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BOOK REVIEW: SUNDAY HERALD/STILL ME by JOJO MOYES

Romance at heart Sheila Kumar Mar 10 2018  Penguin Random Houise UK/Rs 599/Pages 469 For those readers who didn’t know that the film Me Before You was originally a book – it was. It did well, as did the movie version of the story, with the author Jojo Moyes also writing the screenplay. Still Me…

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AUSTENISTAN edited by LALEEN SUKHERA

  Jane in Jimmy Choos An independent writer, manuscript editor and author, the writer is based in Bengaluru.   So here`s a peek at the gentler sex of a neighbouring country. This lot is anything but cowed down, abaya-clad, meek or demure. This lot wears Western couture with elan, are generally shod in Roger Vivier and…

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THE CRUNCH FACTOR by ANDALEEB WAJID

Andaleeb Wajid is just getting better with each new book. The Crunch Factor is one delightful read, featuring a hotter-than-hawt chef/hero, a sassy food photographer/heroine and a cast of captivating supporting characters, some yummilicous food and much chucklesome humour. It`s so tough to intertwine the multiple strands and keep it taut but not too taut,…

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BOOK REVIEW: BAAZ by ANUJA CHAUHAN

  FICTION REVIEWS Blue skies, eye candy   Anuja Chauhan`s latest offering doesn’t stray too far from her template: feisty heroine, gorgeous hero, as much external conflict as  internal (maybe more of the former here, given that the backdrop here is the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War),  much toe-curling passion,  a very interesting gaggle who make…

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REVIEW: UNBOXED WRITERS/ ELIGIBLE by CURTIS SITTENFELD

Eligible: A Biased Review July 16, 2016 Written by   Sheila Kumar Eligible  is  American author Curtis Sittenfeld’s re-telling of that much loved classic  Pride and Prejudice. To  take on a work, any work of Jane Austen (even when commissioned to do so, as part of the Austen  Project) is one brave thing to do, and inevitably, for…

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Feature: Strengthen Your Bond

Better your bond  Getting a romantic relationship to last needs some effort. Here are some tips.  Let’s face it. Falling in love is all too easy. Staying in love, however, isn’t. Like all other relationships, a romantic relationship too is vulnerable to the pulls and pressures of day-to-day life. However, if both partners are clear…

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