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Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh

#MyThoughts: I detest the sight of blood. This book was a flood of blood; a sight that continues to haunt me. “Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion.” This quote was... Continue Reading →

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But Don’t Write Poetry!

Go to Tibet Ride a camel. Read the bible. Dye your shoes blue. Grow a beard. Circle the world in a paper canoe. Subscribe to The Saturday Evening Post. Chew on the left side of your mouth only. Marry a... Continue Reading →

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Oblivious

She daydreams about the handsome princes and knights in shining armor the queens in glorious gowns and castles with secrets galore ♥ She's mesmerized by the magic conjured by wands by the beauty of invisibility cloaks by cursed rings, poisoned... Continue Reading →

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Craving

Originally published on The Unread Book Long did she stare at the books Beyond the shiny glassdoors Reluctant to enter those massive aisles Not capable of holding herself back From stealing a copy or two Wishing for the umpteenth time She... Continue Reading →

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What writing takes…

I love to read. Not because I am a writer. But because there is no better teacher. Reading always gives me new ways to write. Opens new windows with better perspectives. Last week I finished reading Jhumpa Lahiri's latest book 'In... Continue Reading →

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Book Review – Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James

  Book – Fifty Shades of Grey Author – E. L. James Genre – Fiction, Romance, Young-Adult Read in August 2012 Recommended to Asha by The HYPE My Review Rating: ★     Okay, first of all, Do not run... Continue Reading →

Book-Lovers!

So true! Hence, I have this under my pillow 🙂 😉 -Asha Seth

Book Review – On Writing – A Memoir Of The Craft by Stephen King

Book – On Writing Author – Stephen King Genre – Non-Fiction Read in August 2012 Recommended to Asha by Nicholas Sparks My Review Rating: ★★★★ Being a Nicholas-Sparks-writing-lover that I am, I was wandering through his personal website http://www.nicholassparks.com/for-wri... one... Continue Reading →

Can I have some more BOOKS?

Can I have some more BOOKS, please?? A never-satisfying thirst. A never-ending search. No matter how many BOOKS I read. No matter how many BOOKS I own. I still always feel the need to have some more. -Asha Seth Related... Continue Reading →

Book Review – The Lord of the Rings

Book - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Author - J.R.R. Tolkien Genre - Fantasy Read in July 2012 Recommended to Asha by My Self-Interest My Review Rating: ★★★★★ THE LORD OF THE RINGS is a legendary epic and one... Continue Reading →

Book Review – A Prayer for Owen Meany

Book - A Prayer for Owen Meany Author - John Irving Genre - Fiction Read in August 2012 Recommended to Asha by Goodreads My Review Rating: ★★★★☆  'I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice - or because... Continue Reading →

Life-Transformers

Some books are simple plain life-transformers! I've read a few autobiographies of great successful men. However, these two books from The Most Respectable Former Indian President and Nuclear Scientist Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam top the list of my... Continue Reading →

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