Book Review: Don’t Tell The Governor by Ravi Subramanian

Blurb (as on Goodreads): On 8 November, when the clock strikes 12, your money will be no good. Somewhere on the India-Nepal Border, a car full of passengers swerves off a highway and plunges into a valley, its trunk full of cash. In the UK, a Bollywood starlet wins Big Survivor, the most popular reality TV …

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Lucknow Diaries: Of Love and Longing by Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Dinesh, Feroze, and Rahul grow up together, playing cricket and cycling in the laidback ‘ganjs’ of Lucknow—their lives comfortably intertwined with the life of the city they live in. The author vividly portrays their everyday life and adventures, deftly sketching the parallel courses their lives move on as they grow into youth. …

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e-ARC Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton|A crazy psychological experiment|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): The Rules of Blackheath Evelyn Hardcastle will be murdered at 11:00 p.m. There are eight days, and eight witnesses for you to inhabit. We will only let you escape once you tell us the name of the killer. Understood? Then let's begin... Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden Bishop can …

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Of course, it’s Butterfingers by Khyrunnisa A.

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Bang! Thump! Crash! Who's the wizard of the woeful, the foremost lord of the foul-up, the bumbling baron of blunders? Of course it's Butterfingers! Even when Amar Kishen-better known as Butterfingers-isn't stumbling through misadventures, he sure has disaster tailing him every step of the way. And now that he's back, his 'brilliant' …

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The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods by Samuel J. Halpin|The best children’s book I have read in years|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): This is the story of a sleepy town called Suds. A place where stories fill the air of children who keep turning grey and disappearing without a trace… Poppy and Erasmus are certain there's something peculiar going on in Suds, and they're determined to unravel its secrets. But when they discover the …

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Tenth of December by George Saunders|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A new story collection, the first in six years, from one of our greatest living writers, MacArthur "genius grant" recipient and New Yorker contributor George Saunders. George Saunders, one of our most important writers, is back with a masterful, deeply felt collection that takes his literary powers to a new level. In …

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City of my Heart by Rana Safvi|A glimpse of Delhi with all its grandeur and oppulence|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): In September 1857, the Indian way of life changed forever, after the overnight downfall of the Mughal Dynasty, with the capture and exile of Bahadur Shah Zafar. This book, translated by Safvi, presents translations of four texts that talk about Dilli (today, Delhi) on the eve of the downfall and the fate …

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