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Plum Pudding Bride | Anne Garboczi | Book Review

February 21, 2017

Plum Pudding Bride | Anne Garboczi Evans | Book ReviewBy Rakhi

PLOT – 3.5/5

CHARACTERS – 4/5

WRITING STYLE – 3.5/5

CLIMAX – 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 3/5

The plot sets rolling when Peter who has been tongue tied for years, when it comes to proposing his beloved Patience, decides to propose her. While he was sure that Pa…

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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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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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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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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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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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