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Book Review: The Malhotra Bride by Sundari Venkatraman

Here’s my take on The Malhotra Bride by Sundari Venkatraman. BLURB Sunita Rishi’s just turned twenty, having completed her graduation. She wants to fly free as a bird, explore career options and travel the world. Does she have a choice when Mamma & Pappa insist on arranging her marriage? Born in a rich business family …

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Book Review: 7 Secrets of Shiva by Devdutt Pattanaik

Here’s my take on 7 Secrets of Shiva by Devdutt Pattanaik. BLURB Shiva, ‘the destroyer’ among the Hindu trinity (of gods), is depicted in many contradictory manners. He is an ascetic who wears animal skin, his body smeared with ashes. Contradictory to his wild nature, he is also depicted as having a family, with a …

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Book Review: Carthick’s Unfairy Tales by T F Carthick

Here’s my take on Carthick’s Unfairy Tales by T F Carthick. BLURB An evil dragon. A damsel in distress. A concerned father seeking a savior. A hero galloping off to the rescue – a knight in shining armor. Now THAT is stuff of fairy tales.  But what if the father’s real concern is for the …

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Book Review: Dead To Them by Smita Bhattacharya

Here’s my take on Dead To Them by Smita Bhattacharya. BLURB Moira Madhwa is the typical young, beautiful and successful urban woman until the day she goes missing. Her friends start looking for her, but quickly realize nothing is as it seems. Moira had kept devastating secrets—secrets that could wreck their lives if revealed. As …

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Book Review: The Story of a Long-Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar

Here’s my take on The Story of a Long-Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar. BLURB Rohan and Ira’s life takes an unexpected turn when Ira decides to leave for New York to study. They’ve been married for only fifteen months, but this is the opportunity of a lifetime, and Rohan is not going to come between …

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Book Review: Too Good to Be True by Kristan Higgins

Here’s my take on Too Good to Be True by Kristan Higgins. BLURB When Grace Emerson’s ex-fiancé starts dating her younger sister, extreme measures are called for. To keep everyone from obsessing about her love life, Grace announces that she’s seeing someone. Someone wonderful. Someone handsome. Someone completely made up. Who is this Mr. Right? …

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Book Review: 1000 Kilograms of Goa by Rohan Govenkar

Here’s my take on 1000 Kilograms of Goa by Rohan Govenkar. BLURB What do you do at a college reunion in Goa? Clubbing? Sunbathing? Water Sports? Treasure hunt? Escaping from police and drug mafia? Falling in love? No one has ever got enough of Goa, and 1000 kilograms of Goa isn’t worth missing at all! …

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Book Review: Can You Keep A Secret? by Sophie Kinsella

Here’s my take on Can You Keep A Secret? by Sophie Kinsella. BLURB Nervous flyer Emma is sitting on a turbulent plane. She really thinks that this could be her last moment. So, naturally enough, she starts telling the man sitting next to her – quite a dishy American, but she’s too frightened to notice …

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