Book Reviews

From last 8+ years I have been a part  ( and now Admin ) of the Book review site : A Lot of Pages.  Some of the recent books I reviewed are here – 

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  • #BookReview: The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly September 23, 2019
    The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael ConnellyMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Some stories mean a lot to you just the way they span generations and way it changes the course of someone's life. "The Wrong side of Goodbye" starts with Bosch being hired by an old guy, almost on his deathbed to find […]
  • #BookReview: Justice Gone by N. Lombardi Jr September 14, 2019
    Justice Gone by N. Lombardi Jr.My rating: 4 of 5 stars About the Book:When a homeless war veteran is beaten to death by the police, stormy protests ensue, engulfing a small New Jersey town. Soon after, three cops are gunned down.A multi-state manhunt is underway for a cop killer on the loose. And Dr. Tessa […]
  • Review: The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe September 7, 2019
    The End of Your Life Book Club by Will SchwalbeMy rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the story of the author and his mother Mary who is diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer. While visiting the hospital for various rounds of treatment, he asks her what she is reading at the time and thus starts this […]
  • Review: Second Skin: Fractures: A litRPG Adventure by M Damon Baker September 7, 2019
    Second Skin: Fractures: A litRPG Adventure by M Damon BakerMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This was my first book where the story is set up in a Role-Playing video game. It was a little difficult to get into the rules and calculations that go into score and capability measure [ i am still not […]
  • Review: The Redgrave Murders by A. L. Sowards August 14, 2019
    The Redgrave Murders by A. L. SowardsMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Sometimes it is not the big picture but what is happening within that frame that makes a story work for the reader. This is a story of two people with different past working for a common future - a future together.Evie and Gary […]
  • Review: This Savage Song [The monsters of Verity] by Victoria Schwab August 3, 2019
    My rating: 4 of 5 stars This Savage Song is a Young Adult fiction set in a city full of monsters and human. The city is divided into two sections - one ruled by Harker who has made monsters his slave and now sells his protection to humans, other section ruled by Flynn who saves the […]
  • Review: A Mango Tree in the Courtyard by Shweta Gour July 19, 2019
    A Mango Tree in the Courtyard: Fifteen comforting stories of nostalgia, humour, irony and macabre. by Shweta GourMy rating: 3.5 of 5 stars "Always be aware of men who make you feel miserable, who always put their needs above your wishes and stand for yourself, without hurting anyone; but, also be wise enough never to […]
  • #BookReview: I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel July 12, 2019
    I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne BogelMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This year, I accidentally picked The uncommon reader from my library on my first ever visit. This book then led me to explore more books in the genre - Books about Books/reading. And surprisingly the […]
  • #Review: We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra July 6, 2019
    We Contain Multitudes by Sarah HenstraMy rating: 4 of 5 stars 3.75 / 4 to be precise ;)I actually did not read this one but listened to the audiobook version and I must mention that it is one of the books that perfectly done in the audio. The book is written in the form of […]
  • #BookReview: Physical: The catastrophe of desire by Mari.Reiza May 18, 2019
    Physical: The catastrophe of desire by mari reizaMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Some times you begin a book with little expectation and find struggling to identify with the character, any character actually. This happened for me with Physical as I just could not empathize with Kiki - whose breakup has left her a little […]
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