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Book Review - And She Waited 60 years by Vimala Ramu. 
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A Review of "House of Cards" by Sudha Murthy. 
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Shrayan by Abha Iyengar- Book review by Ananya Sarkar 
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Review of "Unhooked" 
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Book Review - Whispering Paths 
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Murder Is A Habit 
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Ruskin Bond: A Pioneer of Children Literature in India 
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Book Review - The Inscrutable Americans  
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Book Review of “Womanism The Adventure of Being A Woman” by Eva Bell 
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Book Review of A Season of Ghosts 
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A Bouquet of Garden Fresh Flowers 
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The Second Choice - A Review 
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Book Review: An eye for an eye by Ashutosh Garg 
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Book Review of "Nesting of Thoughts" 
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Book Review of Hidden Husband Not rated yet
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Book Review of I am Called Ranjit.  Not rated yet
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Book Review of Paradise Lost and Regained  Not rated yet
Author: Ratandip Acharya Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Rating: 4/5 About the Author An Electrical Engineer by profession, Ratandip Acharya is …

Cherished by Lakshmi Menon -
Review by Eva Bell
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CHERISHED by Lakshmi Menon, Published by Cyberwit, India. Price Rs. 250/- This is Lakshmi Menon’s second novel. Jyothi the protagonist has …

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