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Blood in the Paradise | Madhav Mahidhar | Book Review

January 23, 2017

By KC EluriBlood in the Paradise | Madhav Mahidhar | Book Review

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

A murder mystery is always an interesting story to read. There is a lot of intrigue and mystery in a whodunit plot, with the reader always left guessing who the real culprit is and th…

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SUDHAM | Author Interview

November 4, 2015

This passionate marketeer bid adieu to a very glorious and promising career to follow his dreams of becoming an author. Meet Sudham, the ex National Marketing Head of India's largest FM Radio Network and find out what he has to say about his love for books and writing.

Sudham | Author Interview

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The Secretive Six | Saurabh Mathur | Book Review

October 21, 2015

The Secretive Six | Saurabh Mathur | Book Review

By Sankalpita 

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Revenge is a very strong emotion. It has the capacity to overpower all other emotions and command a person to its dictates. On the onset, it often seems the most gratifyin…

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Legacy | Mohan Prasad | Book Review

August 6, 2015

Legacy | Mohan Prasad | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

"India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuabl…

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Half Life | M. H. Rahman | Book Review

January 23, 2015

Half Life | M. H. Rahman | Book Review

By  Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

There is seldom a debut author who strikes you as someone so brilliant that you vow to read each and every one of his future works. Thus, it is not always that you come across a writer as b…

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Beyond School | Chitra Anand | Book Review

July 31, 2014

beyond school chitra anand book reviewBy for Chitra Anand

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

If there is any better novel written on board examinations and the kind of effect they have on kids, then I request one and all that please do let me know, because I have s…

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The Devil's Gate: An Impossible Journey | Deepak Kripal | Book Review

June 6, 2014

the devils gate deepak kripal book review

By for Deepak Kripal

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 2.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

It takes courage to write on concepts and notions which rarely catch the fancy of other writers. Even if one does choose to settle down to an ‘unheard-of’ theme, it take…

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Believe | Varun Gwalani | Book Review

June 4, 2014

believe varun gwalani book review

By for Varun Gwalani

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

There is a general tendency among people to follow the popular crowd, and become successful by following the trend. And certainly there is nothing wrong with that, especially …

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Destined Lives: Journey till the Start | Rajveer Singh Prajapati | Book Review

May 13, 2014

destined lives rajveer prajapati book review

By for Rajveer Prajapati

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 2/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5

Reading a debut author’s work is always a challenging task, and what many people do not realize is that reviewing a debut author’s work presents a challenge which …

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Delhi at Dark | Ram Vignesh | Book Review

April 22, 2014

delhi at dark ram vignesh book review

By for Ram Vignesh

PLOT: 5/5

CHARACTERS: 5/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

I don’t know where to start. I guess my ratings say it all. As a reviewer, I rarely come across a book which makes me think hard in deciding where to deduct a point in the ratin…

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The Agony of Love | Neilay Khasnabish | Book Review

March 14, 2014

the agony of love by neilay khasnabish book review

By for Neilay Khasnabish

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 2.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Love stories may be a dime and a dozen, but almost every story has a different story to tell. Even the seemingly clichéd formula of going to a top college, falling in love a…

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Dual Reality | Shyamkant Limaye | Book Review

March 5, 2014

dual reality shyamkant limaye book review

By for Shyamkant Limaye

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Every human being has two personalities – one which we show to the world, and another which is embedded deep within us. In most of us, our veiled personality is dormant, slee…

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Newton's Law Reversed | Howard Roark | Book Review

February 28, 2014

newtons law reversed howard roark book review

By for Howard Roark

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

The basic premise of most love stories, either it be a tragedy or a happy one, is the same. There are certain indispensable fundamentals which, at their core, do not change muc…

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Scientist Sister Sleeping Brother | Rahul Kapoor | Book Review

February 13, 2014

scientist sister sleeping brother

By  for Leadstart

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 2.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

As I sit down writing this review, I am sure the name must have amazed you. I surely cannot blame you, for I myself was equally, if not more, amazed when I first heard th…

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The Thorough Check: Travails of an Indian Muslim | VT Rakesh | Book Review

January 23, 2014

the thorough check vt rakesh book review

By  for Leadstart

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Going by the cover, the book will definitely seem hopeless to you, but what you wouldn’t realize at the time of eliminating this humble looking paperback for any of its flash…

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Colours of Life | Ashwani Tyagi | Book Review

January 4, 2014

colours of life ashwani tyagi book review

By  for Leadstart Corp

PLOT: 1/5

CHARACTERS: 1/5

WRITING STYLE: 1/5

CLIMAX: 1/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 1/5

Among the surfeit of authors who have stumbled their way into the newly thriving Indian publishing industry, many make their mark and come to stay. But sadly, the same canno…

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The Divine and The Destiny | Meenakshi Raina | Book Review

December 20, 2013

the divine and the destiny meenakshi raina book review

By  for Leadstart

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Writing a story is at the same time, both easy and difficult. Contrary to popular belief, it is not as hard as many people make it out to be. But at the same time, it is not as if anyo…

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Only One Life to Give | Arun Kaul | Book Review

October 25, 2013

only one life to give arun kaul book review

By for Arun Kaul

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Writing memoirs is a tricky thing. There is always a doubt whether the stories are interesting enough for the readers, especially since you can't be sure if the rest of the world will agree with…

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Final Cut | Uday Gupt | Book Review

October 12, 2013

final cut uday gupt book review

By  for Market My Book

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

How much we cry these days for the want of good books. We crib about the deteriorating quality of the books flooding the market; about authors turning into salesmen; about publi…

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A Maverick Heart: Between Love and Life | Ravindra Shukla | Book Review

August 28, 2013

a maverick heart ravindra shukla book review

By for The Reader Cosmos

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5

A cocktail of ‘Five Point Someone’ and a few other lesser known works, and strikingly similar to one of our recently reviewed books, The Redeemers, A Mavericks H…

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