Summer specials

While some Countries can’t wait to have Summers knocking at their doorstep, most of us Indians can’t wait to send it packing! While the temperature is merciless in most parts of the Country, most of us still adore summers – reason 01 – Mangoes!, and reason 02 – SUMMER HOLIDAYS!!, and no matter how old you get, there is something about summers that puts you in a lazy ( read tired) mood where all you... continue reading→

The Rejected Writer’s Book Club

by Suzanne Kelman

An award winning Screenwriter, Suzanne Kelman is the author of Southlea Bay series. The Rejected Writer’s Book Club is the first in the series and is sure to make home in the heart’s of readers who enjoy this genre of writing. Cover Another one of those that I first noticed due to it’s cover ( yes we’ve heard- Don’t judge a book by it’s cover and all but one cannot but help being attracted to... continue reading→

Short stories from Rabindranath Tagore

This very renowned Bengali poet, writer, painter, musician and freedom fighter is known for his heart warming writing among his aforementioned array of talents. Written between 1891 and 1917, the common thread binding all these stories is PEOPLE. It focuses on relationships and myriad emotions that come to life due to these relationships. It also takes one through the struggles one goes through most often afflicted by the society. Cover My kindle copy was a... continue reading→

The Prophet

by Kahlil Gibran

Passing by a bookstore and not walking into it? That’s quite unheard of. Making up my mind to not splurge too much, I still couldn’t resist glancing through the shelves of meticulously arranged books. I was drawn to the “spirituality and religion” section, a category that I haven’t read too much on, but am I glad having picked a copy of The Prophet? You bet I am! Regarded as a literary and political rebel, Gibran... continue reading→

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Black Taj

by Mohini Kent

This author, journalist, film maker and charity worker debuts with Black Taj as a fiction writer.Written by Mohini Kent, an Indian by origin and now based in UK, it is based in India in 1993.This is a love story that goes beyond the boundaries set by religious or social segregation. Cover One of the first things that appealed to me about the book was the cover. It shows The Taj, and the much celebrated hypothetical... continue reading→

Every Exquisite Thing

by Matthew Quick

‘Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.’ The quote from ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ forms the basis of the novel. ‘Every Exquisite Thing’ is skillfully woven into a well knit story. Matthew Quick can be traced back to the Oscar winning movie ‘The Silver Linings Playbook. The author has manged to write another exquisite book and given something for us to remember him by once again. Cover page Pen scribbling is... continue reading→