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Done with The Picture of Dorian Gray and American Psycho

“I have grown to love secrecy. It seems to be the one thing that can make modern life mysterious or marvelous to us. The commonest thing is delightful if only one hides it” The Picture of Dorian Gray -Oscar Wilde Reading TPODG and American Psycho at the same time was an interesting experience for me. […]

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Splintered, A Wonderland Retelling I Didn’t Enjoy

“Oh now, being mad’s not all that bad.” Can’t believe this almost destroyed my love for Alice in Wonderland, almost. She mucked up Mad Hatter’s personality literally made him a husk of a person he is, and if that wasn’t enough, that love triangle grated on my nerves, and I couldn’t even keep track of […]

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Finished Wildcard by Marie Lu in a Day, Fast Boi Now

“Word on the street is that those lenses will download a patch that converts them into algorithm lenses on the day of the Warcross closing ceremony. That’s happening in eight days. “Seven days of freedom left,” Asher finally says, voicing what we’re all thinking. “If you want to rob a bank, now’s your chance.” ~Wildcard […]

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Took a Freakishly Long Time Reading Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Still Enjoyed It.

It never occurred to me that the book that I delayed reading for so long and was only able to read in morning bus rides because of my busy schedule these days (Labs, extra courses and classes just mediocre stuff) I would enjoy it so immensely, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was like a breath […]

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Reading Aerie by Maria Dahvana Headley

Obligatory Disclaimer: This review contains mild spoilers. Let me start off by saying this: Magonia was one of my favourite reads of 2015. It was eccentric and full of magical elements infused with scientific facts. The writing made me feel like the whole time I was soaring with Aza on a personal cloud of mine […]

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The 48 Laws of Power: Greene’s Guidebook For The Wicked

The 48 Laws of Power – one of the scariest book I have ever read. You’d think this title belonged to Stephen King’s novels only but nein. Initially, this book made me sick to my stomach thinking just how shady a person can be, only in order to become powerful. Honestly, it has stripped me of […]

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11 Tools To Boost Up Your Writing Skills

Everyone needs to boost their writing skills no matter which profession they may belong to. I cannot stress it enough how important it is to express yourself through your writing. If you want to be impactful online, you need to have a solid virtual voice. As I work on improving my writing skills, the internet […]

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Digital Books VS. Paperbacks: The Ultimate Controversial Question

Freshmen year, I was having a decent conversation with an acquaintance while naturally the topic of reading was subtly brought up by me. Her eyes lit up and she started babbling on how big a Potterhead she is and how much she loves to read, Well- I was overjoyed by hearing all these facts and […]

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How To Access The Superpower Of Speed-Reading

Perhaps you’re the person who wants to read more but does not possess the time to fit reading into your busy schedule. Perhaps I don’t speed-read as fast as I want to *guiltily looks at my pile of unread books* but it won’t be wrong to suggest that I’ve actually become a kind of ninja […]

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Battle Away Reading Slumps With These Great Science Fiction Reads

Spaceships, aliens, robot uprisings, unexpected time travel consequence I mean -What is there not to like about sci-fi? A genre that has inspired groundbreaking inventions (Fahrenheit 451 seashell radio as earbuds and Star Trek replicators as 3d printers). Science fiction is the reason why non-material bores me. I keep expecting aliens or alternate realities to […]