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To Be the Best (Emma Harte Saga #3) – Book Review

By | March 20th, 2019|Book Reviews|

Again the women were portrayed very strongly here and Maddy, Paula’s sister-in-law, was a new addition to this string of strong women. They handled the Harte enterprises efficiently. Paula displayed brilliant business acumen in the end when she saved the company from a takeover bid by her unscrupulous cousin Jonathan Ainsley. Again I got to [...]

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Hold the Dream (Emma Harte Saga #2) – Book Review

By | March 13th, 2019|Book Reviews|

I was excited to read the second volume of the Emma Harte series, “Hold the Dream,” and without saying I was not disappointed. I loved it even more than the first book as Emma's dynamic and talented granddaughter, Paula, takes centre stage here. She is a strong and indomitable character who in spite of being [...]

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Woman of Substance (Emma Harte Saga #1) – Book Review

By | March 12th, 2019|Book Reviews|

Woman of substance is a powerful rag to riches story of a girl who rose from the ranks of a servant to one of the richest entrepreneurs in the world. I read this book in my teens and it was the first time I read about women in business. Reading about Emma Harte ruling a [...]

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Malice by Danielle Steel – Book Review

By | March 6th, 2019|Book Reviews|

‘Malice,’ had jolted me to an avalanche of feelings years back when I read it and remained as a source of inspirational memory to me. It exposed me to the aspect of incest in close quarters, leaving me shocked while bringing me a heightened sense of social awareness. Danielle Steel writes about the dark secrets [...]

Like a flowing river – Book Review

By | March 4th, 2019|Book Reviews|

L “Like a flowing river,” leads us into deep reflection and profound thinking. The author, Paulo Coelho, writes about his deep observations of life and society as a whole from his travels and personal experiences in his own life. The book draws us towards invaluable lessons that can be learned and insights found from our [...]

Savour the Moment – Book Review

By | March 2nd, 2019|Book Reviews|

I am revisiting some of my old favourites of which “Savour the Moment” is one of the feel-good books by Nora Roberts. It has all the ingredients of a modern fairy tale consisting of girl friendships who not only find their happily ever after but also are successful entrepreneurs in their own right. In the [...]

Book Review of the Fairy Chronicles

By | September 5th, 2018|Book Reviews|

    ‘Firefly and the quest of the black squirrel,’ is a children’s book and the fourth volume in the ‘The Fairy Chronicles,’ series. Although this book is a part of a series yet each of these books can be read as a stand-alone book in any order. The background and setup of the story [...]

‘Geronimo Stilton,’ a great series to encourage reluctant readers and beginners

By | September 5th, 2018|Book Reviews|

This well-known series has proved to be a great pick for children when it comes to initiating an interest and love for reading. With the massive influx of video games, it has become increasingly challenging for our children to get into the habit of reading. This is even more pronounced where young boys are concerned. This [...]

The First 5 Years – Demystifying the crucial period of parenting: A Review

By | September 5th, 2018|Book Reviews, Featured|

    One of the most important and delicate decisions parents have to make after ‘becoming parents’ is to cautiously tread through those initial years of parenting, especially the first five years in the life of a child. These are the early developmental years, and are more crucial to his mental and emotional blossoming from [...]