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Book Review: ‘Hunted by Shadow’ By Michelle Heard

Book Review: ‘Hunted by Shadow’ By Michelle Heard

“Shadow” is that darkness which appears in a light. When time changes people leave their close ones, their love, their colleagues but one thing stays forever is their own shadow with the shadow of memories. And here in this book Shadow is getting hunted. First of all I am happy to see the different narrative style of storytelling. “Renzo” and “Skyler” are the centre of the story. But the main character is “Shadow”. Throughout this metaphor it changes its definition. Author Michelle Heard has kept this story in New York. Her writing style gives the feeling like a parallel world…
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Book Review: ‘Her One True Love’ by Ruchita Misra

Book Review: ‘Her One True Love’ by Ruchita Misra

In "Her One True Love" by Ruchita Misra, readers are invited into the lives of Ikadashi Kumar and Fredrick Heisenberg, two individuals whose worlds collide in a whirlwind of emotion, desire, and complications. Misra's narrative unfolds with a simplicity that makes it accessible to a wide audience, but unfortunately, this simplicity also lends itself to predictability, leaving the plot feeling somewhat stale. The story follows familiar tropes of forbidden love, betrayal, and redemption, offering little in terms of innovative storytelling. At times, the pacing lags as scenes are drawn out, testing the patience of even the most dedicated readers. However,…
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Book Review: Razor Sharp by Ashwin Sanghi

Book Review: Razor Sharp by Ashwin Sanghi

"Razor Sharp" is a gripping thriller that keeps readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page. Ashwin Sanghi weaves a well-woven plot, filled with twists and turns that keep you guessing until the very end. Set in the bustling streets of Mumbai, the novel follows the hunt for a ruthless serial killer who leaves behind a trail of tortured victims. The protagonist, Prakash Kadam, a once-decorated cop now haunted by his past, is called upon to unravel the mystery. As he delves deeper into the investigation, he finds himself navigating through police sluggishness and antiquated forensics,…
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Book Review: “I Hear You”

Book Review: “I Hear You”

In the riveting psychological thriller, "I Hear You," author Nidhi Upadhyay explores the complex interplay between science, morality, and the human psyche. The story revolves around Mahika, a woman desperate to breathe life into her deteriorating marriage through the hope of impending motherhood. The narrative takes an unexpected turn when Mahika discovers that her husband, Shivam, a genius geneticist, has manipulated the genetic makeup of their unborn child, Rudra. Rudra, the world's first genetically altered fetus, becomes Mahika's last hope for a perfect family. However, the revelation of a dark secret shatters Mahika's dreams and confines her to the very…
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Book Review: World’s Best Girlfriend

Book Review: World’s Best Girlfriend

In Durjoy Datta's latest novel, "World's Best Girlfriend," readers are taken on a rollercoaster journey through the lives of Daksh and Aanchal, two individuals from vastly different backgrounds who, against all odds, find themselves inexplicably drawn to each other. This is a story of unlikely connections, heartfelt emotions, and the power of destiny. Datta, a well-known author celebrated for his quirky book titles and relatable characters, once again delivers a narrative that resonates with young adults and fans of contemporary romance. "World's Best Girlfriend" is no exception, as it weaves a tale of love and longing with a generous sprinkling…
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Book Review: Saturday Stories by Rashmi Bansal

Book Review: Saturday Stories by Rashmi Bansal

In her latest literary offering, "Saturday Stories," Rashmi Bansal takes readers on a journey through a collection of short stories that delve into the intricate tapestry of human emotions and experiences. With a writing style that is both engaging and accessible, Bansal explores a range of themes that resonate with the essence of our times. The strength of "Saturday Stories" lies in its simplicity. The narratives are deceptively straightforward, each offering a unique glimpse into the lives of diverse characters. Rashmi Bansal's ability to craft relatable characters and situations is evident throughout the book, making it easy for readers to…
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The 3rd Survivor: A Unit 22 Thriller Author: Mainak Dhar

The 3rd Survivor: A Unit 22 Thriller Author: Mainak Dhar

As an avid reader of military thrillers, I was intrigued when I picked up "The 3rd Survivor" by Mainak Dhar. With its promising premise of a covert military unit and a high-stakes mission, I was ready for an adrenaline-pumping adventure. However, while the book delivered on some fronts, it fell short in others. The story revolves around Unit 22, a group of operatives who undertake missions that officially never happened. When their latest operation garners unwanted media attention, they are sent into hiding at a remote base. But just when they think they can catch their breath, they are thrust…
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Book Review: How to Kiss Your Best Friend

Book Review: How to Kiss Your Best Friend

In Jenny Proctor's delightful romantic comedy, "How to Kiss Your Best Friend," readers are taken on a journey through the ups and downs of friendship and love. The story revolves around Brody, a charismatic high school chemistry teacher, and Kate, a globe-trotting journalist with a mysterious past, whose lives were forever changed by one unforgettable kiss. Kate and Brody, having grown up in a small town, shared a deep and unbreakable bond of friendship. But their connection took an unexpected turn when that fateful kiss altered the course of their relationship. Jenny Proctor skillfully weaves this friends-to-lovers narrative, creating a…
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Book Review: The Fun of being in Start Up

Book Review: The Fun of being in Start Up

In "The Fun of Being in Start-Up," penned by Umesh Santoshkumar and Yashoda Rathod, readers are presented with a guide that caters to the burgeoning community of startup enthusiasts, founders, researchers, educators, and mentors. This book follows the startup journey chronologically, offering concise and direct insights. It's a work that echoes the sentiments of the revered Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, who once said, "It's only when we are faced with failure do we realize that these resources were always there within us." Inspired by Paul Arden's "Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite," the authors translated their startup aspirations into action,…
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Book Review: The Temporary Roomie

Book Review: The Temporary Roomie

In the delightful romantic comedy "The Temporary Roomie" by Sarah Adams, readers are treated to a tale of love, rivalry, and laughter that will leave them grinning from ear to ear. This witty and charming narrative takes readers on an entertaining journey through the lives of Jessica and Drew, two characters who, despite their differences, are about to discover that love has a funny way of creeping up on even the most unexpected pair. The story kicks off when Jessica finds herself in a rather peculiar living situation: her house is undergoing renovations, and the only available space for her…
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