Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: And the Roses Bled by Mehak Daleh

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Book Name: And The Roses Bled Author: Mehak Daleh Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Fiction Rating: 4.8/5 Book Blurb: What happens when the dead come back and can’t let go? A catastrophe occurs in what was meant to be a fun-filled day for…

Book Review: Being Reshma by Reshma Qureshi with Tania Singh

Book Name: Being Reshma Authors: Reshma Qureshi with Tania Singh Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 4.7/5 Book Blurb: On 19 May 2014, as seventeen-year-old Reshma Qureshi left home for the examination centre, everything happened in a flash. The men rushed towards…

Book Review: Wisdom from the Ramayana by Chaitanya Charan

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Book Name: Wisdom from the Ramayana Author: Chaitanya Charan Publisher: Fingerprint Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: What turns friends into worst enemies? Is accepting misfortunes as our destiny fatalistic or pragmatic? Can we regulate our emotions without repressing them? Seeking answers to such universal…

Book Review: Tides Don’t Cross by Simar Malhotra

Book Name: Tides Don’t Cross Author: Simar Malhotra Publisher: Rupa Genre: Fiction Rating: 3.4/5 Book Blurb: Sparks fly immediately when Rukmani—fierce and assertive in the best and worst possible ways—meets the gentle Ayaan in the magical city Paris. Meanwhile, back in…

Book Review: India Ahead by Bimal Jalan

Book Name: India Ahead: 2025 and Beyond Author: Bimal Jalan Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: India’s fundamentals are, no doubt, stronger now than ever before, but the country also faces several old and new challenges in the areas of…

Book Review: The Sane Psychopath by Salil Desai

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Book Name: The Sane Psychopath Author: Salil Desai Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Fiction Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: Finding inspiration in a real life incident that took place in Pune years ago, where a state transport bus driver went on a rampage on…

Book Review: Once Upon an IAS Exam by K. Vijayakarthikeyan

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Book Name: Once Upon an IAS Exam Author: K. Vijayakarthikeyan Publisher: Rupa Genre: Fiction Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: Vishy’s worst nightmare—failing the UPSC’s Civil Services exam—has come true. He is plagued by insecurity, fear and doubts. The mother of all competitive examinations has…

Book Review: The Great Indian School Bazaar by Dev Lahiri

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Book Name: The Great Indian School Bazaar Author: Dev Lahiri Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Rupa Rating: 3.9/5 Book Blurb: The Great Indian School Bazaar deals with a wide range of topics, including what drives parents to admit their children to certain schools, issues…