Review: Nuclear Surprise by Rob Carnell
Review / April 26, 2013

Author: Rob Carnell
Year: 2013
Rating: ★★★★☆
Nuclear Surprise is Rob Carnell’s debut novel and an engaging one at that. With an intriguing premise and attention to detail he manages to keep the reader engaged and turning pages to the very end. The book might seem disjointed in places but manages to come together in the end as all loose ends are tied together. 

This Christmas lets make a change
Article / December 25, 2012


Season’s greetings to all the readers! It’s almost Christmas and the holiday cheer is pervading one and all. Christmas is an annual commemoration of the birth of Christ which serves as a reminder of everything good and all things giving.

Fight for the Crown: Rowling’s Causal Vacancy vs. James’ Fifty Shades
Article / November 8, 2012

Click for latest prices of Casual Vacancy Click for latest prices of Fifty Shades of Gray   J.K. Rowling’s entry into the adult world with her new novel for “grown-ups”, ‘The Casual Vacancy’ has knocked off the Fifty Shades trilogy by E.L. James from the numero uno position on almost every best seller list. Serious competition is brewing between the two books to engage more readers. While debutant author James is silently enjoying the acclaim of the masses, seasoned novelist J.K. Rowling (the creator of Harry Potter) is greatly amused by the success of the Fifty Shades trilogy. In a recent interview Rowling talked about how her new novel is a complete break from the wizarding world and advices against children below the age of 15 reading it. The Casual Vacancy is a book which is morbid in some places, surprisingly funny in others and tugs at your heart strings as it deals with issues like teenage sex, domestic abuse, drug addiction and the underlying politics of it all. The novel begins with the death of a local council member which triggers a series of events which leaves the entire town staggered. At a time where Fifty Shades of Grey…

Review : Blood Magic
Review / November 3, 2012

Author: Tessa Gratton
Publisher: Doubleday, Random House
Year: 2011
ISBN: 9780857530202
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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Blood Magic is Tessa Gratton’s debut novel. It is well written and makes for an interesting read. Conforming to the current fad of magic and mythical creatures she brings to the reader something more believable. It’s a story of romance, revenge, familial bonds, magic and the one that ties them all -blood.

Fifty Shades of Grey
Review / October 3, 2012

Author: E L James
Publisher: Random House
Year: 2012
ISBN: 9780099579939
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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After much hype about ‘Fifty shades of Grey’ by E.L. James, I finally decided to give it a read. It is the first part of the Fifty Shades trilogy followed by Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.