the good book corner

Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

The Silent Children by Amna K. Boheim

Annabel Albrecht Himmelhofgasse 15, Ober St. Veit, Wien 18th August 2004 Dearest Max, I am writing to inform you that I am dying. The doctors, however, cannot tell me how … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Jack Thorne (script), based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne; reviewed by Sapna Khajuria

First things first – remember the lyrical, evocative style of writing we all got used to after reading 7 Harry Potter books? Well, don’t look for that in this book. … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interviewing author Anuja Chandramouli

Anuja Chandramouli is a bestselling Indian author. Her highly acclaimed debut novel, Arjuna: Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince, was named by Amazon India as one of the top 5 books … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Girl Who Chose by Devdutt Pattanaik

After the Fun in Devlok series and Pashu, comes The Girl Who Chose, the story of Sita. As it says on the cover, this is Devdutt Pattanaik’s way of narrating … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maya in a Mess by Meera Nair

Maya wants to be class monitor and nothing seems to go right for her. She runs late, speaks her mind, always loses things and has tough competition from perfect Nidhi. … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Neon Noon by Tanuj Solanki

Generally, book reviews are quite easy; you either like the book or you don’t! With Tanuj Solanki’s Neon Noon, it’s not that simple. Though I managed to read it in … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jihadi Jane by Tabhish Khair

Tabish Khair’s heart-wrenching narrative comes at a time when ISIS poses a worldwide threat. The Islamic State was founded by a handful of fanatics; now it holds the world to … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interviewing Aliyyah Eniath, author of The Yard

Aliyyah Eniath was born in Trinidad and Tobago; her ancestors hailed from Uttar Pradesh, India. She’s a director at Safari Publications, a magazine publishing house, and founder/editor-in-chief of Belle Weddings … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yama’s Lieutenant by Anuja Chandramouli

What if all accidents, acts of passion and hatred, of divisiveness, illness and violence, were not human reactions to situations, but guided by spirits who repent nothing, and whose evil … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adventures of The Soul by James Van Praagh; reviewed by Saran Lamba

I am one of those who at any given time has atleast 4 children and a dog making ruckus in my house, so needless to say I am a master … Continue reading

July 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

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