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Blog posts September 2016

The Ghost Writer | Damon Norko | Book Review

September 16, 2016

The Ghost Writer | Damon Norko | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 2/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 2/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5

One look at the book and it is quite easy to dismiss the unappealing cover but when you bother to read the blurb, it sounds rather intriguing and appealing. And that was exact…

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Love Bi the Way | Bhaavna Arora | Book Review

September 14, 2016

Love Bi the Way | Bhaavna Arora | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Bisexuality is still a taboo topic in India. The Indian society is still sceptical and rather evasive about it. But it’s a reality and it’s better to come to terms with it …

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Top 10 Books on Ganesha

September 12, 2016

Top 10 Books on Ganesha

By Sankalpita

Shri Ganesha is one of the most revered Gods in Hindu mythology and what better for way for book lovers to celebrate this festival than by reading one of the Top 10 books available on Lord Ganesha. Most of these books can also be picked up by parents to instil in their children …

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane | Neil Gaiman | Book Review

September 11, 2016

The Ocean at the End of the Lane | Neil Gaiman | Book Review

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4/5 

CHARACTERS: 5/5  

WRITING STYLE: 5/5  

CLIMAX: 4/5  

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5  

A little boy. An unnamed monster. Birds from an unnamed realm which feed on said unnamed monster. A woman so old that she witnessed the Big Bang. A…

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A Midsummer's Equation | Keigo Higashino | Book Review

September 10, 2016

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4/5 

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 

CLIMAX: 4/5 

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 

From the author behind the worldwide sensation The Devotion of Suspect X comes another action-packed murder mystery. The third installment in the Detectiv…

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Define Thirty-Six Twice of Eighteen | Shikhashikz | Book Review

September 10, 2016

Define Thirty-Six Twice of Eighteen | Shikhashikz | Book Review

By Sankalpita

STORIES: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

For me, this past one month has been about reading a lot of short stories but no matter how many short stories you read, you can never get bored of them. And that is the best thing abou…

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Anya's Lyric | Nikhil Kumar | Book Review

September 10, 2016

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

2016 has been a pleasant year so far. I have come across many good books in this year and this book was definitely one of them. The moment I read that first line, I knew I wa…

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A Tale of Two Daddies | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

September 1, 2016

A Tale of Two Daddies | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 4-6 years

This book is meant for children who have just started reading and are trying to hone their reading skills. The language is simple and easy to understand. There are maximum two lines per page and all of the text is written in a rhyming way. For example a page re…

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