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Shadi on Toes | Payal Sareen Reddy, Ashoka Bala Reddy | Book Review

July 17, 2015

Shadi on Toes | Payal Sareen Reddy, Ashok Bala Reddy | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

The moment you see this book you will be surprised. The reason is that this book has been co-authored by a husband and wife duo and after reading the book I can safely say that thei…

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Mills and Boon Still So Hot! | Serena Bell | Book Review

May 14, 2015

Mills and Boon Still So Hot!By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Elisa Henderson is an established dating coach who has recently ventured into the world of celebrity coaching and with the help of her sister landed the celebrity actress Celine Car…

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Fashionably Yours | Swati Sharma | Book Review

November 26, 2014

By Sankalpita for Swati Sharma 

Fashionably Yours | Swati Sharma | Book Review

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Glamorous is the magazine for a job in which any girl would kill for. So what is the big deal when a girl like Maya Kapoor leaves her quaint little town of Shimla for the…

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Trouble Has a New Name | Adite Banerjie | Book Review

November 25, 2014

trouble has a new name adite banerjie book review

By Sankalpita for Harlequin India

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENETERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

The Mills & Boon Indian Author Collection is always a definite treat to read and this I can surely say for all the books I have read so far. The most recent book I …

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His Runaway Royal Bride | Tanu Jain | Book Review

September 17, 2014

his runaway royal bride tanu jain book review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Ever since Mills & Boon have come up with their Indian Author Collection, I have been a huge fan of them and that is simply because of the fact that they tune to my Indian background and at…

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Twelve Hours of Temptation | Shoma Narayanan | Book Review

July 15, 2014

twelve hours of temptation shoma narayanan book review

By for Harlequin

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Shoma Narayanan was the winner of the passions contest organized by Mills and Boon. Since receiving the award, she has been writing for Mills & Boon continuously for their India…

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Love @ Facebook | Nikita Singh | Book Review

July 12, 2014

love at facebook nikita singh book review

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PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

If you would have ever browsed through the virtual lanes and alleys of Flipkart’s online bookstore, you must have surely come across the name of Nikita Singh, the young teenage author, …

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Forever in My Heart | Arindam Dey | Book Review

May 17, 2014

forever in my heart arindam dey book review

By for Paperclip Books

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

There has been a flurry of “love stories” in the Indian publishing industry, with every debut author writing one. As the saying goes, why try to fix something that isn’t broke…

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Advantage Love | Madhuri Banerjee | Book Review

April 22, 2014

advantage love madhuri banerjee book review

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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Sorry, You're Not My Type | Sudeep Nagarkar | Book Review

March 19, 2014

sorry youre not my type sudeep nagarkar book review

By for Random House India

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

‘Sorry, You're Not My Type’ is my first Sudeep Nagarkar book and having read his work now, I must say that the author’s reputation indeed precedes his work. I…

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Monsoon Wedding Fever | Shoma Narayanan | Book Review

February 14, 2014

monsoon wedding fever shoma narayanan

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PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

‘Mills and Boon’ has always been a girl’s favourite companion. It is the one which accompanies a girl all the way from her teenage to early womanhood, and often, even then, it is almost…

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None but Him | Tina G. | Book Review

September 16, 2013

none but him tina g book review

By  for Tina G.

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 2/5

WRITING STYLE: 2/5

CLIMAX: 2/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2/5

A romantic story is a tricky thing to write. On one hand, the author needs to make sure that the affections of the protagonists are clearly depicted to the readers. On the other hand, the …

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Never Say Never | Anjali Kirpalani | Book Review

July 1, 2013

never say never anjali kirpalani book review

By for Anjali Kirpalani

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.25/5

Never Say Never is the debut novel of Anjali Kirpalani, a lovely ‘been-there-done-it-all’ girl who has tried her hands at everything ranging from business management, …

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Seriously, Sitara? | Nishat Fatima | Book Review

June 27, 2013

seriously sitara nishat fatima book review

By for Hachette

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 2/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Nishat Fatima, the highly renowned and celebrated editor of Harper’s Bazaar India has come out with her debut novel – “Seriously, Sitara?” The self confessed romance fan is now h…

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Love is Vodka | Amit Shankar | Book Review

June 17, 2013

love is vodka review

By for The Readers Cosmos

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 2.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 2/5

ENTERTAINMENT STYLE: 3/5

“Love is Vodka” is a book written by Amit Shankar which talks about the journey of a teenage girl Moon. The book is written in a breezy style describing the life of the yo…

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First You Plz | Nisha B. Thakur | Book Review

June 6, 2013

first you plz nisha thakur review

By for Nisha B. Thakur

PLOT: 1/5

CHARACTERS: 1.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 1/5

CLIMAX: 1.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 1.5/5

“First You Plz” is a novel or rather a novella by the author Nisha B. Thakur. The book is the story of Avanti and her love interest Aakash.  The story starts when Avan…

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Bollywood Striptease | Neeta Shah | Book Review

June 5, 2013

bollywood striptease review

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PLOT: 2.5/5

CHARACTERS: 2.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

“Numerous auditions – Cut, Shoot and Freeze

Abundant emotions – Love, Rage and Tease

Plentiful dialogues – What! Oh no..!! and Please

Brew your coffee and lay back in ease

E…

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You Never Know When You'll Get Lucky | Priya Narendra | Book Review

May 30, 2013

You Never Know When You

By Guest (Shreyaa Gautam)

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Seldom does it happen that you find books that entice you to read, in appearance itself. Priyadarshini Narendra’s “You Never Know When You’ll Get Lucky!” has a fantastic…

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Anything for You Ma'am | Tushar Raheja | Book Review

May 25, 2013

Anything for you ma

By Guest (Sarthak Singh)

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

It surprises me how quickly this "IIT-IIM cum writer" trend established its roots in India. The start came with Chetan Bhagat's "Five Point Someone". And now-a-days every IIM gra…

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Polka Dots, Ponytails & Purple Pouts | Amrita Anand | Book Review

May 23, 2013

Polka Dots Amrita Anand review

By for Amrita Anand

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5          

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

"With their stunning look; Jasmine, Tia and Leena,

Could easily pass for Bipasha, Minisha and Kareena.

They are young, energetic and vivacious,

Liv…

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