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Book Review: The Conspiracy at Meru

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Vikramaditya and his Council of Nine have fought valiantly to repel the rampaging hordes from Devaloka and Patala – but Avanti has been brought to its knees. Ujjayini lies battered its citizens are scared and morale is badly shaken. Meanwhile, the barbaric Hunas and Sakas are gathering on the horizon and cracks are emerging between the allied kingdoms of Sindhuvarta.The only silver lining is that the deadly Halahala is safe. For now.
Bent on vengeance, Indra is already scheming to destroy Vikramaditya, while Shukracharya has a plan that can spell the doom for the Guardians of the Halahala. How long can the human army hold out against the ferocity and cunning of the devas and asuras? And will Vikramaditya’s love for his queen come in the way of his promise to Shiva?

Book Review: Two Graves by Zoe Kalo

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A Dante-ish descent through a sinister world of decadent shadows and woeful souls…
Seven years ago, he shattered her life. The town eventually forgot the headlines and the nightmares. But 23-year old music student Angelica hasn’t forgotten. For the past seven years, she’s contemplated payback with as much intensity and unwavering faith as she puts into her violin playing. Finally, all the pieces are in place. Over the course of one night, disguised for a masquerade ball, Angelica orchestrates a journey of revenge.

Book Review: Alex and The Wolpertinger- The Land of Fringe by Koos Verkaik

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Alex goes on a journey with the Royal Clover Family.In the Land of Fringe they will witness the coronation of Francis Fray the First.How are the clumsy Cloverland giants supposed to behave in that big country, where everything is done so proper and according to the rules?That won’t be easy…And… what kind of present should they give to the new king?Well… Ludo the wolpertinger is caught in a cage! Maybe Francis Fray would like to own a wolpertinger…In this thrilling story we will find out how strong the friendship between Alex and the wolpertinger is! (official Synopsis)

Title is Untitled: First Night, No Light by Santosh Avvannavar, Kundan Srivastava, Raghunath Babu Are

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To look at things like we’ve never looked at before – we present a unique book of facts blended with fiction to spread more awareness in our society. Facts about various problems in the present urban and rural societies of India are presented wrapped in fiction, like case studies to elaborate them.
Women of our country are often victims to most issues like rape, marital rape, prostitution, child marriage, child trafficking and others. Not to ignore the men who are also victims to women framing them in false cases of impotency and domestic violence. There are eleven chapters presented in this book which deal with different such cases – both men and women – and try to create a little awareness in our educated society. (official synopsis)

Book Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

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Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. “Jess and Jason,” she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? (official synopsis)

Book Review : From Where I See by Ajay Yadav

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Ajay’s life takes a different direction all of a sudden when he is taken in for questioning under the suspicion of his best friend’s murder and through the course of journey in the past, the author touches upon a lot of topics that are relevant to our modern day lifestyle. Everything from feminism to creating that utopian world, we all desire, nothing is out of reach from this discussion

Book Review: Take Me Out At The Ballgame by Kevin D’Onofrio

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Its the opening season of baseball games and no hot blooded baseball fan could stay away from watching their favorite team bring home the championship. The tickets are selling faster than you could blink but amidst all these excitement and baseball fever something strange is happening. Suddenly there are reports of many over enthusiastic fans dying of heart attack. While this could have escaped as a onetime incident when the bodies start piling up, the nation goes into a frenzy and once packed stadiums are now running vacant and devoid of its zealous fans. so what exactly is happening this baseball season?

Book Review: Auditory Viewpoint by Lillian R. Melendez

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Cyber crime is on its rise and everyday tonnes of people suffer from this malice and end up losing their earning and even identity. Even the modern justice system is fighting against this malice but finding it hard. What happens when you become a victim of identity theft and to make it worse comes with a hidden vengeance. who can you trust and where can you hide?

Book Review: India Was One by An Indian

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India gains its strength from its diversity. It is perhaps one of the only existing countries in the world that nurtures so many diverse religions and cultures and yet tying them all in one little fragile thread called india but what if this thread is broken. What if suddenly a communal riot gets out of hand so bad that the entire nation gets divided. How will different culture co exist?

Book Review: Chances Choices Changes Death by Connie Knight

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A quaint little town is startled by the murder of one of their daughters. Myra Cade was a gentle soul, single mother taking care of both her father and her son but lives of many are about to change as she is found dead and her body is discovered discarded.

Book review : The Labours of Heracles by Ryan Foley

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A Graphic Novel, depicting the 12 labours of Hercules giving the quick guide to this greek hero’s heroic life

Book Review: Paper Towns by John Green

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Quentin Jacobsen has been obsessed with Margo Roth Spiegelman ever since they were kids. But in the general hierarchy of high school life, Margo is the reigning queen while Quentin is probably so out of her league that his status would be even far from the grass that grows outside the gates of this kingdom. But one night was all that took to change their relationship and in turn their life

Book Review : Skeletal by Katherine Hayton

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On a construction site, couple of workers stumble upon a body. Well not exactly a body but the remains of it after being buried and left for 10 years to find. Meet Daina Harrow. What follows is a coroner’s trial to find out what happened to her and who exactly Daina Harrow was.

Book Review : The Warrior Code (Warriors series #3) by Ty Patterson

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Twin sisters Megan and Beth Petersons are attacked while they were enjoying a trekking trip in Yellowstone park. while at first glance it looked like a random incident, a repeat attack made everyone have a second look at this incident and it is then that deeper conspiracies are dug out and with each secrets the danger gets closer grip on the twins and there is only one person who could save them.

Book Review: Outsider (Flawed#2) by Becca J. Campbell

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As long as Josh can remember, everybody around him had some kind of supernatural powers whether its his siblings or friends and being a normal person without any powers had only made him more withdrawn, shy, uncomfortable and less important. While toiling with this emotion, something drastic threatens to change his life forever. Its then Josh learns the true meaning of the phrase “careful what you wish for”.

Book Review: Black City by Elizabeth Richards (black city #1)

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Its a new world that has resurrected itself after the debacle of a terrible war but the new world is nothing but cruel and still at constant state of war between humans and Darklings. Caught between this hatred and war is an young love between a darkling and a human that has to fight with everything for their love. from friends, family to their very basic nature

Wattpad Book Review: Consumed

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Lucy Hanson thought it was a plain journal left behind by some previous owners until she realizes the contents were far from someone’s scribbling or fantasy. It was confessions. Confessions and chronicles of murders done by the serial killer O, who has been terrorizing the city with gruesome murders. How far can you go before the danger comes knocking at your door?

Wattpad Book Review: FAITH : A Dorm. A Delinquent. A Girl.

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Dawn Academy is not your usual high school grounds. Only the richest among the richest can walk its grounds and having a meeting with the president to discuss dinner menu is easier than getting an admission here but then how is Rihanna Gessner, admitted to this school at the mid of the session strictly against school policies and why is that suddenly everybody is interested in her.

Book Review: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

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Two girls on a trekking trip get caught in a blizzard and the only escape that they have is an abandoned shelter with two boys. While prospect of getting saved from the cold and the black ice everywhere is inviting and alluring, Little do they know that a danger has presented itself in form of aid.

Book Review: Seconds Before Sunrise (The Timely Death Trilogy, #2)By Shannon A Thompson

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Seconds before Sunrise is the second book in the Timely Death Trilogy and the book explores the characters and their coping mechanism to the decision that were made final towards the end of the first book. Also Eric, the central characters has only days left to face the inevitable war between Shades and Light that will decide the future of his clan

Book Review: Minutes Before Sunset (The Timely Death Trilogy, #1) by Shannon A. Thompson

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There is a whole new world out there. One of shades and Light. Both of them at a constant war against each other to obtain power and dominance . Mixed into this age old feud is a prophecy that is threatening the life of two youngsters. One forced to live with the fact that his death is imminent and unavoidable for the sake of the future of his clan and another unaware of the fact that her life is a major turning point in the outcome of this battle

Book Review : Demons at Deadnight (Divinicus Nex Chronicles, #1) by A&E Kirk

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   Book: Demons at Deadnight (Divinicus Nex Chronicles, #1) Author: A&E Kirk Plot: Aurora can see demons but nobody knows that including her family but ever since she has moved back to her old home,… Continue reading

Book Review: The Chosen One by Sam Bourne

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  Book : The Chosen One Author : Sam Bourne Plot : A President who has just sworn into his office and even before he gets comfortable in his new seat, a threat… Continue reading

Book Review: World After

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Book: World After (sequel to Angel Fall) Author: Susan Ee Plot: The book picks up where it ended in Angel Fall and finds Penryn again in conquest of her sister and meanwhile tackling… Continue reading

Book Review : Powder Burn by Mark Chisnell

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Book: Powder Burn Author: Mark Chisnell Rating: 3/5 Plot: An unsuccessful writer  Sam Blackett , searching for a big career break gets an offer to join a snow boarding team to write an… Continue reading

Book: Assassin’s Creed #1: Renaissance

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Assassin’s Creed is perhaps the most played game and as well as the most popular one so definitely for a non- gamer like me the curiosity of all the addiction behind this series… Continue reading