ORIGIN (ENGLISH, DAN BROWN)

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages: 544

DESCRIPTION

The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code.Dan Brown is the master of the intellectual cliffhanger – Wall Street Journal As engaging a hero as you could wish for – Mail on Sunday for anyone who wants more brain-food than thrillers normally provide – Sunday Times

PROS

Robert Langdon series is the thriller story. The most terrific and thriller as you expected. It’s a masterpiece and best treat for Thriller readers.

CONS

A Little bit second part of the novel will let you down. 

LIKE IT HAPPENED YESTERDAY (Ravinder Singh)

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House India
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Pages: 216

DESCRIPTION

Like It Happened Yesterday rewinds us back to our childhood, bringing back the simplicity that existed back then. Its stories remind us of all the things that we valued, loved and hated. It is a heart-warming story for all ages.

PROS

 the book Like It Happened Yesterday is totally a different point of view. In every page of this book found some emotional stages like happiness, hate, love, depression etc. It will give you the nostalgic feeling.

CONS

Though this book is mentioned as a novel. It’s collection of short stories of revisiting the school days. 

FOREVER IS A LIE (NOVONEEL CHAKRABORTY)

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House India
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages: 288

DESCRIPTION

The best thing happened to her… but in the worst way possible… Prisha Srivastav turned eighteen two months back. Hailing from Faridabad, she studies mass communication in Bengaluru. She meets a mysterious man, double her age, who goes by the name ‘the mean monster’ in the Bengaluru party circuit. Intrigued, she pursues him and falls for him. However, there’s a problem. Prisha doesn’t know he kills the one who loves him. Literally. From the master of twists, Novoneel Chakraborty, comes another beguiling tale of dark romance and thrill that won’t let you put the book down till the last page.

PROS

Prisha Srivastav met the mysterious man in the monster city. It’s a dark side and thrills romantic book. It did not let you down till the end.

CONS

The main drawback is the suspense of the story is not revealed in this book.

Bombay Fever: IT CAME, IT SAW, WILL IT CONQUER?(SIDIN VADUKUT)

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster India
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Suspense & Thriller
  • Pages: 368

DESCRIPTION

Where did it come from? In the courtyard of a Hindu temple in Switzerland, a woman collapses in the arms of a visiting Indian journalist, her body reduced to a puddle of blood. It is unlike anything anyone has ever seen.How does it kill?Three months later, all over Mumbai, men, women, and children are ravaged by a disease that strikes with deceptive mildness before swiftly condemning patients to a gruesome death.Who will it hit next?As the rogue microbe wreaks its bloody havoc-slaying rich and poor, young and old-chaos ensues. Thousands try to flee the city for their lives. Including the most powerful man in the country.Can it be stopped?All that stands between the city and apocalypse is a ragged team of doctors, civil servants, and scientists. But is their intervention too little, too late?Bombay Fever is a meticulously researched work of fiction-too plausible to ignore and too chilling to put down by one of India’s most original writers.

PROS

It’s a crime thriller comes fiction story. Based on the women meeting Indian Journalist in the Switzerland.

CONS

It felt the book could have been a bit longer to accommodate a gradual closure of the many things that had been going on the middle third of the plot.

REBOUND(SANIL SACHAR)

  • Publisher: RUPA
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages: 208

DESCRIPTION

We’re all one step away from schizophrenia. Rebound is the journey of a schizophrenic who breaks free from the clutches of a trapped existence, only to find himself back in the same world. Abhimanyu grows up in the make-believe world of a circus, where masked faces and painted expressions are his constant companions. Brought up by his uncle, the owner of the circus, Abhimanyu is fed with lies and surrounded by deception. His uncle not only lords over the young man’s life but is also happy to sacrifice Abhimanyu at the altar of greed and ambition. Finally, Abhimanyu musters the courage to escape the only place he can call home. Now he is in a world he knows nothing about—free yet completely lost. As he comes to terms with his freedom, Rose comes into his life. She gives him a reason to dream again. But love comes at a price. Rose is a circus entertainer and a life with her means going back to the world he loathed. Being with the woman who provides him hope would also mean confronting the demons within Abhimanyu, as well as outside. A tale of love, loss, and longing, Rebound is also a young man’s relentless pursuit to uncover delusions and seek reality. How does it end? It doesn’t.

PROS

CONS

It felt the book could have been a bit longer to accommodate a gradual closure of the many things that had been going on the middle third of the plot.

INDIAN ART AND CULTURE: FOR CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY AND MAIN EXAM PREPARATION (NITIN SINGHANIA)

  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Entrance Exams Preparation
  • Pages: 580

DESCRIPTION

We’re all one step away from schizophrenia. Rebound is the journey of a schizophrenic who breaks free from the clutches of a trapped existence, only to find himself back in the same world. Abhimanyu grows up in the make-believe world of a circus, where masked faces and painted expressions are his constant companions. Brought up by his uncle, the owner of the circus, Abhimanyu is fed with lies and surrounded by deception. His uncle not only lords over the young man’s life but is also happy to sacrifice Abhimanyu at the altar of greed and ambition. Finally, Abhimanyu musters the courage to escape the only place he can call home. Now he is in a world he knows nothing about—free yet completely lost. As he comes to terms with his freedom, Rose comes into his life. She gives him a reason to dream again. But love comes at a price. Rose is a circus entertainer and a life with her means going back to the world he loathed. Being with the woman who provides him hope would also mean confronting the demons within Abhimanyu, as well as outside. A tale of love, loss, and longing, Rebound is also a young man’s relentless pursuit to uncover delusions and seek reality. How does it end? It doesn’t.

PROS

CONS

 The lacks details which makes it very difficult to remember. It gives a very dry though the author tried to make is eye-pleasing by pictures and formatting.

GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA SEVENTH EDITION (MAJID HUSIAN)

  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Entrance Exams Preparation
  • Pages: 912

DESCRIPTION

Geography of India, our flagship titles is entering its 7e. This book is an established manual on the subject by Majid Husain and is a bestseller in the segment. It is now a widely read reference book that deals with the relevant features and topics of India’s geographical landscape in a systematic and comprehensive manner. Varied topics covered are resources of India, different types of irrigation, cropping patterns of India, transport, and public distribution system and food security. It is also being increasingly referred to by graduates and postgraduates of the subject and by researchers and academicians.

PROS

CONS

The edition wise people feel that need improvement.

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN (JOHN GREEN)

  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages: 336

DESCRIPTION

It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about a lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at its heart is Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.In his long-awaited return, John Green shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity.

PROS

CONS

In some tang or to put it, in other words, the storyline bores you down to an extent.

THE BOY WHO LOVED (DURJOY DATTA)

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House India
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages: 280

DESCRIPTION

The only thing you cannot plan in life is when and who to fall in love with.Raghu likes to show that there is nothing remarkable about his life loving, middle-class parents, an elder brother he looks up to, and plans to study in an IIT. And that s how he wants things to seem normal.Deep down, however, the guilt of letting his closest friend drown in the school s swimming pool gnaws at him. And even as he punishes himself by hiding from the world and shying away from love and friendship, he feels drawn to the fascinating Brahmi a girl quite like him, yet so different. No matter how hard Raghu tries, he begins to care. Then life throws him into the deep end and he has to face his worst fears. Will love be strong enough to pull him out?The Boy Who Loved, first of a two-part romance, is warm and dark, edgy and quirky, wonderfully realistic and dangerously unreal.

PROS

CONS

It seems to be like there is too much negativity.

I DO WHAT I DO (RAGHURAM G. RAJAN)

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House India
  • Edition: 2017
  • Language: English
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages: 280

DESCRIPTION

I Do What I Do offers a front-row view into the thinking of one of the world’s most respected economists, one whose commitment to India’s progress shines through in the essays and speeches here. It also brings home what every RBI Governor discovers for himself when he sits down at his desk on the 18th floor: the rupee stops here. Right here!

PROS

CONS

The cons were less to this book. People enjoy reading this book.