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Blog posts April 2014

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus | John Gray | Book Review

April 30, 2014

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By Sarthak Singh (Guest)

SUBJECT – 2.5/5

WRITINGS STYLE – 1/5

RESEARCH – 1.5/5

RELEVANCE – 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 2/5

If we look into the relationship psychology of men (supposedly Martians) and women (yup you guessed it right Venusians), both have a different perspective a…

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8 Reasons Your Life Matters | John Herrick | Book Review

April 30, 2014

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SUBJECT: 3/5

RELEVANCE: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5

There are times when all is not well and things do not happen the way they should or the way you would want them to. They say life is a journey and a journey without an itinerary; an itinerary which m…

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Oliver's Story | Erich Segal | Book Review

April 30, 2014

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PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

A few weeks back I had reviewed the book “Love Story” by Erich Segal. Needless to say the book was a masterpiece and found its way into heart of almost everyone who has ever read it…

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Be Careful What You Wish For | Jeffrey Archer | Book Review

April 30, 2014

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By for Pan Macmillan

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 4.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

Writing a series is not as easy as the plethora of successful titles that you see on the shelves of your local bookstores. Not only would you have to make sure the long drawn o…

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The Winds of Hastinapur | Sharath Komarraju | Book Review

April 28, 2014

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By for Sharath Komarraju

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

With more than 74,000 verses and about 1.8 million words, Mahabharata is the longest epic in the world. It has been widely translated, simplified, retold and fictionalised over …

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Love Stories of Shimla Hills | Minakshi Chaudhry | Book Review

April 26, 2014

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CONCEPT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

RESEARCH: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

It has been more than 8 months since the first time my eyes witnessed the beauty of the majestic city of Shimla. Ever since, Shimla has never failed to be out of my mind. Since then, I h…

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PG BHASKAR | Author Interview

April 26, 2014

They say laughter is the best medicine and what better way to laugh than to read humor books. I enjoy a good 15-20 minutes laugh every day thanks to PG Bhaskar's regular Facebook updates. He has a natural flair to create funny statements out of the most mundane of experiences. The author of "Jack Pa…

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A Dilli-Mumbai Love Story | Abhimanyu Jha | Book Review

April 23, 2014

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PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Love is the single most reason which can be attributed to most of our actions. We do what we do because somewhere, someone whom we so dearly love, will be benefitting from our actions. So…

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Advantage Love | Madhuri Banerjee | Book Review

April 22, 2014

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By for Rupa Publications

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

I have read Madhuri Banerjee’s work before. It was much before we envisaged BookGeeks and thus, I never got a chance to post its review on our website. “Advantage …

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Delhi at Dark | Ram Vignesh | Book Review

April 22, 2014

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By for Ram Vignesh

PLOT: 5/5

CHARACTERS: 5/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

I don’t know where to start. I guess my ratings say it all. As a reviewer, I rarely come across a book which makes me think hard in deciding where to deduct a point in the ratin…

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PRIYANKA SINHA JHA | Author Interview

April 15, 2014

Priyanka Sinha Jha, most famously known for her 'superstar' interviews and her column in The Indian Express: Play, has recently launched her debut book "Supertraits of Superstars". A huge fan of V.S. Naipaul and Vikram Seth, she likes to watch films, write and travel to unknown destinations. We got …

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Heart, Mind & Wallet | Ankur Ashta | Book Review

April 15, 2014

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By for Ankur Ashta

SUBJECT: 4/5

RESEARCH: 3.5/5

RELEVANCE: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

In these times of cut throat competition, when corporates all over the world are fighting for a thin slice of market share, companies are becoming even more focused on r…

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The Princess Diaries: Take Two | Meg Cabot | Book Review

April 15, 2014

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By for Pan Macmillan

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Having found peace in her life, Princess Amelia or Mia, finally moves on with her regular life. Slowly and steadily her life has started falling into place, as she is co…

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The Avatari | Raghu Srinivasan | Book Review

April 7, 2014

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By for Hachette

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 4.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

From a very early age, I have been on a steady diet of reading thrillers. Even as I was entering my teens, I was getting introduced to Robert Ludlum and Fredrick Forsyth, and boo…

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Like It Happened Yesterday | Ravinder Singh | Book Review

April 4, 2014

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By Shreyaa Gautam (Guest Reviewer)

PLOT: 4

CHARACTERS: 3.5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 2

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3

Sometimes I just look back in my life and wonder about how soon I grew up. It was just yesterday that I was busy with my collection of toys immersed in my fictional world of wron…

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The Exiled Prince: Crystal Guardian Series (Book 1) | Ravi | Book Review

April 3, 2014

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By for Fingerprint Publishing

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Mythological fiction has become such a big hit in the recent times that authors like Ashwin Sanghi, Amish Tripathi, Anand Neelakantan and Krishna Udayasankar have b…

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Who Wrote the Bhagavadgita - A Secular Enquiry Into a Sacred Text | Meghnad Desai | Book Review

April 2, 2014

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SUBJECT: 5/5

RELEVANCE: 5/5

RESEARCH: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

“karmanyevaadhikaaraste maa phaleshu kadaachana | maa karmaphalaheturbhuu maatesangotsvakarmani ||”

“A person has the right towards action alone and not towards the fruit of action. Let …

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Losing My Religion | Vishwas Mudagal | Book Review

April 1, 2014

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By for Fingerprint Publishers

PLOT: 5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

Entrepreneurship is the “in” thing now; it is the buzz word. Everybody wants to be their own boss; they want to revolutionise the world with their ideas. But being an e…

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