e-Books

Pike Place by Marilyn Howard Tschudi

Pike Place by Marilyn Howard Tschudi

Just finished reading Pike Place, debut novel by Marilyn Howard Tschudi. When I downloaded it as an ebook courtesy Amazon I scarcely thought that a debutant could write such a strong book, especially as it centered around a kid acting as sleuth. However as I continued, the story became larger […]

by November 9, 2013 e-Books, Review
Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

It is impossible to satiate curiosity of Human mind. Often we wish to unveil what is hidden irrespective of the consequences our irresponsible pricking may yield. Though we try to ignore the faint cry of our soul in favour of noisy outdoors but at times it becomes so dominant that […]

by October 26, 2013 e-Books, Review
Incidents in Life of A Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs

Incidents in Life of A Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs

A few days ago, I read Yellow Crocus, my first ever tryst with a story based on slavery in America. And the very first novel on this sensitive topic had made me curious enough to dig out classics on Slave-hood. And as I searched Amazon for some good books on […]

by October 23, 2013 e-Books, Review
Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

Yellow Crocus, the debut novel by Laila Ibrahim was a total revelation to me. I had never before read a novel based on slavery in America and as I read the present novel set in the early 19th Century, strange customs and brazen brutality of slaveholders jolted me. Though, thankfully […]

by September 29, 2013 e-Books, Review
Midnight in Death by J. D. Robb

Midnight in Death by J. D. Robb

“Murder knows no traditions. It ignores sentiments. It takes no holidays.” The ominous opening lines of my latest read Midnight in Death by J. D. Robb aka Nora Roberts sent a shiver down my spine. After hobnobbing with witty Gauri and impressive Holmes, I thought a pure murder mystery would […]

by September 17, 2013 e-Books, Review
Death by a Honeybee by Abigail Keam

Death by a Honeybee by Abigail Keam

A woman beekeeper discovers a dead man in her hives and within 10 minutes into the book, she becomes the prime suspect as the victim is none other than her sworn enemy! As soon as I began reading Death by a Honeybee written by Abigail Keam, I had an inkling […]

by September 14, 2013 e-Books, Review
Wise Enough To Be Foolish by Gauri Jayaram

Wise Enough To Be Foolish by Gauri Jayaram

It is a long time since I have read an autobiography, though often the fictionalized memoirs are as inspiring as the real ones. And, last week I did get lucky when I downloaded a limited free eBook version of Wise Enough To Be Foolish written by Gauri Jayaram courtesy Amazon. […]

by September 13, 2013 e-Books, Review
The Guilty by Gabriel Boutros

The Guilty by Gabriel Boutros

As I looked at the tag line of Guilty by Gabriel Boutros proclaiming as to ‘What happens when a lawyer crosses the line’, I got quite curious to know what kind of boundaries our lawyer hero is going to cross here. I have never read a Court Drama before and […]

by September 6, 2013 e-Books, Review