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Audiobook Review : 11.22.63 by Stephen King

Title : 11.22.63 Author : Stephen King Narrators : Craig Wasson Genre : Sci-fi, Time-travel Publisher : Simon & Schuster Audio Listening Length : 30 hours 44 minutes Rating : 4/5 Narrator Rating : 4.5/5 I picked up this book because this was described as a time travel story (am a sucker for time-travel tales), which it […]

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Audiobook Review : The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Title : The Woman in Cabin 10 Author : Ruth Ware Narrators : Imogen Church Genre : Mystery Publisher : Simon & Schuster Audio Listening Length : 11 hours 8 minutes Rating : 3.5/5 Narrator Rating : 4/5 Laura Blacklock is our no-so-intrepid journalist. When she’s burgled one night, and injured, it does nothing to […]

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Book Review : The Case of the Love Commandos by Tarquin Hall

Title : The Case of the Love Commandos Author : Tarquin Hall Genre : Mystery Publisher : Simon & Schuster Publish Date : September 8th 2013 Pages : 320 Source : Netgalley/Publisher Rating : 4/5 This is the second book of the Vish Puri series that I have read; I’ve also reviewed “The Case of […]

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Book Review : Painted Hands by Jennifer Zobair (June 2013)

Title : Painted Hands Author : Jennifer Zobair Genre : South-Asian Fiction Publisher : Thomas Dunne Books (Macmillan) Pages : 336 Source : Netgalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 3.8/5 Painted Hands is about three young women struggling with their life and religion. Zainab Mir, Amra Abbas and Rukan are three young Muslim women born and brought […]

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Book Review : Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvani

Title : Equal of the Sun Author : Anita Amirezvani Genre : Historical Publisher : Scribner (Simon & Schuster) Pages : 464 Source : Publisher Rating : 4/5 Anita Amirrezvani’s previous novel “The Blood of Flowers” wove an intricate story of a female carpet-maker who must make her way in a strongly patriarchal world. The “Equal […]

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Book Review : The Book of Lost Fragrances

Title : The Book of Lost Fragrances Author : M.J. Rose Publisher : Simon & Schuster Genre : Mystery Pages : 384 Source : NetGalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 2.5/5 The Book of Lost Fragrances has an interesting premise about the afterlife and reincarnation. Robbie and Jacinthe L’Etoile are now the proprietors of the famous House […]

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Book Review : Orbit

Title : Orbit Author : John J. Nance Genre : Science Fiction Rating : 3.5/5 It was a coincidence that I was reading this book about the same time as the recent Atlantis mission was going through. Ironical really that I was reading about the future of space travel just as NASA space shuttle program […]

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Book Review : The White Tiger

Title : The White Tiger Author : Arvind Adiga Genre : Realistic fiction Pages : 288 Publisher : Free Press Rating : 4/5 It has taken forever to get this book off my Reading List and into my hands, because I thought it would be a) Boring (did I really want to read about a […]

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