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Revolution 2020: Love, Corruption, Ambition
3.10
I will give those two stars only because he and his books never fail to create curiosity and buzz among the people. His marketing skills are indeed wo...more
Jan 2011
Dec 15, 2011
 
The 3 Mistakes of My Life
2.94
I wonder why I read CB's novel! But alas, this was there in my list and I wanted to read a light book. Finished it in a few hours, what a crap movie t...more
Apr 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
There are three things that I primarily look for (or reasons I like a ficton book) in a fiction book…
Characters, Plot and Good Lines.

Did this book hav...more
Feb 09, 2014
Sep 01, 2013
 
Faking It
2.57
I wish there was a "no star" rating.
This is/was one of the most pathetic books I have ever read. I am into some 100 pages of reading it, and am contem...more
May 04, 2011
May 02, 2011
 
Hideous Kinky
3.48
"When we go home, can we live in a house with a garden?"
"All right."
"Do you mean all right yes or all right maybe?"
"I mean, all right hopefully"


"Hid...more
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
 
Norwegian Wood
4.02
Once in a while, luckily, we come across a book that makes us take a deep steady breath and think about life. The clear sky above. And the harsh facts...more
Oct 14, 2012
Oct 09, 2012
 
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
3.55
Loss of culture and hope!

Well paced and engrossing, Things Fall Apart, hooked me to this Nigerian sad story from the word go. This book is hailed as...more
Apr 05, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
 
Open
4.11
Little bit of confession. I only started reading this book because it is written by Steffi Graf's husband. (She is like my absolute first love!)
Yes, I...more
Sep 17, 2013
Sep 01, 2013
 
Ladies Coupe
3.50
It was okay, but it deserves more than 2 stars. I tend to put Indian authors in the category of writing cliche and not too inspirational stuff, but An...more
Jul 2012
Jul 27, 2012
 
The Japanese Wife
3.12
Barring a couple of stories, the book did not appeal much to me. The characters and the scenario was described very well by Basu. However, I found a h...more
not set
Aug 05, 2011
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.66
"Howard Roark" from Ayn Rand's novel is a character etched in my mind. So there was a keen interest in knowing how would this book turn out. Atlas Shr...more
Oct 31, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
Hilarious. Swell. You need to like crude humour, the one that uses, all and all that you know. I was laughing hard at some of these jokes and there ar...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.85
After reading two of the books from the Twilight series of Mayer, I wasn't too keen to pick this up. But a dry spell of reads and availability of a fr...more
May 15, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
Civil Lines 6
2.50
Worth the wait? Civil Lines 6

I am almost a stooge when it comes to anthologies. The fact that a few words can entice and enthrall as much as many has...more
Mar 30, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
When the Signal turns Red
2.76
This is a simple Indian love story written by Jayanand Ukey. Current living culture of Mumbai reeks out of this book. This is about how a recent gradu...more
Mar 05, 2013
Feb 25, 2013
 
Infidel
4.18
If I were to describe books that had strong central characters, this one would be one among the Top 3. Mind blowing determination and grit shown by th...more
May 12, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
 
Family Matters
3.96
Seldom do we come across books that stays with us - like when we eat/sleep/drink and while doing all those mundane daily activities - and we just cann...more
Nov 20, 2012
May 22, 2012
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.24
Like many others I picked up this book only because of the author's fame. I was disappointed to the core. Somewhere post 50 pages I had lost all deter...more
Feb 04, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
 
Scars
4.16
This book probably deserves a better rating, but personally I could not manage to give more. It is a wonderfully narrated story of how a girl (Kendra)...more
Jun 14, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
The Lowland
3.79
If you are a Lahiri fan, this one will not disappoint!
Amid the backdrop of Naxal movement in Kolkata, post independence - The Lowland traces the life...more
Jul 22, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
 
The Girl Next Door
3.44
I do not like so many characters in a book, at a time it was difficult to remember who is who and what they are doing. She has described NY and the li...more
not set
Jul 26, 2011
 
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
4.04
A tale of loss, love, and coming of age. “Tell the wolves I’m home” is a tearjerker, and a sad book. But if you like reading narrations from a teenage...more
Jun 29, 2013
Nov 21, 2012
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.68
A highly overrated book!!! Characters lack spine, and it just leaves me wondering how smitten was she by this Mr. Grey, who was falling so low on conf...more
Oct 08, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
3.99
And with this book, I know the answer to "Where did all the good people go?" Such a wonderful wonderful read. I had missed reading out on this in scho...more
Mar 05, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
Larsson has done a terrific job! The character of Lisbeth Salander is described so well that you can relate to her apathy or state. She is to be hated...more
not set
Jun 22, 2011
 
Cold Feet
2.24
I could relate to a lot of things because this is a very Mumbai-happening kinds book. But then it was not a page turner, no strong characters, ends ab...more
May 28, 2013
May 28, 2013
 
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
3.74
Well, one of those books that did not live upto the hype that was created. I just could not gather the connection.
The metaphor used was flight, speed...more
not set
Jun 07, 2011
 
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
3.96
I love books that give me examples that I can relate to and the ones which actually 'stick' to your mind for a long time. The idea of SUCCESs is also...more
Sep 2013
Sep 01, 2013
 
Night Shield (Night Tales, #5)
3.96
I was not gripped by the book. The only good thing about the book was the pace with which things moved! It was my first "Nora Roberts", so I was proba...more
not set
May 02, 2011
 
The Confession
3.76
This book was boring. There are so many names involved, with none except that Robbie the lawyer, having any substance. The sequence and plot was very...more
not set
Jul 22, 2011
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