death of a heart throb

when exactly was it that the word handsome connected to something that actually existed in my world? when did handsome ...
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Ekaant – Sarhad Paar – International special – Ravan ki Lanka

The stories of India are vast and many, - sometimes limited to a particular region, sometimes spread across regions. And ...
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mortal instruments review

The Mortal Instruments

**Lots of spoilers but better to be prepared** I have invested so many days into this 6 book series, The ...
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James Joyce Murder Book Review

The James Joyce Murder

The James Joyce Murder (A Kate Fansler Mystery) by Amanda Cross is unabashedly literary. Imagine an Agatha Christie bucolic setting ...
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Grand is the word – Bahubali 2 – The Conclusion

Before you start reading this, I would like to alert you that if you haven't seen the movie yet and ...
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The Broken Empire

Mark Lawrence has become one of my favourite fantasy novelists thanks to his riveting revenge fantasy series The Broken Empire ...
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neerja review


Zindagi badi honi chahiye, lambi nahin!   A woman of substance, a symbol of bravery and an icon to look ...
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vesuvius club review

The Vesuvius Club

I selected Vesuvius Club as my next read based on the recommendation that readers who like P. G. Wodehouse (an ...
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Sailaab – A 1995 Zee TV Classic

A beautiful ghazal sung by a ghazal maestro for the title song, stellar performances by the main and second leads, ...
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gift of the phoenix book review

Gift of the Phoenix

Gift of the Phoenix is 574 pages of fantasy, magic, valour and love. It is a splendid read, specially if you ...
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clockwise book review


Clockwise is different. In an enjoyable unforeseen way. A young adult novel that is not about a dystopic world that ...
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My Best Loved Stories from The Wind in the Willows

I have hazy recollection of onscreen adaptations of The Wind in the Willows where furry rodents in warm fuzzy coats ...
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dangal has me flying in the air

it's a beautiful film and i almost didn't see it. of late, hindi films somehow don't make contact. dangal took ...
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Why is Beyhadh worth a Watch?

Why is Beyhadh worth a Watch?

Sony Television's new show Beyhadh gets better with each episode. The promos promised a show about a poor little rich girl who ...
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Ek RIshta Sajhedari Ka Review

Ek Rishta Sajhedari ka

When I heard there is a show by Sooraj Barjatiya production I had to watch. I used to love his ...
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unechanted book review


UnEnchanted, by Chanda Hahn, is book 1 in the An Unfortunate Fairy Tale Young Adult series. At the beginning, it ...
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we the living essay

Were you Prepared for We the Living?

Having first read Fountainhead followed by Atlas Shrugged, We The Living came as a tragic jolt I was entirely unprepared ...
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mysterious and spooky.. the addams family

Mysterious and Spooky.. The Addams Family..

Historically Halloween or All Hallows Eve is the day dedicated to remembering the dead. I didn't particularly feel like doing ...
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My Favourite Moments in Poldark Season 1

Finally succumbing to all the rave reviews by Poldark lovers, I watched Season 1 of the popular PBS show. The ...
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ravished book review


Ravished sticks to a more traditional regency romance format than some of the other novels by Amanda Quick. It is a ...
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not all love stories perhaps are about a boy and a girl

there are some things we never talk about. perhaps they threaten our sense of security, perhaps they challenge our limits ...
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kuch rang pyar ke has lost its colour

Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi has lost its color..

You know, how YouTube very smartly and often accurately tries to recommend videos you might like? That is how I ...
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an offensive note in kuch rang pyaar ke aise bhi

don't know about you, but i am beginning to find kuch rang pyaar ke downright offensive. there are many things ...
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bade bhaiyya ki dulhania was not what i thought it would be

the other afternoon, surfing channels looking for something to watch, i came upon a scene in bade bhaiyya ki dulhania ...
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