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Book Review: Young Blood by Chandrima Das

Hi, dear readers! The New Year is here and with it, I set my reading goals for the year as well. Last year’s #TBRChallenge served as a huge motivation and I proudly ended up striking off some amazing titles from my wishlist. This year too I’ve aimed at reading new authors, regional languages as well… Read More Book Review: Young Blood by Chandrima Das

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The Hope #writebravely

The amusement in this mundane exercise was laced with underlying hope. Suddenly loving caretakers, good food, decent clothes and clean surroundings were comprehensible indications of what was to happen. With their rarely filled tummies and fast-pacing hearts, the children stood in a line with bated breaths. The couple wanting to adopt had arrived. God bless!… Read More The Hope #writebravely

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Tears of calm

Her calm demeanour startled him. “Are you alright?” he asked alarmingly. She looked at him, but tears blinded her. “I hope I misread it.” she hoped. “What’s done is done, dear.” he said. She wished she could travel in time and turn it around. Or, read the newspapers in time for a flat 50% sale.

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What a transformation!

He wasn’t the legendary casanova I knew in college. He smiled clandestinely and didn’t take his eyes off his wife approaching us. “What brought about this transformation?” I couldn’t help asking. “A hard-drive, phone chats, voice calls, an extended work-trip gone wrong and an angry colleague anxious to get back at me.” he answered dispassionately.