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Noor Anand Chawla I participated in an international blogging challenge called AtoZ, where I had to write on any theme every day in the month of April, barring Sundays.…moreI participated in an international blogging challenge called AtoZ, where I had to write on any theme every day in the month of April, barring Sundays. Stories from my own travels were uniquely my own, and I felt most adept at them.
To make the alphabetical challenge even more interesting, I decided to use alliterative titles for each. That's how "Tales From My Travel Treasury: An Alliterative Anthology" came about.(less)
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How Spiritual Clearings Helped Me Ride The Second Wave

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Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
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Is the book well-written? Yes.
Is the book interesting? Meh.
Did I like the book? No.

That pretty much sums it up. Badly-drawn extreme-natured characters caught in one cringe-worthy situation after another, do not make for good reading.
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The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
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What a wonderful book / series. I was shocked that I hadn’t read it earlier and I’m so glad to have read it now.

The holocaust has been described from every possible viewpoint in books, movies and pop culture, but Spiegelman’s fabulous artwork and can
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Club You To Death by Anuja Chauhan
Club You To Death
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Ok 4 stars is not for the book - it’s for the entertainment the book provided! I just enjoyed the experience of reading it so much, that I can overlook its literary shortcomings.

Anuja Chauhan has mastered the art of relatable, identifiable characteri
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Wanderers, Kings, Merchants by Peggy Mohan
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An excellent, in-depth study of how India's languages originated, what sets our country apart from others in terms of our languages; and where we're heading by discarding our linguistic heritage.
Well-written, easy to understand and engaging, this bo
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Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
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Actually 3.5/5
Christie’s books make for comfort reading - there’s really no other way to describe the pleasure one receives from reading her works.
Once you’ve read a few, it also becomes easy to predict the endings - which was definitely the case wit
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The Mirror of Beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi
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What a beauty of a book!! It’s difficult to get into - but don’t give up, because eventually it gets so interesting that you can’t put it down.

My book club picked this one to honour the author Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, who died recently. Faruqi is a mas
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Selected Short Stories of Rabindranath Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
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I have read a collection of Tagore’s short stories when I was a teenager. I don’t remember much of what I read but I do remember his signature prose - strong yet flowery, shockingly bold without revealing too much.

Reading this collection after so man
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The Great Influenza by John M. Barry
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I only picked this book up to compare the Spanish Flu that took place over a 100 years ago, to our present circumstances of living through the nightmare of COVID-19.

The book is academic, and very boring in parts. The author goes into painstaking det
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The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
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Ferrante has the gift of exquisite writing. Reading her books is akin to conversing with a dear friend. The in-depth characterisation and interesting backdrops enhance the reading experience.

This book captures the fraught teen years exceptionally wel
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