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Book Review- Saint George: Rusty Knight and Monster Tamer ~Well…it was in the days of Good King Freddie.~Publisher: The BookGuild Ltd.Author: John PowellPrice (Kindle Edition): $4.70 Genre: Satirical FantasyRating: 4/5 I love reading children’s books every once in a while and that helps not only in widening my imagination as a writer but also in taking a break from the regular humdrum of dark and deep reads. So, I picked up ‘Saint George: Rusty Knight and Monster Tamer’ by John Powell, which turned out to be a quite fun read. Here’s my review of the same:Source: books.telegraph.co.ukBlurb from the book:In a world infested with monsters intent on harassing the citizenry and scaring the livestock, you need an efficient Patron Saint and Minister for the Environment. George, a vertically challenged and impoverished knight in rusty armour…

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If you’ve been reading my blog for a long time, you’d know by now how crazy I am about shopping online. Not only does it prevents you from this scorching summer heat but also gives you a wide variety without any annoyed faces.While shopping western clothes, I never had trouble in shopping online but when it came to traditional, I had almost lost my faith in online shopping. I bought two-three designer Kurtis online and I have to say, give me back my money!As an excuse to find out an online portal that has an exclusive ethnic collection, I set out to go to the end of the internet when I stumbled upon Ethnicdukaan.com.Not only does it provide you with a wide range of ethnic wear, it provides you with all the possible options based on occasions and type of clothing you…

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Product Review: Oriflame HairX Restore Therapy Shampoo & ConditionerLast year, while rebonding was all the rage, I styled my hair according to the trends and got my hair straightened for a year. Now that the year has ended, I’ve come to regret the decision I then made like many other ladies who’ve tried it claim. My hair now is a mess with half straight and half wavy hair. After straightening, I jumped on the bandwagon of highlights and loved them too. Now my hair is not just wavy and straight, but also, blond (as the burgundy colour wore out) which is totally not my idea of beauty. Managing your hair after styling is a tedious task. Hence, I resorted to Oriflame’s HairX Restore Therapy Shampoo to see if it could be of any help with the unmanageable hair. What lured me into trying it…

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Mega online shopping destination, Jabong.com has managed to woo the shopaholics all over the country ever since it was first introduced. Last year in April, Jabong entered the race of online shopping on smartphones by launching the Jabong.com App.It’s hard to remember the last time I visited an actual store for shopping. The virtual stores have made life so easy and convenient that it’s actually seems tiring to go out and shop. Jabong has made a remarkable presence in the arena of online shopping in a short time. Being a shopaholic, I fell for it too.Sharing my shopping experience on the online shopping app by JabongLately, my mind has been stuck on owning the Aztec print. The Aztec print closely resembles the ethnic print, more like a combination of chevron and ethnic. Having made up my mind about what I want, I turned on…

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Book Review: Can I Have This Chance?~Man Proposes, God disposes.~Author: Neelam Saxena ChandraPublisher: Authorspress PublishingPrice: Rs. 295/-Genre: ThrillerRating: 3.5/5 ISBN- 9788172738204Have you ever chosen a book on impulse? Like when the cover seemed attractive so you thought about giving it a shot and you walked home with that book in hand? I do that often. This book was one of those which I chose based on the cover and the back blurb. So, here is my review of ‘Can I Have This Chance?’ by Neelam Saxena Chandra-Source: www.uread.com Back Blurb from the book-Avantika, a fiery young journalist, is about to board a flight to New York to pay a visit to the Editor of The New York Times, to consider a job offer she received as a result of her hard work and determination as a crime…

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Restaurant Review: The Ranbanka Palace – Heritage HotelRating: ⋆⋆⋆⋆Source: www.rajuindia.comBuilt in 1927 for Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singh ji, this magnificent palace hotel captures the essence of the royals of the past. The hotel derives its name from the war cry of the founding family, the Rathore clan. A visit to it can be called as a visit to the history, the times of the kings and colonial influences. Decorated intricately with marble inlays, fireplaces, hunting trophies, divans and jharokhas, Ranbanka Palace is an entrance to a bygone era.Address: Ranbanka Palace, Circuit House Road, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001Phone: 0291 251 2801 Ranbanka Palace was a part of India’s first heritage hotel and is the only property in the blue city to be acknowledged as a ‘Classic Heritage Hotel’ by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. When I was asked to review a restaurant of…

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Book Review: Skylines~A little lie for a good fortune is worth it.~Author: Neelam Saxena ChandraPublisher: AuthorspressPrice: Rs. 250/-
Genre: FictionRating: 3/5 ISBN- 9788172738914The relation between my craving for reading and the days left for exams is inversely proportional. The nearer the exams come, the urge to read intensifies. To satisfy this craving, there has to be a special book. One, on reading which I don’t feel like I have wasted my time that I could have employed in studying.The book that could keep up to my expectations is ‘Skylines’ which is a short story compilation. So, here is my review of ‘Skylines’ by Neelam Saxena Chandra-Source: http://reviewsindiamagazine.blogspot.in/Back Blurb from the book-A woman is like a palette of colors. Just like the colors, she too displays a different tint and shade at different points of time. The…

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Book Review: Arjun – Without A Doubt~Be careful of what you wish for, you may get it.~ Author: Dr. Shinde SweetyPublisher: Leadstart PublishingPrice: Rs. 195/-
Genre: Mythological FictionRating: 4/5 ISBN- 9789381836972 Months of March and April are bound to be the busiest with regards to business/profession or studies. It was hard to say no to a book so beautiful, that I ended up reading it just two days before my toughest subject’s exam. And boy, it was worth the read!’A wound made by an arrow will cicatrize and heal; a forest felded by the axe will spring up again in new growth; but a wound made by the tongue will never heal’ proclaims the Mahabharata, one of the two major epics that tell the story of the ancient India, the other being the Ramayana.Being fortunate enough to have read the Mahabharata, in…

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