Review | Smile by Roddy Doyle

Title : Smile Author : Roddy Doyle Rating : 4 ⭐ / 5 ⭐ Genre : suspense Blurb Just moved into a new apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnelly’s for a pint, a slow one. One evening his drink is interrupted. A man in shorts and a pink shirt comes over and sits down. He seems to know Victor’s name and to remember him from secondary school. His name is Fitzpatrick. Victor dislikes him on sight, dislikes, too, the memories that Fitzpatrick stirs up of five years being taught by the Christian Brothers. He prompts other memories—of Rachel, his beautiful wife who became a celebrity, and of Victor’s own small claim to fame, as the man who would say the unsayable on the radio. But it’s the memories of school, and of one particular brother, that Victor cannot control and which eventually threaten to destroy his sanity. Smile has all the features for which Roddy Doyle has become famous: the razor-sharp dialogue, the humor,

Review | How the Irish saved civilization by Thomas Chaill

How the Irish saved civilization  Rating : 4/5 Author : Thomas Cahill Genre : non Fiction About Author  THOMAS CAHILL is the author of the best-selling books,  How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe,  The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels,  Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus,  Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter,  Mysteries of the Middle Ages: And the Beginning of the Modern World, and, most recently,  Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World. These six books comprise Volumes I, II, III, IV, V, and VI, respectively, of the Hinges of History, a prospective seven-volume series in which the author recounts formative moments in Western civilization. In "The Hinges of History," Thomas Cahill endeavors to retell the story

Review | Men and dreams in the Dhauladhar

Title : Men and dreams in the Dhauladhar Author : Kochery Shibu Genre : Contemporary fiction Publisher : Niyogi books Rating : 3⭐/5⭐ Blurb In a project site in the remote Himalayas where superstitions and religious beliefs are as important as the engineering Nanda, Khusru and Rekha come together through a series of twists and turns in their lives. The dreams and aspirations of people come alive as the story progresses. Each has a story to tell and a dream to realize. The fury of nature and the hardships of project life have no mercy for the weak and no time for the dead. Even Nanda who has seen death from close quarters and is hiding from the law is taken aback by the callous attitude towards life. He is the silent man of the project, the one who never talks. Intrigue and real life get mixed with the sudden appearance of Rekha, the lady doctor, at the camp site. Rekha’s quest for a man whom she can love and worship takes her on an unforeseen journey from where she ha

Review | I have never been unhappy by Shaheen bhatt

As rightly said by kay warren  "People with depression have something very valuable to teach us... how to live when it doesn't ever feel good."      So is very true and here we have Shaheen Bhatt who is sharing her experience with us in this book named as I have never been unhappy. A book you must read and get to know about her normal day to day life and learn from her experiences .  So here are my views about the book.  Title : I have never been unhappy Author : Shaheen Bhatt Genre : Autobiography About Author and Book Unwittingly known as Alia Bhatt’s older sister, screenwriter and fame-child Shaheen Bhatt has been a powerhouse of quiet restraint—until now. In a sweeping act of courage, she now invites you into her head.  Shaheen was diagnosed with depression at eighteen, after five years of already living with it. In this emotionally arresting memoir, she reveals the daily experiences and debilitating big pictur

Review | Shiva trilogy book 1 The Immortals of Meluha

Title : The Immortals of Meluha Author : Amish Tripaathi Series : Shiva trilogy Have you ever thought What will happen when Shiva, “The God of Gods”, “ The Mahadev” is not a God but merely a human being just like us without any powers or miracle touch?? If yes and want to know about the struggles Shiva is facing in search of real good then you must read "The Shiva Trilogy” by Amish Tripaathi The Immortals of Meluha is the first book of “The Shiva Trilogy” and other two books are”The Secret of Nagas” and “The Oath of Vayuputras". About Author Amish is a 1974-born, IIM (Kolkata)-educated, boring banker turned happy author. The success of his debut book, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the Shiva Trilogy), encouraged him to give up a fourteen-year-old career in financial services to focus on writing. He is passionate about history, mythology and philosophy, finding beauty and meaning in all world religions. Amish’s books have sold more than 5 million cop

Review | Something dark and holy 1 : Wicked saints

Title : Wicked saints Series :  Something dark and holy Author : Emily Duncan Genre : ya fantasy Rating : 4.5 ⭐ / 5 ⭐ Wicked saints This is the first novel  of the fantasy trilogy Something dark and holy series by Emily Duncan and the next book is coming in 2020 name of the next book is Ruthless Gods. And this is going to be a great series. Ok let us read more about this and do comment your thoughts 🤔💭 about this series.. Blurb A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war. In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light. Wicked Saints is the thrilling start to Emily A. Duncan’s devastatingly Go

Review | I am another you by Priya kumar

I am another you by Priya kumar. Title : I am another you Author : Priya kumar Genre : spiritual self help Publisher : books that inspire Rating : 3.5 ⭐ / 5 ⭐ Blurb You start this journey with Priya, the author, many years ago, trying to escape from a world that did not feel right. You travel with her to the Netherlands, where she participates in some amazing processes with natives who help her realize that the place where wrong is “rightened” is within. There is nothing wrong with the outside world if we sort out the world inside. Each chapter opens to a new surprise, leading to a new realization about yourself. Every page is an honest narration of struggle, overcoming and victory. The experiences are followed up with learnings carefully extracted from real life, which can be applied – professionally and personally, to achieve a better life. A book of many lessons, many insights and many truths, it has the power to awaken you to your best self. This book

Review | Narasimha the mahaavtar triology book 1

"Narasimha the mahaavtar triology Title : Narasimha the mahaavtar triology      book 1 Author : kevin missal Genre : mythological fiction Publisher : Harper Collins Rating : 4 ⭐ / 5 ⭐ If you love mythological retelling Then you must read Narasimha The mahaavatra triology book 1 by the bestselling author Kevin missal Questions ??  Narasimha, once a brave soldier, has left the war and lies low as a physician in a village. But a familiar face from his past seeks his help to stop the tyranny of the blind usurper Andhaka. If Narasimha refuses, the world might just end. What will he do? And why did he leave the war in the first place? Prahlad, the interim king of Kashyapuri, is torn between the ideals of his unrighteous father and his love for Lord Vishnu. Whom will he choose? Hiranyakashyap, the ruler of the Asura Empire, wants to avenge the death of his wife. To do that, he must go through the Trials and get the ultimate weapon – the Brahmastra. But th

What are different book genres??

If you are new in writing or reading and want to know what are different genres of books then this is it we will help you to know about different and most important book genres . What is a genre? ?  A Genre  is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed-upon conventions developed over time. Genre is most popularly known as a category of literature, music, or other forms of art or entertainment, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria.  Or in simple, genre means "Dividing something into categories".  And books are also divded into different genres  as to help the readers to read there intrest without any chaos.  Different book genres  Books are generally divided into two types fiction and non- fiction which are Sub-divided in large Book genres in fiction Classic     Comics/graphic novel   Contemporary   Crime/detective     Fa

Review | This could be our future by Yancey Strickler

" This could be our future  review " Title : This could be our future : A manifesto for a more generous world Author : Yancey Strickler Genre  : self- development Rating : 4 ⭐/5 ⭐ This Could Be Our Future is about how we got here, and how we change course. While the pursuit of wealth has produced innovation and prosperity, it also established an implicit belief that the right choice in every decision is whichever option makes the most money. This belief in financial maximization has produced dire consequences: environmental collapse, corruption, inequality, and a growing dissatisfaction around the world. The answer isn't to get rid of money; it's to expand our concept of value. By assigning rational value to other values besides money--things like community, purpose, and sustainability--we can refocus our energies to build a society that's generous, fair, and ready for the future. By recalibrating our definition of value, a world of scarcity c