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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 ‘, …

the diary of a lutyen's princess

Book Review : The Diary of a Lutyens’ Princess

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

Bengal Write Ahead

Book Review : Bengal Write Ahead – Best 50 Stories on Bengal

For the simple reasons – that I love travelling, exploring new culture & traditions and that I am intrigued by the ‘Bengalis’, I opted to read and review this book!   Book Review: Bengal Write Ahead     Blurb The blurb gives a preview of this  interesting compilation of stories: ” Bengal Write Ahead’ was …

Why do I take my ‘own’ time to review books?

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ~Mark Twain   Most of us love reading literature. Be it magazines, tabloids or books. Literature provides us entertainment in a form quite unlike a T.V or Video-Games can offer. Books are a personal favourite of many  – out of the various …

The Secret of God’s Son by Usha Narayanan – Book Review

‘Mahabharata’ has had a major impact on me since childhood and this fact has been mentioned in my previous reviews as well. So, to accept a copy of the book ‘The Secret of God’s Son’ by Usha Narayanan that is based on the great epic was very natural to me! Apart from the review of …