Rainbow – the shades of love is the story of Yuvraj aka Yuvi, who is portrayed as a compulsive flirt with a long past of short-term relationships. Yuvi is living in a PG with a group of friends (who knows only two things–drinking and perving). Early in the story Yuvi develops feelings for a girl named Simran living in the house right in front of the PG.
Even though ‘The Lightening Thief’ is meant to be a Children’s book (or, young adult), I don’t see why adults can’t enjoy it. This book (and the series) is a complete package, full of entertainment, humor, good story, good characters, good pace and good writing style.
First of all, the name ‘faceless’ could have been a great name, if it was significant to the story in any way. I’d assume either it was the author’s confusion about picking up a name and he went for faceless, or he wanted to correlate the three facts that Kabir himself was confused about naming his alter ego, kept his face hidden behind a mask, and the author wanted to emphasize on the fact that he uses facebook as a weapon (facebook/faceless, similar words and similar fonts too, ring any bells?).
The plot is simple and straight out of the lives of most of us who lived their teenage/adolescent life between the period of year 2000-2010. Well, Ashu, out of curiosity, begin chatting experience as Junglecat through yahoo flirting chatrooms. After a series of desperate messages Junglecat finally finds a person with an ID Lionking.
There is hardly anyone who isn’t familiar with Ramayana. There have been several TV series directly or indirectly based upon the same epic storyline, and as a book too this isn’t the first effort (of course the Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharit manasa were the original ones).
Before I even go to the book review I’d like congratulate the author for his tremendous efforts in bringing this book to reality. Not only the concept is quite commendable, the presentation of the book, including the book cover, bookmark and everything else is great.
‘Done with Men’ is a light, short, delightful read. It is a story of travel journalist Kairavi Krishna who is dealing with a recent breakup in the background of a long past of failed relationships. In hope of diverting her attention off the breakup, her friend and flat-mate, Baani, arranges an official trip to Goa.