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Of Mice and Men
3.85
it was amazing
“Trouble with mice is you always kill 'em. ”

Breathtaking prose, touching characters and a heart breaking ending. Who said only lengthy novel can ma
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Apr 14, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
4.21
it was amazing
Dear Steig Larsson,

I absolutely hate you! But,I think I love you too. While every author has some characteristic quality, yours seem to be aggravate y
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Dec 31, 2011
Nov 26, 2011
 
The Secret Garden
4.12
really liked it
Except for the persistent India bashing, I loved this book. In fact Mistress Mary, I loved the ending so much that I forgive your English superiority ...more
Mar 17, 2012
Jun 29, 2011
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
ooof exhausting story !! I will get back to it later(in 2050 perhaps).

Finally finished on 4 February 2012(not 2050 :p)

I did it! I finished it! I finis
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Feb 05, 2012
Aug 20, 2011
 
Holes (Holes, #1)
3.94
it was amazing
No wonder this book has got a Newberry Award. Its 200 something pages of pure awesomeness! By beautifully executing such an ingenious concept, Louis S ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Nov 24, 2011
 
The Year of the Flood  (MaddAddam, #2)
4.06
really liked it
I deleted my review from 6 years ago because I don't think I understood half of what was being spoken about and just got washed away by public consens ...more
Jan 18, 2018
Jan 25, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
 
Matilda
4.29
it was ok
Matilda is basically a child prodigy; she is 4 years old and a voracious reader. That is amazing, I know! But, Matilda is not the only character. Ther ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
Siddhartha
4.00
really liked it
**spoiler alert** When I picked up Siddhartha, I was expecting something totally different. Buddha’s life being not on the list of things I am complet ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
 
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
3.84
it was ok
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AND ITS NOT MINDY KALING’S FAULT! OR AT LEAST NOT TOTALLY HER FAULT.

TV and I are not best friends. Sure, I own a TV, but it’s more like
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Jan 04, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
 
Never Let Me Go
3.81
it was amazing
4.25 stars

There may be spoilers!

How would you feel if someone came up to you and very calmly started reminiscing about the time when, he/she had her f
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Jan 13, 2012
Jul 02, 2011
 
The Chosen
4.04
it was amazing
NEW YEAR RESOLUTION NUMBER 62: READ EVERYTHING WRITTEN BY CHAIM POTOK.

I think I might actually end up fulfilling this resolution (unlike most of the
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Jan 03, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
Angels and Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
3.87
liked it
We have a term called ‘paisa vasool’ in Hindi. It means ‘worth the money’ and is generally used in reference to films. A mainstream Bollywood film is ...more
Nov 19, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
The Remains of the Day
4.11
it was amazing
I did not expect that anything written by Kazuo Ishiguro could ever surprise me again; especially after the profoundNever Let Me Go . Yet, this book c ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
Charlotte's Web
4.15
really liked it
It may sound weird but this is the first time I am reading this book. I don’t know how I missed out on it when I was a kid. Maybe it was the Famous 5 ...more
Jan 27, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
 
Lord of the Flies
3.65
it was amazing
Rating: 3.5

A group of British boys get stranded on an island after their plane crashes. At first, the kids revel in their freedom, and lack of an aut
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Dec 05, 2011
Jun 24, 2011
 
Secret Daughter
3.97
really liked it
Such a beautiful story!! Kavita and Jasu are a poor but loving couple living in the rural town of Dhanau, India. In a society that favors boys and con ...more
Sep 08, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
A Study in Scarlet
4.15
really liked it
Rating: 4 stars

This is my first Sherlock Holmes novel and yes, I am ashamed for not having read it earlier. I suppose that, what LOTR trilogy is to th
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Feb 02, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
 
Coraline
4.04
really liked it
I absolutely adore pre teen narrators. I love seeing their worlds from their POV. No melodrama, no hesitation, no wistful thinking about the hot guy/g ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Dec 26, 2011
 
The Shining (The Shining, #1)
4.18
it was ok
This book was an utter failure for me in respect of a horror novel.

Didn’t scare me, nah, not at all, didn’t even make me wince. And I am just 17 and
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Nov 25, 2011
Jun 24, 2011
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.25
liked it
This book was like a roller coaster ride for me and, unlike, Augustus’s ride it doesn’t always go up. So 3.5 stars it is.

The fault in our stars is the
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Jan 28, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
 
Sherlock Holmes: The Rediscovered Railway Mysteries and Other Stories
3.80
liked it
I am not going to pretend that I read err.. listened to this audio book for any reason other than, well him

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sigh But, this book did surprise me as it
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Apr 14, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.11
it was amazing
Two very strange things happened last week. I gave I Am Half Sick Of Shadows: A Flavia De Luce Novel two stars and am now giving this book five star. ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
 
The Hobbit
4.25
it was amazing
The Hobbit is the epic journey of Bilbo Baggins, our titular 50 something hobbit. Bilbo though might as well be 10 year old, since he has almost no ex ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Jun 24, 2011
 
The Secret Life of Bees
4.02
did not like it
This book would be absolutely amazing, if there was anything ingenious about this book. It’s a story about Lily, a 14 year old in the racist American ...more
Jan 10, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
 
The Glass Castle
4.25
really liked it
Jeannette Walls, as a narrator, is such a delight to read. My first thought after finishing this novel was that I really really want to meet her in pe ...more
Feb 11, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
4.24
it was amazing
“Dear God," she prayed, "let me be something every minute of every hour of my life. Let me be gay; let me be sad. Let me be cold; let me be warm. Let ...more
Jun 17, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.25
it was amazing
There are many books along with Pride and Prejudice which I shall mention as my favorite novel but, I have to admit, that there are none which I take ...more
Mar 31, 2015
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Jun 24, 2011
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.97
really liked it
Very very funny and David reading these stories himself was just the icing of the cake. Lots of lol moments, especially precious memories.

Read again
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Jan 23, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.74
liked it
“But man is not made for defeat," he said. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated. ”
Beautiful story.
May 10, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
Crime and Punishment
4.19
it was amazing
In the novel Namesake, Ashok’s grandfather tells him to always ‘trust the Russians’. Damn good advice he gives him there. Every piece of Russian liter ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
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