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Not All Heroes Wear Capes

While we look for real heroes throughout the world to seek inspiration from, we find one amidst our own. The hero that lives under the same roof as us, the first face we see after waking up each morning and… Continue Reading →

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A review of Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

  “I think that it’s extraordinarily important that we in computer science keep fun in computing. When it started out, it was an awful lot of fun. Of course, the paying customers got shafted every now and then, and after… Continue Reading →

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Dead Beautiful

  “And when one of them meets with his other half…the pair are lost in an amazement of love and friendship and intimacy, and one will not be out of the other’s sight…even for a moment: these are the people… Continue Reading →

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Kokkoku- A Review

Kokkoku, meaning “Moment by moment” in Japanese, is considered one of the most engaging anime series in horror-drama-mystery genre which started this January, by most of us anime enthusiasts. The story casually starts when a 22 year old girl Juri… Continue Reading →

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‘Turtles all the way down’ book review

Ever thought about the millions of bacteria breeding in your mouth? Ever thought about sanitizing it? Well, Aza Holmes seems to have found a way out- drinking hand sanitizer…. “You are as real as anyone, and your doubts make you… Continue Reading →

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Name of the wind: A Review

Author: Patrick Rothfuss Genre: Heroic Fantasy, Fiction “My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity… Continue Reading →

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“WITHOUT MERIT” – BOOK REVIEW

“Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness.” “WITHOUT MERIT”  is the newest novel released by COLLEEN HOOVER. It’s not a romantic novel; rather it’s a book of self-discovery. It is a coming-of-age tale…. Continue Reading →

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If Tomorrow Comes – review

“If Tomorrow Comes” is a nerve-wracking piece of fiction which simply does not let you put down your novel. The author Sidney Sheldon builds has written the book in such way that every page is thrilling. Every incident leaves you… Continue Reading →

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The Ocean At the End Of The Lane: A review

A man, sharply dressed, returns to his hometown for a funeral – and funerals are grim events. This man – our protagonist –  before heading to his sister’s house, attempts to clear his head and prepare himself for the endless,… Continue Reading →

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Victorious Viktor

If one were to think that the meaning of life, and the search for it thereof, could be discerned by reflection from print on parchment, one wouldn’t have to look any further than the works of Viktor Frankl. Viktor is… Continue Reading →

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Review: Hell Or High Water

Hell or High Water is about two brothers Toby(Chris Pine) and an ex-con artist Tanner(Ben Foster) who rob the branches of a bank called Texas Midland especially in the early mornings when the services of the bank are not yet… Continue Reading →

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Review: Hidden Figures

There are such moments in the collective memory of mankind that are documented and celebrated decades later for changing the world we all share. In that sense, history is just a plot put together from real world events, game-changing as… Continue Reading →

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Review: John Wick Chapter 2

John Wick (2014) was well known for its clean, well filmed action with an emotional heft to it. John Wick: Chapter 2, the much awaited sequel, knows it can’t match the emotional drive the original had, so it makes no… Continue Reading →

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Review: Manchester By The Sea

A Kenneth Lonergan’s masterpiece “Manchester By The Sea” has the theme of persistent grief and a hope of redemption. It is a beautifully textured drama about how a death in a family forces a small town guy to confront the… Continue Reading →

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Sing Review

                Do not let fear stop you from doing the thing you love. An ambitious koala, an old, frail iguana, an over-confident mouse, an insecure elephant, a devoted momma sow, a teenage porcupine,… Continue Reading →

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What to read: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

  “ You’re like a grey sky. You’re beautiful, even though you don’t want to be.” ― Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes. The book, “My Heart and other Black Holes”, is  Jasmine Warga’s debut novel. Before going… Continue Reading →

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What to read: Simon Vs The Homosapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

“Love is too beautiful to be hidden in the closet.” Simon Vs The Homosapiens Agenda is written by Becky Albertalli. This book has garnered so much hype and praise from bloggers that I could not help but pick it up…. Continue Reading →

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Rolling in the Deep – Mira Grant

Seanan McGuire is an american author and filker. In 2010, she was awarded the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer by the 2010 World Science Fiction Convention, largely because of her urban fantasy/detective story Rosemary and Rue (2009)…. Continue Reading →

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Warning: A lot of teasers ahead, beware 😛 (I’m kidding) All the potterheads out there, I’m sure you were thrilled by the release of another Harry Potter tale. However, this time Harry decided to cast his magic in the form… Continue Reading →

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Till death do us apart

The renowned author and politician Sir Jeffrey Archer is well-known for his novels of deceit, fascination and mystery. Old love is a heartwarming story about two scholars of English literature from Oxford. It is said that love is a conventional… Continue Reading →

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And the Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseni

I found a sad little fairy Beneath the shade of a paper tree I know a sad little fairy Who was blown away by the wind one night. Pari and Abdullah- brother and sister according to providence but parent and… Continue Reading →

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Persuasion vs. Conviction

Inside room 101, in the building of the Ministry of  Love, O’brien converses with a medic before they begin their treatment, or thought-correction one ought to say, to Winston Smith who is found guilty of thoughtcrime.  O’Brien: What’s two plus… Continue Reading →

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MUST READS OF 2015

With 2015 coming to an end, take a sneak-peak at the must reads of this going year. With the holiday season coming up, snuggle into your cozy blanket with these splendid books. Here’s a bucket list few books of 2015,… Continue Reading →

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Timeless Escapade

The book “Orlando” is by Virginia Woolf, a strong feminist and an even better writer. The story spanning over 300 years follows the tale of Orlando and his high spirit escapades during which Orlando ages only 36 years. The book… Continue Reading →

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Evidence-lost and forgotten…

J.Edgar Hoover ,the first FBI director said that his previous profession as a librarian gave him inspiration to collect evidence to see the crime committed in its entirety. “This job …trained me in the value of collating material. It gave… Continue Reading →

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Book Review: The Boy in Striped Pyjamas

Hello there book lovers! Today I’d like to talk about “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” by John Boyne. I’ve been mildly scared of reading this book until recently. A few years ago I watched the movie and expected something… Continue Reading →

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Queen of Crime turns 125

It takes tremendous skill for a writer to keep readers glued to the book till the last page. Agatha Christie does it in spades. Her whodunnit murder mysteries have confounded millions of readers the world over, leading them through a… Continue Reading →

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Scion Of Ikshvaku – Review

With e-books eating into publishers profit, it seems the marketing dept. at Westland Ltd. has come up with innovative strategies. Amazon and Flipkart mass ordering the book even before it hits  the shelf ensures it’s success, but what surprised me… Continue Reading →

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The Sands of time

The Sands of time Breath-taking romance, endless adventure and thrilling suspense. Yet another classic by Sidney Sheldon. The sands of time is a sensational fiction by the famous writer. He has been a master of plot twisting and proves it… Continue Reading →

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OF MICE AND MEN

Ok, let me put it this way! I consider myself lucky to read this book –  “Of Mice and Men” a notable work of John Steinbeck, a Noble Prize winner. Published in the year 1937, the book is one of… Continue Reading →

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The perks of being a wallflower is a deep novel written by American author Stephen Chobsky ,which is all about the teenage roller coaster ride. Fifteen year old Charlie is the main character of the story who is sensitive and… Continue Reading →

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