Robert Langdon is a well known character in pop culture. Ever since The Da Vince Code became an international Best seller, Dan Brown has written only Robert Langdon. His latest, Origin explores two intriguing questions Where did we come from? Where are we going What I Liked about Origin Dan Brown is a story teller who uses a writing style inspired from Jeffrey Archer – one with multiple threads and timelines being told parallels. Jeffrey Archer uses it to his advantage, revealing information to the reader at the right time. Dan Brown achieved this very well in The Da Vinci code
As the life skills coach, author Neera Maini Srivastav understands the common issues faced by teenagers. She also understands that this is the age where parental communication can break down causing a rift between the parent and child. Often, this is the cause of teenage rebellion. While the parents may be saying the right thing, they may not be saying it the right way. This book puts forth the ideas in a succinct and non-preachy way. I can imagine why such a book will be more palatable to the teenagers than what their parents say. They can also read this
Ibis Trilogy is a work of historical fiction by author Amitav Ghosh comprising of Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke and Flood of Fire. The first came out in 2008 and the last, in 2015. I had read Sea of Poppies in 2011, before River of smoke was released and I remember being amazed at the richness of the account. Since then I have read River if Smoke and just finished Flood of Fire and here are my thoughts about the triogy.
A walk in the rain… isn’t the title of the book itself reminiscent of old world romance? In the world of Slam Bam Thank You M’am kind of flings, the promise of a walk in the rain sounds so very romantic. That was not the sole reason I picked this book by Udai Yadla. The blurb from Goodreads will tell you why! Plot of A Walk in The Rain Love is elixir that keeps you alive. Love is poison that kills you. Unreciprocated love keeps you alive but kills every day. Heartbroken Sunny lives a reclusive life, trapped in the past,
Rubina Ramesh – the lady behind TBC or The Book Club is a multi talented lady! I knew her as someone very capable going by the efficient way in which she runs the all the Blog Tours. I was pleasantly surprised to know she is a writer too and that her book was born out of the NaNoWriMo effort. Of course I had to read Knitted Tales: A Collection of Emotions. Plot of Knitted Tales The book is an anthology of short tales, each with a different emotion. As per Goodreads blurb… What forces an innocent girl to become a sex symbol? Her