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Book Review: She Walks, She Leads by Gunjan Jain

“Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” – John Sweeney.

Growing up, we always look at someone to inspire us, to show us the path to walk on, but not how to walk on it. At first, it might be someone very dear to us, like our parents or a teacher. As we get to know stories of leaders, we try to follow in their footsteps.

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(Book Review) When I Fell in Love with Life: Musings of a Cancer Survivor, by Geetha Paniker

‘Life is 10% what happens to us, and 90% how we react to it.’ – Dennis Kimbro

No one can predict what life throws at us, how it tests us. We can’t control that, but we can control how we let it to affect us. We can choose to take it in our stride and learn from it, or stop and let it fester. To do the former takes strength and courage, patience and a positive life-affirming attitude. Those qualities are reflected in the writings shared by Geetha Paniker in this book.

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Book Review: Very Good Lives, by JK Rowling

There are a few authors who inspire me, and continue to be in my list of favorite authors because of that, because of the memories their works invoke in me. One such author is J K Rowling. I wouldn’t be wrong if I said she has inspired many young minds across the world. More than the cover, the title of this book is what pushed me to read it. The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Imporance of Imagination. It felt like I could relate to that.

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Book Review: Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom

Non-fiction is not something I like usually, but there are some that buck the trend and end up being a favorite. This is one such book. I cannot quite put to words why I loved it, but I will try.

Tuesdays with Morrie is a self-help/inspirational book that is sort of a biography. Mitch Albom introduces and takes us through the last lessons and moments he shares with his former teacher, Morrie Shwarz, who is exuberant, positive, celebrating life as he nears his final days. Continue reading “Book Review: Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom”

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Book Review: Her Story {Anthology}, edited by Nehali Lalwani and Neelam Saxena Chandra

In a time when the call for women’s empowerment is finding a real voice, the written word doesn’t seem to want to fall behind. I am someone who believes a story can make a difference if it is written well and aimed correctly to tell what is much needed. This book, Her Story, is an anthology of short stories that aim to make that difference. Continue reading “Book Review: Her Story {Anthology}, edited by Nehali Lalwani and Neelam Saxena Chandra”