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A Walk In The Rain | Udai Yadla | Book Review

January 17, 2017

A Walk In The Rain | Udai Yadla | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

I love it when debut Indian authors outdo your expectations of them by a large margin. Whenever a debut author comes my way, I am usually sceptical and a little scared too b…

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Should I...Fall In Love | Shradha Khanna | Book Review

November 22, 2016

By Sankalpita 

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Love stories are the order of the day. They sell like hotcakes and hence there is never a dearth of good love stories even when it is the stereotypical boy meets girl story. I w…

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When Love Finds You | Yashodhara Lal | Book Review

October 18, 2016

When Love Finds You | Yashodhara Lal | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Yashodhara Lal may not yet have broken into the ranks of Durjoy Dutta, Nikita Singh and Preeti Shenoy but trust me, she is a lady who comes with a very promising future. I h…

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Girl From Fatehpur | Sarita Varma | Book Review

October 9, 2016

Girl From Fatehpur | Sarita Varma | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Simple and cute romance stories are always a treat to read. I was looking for kindle unlimited titles in the romance genre, on my kindle paper white when I came across this book. …

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It's All in the Planets | Preeti Shenoy | Book Review

October 2, 2016

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Love is strange thing. It has the power to make you or break you. I am sure almost all of us have been through this phenomenon once in our lives and hence we all know what a joy or …

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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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A Scandalous Proposition | MM George | Book Review

August 17, 2016

A Scandalous Proposition | MM George | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

WRTITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Having enjoyed quite a lengthy break from my books, I sat down to read some romance books. Browsing through my kindle unlimited list, this is the first one that I found temptin…

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The One You Cannot Have | Preeti Shenoy | Book Review

January 18, 2016

The One You Cannot Have | Preeti Shenoy | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

With most of her books ending up on the bestselling charts, Preeti Shenoy has become a household name now and thus I should be rather embarrassed to state that this book i…

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When The Heavens Smiled | Ritesh Arora | Book Review

December 17, 2015

When The Heavens Smiled | Ritesh Arora | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

On the onset this seems to be like your regular girl meets the guy kind of book however once you go deeper, this book is just not a college type romance, it has much more to off…

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You're Trending In My Dreams | Sudeep Nagarkar | Book Review

November 5, 2015

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Who doesn’t know Sudeep Nagarkar? His books and his words have reached millions and touched millions of hearts. He is the king of today’s modern and contemporary fiction and is …

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Hidden Husband | Shikha Kaul | Book Review

September 4, 2015

Hidden Husband | Shikha Kaul | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

You must probably be wondering the reason behind this extremely intriguing and rather weird title, but trust me, once you read this book, you will know that the title is as ap…

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The House That BJ Built | Anuja Chauhan | Book Review

August 20, 2015

The House That BJ Built | Anuja Chauhan | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

If you are really into Indian fiction and consider yourself a bookgeek, there is simply no way you couldn’t have heard of the name Anuja Chauhan as there is little chance of e…

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There's Something About You | Yashodhara Lal | Book Review

July 27, 2015

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Yashodhara Lal is the author of two bestselling books – “Just Married, Please Excuse” and “Sorting Out Sid”. “There’s Something About You” is her third book and I must say that th…

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Nights in Pink Satin | Anita Shirodkar | Book Review

July 16, 2015

Nights in Pink Satin | Anita Shirodkar | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Women’s fiction especially the ones with a slight hint of erotica are gaining ever increasing acceptance in the Indian market. Authors no longer shy away from penning such works…

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Just The Way You Are | Sanjeev Ranjan | Book Review

January 15, 2015

Just The Way You Are | Sanjeev Ranjan

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Sanjeev Ranjan has to his credit two bestselling novels – “In course of True Love (2012)” and “It’s No Longer a Dream (2014)” but unfortunately for me I never had the pleasure of reading th…

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When She Smiled | Ritoban Chakrabarti | Book Review

January 14, 2015

By Sarthak

PLOT : 3.5\5

CHARACTERS : 4\5

WRITING STYLE : 4\5

CLIMAX : 4\5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT : 4\5

"That's the thing about girls, every time they do something pretty, even if they're not much to look at, or even if they're sort of stupid, you fall in love with them and then you never kno…

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And They Fell In Love | Vikas Singal |Book Review

December 25, 2014

And They Fell In Love | Vikas Singal | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOTS: 3/5

VISUAL APPEAL: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

MASS APPEAL: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

In words of the famous story development consultant (yes! That’s a profession) Jeff Lyons, a story has 7 unique parameters which can be effectively used to judge it. Out of the…

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