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5 Books that will stay with you forever

5 Books that will stay with you forever

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“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
~ John Green, The Fault in our Stars

Are you a sucker for romance? Then these 5 books are perfect for you. Most of the bookworms go through a phase where they can’t seem to complete a book. If you are going through that phase, just grab one of these books and you will be glad you listened to me. Oh, wait! Are you a teenager and getting started with reading? Then these 5 books are great to start with because you are gonna fall in love with reading.

*The Fault in our Stars, John Green
It is a beautiful love story of a teenage girl with cancer who meets a charming and cheerful guy at a Support Group. It is a heartbreaking yet brilliant book that goes from sad to happy and then happy to sad in a split second. You will cherish this book, though it will make your eyes well up with tears.

*The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
It is a story about an introverted teenager’s life, as he is exploring himself and the world around him. He is in a phase where he can’t tell right from wrong, so he is taking his life as it comes. By the end of this book, you will fall in love with the way he sees the world.

*My Heart and Other Black Holes, Jasmine Warga
This book is about a suicidal girl who isn’t sure about committing suicide and ends up finding a suicide partner for her, who is a popular and handsome guy. In one month’s time, they decide to commit suicide together. Read this amazing book and find out what happens next.

*Love Letters to the Dead, Ava Dellaira
As the name of the book says, a teenage girl is writing letters to the dead as an assignment for English class. She begins with Kurt Cobain and ends up writing letters to Janis Joplin, River Phoenix, Amelia Earhart, Amy Winehouse, Heath Ledger… She just can’t stop writing because it turned out to be her way of coping with her shattered life. This book has a royal way of leaving an indelible mark on our hearts.

*Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell
This is a story about Eleanor, the new girl in the town who is constantly bullied and leads a miserable life. The only relief in her life is Park, who is the boy wearing black T-shirts, headphones and always reading a book. They fall in love. They fall in love the way teenagers do the first time like they have nothing to lose. But is it true that they have nothing to lose?

Happy Reading!

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The Invisible Man Book Review

The Invisible Man Book Review

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What will you call a person who has the ability to be invisible? The luckiest man in this world, of course! Well if you will read this story if you would probably doubt yourself. I am basically talking about the famous book of H.G wells which is the “The Invisible Man” .
As far as the book is concerned it has elements of surprise , fun , a moral value etc. This book is an action packed science fiction which highlights how the knowledge which is considered to be the strongest weapon in the world can be a curse too , if used for evil purposes. After all , everything is dangerous if not used properly!
I will try to give you some brief points about the story. Griffin, the main character of the story is a young scientist who works on a formula of being invisible . He got success in his experiment but fails to reverse it .
Lets start from where the story begins , from a stranger entering a cottage in Iping. It was winter time so there was no point of making any excuses with a man who is fully covered not having a inch of him visible. He is wearing a big coat , glasses , gloves and big shoes. Only his pink nose is visible.He is a private guy which is problem when you live in a town where the major export is gossip , including the gossipy innkeeper ,Mrs Hall. The stranger doesn’t get along with the villagers, especially the owners of the inn where he is staying. He is most of the time busy with his scientific experiments . But as the time passes by , the people find it difficult to digest his strange behavior and starts cooking stories about him . These people clearly don’t have television sets.
Now, the main climax comes in the story. The stranger falls short of money and at the same time, a house in the town gets robbed . As the stranger is the main topic of the story , people start accusing him for the robbery, but guess what happens, the stranger snaps. He takes off all his clothes and reveals that he’s – wait for it – invisible!
The Invisible Man fights with the villagers and its obvious that’s its difficult to win with a man which is invisible . His stuff his still in the hotel and he needs to get it back to reverse his invisibility. To get them back , he forces a homeless dude named Marvel to help him.They went again to get them , but the villagers attack and craziness ensures .
He steals some money from a town and continues his plan . Marvel , who is completely exhausted want to be free from the invisible man but fails to do so. He runs from and while chasing him ( trying to kill him) he found his college friend, Dr. Kemp

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can’t wait to read this book

can’t wait to read this book

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One Indian girl by Chetan Bhagat
If you like love stories than this is right book to read.This is a story of Radhika Mehta who is young, slim and quite fair but not that beautiful. She is flexible to move anywhere with her fiance. She comes to India for her marriage with Brijesh Gulati who works in the Facebook company in San Francisco. While trying to engage conversation with Brijesh,she is unexpectedly contacted by Debashish “Debu” Sen who is her ex-boyfriend .He suddenly arrives at the Resort in GOA where the marriage ceremony of Radhika was held.She is further shocked.It the flashback to 4 year ago,when Radhika began her job training at Goldman Sachs. One evening she was introduced to Debu through Avinash her batch mate from IIMA. They two started dating.Eventually starting a live in relationship .One year later,Radhika decides to plan a future more,when Radhika gets a bonus of 150,000 dollars for the previous year and tells Debu,he doesn’t reacts Radhika expected.And Debu dumped Radhika After that,facing depression, she opts for a move to Hong Kong,thereby cutting all ties with new York.

In Hong Kong GS office, she adapts well and even gets a big investment deal at Philippines. During her trips to luxury in Philippines,she gets to a luxury in Philippines,she gets to know her boss’s boss Neel Gupta who is 20 years older than her and find him very attractive. Radhika and Neel ends up sleeping together by the beatch. After about a year,Radhika comes to her senses when she doesn’t see a future with Neel. Thus,she leaves to London Goldman Sachs office after breaking up with Neel.

She finally agrees and decides to look through some profiles on Shaddi.com. She connects with Brijesh Gupta and said yes for a wedding,which makes her mother happy.And in her wedding, Neel decides to speak something very important to her in person.

Both her ex-boyfriends realised they want her and proposed a plan to get married leaving the Gulaties behind. To know about Radhika’s decision go ahead and read the book.

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reviews: 13 Reasons why “season 3”

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sometimes a ” T.V. show ” shouldn’t be continue after season one and there are plenty of reasons for it:
1. storyline and plot completely destroy after season one.
2. After the main season audience getting bored because main story is always covered in season one.
In this we are mainly talking about season three of ’13 reasons why’. just like season two, season three also making no sense to the audience and in this season most of the things happen strangely like: sudden entry of Ani’s and all just become her friends literally everyone. and after that all reasons revolving around Ani and she is become a part of everyone story. how a whole story change and a strange girl become a Important part of it.
we can not neglect that in this reason we also find that the story writer stretching the ridiculous issues for example: Tony family was deported but this issue stretched till 6 episode.
according to this they don’t have to continue the season 4 because it become completely useless to the audience just like season 2 and 3.

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A Thousand Splendid suns – Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid suns – Khaled Hosseini

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A Thousand Splendid suns – Khaled Hosseini
Born in Kabul in 1965 Khaled Hosseini has written many international bestsellers starting his journey by his first novel “The Kite Runner”. This book is also one of the best works of the author.
The story starts with an illegitimate child named Mariam, who is very fond of her father and is very protective of him. Miriam always loves spending time with her father even if it is limited. However, her mother never likes the way she adores her father and often tries to manipulate her into not seeing her father. But Miriam being adamant and brave one day goes in search of her father, only to return to her dead mother. Miriam’s mother could bear Miriam’s desperation of being loved and couldn’t see her getting disappointed.
This book shows true vulnerability of relations and that of people abiding by those relations. The narrative is so real that it can make you feel Miriam’s disappointment and anger towards her father. Her father’s family never accepted her, so she was married to an older man. And sent far away to Afghanistan to build a whole new family for herself with an unknown man in an unknown city. The uneasiness and dilemma described in the narrative can even a make a man realise the anguish of a woman. The story beautifully describes Miriam constant effort to gather herself up and move on with her new life. The mental and physical surrender made by her everyday to blend into her new life which was imposed on her and the life she had started accepting.
Alongside this scenario, a totally different life of a young girl named Laila is picturised. Laila unlike Miriam is a free and independent school going girl who enjoys every bit of freedom provided to her by her father. The relationship of Laila and Tariq is described with utter innocence. The narration describes the change of emotions in a girl with the change in relationship with a person. As the story proceeds the characters cross paths and become a part of each other’s life. Miriam and Laila share a very delicate relationship in the beginning. As time passes and they both see each other standing at the same path that once they walked, they accept each other in their lives just to make their days easier.
Since the story revolves around the time of war in afganistan. When Taliban takes over, life becomes a desparate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. But love is the cure of every ailment. A little love in people’s lives can make them overcome every obstacle and make them act with startling heroism. Do read this book to find out the fate of both the characters and get vivid abundance of emotions.
Happy Reading !!

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​….Em & the Big Hoom….A tale that sinks into the human consciousness….

​….Em & the Big Hoom….A tale that sinks into the human consciousness….

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….Em & the Big Hoom….A tale that sinks into the human consciousness…. Ann Mary Biju annmary.biju2704@gmail.com

​A tale that is fiercely emotional, thought provoking and a pleasure to be read along with some impeccable moments of laughter while being as deep as it could get ,​“​Em and the Big Hoom” explores the question of mental health as a spectrum that the human mind constantly tries to make sense of, both as the one facing such a distress or as the other who is subject to be around such a kin. Situated within the context of a lower-middle class family in which the mother of the protagonist is subject to mental trauma, it is around this sole figure that the lives of the others in the family revolve. The story line is quite simple and run through a mentally ill mother, her two children and her husband, the table being told by her son who is unnamed in the novel. If not more than not, this tale complicates the matter of mental health into most imaginable dimensions. The protagonist is faced with intense love, hate and unease for his mother who the children fondly called “Em”. The undisclosed name of the protagonist itself in the tale seems to be alluding to this mix up of emotions that over power him in occasions he confronts with his mother’s lunacies. The bond between mother and the son in this framework of overpowering emotions is quite noteworthy. The son’s desire to imagine himself in a conventional “normal” family also comes from moments he felt distressed about having a mother who was unstable and hence cannot offer experiences from a typical mother-son relationship. Em’s interference with his life could very rarely be pleasant or as he notes could shatter one like glass (Pinto, 62). His hate and desire to be part of a normal family and not one with a mentally ill parent emanates from this unpredictability of his mother or rather her mental condition. Expanding within the domain of parent-child relationship, this narrative of the parents and their children opens up in varied levels between each generation. While there is a relation of conflict with the undercurrents of love between the mother and the son, the relationship between he and his father who the children called the “Big Hoom” as well as between Em and Em’s mother was also noteworthy. The protagonist could more easily love his father than his mother as he felt that his willpower and timely interference was the reason for any normalcy in life which
they could encounter. Even the relationship between Em and her mother seems to be much complicated even though the narrative does not elaborately touch upon this aspect. Anyhow Em’s difficult positions in life having catering to certain familial pressures definitely contributes her mental distress in later years of life. Another primary aspect in the novel is about the lives of caregivers of the menally ill. Being the children and the husband of a mentally distressed women calls for a different course of life for the son, Susan and Augustine. They are unable to function in capacities of their stereotypical roles and their lives call for a different role in each circumstances they encounter with the prime woman in their livee. The path they traverse with Imelda brings them to a varied stance each time they encounter her in her world. Imelda is the commander of their lives and all their life decisions have to cater to her unpredictable conditions. This takes a toll on them socially in addition to their mental distress as well. An intriguing part of the tale is the exploration of mental health as the narrative that weaves the lives of the characters together. This is in specific discussion in the chapter titled “Electro-convulsive throppy” (Pinto,194). This is where the protagonist discovers some disturbing elements about the medical system functioning around treating the mentally ill. Its relatable to the unquestioned modern medical system which grabs on people accused of mental illness even without a scientific diagnosis as portrayed in the malayalam film “Thaniyavarthanam” (1987). The protagonist has no conclusions or definitive points to describe his mother’s mental state but is in a constant state of making meanings or adding consequent layers of meanings as he is faced with his mother’s illness. It also makes the idea of mental health as an abstract concept beyond certainties that other branches of medical science may be able to come up with as diagnosis and treatment. It seemed to be the quest to discover the ultimate truth which would be a project that can be never complete but nevertheless cannot be left unattended. The tale also implicitly point at social exclusion and marginalisation of a family which has a mentally ill member. It points to a time when mental illnesses were viewed as perpetual, incurable and defilement of the immediate social environment the person is situated in. Even though the victimisation aspect of the patient taken ill does not take up a major thrust of the
novel, the very few responses from outsiders to the family enumerate these aspects that clearly marginalised the family as a whole from their surroundings. The children couldn’t really have a life apart from the one with their mother who required care. This was also catering to their lower middle-class standing which couldn’t afford a permanent caregiver from outside. Marginalisation or trauma from having to constantly negotiate with life as a migrant from Rangoon is in fact given as a plausible hint to the building up of Em’s mental instability. This also points to the important dimension to consider the mental aspects of people constantly facing issues negotiating to the environment they least imagined to be in and who are permanently left scarred by such an experience of forced migration. A similar emotional distress was explored in Sonita (2015) where a young teenage girl wished to flee off to U.S. than be in her homeland Afghanistan which would sell her off in marriage. But remorse is an under-current even in such decisions seemingly prospective and one is thrown into an internal conflict. Hence this aspect of Em’s background brought forth in the book alludes to a larger community globally who faces such distress for the most parts of their lives. Thinking from the perspective of social constructionism, Em’s character seems to undergo a process of “interactionism” as visible from her penchant for writing as well as “phenomenologically” immerses herself through her depiction of her own mental state (Conrad, Barkar). The phenomenological meaning is more implicit as the protagonist sometimes considered Em’s actions as a deliberative means to justify her mental illnesses she was seen as associated with. This story featuring the theme of mental health is one that has several undercurrents to its narrative even with its ease of delivery in terms of writing or by featuring a typical family in India which throws itself into an island of seclusion under the context of a mental illness. The sense that one makes of their own mental health, the meaning that is attributed for it from others, what it takes to negotiate life with such a play events in one’s daily life has been beautifully portrayed in this novel. A tale of nuance, exceptional thought process and mastery in capturing minds through simplicity, a must read!

REFERENCES 1.Pinto, Jerry. ​Em and the Big Hoom

. Penguin, 2015. 2.Malayil, Sibi, director. ​Thaniyavarthanam
​ . 1987, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXBT1830lhs​. 3.Ghaemmaghami, Rokhsareh, director. ​Sonita
​ . ​Sonita

, 2015. 4.Conrad, Peter, and Kristin K. Barker. “The Social Construction of Illness: Key Insights and Policy Implications.” ​Journal of Health and Social Behavior
​ , vol. 51, no. 1_suppl, 2010, doi:10.1177/0022146510383495.

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Financial IQ, a brief view of the book.

Financial IQ, a brief view of the book.

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Willing to attain a greater state of financial freedom in small intervels of time? then increase your FINANCIAL IQ.
Increase your FINANCIAL IQ, it’s a book published by Rich Dad company. Written by Robert T. Kiyosaki, auothe of the famous financial book “The Rich Dad and Poor Dad”. In this books, increase your financial iq, auothe teaches how one can become rich with proper information and IQ.
According to auother one can become become expert in playing the game, money game, is by having proper IQ about the rules. There are 5 financial IQ suggested by the auother they are
1.Making more money
2.Peotecting your money
3.Budgeting your money
4.Leveraging your money
5. Improving your financial IQ
One can become rich and maintain weilth only when they are having all this five financial IQs. Intigration of all these IQ is important for becoming financially free.
To make money, generally, we choose a single stream of income. This shows that one is not having proper financial IQ #1. Instead we must develop multiple sources of income apart from the main stream. This type of income where one focus less and gain more is called fPassive income.
According to auother not only earning but also protecting your money from banks, buracates etc. There are people who stand behind us, they are danger to our money, because that is best position to put hands in to our pockets. We must be careful with them.
Next comes budgeting your money, generally all the financial advisiors generally advice their clients to live below their means to save money but that’s not a intelligent act. There are two type of budgeting
1.budget dificient
2.budget surpluse
It always tough, at the beginning, to maintain budget suprplues but if we get habituated then it helps in gaining financially freedom quickly.
Leveraging your money :As mentioned earlier passive income is an important stream to make you rich. Examples of these are investing, stocks, mutual funds etc. According to Robert kiyosaki, one must always invest in the branches in which controle is more. For example if you invest in mutual funds and suddenly there is a crash in market and currency value diclain then you may face a loss. So auother advices to invest in such things where u can have controle. You must also have a good financial advisior, who helps in mutual growth of Clint and himself.
Last one is increasing your financial information. In the present age, the age of information, information is the most valuable assert. One can makes millions out of information they have. At the same time information we know must be true and this information must be applied accordingly. At the same time we must observe trends in different fields and make perceptions and invest accordingly.
Along with the information mentioned above there are many examples mentioned inthe book which helps in better understanding of concepts.

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Book Review blog

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You are scrolling this section means you must be a great reader or reading is your second nature.
The only healthy addiction in this whole wide world is the addiction to reading.

Readers better know reading makes them build their mindset to enhance their skills and the most important, reading takes readers to a different world. A world of their own intuition along with the writers’ reflections.

Quite satisfying?

Readers are of diverse tastes but books are the most favourite and the closest thing to a reader’s heart.

If satisfaction, motivation, emotion and love are your genres then you should have the below-mentioned book in your collection.

Just like people around us I am too a lover of movies and web shows and subscriptions like this. I also prefer watching a movie over reading a big fat novel. And it is fun too. I still watch them.

But after reading this revolutionary book of my life, inclinations get changed for me.

The very first book I read is “The fault in our stars” created by John Green.

This is a book of emotions, destiny, love and life. In the book, the chief female of the book is a delightful girl satisfied with her life even if she is suffering from lungs cancer. Fighting with her condition she joined a support group where she met with the most handsome and purest heart, Augustus Waters. Augustus adorns her life with his vibrant nature from endorsing her to boost her to accomplish her biggest obsessive ambition.
In this journey with Augustus, she realised that every person is blessed and everyone should take up their lives and destiny the way they are.
This book is a complete crate of motivation, love and life’s ups and downs.

The most motivating and distinctive thing about this book is, it makes us think whatever is coming to pass around us life goes on.

If you are a book lover you must read the array of Mr John Green and should start The Fault in our Stars.
This book will take you to a diverse world a, world of sentiments, the world of love, a world of endorsement and gratification.

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