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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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One Indian Girl | Chetan Bhagat | Book Review

October 10, 2016

One Indian Girl | Chetan Bhagat | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Why it is that Indians enjoy a love-hate relationship with Chetan Bhagat? And very frankly I don’t see the point why Chetan Bhagat is always trolled. He writes well and there …

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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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It Must've Been Something He Wrote | Nikita Deshpande | Book Review

October 2, 2016

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

It had been quite a long time since I had read a decent chicklit book. So when a request to read this book in exchange for an honest review came, I was totally in for it. The reas…

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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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Forbidden Desires | Madhuri Banerjee | Book Review

August 23, 2016

Forbidden Desires | Madhuri Banerjee | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

In the recent times, marriages have become a tricky affair in India. There is no more a sense of security in one’s marriage as it used to be in our parent’s generation. To…

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A Newlyweds Adventures in Married Land | Shweta Ganesh Kumar | Book Review

August 18, 2016

A Newlyweds Adventures in Married Land | Shweta Ganesh Kumar | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 2/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 2/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Marriage in the new age is not that easy. There are egos, there are temperaments and then there are careers, expectations and what not. So how does the new age woman cope up? Do…

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Three Girls and a Baby | Rachel Schurig | Book Review

August 17, 2016

Three Girls and a Baby | Rachel Schurig | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

What do you get when you put together three girls and a baby in a novel? Well, cuteness and fun are a sure shot outcome but then there is also friendships, hardships and a…

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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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Payback and a Bottle of Merlot | Bria Marche | Book Review

December 30, 2015

Payback and a Bottle of Merlot | Bria Marche | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

This book is the first in the Like Sisters series and even though I haven’t read the second part, I can surely say that this book atleast is a complete story in itself. Mia …

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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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Miss Wrong and Mr Right | Robert Bryndza | Book Review

August 20, 2015

Miss Wrong and Mr Right | Robert Bryndza | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Natalie Love is a thirty something woman who is living the “it” life in London; running a successful theatre in London’s poshest Soho which is about to host one of the Holly…

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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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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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The Backbenchers: The Extra Class | Sidharth Oberoi | Book Review

July 6, 2015

The Backbenchers: The Extra Class | Sidharth Oberoi | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

The backbenchers is a series of three novels – the extra class, the missed call and 3 days of summer. The first book The Backbenchers: The Extra Class is the story of a new girl i…

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Murder to Go | Chloe Kendrick | Book Review

June 26, 2015

Murder to Go | Chloe Kendrick | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENETRTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

“Murder to Go” is the first part in the series “The Food Truck Mysteries” and is written by author Chloe Kendrick. Chloe has to her credit the hit “Animal Instinct” series whi…

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The Reluctant Detective | Kiran Manral | Book Review

June 16, 2015

The Reluctant Detective | Kiran Manral | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

When I first picked this book, I was intrigued by its name and off-course the cover which would draw any chick-lit lover to its fold. Pick a high heel shoe, put a bit of pink and yo…

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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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The Princess Diaries 4 | Meg Cabot | Book Review

December 31, 2014

The Princess Diaries 4 | Meg Cabot | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

The fourth book in the Princess Diaries series has nothing much to offer in terms of plot or climax but it definitely offers the precise combination of wit, humour and amusement…

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