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Books page updated

While i have not neglected reading too much [ at least picked good pace in the last month ], I haven’t done any reviews .. something i wish to do soon. I have even decided to be a part of a book review blog started by a friend.

Check my first review for “Crowded rooms” on the blog ! And let the team know if you want any book reviewed ! we will read and review it for you  🙂

Also the page for Books has been updated !

Check this ! (you will find link to all books I read there ! )

Read on !!

Books Read – Feb

From hundred
to seventy five
the target

at times
need challenges too.


This is inspired from my slow reading speed off late but still the desire to read as much !

Prompted @ March Challenge (Day 2 – Reading)

Poetry Form – Septolet

Also submitted to Theme Thursday – Books

And now for some book reviews –



Urban Shots ( 29 urban tales by 13 writers)

 Urban Shots




+ Seperate sections of stories

+ Amazing narration of most stories

+ Fresh ideas and lovely execution

– Some of the stories do not match up but that’s not a let down

Rating : 4.5/5





The Treasured One [dreamers book # 2]

(byDavid and Leigh Eddings)

+ considering the background information provided on each character, you dnt need to read book# 1

+ good plot , good narration and some really witty dialogues

– If the repetition of scenes is going to be there, am not too excited to read book # 3.


Ratings : 3.5 /5



Read on !! 🙂

Books I read – Jan

3. The Torment of others by Val McDermid

(page – 554 , genre – thriller , psychological thriller , crime)
+well written  psychological insights
+parallel narration
+a wide range of characters

-Nothing in particular

Rating : 4.5/5
(- 0.5 to give away the killer name and still have 50 pages to read till the end :P)


2.The Secret Country by Jane johnson

The secret Country
The secret Country

(Pages – 256 , Genre – Children, magic)

+ kids, pets, magical country, villain uncle
+ illustrations

– a little too predictable (basically its for kids till age 13)

PS : Its book 1 of the secret country triology.

Rating : 3/5

1.The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum

Holcroft Covenant
Holcroft Covenant

( Pages 494 , Genre – Spy , thriller )

+ Fast narration
+ Self revealing layers in the story
+ well crafted action scenes.

– A little confusing if you get distracted too much while reading

Rating : 4/5

Currently Reading :

Urban Shots ( 29 urban tales by 13 writers)


Urban Shots


Faith of the Fallen by Terry goodkind


book 5