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Naked Determination ~ Gisela Hausmann

World is your oyster. It is an idiom we all have heard for all our lives but yet we can’t make world our oyster. There are commitments, there is a job or a college or a school, there will always something that will hold us back from making or seeing the world. This book is my first experience of reading a travel self-help book. I have always been big on travelling but it never materialised more than just going for some religious place Gisela Hausmann gives me the desire to travel the world and read the books she has...

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Diya Antim Aas Ka – Dinesh Gupta

Dinesh Gupta might not be a much known name, but he has been published in many Hindi poetry collections. His first full-fledged poetry collection by the name of “Meri Aankhon Mein Mohabbat Ke Manjar Hain” was published in the year 2012. In his debut book, he has written poems about the beauty of the adored one and also the love for our beloved country. During one of his interviews, he has said that first, he is a poet who loves to write about love and all things that come along with it, but the turmoil that he saw outside...

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Chakra: The Way of Magic in Real Life

The Fantasy genre has yet not become popular amongst the Indian readers. Lack of good books in this particular genre is much responsible for this declining trend. Chakra: Chronicles of the Witch Way, a book by the famous blogger Ritu Lalit, belongs to the genre of magic realism. I picked up the book expecting a lot from it, and I wasn’t disappointed. As I started going through the pages, I was slowly engulfed into it. I started seeing a new world, where Japas predominated. The Japas are a race so secretive that their existence is dismissed as a myth...

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Happy Birthday: A Different Piece of Cake

“Death has become so predictable that I have neither the youthful reverence of it nor the middle-age fear.” –Happy Birthday. This is one of the quotes from the book “Happy Birthday” by Meghna Pant.  The quote aptly tells you what the novel is all about. It is the sad reality of the times we live in. Most of the stories are based in either Mumbai or in America. The thirteen stories in the book have one theme, and that is the human nature. The nature which is neither truly evil nor truly good. It has shades of grey, rather...

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