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The Alien Conspiracy | Krishna Sriteja D. | Book Review

February 3, 2017

The Alien Conspiracy | Krishna Sriteja D | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

It’s not every day that you come across an Indian science fiction novel and thus finally when you find one, it is hard to resist oneself from the lures of it. The first thing wh…

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Despite Love | Siddhartha Srivastava | Book Feature

January 31, 2017

Blurb -

Mistakes Happen... 
After all, we are human. 
Smriti wanted to be alone, away from Risabh. Their tumultuous relationship was too much for her to take. There was too much pain and sadness and they were staring at a point of no return. She needed a break from him, she thought. But littl…

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Despite Love | Siddhartha Srivastava | Book Review

January 31, 2017

Despite Love | Siddhartha Srivastava | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

After a long time I chanced upon a murder mystery and that too from a debut author and since murder mystery is one genre that has a very high probability of a good entertainment quo…

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377 | Manish Jani | Book Review

December 7, 2016

377 | Manish Jani | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

As per the natural order a male and female completes a couple, a yin and a yang. A couple represents an entity of nature that brings balance. With the current state of our society th…

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The Suitable Inheritor | Pushpendra Mehta | Book Review

August 27, 2016

The Suitable Inheritor | Pushpendra Mehta | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

There is always a huge reader base available for self-help and inspirational books but what if such a book comes with an added bonus of a story. Well, I can’t say that I have …

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The Line Reader | Agni Tripathi | Book Review

November 26, 2015

The Line Reader | Agni Tripathi | Book ReviewBy KC

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Short stories can be a very tricky form of telling tales. There is no scope for elaborate back stories or time to build characters. The time is limited and the impact that the autho…

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Dangerous Glitter | Pazhayedathu Paramban | Book Review

October 21, 2015

Dangerous Glitter | Pazhayedathu Paramban | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

There are certain books which repulse you, certain books which stun you, certain books which make you fall in love with them and then there are certain books which leave y…

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The Retro Man | Amit Pandey | Book Review

August 12, 2015

The Retro Man | Amit Pandey | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

As human beings we are inherently bound to have many flaws, while some of us accept and respect that, trying to change wherever possible, others try to be more accommodating…

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Wasted In Engineering | Prabhu S | Book Review

June 23, 2015

Wasted In Engineering | Prabhu S | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 4/5

RESEARCH: 2.5/5

RELEVANCE: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old”

Sadly these words uttered by the famous American Management Consultant and Management Guru Peter F. …

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Derivation of Life | Viraj J. Mahajan | Book Review

January 7, 2015

Derivation Of Life | Viraj J. Mahajan

By Sarthak

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

There are three vital essentials to living a happy life in this world, something to do that makes you feel worth-while, something to love and something to hope for.
Out of the above three "Hope…

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Just Kidding... Yours, Destiny | Anirban Das | Book Review

February 25, 2014

just kidding yours destiny anirban das book review

By  for Anirban Das

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

The greatest prankster in the world is destiny or fate or karma. It always teases us, and never lets anything go according to plan; it is the greatest devotee of Murphy’s Law. …

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Balcony on the River | Kaushik Ghosh | Book Review

February 24, 2014

balcony on the river kaushik ghosh book review

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PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

A good story is perhaps the best way to ensure that you have the attention of your reader at all times. Not only would your book be a page turner, but any flaws that you may feel are in the boo…

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Reflections | Mukesh Mehta | Book Review

December 31, 2013

reflections mukesh mehta book review

By Akhil Duggal (Guest)

SUBJECT: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

RELEVANCE: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Finding the right words to explain something and to do it seamlessly is a subtle skill, something which is not easily mastered by those writing for the first time. Mukesh has been able to de…

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Seeking Redemption | Madhu Vajpayee | Book Review

December 24, 2013

seeking redemption madhu vajpayee book review

By  for Madhu Vajpayee

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Writing your first book can always be a difficult task. Not having the experience of narrating a story can be a lot more difficult than one might believe. It is very important to

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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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