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Book Review; God’s Own Kitchen, by Rashmi Bansal

People often asked Madhu Pandit – “Why did you leave IIT to become a monk?” Had he followed the conventional path, Madhu Pandit would have been a big-shot in some large corporation. Instead, he was the ‘CEO’ of a large temple. Guided by his guru A C Bhaktivedanta Srila Prabhupada. Propelled forward by the Divine Plan. A chance meeting with ...

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Book Review of Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me

“My touch is lethal. My touch is power.” The distributors of this book sure knew how to get the readers intrigued, thanks to this text on the cover. Tahereh Mafi’s dystopian thriller follows the story of Juliette, a girl whose touch is lethal enough to kill. She has been locked up in a cell for 264 days. Starved, abandoned, alone ...

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The 5 Must-Read Books for the Introverts

Since the very beginning of time, stories have been the one portal for anyone who ever wished to escape the monotony of life. Moreover, for people who have never been good at interacting or communicating, books have provided them with the support to overcome loneliness. Luckily, there are many writers who have dealt with such similar themes in their novels. ...

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Book Review of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train

A slightly obsessed female, a not-so-perfect couple, and a missing woman. Did this description remind you of Gone Girl? Well, it did to me too. But Paula Hawkins’s debut novel, The Girl on the Train, is nothing like Gillian Flynn’s tale. In the very beginning of the story, we’re introduced to Rachel Watson. A middle-aged woman who takes a train ...

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Rage of Angels, by Sidney Sheldon

Rage of Angels is a novel by Sidney Sheldon published in 1980. The novel revolves around young attorney Jennifer Parker, as she rises as a successful lawyer after being framed for threatening the chief witness against a Mafia boss by mistakenly giving him a dead canary with a broken neck which in turn leads to a situation that promises to break ...

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How To Become A Billionaire By Selling Nothing: Book Review

Whoa! Did I read the title correct? Sell “Nothing”? Definitely the name caught my imagination sooner than I’d thought. How To Become A Billionaire By Selling Nothing (HTBABBSN) is a piece of beauty by Aditya Magal aka the Fake Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. Try googling this name and you’ll find a Wikipedia page stating RJ is an equity investor in India, who manages ...

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Top 7 Young Adult books to read

John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars has probably been topping the chart of “most read this month” ever since the trailer of the movie came out. People have been shedding countless tears over the beautiful journey of these two very special teenagers who fall in love; a love that crosses some extraordinary bounds of their ordinary lives. Among this ...

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Book Review: Lean In For Graduates

Lean In for graduates is the expanded and updated version of Lean In, it includes additional chapters dedicated to the graduates just entering the workforce. If you haven’t read Lean In, this is a must read for you especially, for recent graduates. Sheryl’s candour is admirable, and renders a feeling of validity to all the guilt and bias women in ...

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The fault in our stars

The fault in our stars by John Green. Don’t get fooled by how simple the book seems in the beginning. It takes you through so many emotions, simplicity, shock, romance, sadness. One minute you’re crying, next minute you’re laughing while crying. It reminds you that no one likes being pitied, and not everyone needs sympathy, the beauty and tragedy of ...

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Book review – A Gathering Light by Jennifer Donnelly.

I just recently finished reading Jennifer Donnelly’s ‘A Gathering Light’.  It’s one of those books that you just can’t put down once you have started reading it! for starters it has a gripping and unique story line. If you are in search of a mild thriller then this book is what you have been looking for! Go get yourself a ...

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