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by John Fante

Time and again we come across books that just call to you for some unknown reason, and no I am not talking about those books that are on your “to buy” or “to read” list, its those other books that barely make it to most TBR’s, books that we just pick without any intentions of buying them. This was one such book. I had no idea about this Author, and a little search on him... »

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Grey

by E.L. James

Considered as the fourth book in the FIFTY SHADES OF GREY trilogy, Grey is the same story but from the male protagonists’ perspective. It is written as seen by Christian Grey. It is the first book from his perspective, and I assume two more will follow to talk about the corresponding two books. I bought this book as soon as it was released, but read it only very recently due to TBR constraints. It was... »

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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

by Leslye Walton

It has been a long time since I read 'Midnight's Children' by Salman Rushdie. I was awestruck by the semi-real-semi-magical world he had created. The overlapping of characters with great depth and them being just 'them' just blew me away. Since then I have been looking for a book with similar layering and mystical story. 'The strange and beautiful sorrows of Ava lavender' finally completed my search. This book, classified as 'magical realism' is a... »

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

The Confession of Katherine Howard

by Suzannah Dunn

Queen Katherine, the fifth Queen of Henry VIII, has always been a character overlooked often. She has often been described as a teenager girl who was made the Queen to satisfy her uncle's ambitious plans for her family and she was equally naive about it. It gets difficult to comprehend the character as such, with a crown on head and a giggle on face, married to a persona like Henry VIII. Curious to find out... »

The Confession of Katherine Howard

June Book Box from The Biblio Box

I had never been a part of any book box earlier. This was the first time I subscribed for one. And it did not disappoint me at all! Here are the things I received in the box.  A Hardback copy of 'In other words' by the amazing Jhumpa Lahiri. I had read some passages by the author but never a book. This is going to be my first book. Can't wait to read this! A... »

Broken Pieces

by Dr Gowher Yusuf

When a dear person asked me to review this book, I was only delighted to be doing a review of a book written by someone in my close circles. The Author was kind enough to provide a copy of her book for the purpose of this review. This fifty odd page book is  a documentation of a few of her poems written two decades back. CoverThe cover is a mixed palette of pinkish purple, probably depicting... »

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