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Destined by Rubina Ramesh : Book Review – PolkaJunction

My last read of Rubina Ramesh’s writing was ‘Knitted Tales’. It was a thriller that I completely loved reading. I opted to go for a romantic novel like ‘Destined’ after long, just to experience the genre of romance through the words of Rubina. So, here is an honest review of Destined.   The Blurb: Esha …

People Called Shillong Review

Book Review: People Called Shillong – 50 Stories from the Khasi Hills

Shillong and the North-East travels have been eluding me for long. I often see my friends posting photos on Social Media of their trip to Shillong or the exotic locations they discover as dwellers there. And rightfully, as an avid traveller, I feel disillusioned that we have not been to the ‘Scotland of East ‘, …

Ghosts of Gurugram Review

Book Review : The Ghosts of Gurugram

This July marked a year of our move to Delhi from the mountains of Himachal. From a place of pure oxygen to a city with the highest pollution levels it indeed has been a drastic change. Thankfully, there is quite a lot of greenery here unlike the other cities to take in the wrath of …

Avishi by Saiswaroopa – Cover Reveal

~ Cover Reveal ~ Avishi by Saiswaroopa Iyer 12th July, 2017 Long before the times of Draupadi and Sita Immortalised in the hymns of the Rig Veda But largely forgotten to the memory of India Is the Warrior Queen with an iron leg, Vishpala Brought up in the pristine forest school of Naimisha, Avishi reaches …

Book # 35

I first got to know about ‘Lutyens Delhi’ some 5-6 years back as I was searching for information on Arnab Goswami for a particular write-up and  ended up reading about this ‘Power Circle’ and how the rich and famous (that includes the media houses too) inevitably gravitate towards it! The curiosity to know more especially …

Book # 34

For the simple reasons – that I love travelling, exploring new culture & places and that I am intrigued by ‘Bengalis’ , I opted to read and review this book! The blurb gives a preview of this  interesting compilation of stories: ” Bengal Write Ahead’ was a contest organized by Facebook, in partnership with Rupa …

The Broken Home

The Broken Home

Check all the Books Here      Name of the book: The Broken Home Author: Lopamudra Banerjee Read some reviews: 1. Anirban Nanda 2. Sarmita Dey  3. Niranjan Navalgund  The Story: An English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novella, ‘Nastanirh’, which was aptly filmed by ace filmmaker, Satyajit Ray as Charulata. You can buy the book @ amazon.in | amazon.com | amazon.co.uk …

Glitter and Gloss

Glitter and Gloss

Check all the Books Here    Glitter and Gloss by Vibha Batra Read some reviews: 1. Sophia Eriks  2. Arti Metroreader 3. Sheetal Maurya The Story: A romantic comedy that is funny, contemporary and sharp. Misha is a make up artist who, after a series of mishaps and twists and turns, falls madly in love …