The Hunger Games – Hunger Games Trilogy (Book 1)

Author: Suzanne Collins Genre: Adventure, Science fiction, Drama, Action, Dystopian Language: English Publisher: Scholastic Press Catalog Reference: ISBN 978-0-439-02352-8 Website: http://www.suzannecollinsbooks.com/ Appreciations Received: “Brilliantly plotted and perfectly paced” – The New York Times Book Review “[The Hunger Games] is a violent, jarring, speed-rap of a novel that generates nearly constant suspense…I couldn’t stop reading.” –…

from FUTURE – post WAR

Recently I have been reading quite a few novels that are trying to draw a picture of the future world; how it will function and how the people of that future world will be like. Different authors have different ways to weave the story but at the end they all talk say the same thing…

Hello again :)

My last post was in July 2014. After almost a year of hiatus I’m back again with my novel reviews. In this long sabbatical period I read quite a few novels, all thanks to my new Kindle paper-white. With a baby boy at home and a demanding job to keep, my life was kind of…

Being there for…

”You weren’t there for me on a day when i really needed you; being there for someone when they need you that’s all there in a relationship…”

Broken!

Broken, each and every one of us are broken, damaged. Look around and you will see the world filled with people, torn from inside yet look like mended from outside. Every incident that hurts us, both breaks and makes us. Our past define our today. Words can hurt a lot, truth can be unbearable, and…

Tender thoughts…

”Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat!” – Joanne Woodward sometimes words fall short to describe someone, the depth of words seems much more fathomable in comparison to the subject… every man has huge…

Inferno

Author: Dan Brown Genre: Mystery, Detective fiction, Conspiracy fiction, Thriller Language: English Publisher: Transworld Publishers Catalog Reference: ISBN 978 05 930 72 493 Website: http://www.transworldbooks.co.uk Appreciations Received: ”Jampacked with tricks…A BOOK-LENGTH SCAVENGER HUNT that Mr. Brown creates so energetically.” – Janet Maslin, The New York Times ”AS CLOSE AS A BOOK CAN COME TO A SUMMERTIME…

Sound of Silence – a stray thought …

I wish my work should talk for me. I am my work, my body is just a shadow of my identity. When I will be gone, I hope people remember me through my work. Sometime I feel very helpless when it comes to the ‘precise’ word to write. May I find those words which have…

The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk

Author: Sudha Murthy Genre: Real life stories from here and there Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd. Catalog Reference: ISBN 978 0 143 41685 8 Website: http://www.penguinbooksindia.com Glimpse: This book is the collection of twenty three small stories. All those stories are real life incidents, however small they might be, that have touched the…

Jonathan Livingston Seagull a story

Author: Richard Bach Genre: Fiction, Spiritual, Self-help, Novella Language: English Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers India Catalog Reference: ISBN 978 81 7223 578 9 Website: http://www.harpercollins.co.uk Glimpse: This is a small book with only 87 pages. Albeit when you start reading this book, it makes you to pause and ponder deep in your own life. Generally, we…

The Secret of the Nagas

Author: Amish Tripathi Genre: Fiction Language: English Publisher: Westland Ltd. Catalog Reference: ISBN 978 93 80658 79 7 Website: http://www.westlandbooks.in Popularity: National Bestseller Appreciations Received: Shashi Tharoor – “Compelling narrative style”; Anil Dharker – “Furious action jumps off every page” Rashmi Bansal – “the sequel I’ve been waiting for” Hindustan Times – “With his book, the…