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Book Blitz : Karma's Dilemma by Karma

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One step at a time...

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This blog has been a witness to my journey as a reader, writer and most importantly, as a book lover. I have shared my editing woes, of clients leaving me in despair, of books I have loved and lived and of course all the milestones that have adorned my nine year journey till here. Yes, this is the 9th year of the blog and I don't know how it all happened. I just know - I want this blog to be the epigraph for the book of my life. This is what life meant to me and this is what I created. Image Source All I know is this blog was the beginning of a dream in 2011 and I don't know what the end destination is going to be like. As the image above says, I started with absolutely no vision. I started this blog purely out of love for books and the written word. I loved listening to authors and their journeys. It felt magical to hold a book in my hand every single time and it still does. Given that I read my first book when I was 4, it has been a long way!  The goal might no

HOW ANURADHA KUMAR MAKES MUMBAI COME ALIVE IN HER NOVEL COMING BACK TO THE CITY

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  Title: Coming back to the city, Mumbai Stories Author: Anuradha Kumar Publisher: Speaking Tiger Books, 2019   ‘ She’s from Amrika, your new tenant, Pooja. A gori.’ Thus, begins the interwoven tale of lost souls living in the city of dreams, Mumbai by Anuradha Kumar. The city of Mumbai is as mysterious as it can be. On one hand it is called the eternal city of dreams, meaning a place where people come with their dreams and work hard to get them fulfilled. While on the other hand, it is also known as the city which never sleeps. So, either the dreams you have are the ones you see wide awake or it is a contrast, signalling at the sleek chances of your dreams coming true. Whatever be the deeper meaning, it has never stopped people from aspiring and dreaming to live in this city. Bringing together her experiences of living in Mumbai for 14 years, Kumar creates a moving tale from the great metropolis with stories both heard and unheard. Read the full review on Kitaab