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Blog posts April 2015

Circle of Fate | Prita Warrier | Book Review

April 30, 2015

Circle of Fate |  Prita Warrier | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

If I have to compare the author’s style and choice of theme to another famous author’s work, I would proudly name Mr. R.K. Narayanan and Ms. Sudha Murthy as my choice for these ar…

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Stephenie Meyer: The Unauthorized Biography of the Creator of the Twilight Saga | Marc Shapiro | Book Review

April 30, 2015

STEPHENIE MEYER: The Unauthorizes Biography of the Creator of the TWILIGHT SAGA |  Marc Shapiro | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 4/5

RESEARCH: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Having being translated into 38 languages around the globe, her series has sold 120 million copies worldwide. Her fourth book “Breaking Dawn” had sold a record of 1.3 million copies on the first …

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Queen of Ice | Devika Rangachari | Book Review

April 23, 2015

Queen of Ice |  Devika Rangachari | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Queen of Ice is a book based on the real story of a 10th century Kashmiri Queen. She finds mention in the famous “Rajatarangini” written by Kalhana.  “Didda” as she was known to o…

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Shatru Kronikles Book-1 | Sai Vadhan | Book Review

April 23, 2015

Shatru Kronikles Book-1 |  Sai Vadhan | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5        

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Writing a fantasy fiction is no cakewalk. It takes elephantine courage and an equally gargantuan imagination to come up with something which can be garnished and s…

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Revival | Stephen King | Book Review

April 19, 2015

Revival |  Stephen King | Book ReviewBy KC

PLOT  - 4/5

CHARACTERS -  4/5

WRITING STYLE – 4.5/5

CLIMAX – 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 4.5/5

Stephen King is a well-known author, prolifically writing horror stories, suspense and fantasy novels. When you find out that Mr. King has come out with another book, y…

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A Hypothesis - To Provoke Your Thoughts | Pranjal Ranjan | Book Review

April 19, 2015

A Hypothesis - To Provoke Your Thoughts  |  Pranjal Ranjan | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Some books leave you happy, some books leave you sad while some others leave you contemplating. A Hypothesis – To Provoke Your Thoughts is one such book which will leave you ponderi…

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City Times and Other Poems | Vihang a Naik | Book Review

April 19, 2015

City Times and Other Poems | Vihang a Naik | Book ReviewBy KC

WRITING STYLE - 3.5/5

CONTENT - 4/5

CONCEPT - 3.5/5

Poetry if one of the beautiful art forms that can truly capture what the artist is imagining or going through. While minimalistic in terms of the words used, the beauty lies in being able to send the message across in a few short …

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Why the Vada Seller Refused a Sale | Satish Mandora | Book Review

April 19, 2015

Why the Vada Seller Refused a Sale |  Satish Mandora | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT - 3/5

WRITING STYLE - 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT - 3.5/5

“Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things - of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires”. - Sheri L.…

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Kasauli Lights | Dimpy Ajrawat | Book Review

April 15, 2015

Kasauli Lights |  Dimpy Ajrawat | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT – 3/5

CHARACTERS – 3/5

WRITING STYLE – 4/5

CLIMAX – 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 3/5 

What is the secret to life?  someone asks
Is it money?
Is it power?
Is it all the materialistic things this world have to offer? or is it “Happiness’ in which e…

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Goodbye Girl | Sheeja Jose | Book Review

April 7, 2015

Goodbye Girl | Sheeja Jose | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT  - 3.5/5

CHARACTERS -  4/5 

WRITING STYLE – 4/5

CLIMAX – 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 3.5/5

"I am going to open a real world, scarier than fiction" 

Justice is a strange concept, a concept which differentiates the right from wrong, the innocent from…

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The TCS Story-and Beyond | Ramadorai , S | Book Review

April 7, 2015

By Sarthak

WRITING STYLE: 3,5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Disclaimer – The view of the reviewer is his personal opinion about the book The TCS Story and beyond and in manner reflects his connections with TCS, hence maintaining an unbiased review of the book.

The book can be vie…

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