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Blog posts December 2016

A Time to Burnish | Radhika Nathan | Book Review

December 25, 2016

A Time to Burnish | Radhika Nathan | Book ReviewBy KC

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Historical thrillers have a peculiar charm to them. Not only do they give you a historical perspective and information about the past, but there is also a certain thrill in the anticipation…

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Exile : A Memoir | Taslima Nasreen | Book Review

December 9, 2016

Exile : A Memoir | Taslima Nasreen | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 3.5/5

CANDIDNESS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Taslima Nasreen is a household name in India. The Bangladeshi author has been always in news no matter what. She is a brave soul for in spite of all the “fatwas” in her name and the “bounti…

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Amulet Book 2: The Stonekeeper's Curse | Kazu Kibuishi | Book Review

December 7, 2016

Amulet 2 Book ReviewBy Ayushman Singh Solanki

STORY: 4/5

BOOK COVER: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

ILLUSTRATIONS: 3/5

ADVENTURE QUOTIENT: 4/5

As in my earlier review I told that a monster takes away the children's mother and the story of book one about how the children saved their mother from the monster. This …

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377 | Manish Jani | Book Review

December 7, 2016

377 | Manish Jani | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

As per the natural order a male and female completes a couple, a yin and a yang. A couple represents an entity of nature that brings balance. With the current state of our society th…

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Jestus on Rampage | V.S. Sury | Book Review

December 7, 2016

Jestus on Rampage | V.S. Sury | Book ReviewBy Rakhi

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS:  4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5       

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

While watching the movie M.S.Dhoni, a dialogue struck my mind, which I think is applicable here. It goes like this " -Does he lack technique or is he unconventional. …

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Coraline | Neil Gaiman | Book Review

December 7, 2016

Coraline | Neil Gaiman | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

I live in the small town of Hosapete near Hampi in Karnataka. They aren’t much choices available to buy books here, and so whenever I get a chance I travel to the nearby Hubli and…

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The Laughing Skull | Ruskin Bond | Book Review

December 7, 2016

The Laughing Skull | Ruskin Bond | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

STORIES: 4/5

THEME: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Ruskin Bond is a household name in India. He is a living legend and he continues to inspire millions of Indians with his stories. The Laughing Skull by him is a book which I recently got a chance …

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I'd Rather Read | Various Authors | Book Review

December 7, 2016

By Sankalpita

CONCEPT: 4/5

EXECUTION: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Childhood is the time when we are free to pursue our interests without any hindrances and stress. There is no burden and there is no pressure. It is this time when we form our own delica…

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