Book Review: Birth of the Duo By Chandrayan Gupta

Blurb Aditya Gokhale – a cynical, skeptical, reluctant teenager, and Radha Bose – a hard-working, professional, determined private investigator, end up working together. Their first case is to figure out whether the death of a television actor’s son is a suicide or murder. With Aditya’s personal life in disarray, and Radha dealing with her own…

Book Review: Natal Fault By Dr. Manisha Saxena

Blurb In the monsoons of 2012, a phantasm driven geriatrician, Dr. Suchitra Nigam, is all set to open her dream venture: Rajshree Varma Memorial Foundation, a holistic healthcare for the geriatrics. She then encounters several irregularities plaguing the medical and social scene in the country. She is further intrigued when a nonagenarian from Singapore persistently…

Book Review: The Patomskiy Crater By Khemkarann

Blurb Enter the shadowy world of the Russian military, intelligence agencies and a hired assassin. Six young Americans from affluent families decide to take a trip to Patomskiy Crater, a peculiar rock formation shrouded in mystery, located in a remote area of south-eastern Siberia. Alarms are raised when they don’t return to the base town…

Book Review: Tales from Bengal By Sourish Roy

This short story collection is a beautiful piece of writing. It reminded me the days when I used to read Vankim Chandra’s and Sharat Chandra’s short story collection. I don’t know whether this collection’s tone is similar due to Bengali background or anything else

Book Review: Dark Matter- Blake Crouch

Jason Dessen is walking home through the chilly Chicago streets one night, looking forward to a quiet evening in front of the fireplace with his wife, Daniela, and their son, Charlie—when his reality shatters. It starts with a man in a mask kidnapping him at gunpoint, for reasons Jason can’t begin to fathom—what would anyone…

Book Review- Young, Dumb, and Naive (The Walker Diaries Book 1) By Alicia Caldwell Henderson

Blurb: Azerica Christian is a 14-year-old girl who is determined to redefine her life. She’s finally broken free from dry, private Christian schools and now she is a cheerleader at her new public high school. She has new friends, older friends. And their intent is to introduce Azerica to a whole new world of freedoms,…

Book Review: Secret Notes From Iran By Nadim Siraj

Blurb: Secret Notes From Iran is the first-person account of a journalist who travelled through Iran, disguised as a casual tourist, during the stormy US-Iran stand-off in the summer of 2017. With Iran now facing the possibility of a full-scale war with the US, the book features critical geopolitical analysis of Iran’s position in the…

Book Review: The Dark Lord By Nihar Sharma

A must read for all the fiction lover and anyone who is curious to know the world above.

Book Review: Women Around Us By Hanadi Falki

Blurb: Have you ever paused to appreciate the women around you? Your friend, sister, daughter, aunt, grandmother or even your boss, the maid, the receptionist or the tutor? Have you ever wondered about the story behind those determined eyes and smiling faces? Whether it is Minal who confronts her stalker, or Purnima who helps her…

Tiny Book Reviews: Birthday Girl By Murakami and The Blue Umbrella By Ruskin Bond

Birthday Girl by Murakami kept me so hooked and I sat there pondering what the Birthday wished?
On the other hand, you don’t have to dwell much on The Blue Umbrella by Ruskin Bond. It’s a classic- a well-known classic on how people become better and prudent.