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Book Review: Fade into Red, by Reshma K. Barshikar

When I was asked if I’d be interested to share my thoughts on this book, I had hesitated a bit. Romance/chick-lit genre is not one that I’m particularly fond of. But the blurb, and the recommendation of a friend who is as crazy about books as I am, convinced me that it might be worth it. And I think it was, because it had an element of believability to it. Continue reading “Book Review: Fade into Red, by Reshma K. Barshikar”

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Book Review: The Fifth Man, by Bani Basu, translated by Arunava Sinha

I think the most interesting aspect of humanity is relationships. Friends, siblings, lovers… whatever it may be. Some books bring that aspect of life to life and explore it very well. One such book is The Fifth Man by Bani Basu. It revolves around Ari, who is Neelam’s husband. Neelam’s hysterectomy changes their relationship between her and Ari. Fate conspires to bring the duo, their college professor Mahanam and Ari’s ex-girlfriend Esha together, testing their relationship even further. Continue reading “Book Review: The Fifth Man, by Bani Basu, translated by Arunava Sinha”

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Book Review: Fire Under Ash, by Saskya Jain

The value of simplicity seems to be going down these days, at least when it comes to books. There is preference to deep set plots, depth in characters (to an extent that they seem out of this world), and a high level of English that makes it necessary to have a thesaurus nearby while reading. I do not mean to say every book needs to be run-of-the-mill stuff, but just that simple ones are rare. Continue reading “Book Review: Fire Under Ash, by Saskya Jain”

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Book Review: How to Become a Billionaire by Selling Nothing, by Aditya Magal

Most of us dreams of becoming a millionaire. Yes, becoming rich is something that interests most of us, if not all of us. So a book titled “How To Become A Billionaire By Selling Nothing” would make us curious to know what it is about. Some might take a peek hoping it’s a book with real knowledge on how to do that. Others might look at the blurb and read it for the humor aspect which the book seems to have. Continue reading “Book Review: How to Become a Billionaire by Selling Nothing, by Aditya Magal”