Book Review: The Rise of Hastinapur

Jaibala/ December 14, 2015

I was quite impressed by the first part of the series Winds of Hastinapur. And so when I got the opportunity to read the book Rise of Hastinapur, I jumped at the chance. Image Credit: Here Paperback, 360 pages Expected publication: December 9th 2015 by Harper Collins India ISBN: 9351773760 (ISBN13: 9789351773764) Edition Language: English   PLOT:  This books pick

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Book Review: The Contract

Jaibala/ March 3, 2015

The Contract by Zeenat Mahal is a pure masala Romance set in Pakistan. It has all the elements necessary to make a commercially successful movie.   Ebook, PDF/ePub, 108 pages Published June 12th 2013 by Indireads ISBN: 1927826152 (ISBN13: 9781927826157) Edition language: English url: http://www.indireads.com/books/the-contract/   PLOT: The plot is not very complicated. Shahira, a divorcee and a single mother,

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Book Review: Voices Old and New

Jaibala/ February 23, 2015

Book Review: Voices Old and New How does one do justice while reviewing an Anthology, that was the question on my mind while reading the book. A collection of stories in four different genres, written by different authors would make it difficult. Ebook, 252 pages Published January 15th 2015 by Indireads ASIN: B00S6YJBSY Edition language: English url: http://www.indireads.com/books/voices-old-new/   I

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Book Review: The Mime Order

Jaibala/ January 24, 2015

The Mime order is the second book of the series and Samantha Shannon has worked hard to take the story she started in The Bone Season forward and make it a more engrossing read.   Paperback, 528 pages Expected publication: February 1st 2015 by Bloomsbury (first published January 27th 2015) ISBN13: 9781408857410 Edition Language: English Series: The Bone Season #2 PLOT:  Paige

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Book Review: The Bone Season

Jaibala/ January 18, 2015

The Bone Season is a refreshing merging of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Samantha Shannon has created a new order, an alternate universe a new reality on the basis of some strong characters. The Bone Season made an interesting read.   Paperback, 452 pages Published  August 20th 2013 by Bloomsbury (first published January 1st 2013) Original Title: The Bone Season ISBN: 1408836432 (ISBN13: 9781408836439) Edition

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Book Review: Time Will Tell

Jaibala/ December 19, 2014

Time Will Tell is the conclusion of Andaleeb Wajid’s Tamanna Trilogy. From No Time For Goodbyes, to Back In Time to this it has been a wonderful journey, and if The first book was the cake, the second the icing this one is surely the cherry on top. Paperback, 198 pages Published December 15th 2014 by Bloomsbury India ISBN13: 9789384052430 Edition Language:

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Book Review: Girl From Fatehpur

Jaibala/ December 18, 2014

The love story of a girl from a small town, living life in a big city, Girl From Fatehpur is a title that tells you what to expect from this cute story by Sarita Verma. ebook, 122 pages Published June 12th 2013 by Indireads ISBN: 1927826187 (ISBN13: 9781927826188) Edition Language: English url: http://www.indireads.com/books/girl-from-fatehpur/ PLOT: When an office colleague proposes to marry Sanjana, a

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Book Review: Heir Of Fire

Jaibala/ December 18, 2014

This is the second book by Sarah J Mass that I have read; Assassins Blade was the other.  Heir Of Fire is the third book in the Throne Of Glass series and Assassins Blade was a prequel. Paperback, 562 pages Published September 11th 2014 by Bloomsbury Childrens (first published September 2nd 2014) original title: Heir of Fire ISBN: 1408839121 (ISBN13: 9781408839126) Edition Language:English Series:

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The Mahabharata Quest: The Alexander Secret – Book Review

Jaibala/ November 22, 2014

Christopher C Doyle brings together History, Mythology and Science in a interesting and compelling story, of The Mahabharata Quest: The Alexander Secret. The title peeked my curiosity, “What could Mahabharata, and Alexander ever have in common, Right?” Incidentally this is again the first book by the author, I am reading. (Makes me think I should have done one of those challenges,

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Slightly Burnt: Book Review

Jaibala/ November 18, 2014

Slightly Burnt by Payal Dhar is a YA novel about teenagers and their problems. At the same time it is not, just a novel and addresses issues that are important and need to be spoken about.   Paperback, First, 196 pages Expected publication: December 1st 2014 by Bloomsbury India ISBN13: 9789384052447 Edition Language: English   PLOT:  Sahil and Komal are best friends,

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