What Truly Matters

Jaibala/ April 13, 2015

Moving to Pune was a tough decision for Priya. She did not know how she would deal with the new place and strange people talking in a strange tongue. Being from Chennai the only languages she knew were Tamil and English. Hindi and Marathi were both strangers to her. So when Madhav, told her that he had been promoted to

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Private India : A Review

Jaibala/ August 24, 2014

A thriller based in India, a collaboration between two authors with their own individual styles of writing – one Ashwin Sanghi and the other James Patterson, a book that is the next installment of the fairly popular private series. With all this backing it up, the expectation from Private India was obviously quite high. ISBN: 1780891725 (ISBN13: 9781780891729) Edition Language: English Series

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A Chat about History, Books and People

Jaibala/ March 23, 2014

  Daniel’s Diary by Rajeshwari Chauhan The Blurb When Mrinalini, an art restoration expert, ventures into the ruins of Rang-Mahal and the Palace of Sumangarh, an accidental discovery of a skeleton and a manuscript detailing the exploits of Daniel, a Portuguese artist, opens a window to the forgotten era of grace and grandeur. The blossoming of love between a Moghul

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The Man Behind Don's Wife

Jaibala/ March 13, 2014

  Don’s Wife by Vinod Pande   The Plot   Kamini was a lethal combination of beauty and inner radiance. She was the enigmatic wife of the dreaded underworld don Harsh Jadhav, the firebrand leader of an emerging new party, an icon for the youth, an idol of the world of glitter and glamour, and a revered social reformer. She

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Chatting about Tuki and Other Grand Things

Jaibala/ February 15, 2014

Tuki’s Grand Salon Chase by Parul Sharma The Blurb AFor most hairstylists, the move from the dingy Lovely Beauty Parlour to the upmarket Nancy’s Factory would be reward enough. Gifted, young Tuki though has her sights set on a bigger prize – her own salon! Her well-laid plans start going awry as soon as the striking tattooist Faraaz joins Nancy’s

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Barbara Cerny on Oksana, Grays Hills and Writing

Jaibala/ February 1, 2014

  Grays Hill By Barbara T. Cerny     The Blurb   After her father committed suicide rather than face his mounting gambling debts, Oksana Wallingford knows she will have to work in order to keep food on the table and her younger brother, the new baron, in school. When her best friend finds her a position as the nanny

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