An Unusual Honeymoon by Mamta Kashyap – Review

An Unusual Honeymoon by Mamta Kashyap active reader book review

Romantic fiction may never have been my forte, to be honest. I agreed to review the book by Mamta Kashyap because my friend presented this work to me with a very solid enthusiasm and a challenge that I would read it to the very last page. Well, I DID! I read An Unusual Honeymoon to the very last page and to be frank, I would say that my friend was right, to a very great extent in his overly visible

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India Positive Citizen by Savitha Rao: Book Review

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I have written many reviews, but the book I am reviewing today has literally won my heart. A recently launched book India Positive Citizen: Building a Great Nation, one India positive action at a time, written by Savitha Rao, has many things which make it different from other contemporary novels, or even non-fiction books to be fair to the competitors. So, what is so special about this book? Any guesses? First, it is about our nation, its citizens, their responsibilities,

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One Indian Girl by Chetan Bhagat – Book Review

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I am late to the party! I know already. One Indian Girl has been one of the most discussed novels in the 21st-century Indian history of English literature, there should be no doubts about this truth which cannot be impugned by any scholar or critic. However, there have been many issues related to the novel that can be (and should be, rather must be) debated vehemently because Chetan Bhagat is one of the most influential novelists in India

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The World’s Oldest, Most Powerful Secret Society – Book Review

The World's Oldest Most Powerful Secret Society book review Anand Mohan Active Reader

Anand Arungundram Mohan’s The World’s Oldest, Most Powerful Secret Society is like a fantasy joy ride that has bumps, pauses, halts, flights, jumps and falls… It has too little to do with the mundane that we have around us in our lives. It will let you soar high in the world of imagination that the novelist has created. I will begin with the plot.

If I try to recreate how it all begins for the readers,

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The Tailor’s Needle by Lakshmi Raj Sharma – Book Review

The Tailor's Needle by Lakshmi Raj Sharma review

Novel: The Tailor’s Needle
Author: Lakshmi Raj Sharma
Publisher: Penguin India
Year: 2012
ISBN: 978-0143416760
Page Count: 336
Genre: Pre-Independence Fiction, British-Raj Fiction, Historical Novel

While contemporary literature is facing a crisis in India with an abundance of literature being published without quality and purpose, the novels which are well-positioned and worth-reading are either not very much visible

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The Penthouse by Niraj Sharma – Book Review

The Penthouse by Niraj Sharma book review

Niraj Sharma’s novel, The Penthouse, is a work that compresses human ambitions, emotions and violence altogether. It is a journey of a penniless ambitious young man, Vito Ricci, who belongs to Italy. Like everyone, Vito aims to earn more and more money as fast as possible so that he can live a luxurious life. He believes that honesty cannot buy him luxurious which he longs for. So, he decides to join a gang of criminals and begins

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You were my Crush: Durjoy Datta – Book Review

You were my crush Durjoy Datta book review

There are many novels that we can safely push towards the young readers’ shelves. Many works or simply all the works by Durjoy Datta fall into the same basket. You Were My Crush… Till You Said You Love Me is Published by Penguin Metro Reads in the year 2011. Though there are some of the best crime thriller novelists in India who have written meaningful and exemplary literature recently, most of

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I-SPY: A Peep into the World of Spies by Amit Bagaria

I-SPY A peep into the world of spies book review

I-Spy: A Peep into the World of Spies is a classy non-fiction book by famous author Amit Bagaria who has written 10 books in quick succession and became popular among a certain section of readers of non-fiction books. In this book, the author has analysed the intelligence prowess of the countries that lead the world-order in terms of intelligence gathering and safeguarding one’s nation against internal and external threats by eliminating and marking the enemies. He has

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USAma (2nd edition): Is USA the World’s Largest Terrorist? by Amit Bagaria

USAma by Amit Bagaria book review

Terrorism has become the biggest threat in the contemporary world. Though the threat of ‘Fat Boy’ has gone now because every nation has realised the consequences of war, the threat that looms above us is certainly terrorism. However, the fight against terrorism has become the subterfuge for many nations (like the USA) to grind their own selfish axes. Osama Bin Laden was one of the terrorists who terrorised the world for almost one decade after pushing the

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Demythsifying Myths: Demystifying 18 Myths about India by Amit Bagaria

Demythsifying Myths by Amit Bagaria review

Background of the Book:
A distance from ‘truth’ can mislead you to a room of darkness that is often full of ignorance and, obviously, lies. Sometimes, the attempt is made deliberately because of our ideological or otherwise affiliations and sometimes it happens because we just want to roll with the status quo. The same is the condition with India’s history where much misinformation has been created to mislead the masses form the truth. However, there are

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