEGINNERS

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THE GREAT GATSBY BY F.SCOTT FITZGERALD

TITLE: THE GREAT GATSBY AUTHOR: F.SCOTT FITZGERALD GENRE: FICTION, NOVEL, CLASSIC GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: Here is a novel, glamorous, ironical, compassionate – a marvellous fusion into a unity of the curious incongruities of the life of the period – which reveals a hero like no other – one who could live at no other time and… Continue reading THE GREAT GATSBY BY F.SCOTT FITZGERALD

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BOOK REVIEW: THE SECRET BY RHONDA BYRNE

TITLE: THE SECRET AUTHOR: RHONDA BYRNE GENRE: NON-FICTION, SELF-HELP GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE SECRET BY RHONDA BYRNE

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BOOKSTAGRAM!

Bookstagram, hope you all have heard about this community. Anyway, it’s a marvellous place for the book nerds on Instagram. Through Bookstagram you can connect with incredible people like you. And can find millions of book recommendations, book reviews, obviously aesthetically pleasing book photographs. I have been active in this community since April and enjoying… Continue reading BOOKSTAGRAM!

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BOOK REVIEW: A MAN CALLED OVE BY FREDRICK BACKMAN

TITLE: A MAN CALLED OVE AUTHOR: FREDRICK BACKMAN GENRE: FICTION, NOVEL   GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon, the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A MAN CALLED OVE BY FREDRICK BACKMAN

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BOOK REVIEW: SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE WHITECHAPEL VAMPIRE BY DEAN P TURNBLOOM

TITLE: SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE WHITECHAPEL VAMPIRE AUTHOR: DEAN P TURNBLOOM GENRE: THRILLER, FICTION, VAMPIRE GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Jack the Ripper is on the loose, terrorizing the streets of London’s seamy East End In this fast-paced novel set in the Victorian London, a string of heinous murders in London’s East End has Inspector Abberline of Scotland Yard… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE WHITECHAPEL VAMPIRE BY DEAN P TURNBLOOM

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BOOK REVIEW: MONEY BY YUVAL NOAH HARARI

TITLE: MONEY AUTHOR: YUVAL NOAH HARARI GENRE: NON FICTION, VINTAGE MINI, ECONOMICS, HISTORY.   GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Selected from the books Sapiens and Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari How did money come to be invented? Why does it now have such significance in our lives? Does it make us happier or unhappier? And what does the future hold for… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: MONEY BY YUVAL NOAH HARARI

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BOOK REVIEW: I AM MALALA BY MALALA YOUSAFZAI WITH CHRISTINA LAMB

TITLE: I AM MALALA: THE GIRL WHO STOOD UP FOR EDUCATION AND WAS SHOT BY THE TALIBAN. AUTHOR: MALALA YOUSAFZAI WITH CHRISTINA LAMB GENRE: AUTOBIOGRAPHY, NON-FICTION GOODREADS SYNOPSIS I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday. When the Taliban took control of the Swat… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: I AM MALALA BY MALALA YOUSAFZAI WITH CHRISTINA LAMB

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BOOK REVIEW: LIFE OF PI BY YANN MARTEL

TITLE: LIFE OF PI AUTHOR: YANN MARTEL GENRE: FICTION, NOVEL GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Winner of the Booker Prize, Yann Martel's fantasy adventure, Life Of Pi, has now been adapted into a groundbreaking 3D film by Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee. After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: LIFE OF PI BY YANN MARTEL

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BOOK REVIEW: THE CASUAL VACANCY BY J.K ROWLING

TITLE: THE CASUAL VACANCY AUTHOR: J.K ROWLING GENRE: ADULT FICTION   GOODREADS SYNOPSIS When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE CASUAL VACANCY BY J.K ROWLING

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BOOK REVIEW: MRS.FUNNYBONES BY TWINKLE KHANNA

TITLE: MRS. FUNNYBONES AUTHOR: TWINKLE KHANNA GENRE: NON-FICTION   GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Full of wit and delicious observations, Mrs Funnybones captures the life of the modern Indian woman a woman who organizes dinner each evening after having been at work all day, who runs her own life but has to listen to her mummyji, who worries… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: MRS.FUNNYBONES BY TWINKLE KHANNA

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BOOK REVIEW: POONACHI: OR THE STORY OF A BLACK GOAT BY PERUMAL MURUGAN

TITLE: POONACHI: OR THE STORY OF A BLACK GOAT AUTHOR: PERUMAL MURUGAN GENRE: FICTION, NOVELLA GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Through a seeming act of Providence, an old couple receives a day-old female goat kid as a gift from the cosmos. Thus begins the story of Poonachi, the little orphan goat. As you follow her story from forest… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: POONACHI: OR THE STORY OF A BLACK GOAT BY PERUMAL MURUGAN

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MEN AND DREAMS IN THE DHAULADHAR BY KOCHERY.C.SHIBU

TITLE: MEN AND DREAMS IN THE DHAULADHAR AUTHOR: KOCHERY.C.SHIBU GENRE: FICTION   GOODREADS SYNOPSIS A Hydel project in the remote Himalayas- three people brought together by fate. Nanda an engineer from Kerala at the dam construction site, hiding from his past, from the law, torn between the love for his dear ones, and the Kalari… Continue reading MEN AND DREAMS IN THE DHAULADHAR BY KOCHERY.C.SHIBU

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BOOK REVIEW: THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS BY SOPHIE KINSELLA

TITLE: THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS AUTHOR: SOPHIE KINSELLA GENRE: FICTION, CHICK-LIT GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She’s made a mistake so huge, it’ll wreck any chance of a partnership. Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS BY SOPHIE KINSELLA