Hedon – Priyanka Mookerjee

This book was sent to me by Penguin Random House, India in exchange of a fair review According to Wicktionary – Hedon – (economics) A unit of pleasure used to theoretically weigh people’s happiness. This is a coming of age novel about the slightly fat, incredibly intelligent, extremely cynical, brooding Tara, whose life changes the day she meets her prince charming on the banks of a … Continue reading Hedon – Priyanka Mookerjee

The Lives of Others – Neel Mukherjee

Palampur Book Club Read for January, 2016 Picking a book that appeals to a diverse group of people, some of whom are not avid readers is always a tough choice. I think the administrator for the Palampur Book Club tries her best to balance reading choices from the ‘heavy’ Booker Prize lists and the more ‘lighter’ popular reads and does a good job of keeping … Continue reading The Lives of Others – Neel Mukherjee

Concentr8 – William Sutcliffe

This book was sent to me by Bloomsbury India in exchange of a fair and honest review A story set in a future London, with five young teenagers as the central characters. Concentr8 is a drug that was originally meant for children with ADD but with time even the the slightest act of rebelliousness or naughtiness is characterized as deviant behaviour and most children are … Continue reading Concentr8 – William Sutcliffe

For love and Honour – Anand Ranganathan

This book was sent to me by Bloomsbury India in exchange of an honest review For love and Honour is a heavy title. It predisposes one to expect great things from the pages that follow.  Plus, when you bring in the very tantalizing prospect of an Army Officer as the main protagonist you have effectively hooked an army brat into reading the book with unbridled … Continue reading For love and Honour – Anand Ranganathan