Book Reviews

Othappu: The Scent of the Other Side By Sarah Joseph

“ Othappu” had made a great impact on the readers especially female readers as the book is written in feminist point of view and written by a feminist called Sarah Joseph. In this book the portrayal of the female characters shows the real conditions of women in kerala especially in Christian community. The book dealing with the other side of the Christian faith written and translated by followers of the same faith. On the surface, othappu is the journey of an implusive young nun, who gets into the wrong vocation and then walks out of it, of a...

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Lochinvar by SIR WALTER SCOTT

The story of young Lochinvar, a gallant knight, is really a stirring one and a well written one to summarize, we first see Lochinvar as he gallops upon his broadsword but wears no other weapon or armor. We are told he was hastening on with a fury of rush to the castle of Nether by because within Ellen was to be wed to the wrong man “a laggard in love, and a dastard in war”. His uninvited entry to the bridal hall caused quite the tumult, for Ellen’s father, ready to draw his sword, asked why he was there: was Lochinvar there to celebrate....

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Book Review – The Kiss of Life-Emraan Hashmi

Cancer is something which brings horror in someone’s life. It is the biggest cause of death after heart disease. When cancer spread its roots in someone’s body, his/her entire family gets affected by it. Cancer comes with physical as well as psychological consequences. As parents when one gets to know that his/her little one, who doesn’t even know the meaning of the disease is suffering from cancer, their trauma cannot be described in words. Renowned actor Emraan Hashmi’s 4 year old son suffered from cancer and he wrote this book to spread...

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BAY AND HER BOYS – Bay Buchanan

BAY AND HER BOYS – Bay Buchanan

Bay Buchanan is opinionated and passionate about the way we ought to raise our children, believing that first and foremost, they ought to have a dad. Unfortunately, her husband left her for another woman when the youngest of her three boys was still a baby. Bay and Her Boys reads like an advice column stretched over twenty-plus years, a single-parenting manual for women who find themselves in a similar boat. After having read the book, I can honestly say that I’d have liked to read it while my kids were growing up–and I...

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Wings of Fire

Wings of Fire

Abdul Kalam’s Wings of Fire

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The Rules of Life – Richard Templar

The Rules of Life – Richard Templar

IT’S OK TO WORRY, OR TO KNOW HOW NOT TO. Here is a wonderful hand book which can be put to use daily…. I have interpreted this book in simple layman terms and hope you enjoy it as much as I did…. …..ALL YOU ARE DOING IS PUTTING WRINKLES IN YOUR BROW-AND THAT MAKES YOU LOOK OLDER YOU KNOW……. The future is uncertain, scary, hidden. We wouldn’t be human if we didn’t worry about things at times. We worry about our health, our parents/kids/friends, our relationships, our work and our spending. We worry that we...

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Quest for Personality Development

Quest for Personality Development

We notice in parties or get-togethers, some people surrounded by a lot of friends all the time while there are some others sitting in the corner of the room all by themselves. The difference in these two groups is because of their different characters and personalities. Some people can communicate effectively with others. They exhibit a vibrant personality. Personality is thus a blend of temperament, character, behaviour and communication ability of a person in various situations. Some of these are in-born, and some of these can be moulded in...

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Quick Start to a Powerful Personality

Quick Start to a Powerful Personality

Charismatic people are not born with a magnetic personality; they consciously develop them. The attitude and the charisma come from within.  The term ‘personality’ refers to the typical pattern of behaviour, thought and feeling that makes a person unique. A person with a ‘good personality’ means that he is likeable, interesting and pleasant to be with. It is more than just good looks. While we can enhance our looks to a certain extent, we have to very determinedly improvise our personality to be an admirable person. Experts say that...

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Management Tips From Harvard Business Review

Management Tips From Harvard Business Review

As a manager, you’re shouldering more and more responsibilities — from maximizing your team’s performance to increasing your company’s market share to building profitable customer relationships. On top of all that, you need to orchestrate your own time and keep your career on track. The challenges are stacking up — but you’ve got less and less time to figure out how to tackle them. How are you supposed to resolve this dilemma? Happily, help is on the way: the new Management Tips from Harvard Business Review. This concise, handy guide is...

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21 SECRETS TO WEIGHT LOSS – THROW OUT YOUR SCALES

21 SECRETS TO WEIGHT LOSS – THROW OUT YOUR SCALES

1. Identify why you can’t lose weight (fat) 2. Throw out your bathroom scales 3. Change your thinking to change your body shape 4. Identify what motivates you 5. Have goals, and plan to achieve them 6. Change your kilojoule balance- move more and eat better 7. Change what you eat- have good- quality fats, carbs and protein 8. Eat more food from Mother Nature’s pantry 9. Change how you eat- slow down and manage your portions 10.Change when you eat-eat less at night 11.Change where you eat-manage your cravings and emotions 12.Change what you...

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