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Contemplating Switching Libraries

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I have been a loyal member of Eloor Library from the time it first presented itself on my horizon (almost 15 years ago). It's been a long and fruitful partnership on both sides - I get to read a lot of wonderful books that are not always stocked in Indian libraries; the library makes a ...

Books I am Taking On my Travels

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Yesterday, I did a quick rush through to Eloor Library to stock up on a couple of books for my upcoming trip to Delhi and Agra. The library was well-stocked for a change. I was extremely tempted by Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger, but I really wanted a break from ghosts after my last read ...

Cocktails for Three

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I have always liked Sophie Kinsella's Shopaholic books and so last week, while browsing the chick-lit section at Eloor Library, when I came across a series of books written under her actual name - Madeleine Wickham, I just had to try one. I picked up Cocktails for Three randomly just because it sounded light, fun, and ...

Can you Keep a Secret?

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After the somewhat heavy going of The Given Day, I was in the mood for some light n easy reading. With this in mind, in my next trip to Eloor Library, I picked up Can you Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella. I have read and enjoyed Sophie Kinsella's shopaholic series of books, but I ...

The Graveyard Book

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As part of the Young Adult Reading Challenge I am participating in, I decided to check out The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman from Eloor Library. The Graveyard Book starts rather abruptly with the murder of a young family. Everyone is killed except for the toddler who has crawled out of the house and into ...