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The Alphabet Killer by Prachi Sharma – Review

Jan 27

prachi The pink cover draws your attention. Then you see the chilling silhouette of a killer with a knife standing over a girl lying in a pool of blood. Aha! Thriller. You turn to the first page of The Alphabet Killer and see that it features a roadside Romeo harassing a teenage girl. A predictable opening sce...  Read more

Olympus by Devdutt Pattanaik – A Review

Nov 28

d The elegant front cover features an illustration of the Trojan Horse. There is another interesting image on the back cover ― this one of Atlas bearing the world on his shoulders. The blurb ends with the tantalizing words: ‘Long have Europeans and Americans retold Indic mythologies. It is time for Indians to reverse the gaz...  Read more

Knitted Tales by Rubina Ramesh – Brilliant variety

Oct 11

MY REVIEW: First things first. Sonia Rao’s foreword and the second one by Dola Basu Singh paint a vivid picture of the amazing woman behind Knitted Tales ― Rubina Ramesh. She is ‘a wife, a mother, a businessperson and a citizen of the world, a person with an inquiring mind and strong opinions.’ All these facets of Rubina’s personality are revealed in ‘Knitted Tales – A collection of emotions.’ The book opens with a bang. You are intrigued, petrified and agog as you read A Secret i...  Read more

The Smitten Husband by Sundari Venkatraman – Review #TBC

Sep 24

Marriages Made in India Book #1 Blurb: Ram Maheshwari is a successful jewellery designer who has a huge showroom on MI Road, Jaipur. He’s tall, dark, handsome and a billionaire to boot. He’s twenty-nine and falls in with his parents’ wishes when they try to arrange his marriage. The lovely, stormy-eyed Sapna Purohit is from Pushkar. She’s managed to finish school and makes a living by doing mehendi designs during weddings. She’s always dreamt of a Prince on a white horse, sweeping her off her fe...  Read more