Book Review: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper – Phaedra Patrick

Losing a loved one is bad enough, but what if you found out that person had a whole other life before you? What would you do? It had been a year since Arthur Pepper’s beloved wife, Miriam, passed away. On the anniversary of her death, he decides to clear out her things and get closure. As he’s doing so, he finds a small box with a gold charm bracelet in it. Thus unfold a series of events that will change Arthur’s life forever.

Forty years of marriage. Eight golden charms. One man’s journey of discovery.


The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper / Pic: noinpart

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New Year Resolution

First of all, I would like to wish everyone a happy new year. I hope this year we live with tolerance, happiness, peace, and satisfaction. My year has started off on a slow note, nothing great, nothing not-great; just slow. But like everyone I too have made resolutions (or rather, a resolution); and that is – to read more.

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Sometimes I Wonder…

When I am daydreaming or hanging around idly, these are a few thoughts that pop into my head.

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This is true of every traveller.

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The Curious Case of Sunny Leone

You read it right. I’m talking about Sunny Leone, the pornographic actress.

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Looking for Alaska – John Green: A Review

I’ve become lazier than usual. Normally, I love to write. On my daily commute, my mind drifts off into a wondrous fantasy where all I do is read, and write. Then the driver brakes so hard that I am jolted back to reality, where I get an ample amount of time to do what pays the bills. I am reading whenever I get the time (I sound so white-collar, I know). Looking for Alaska was an impulse buy because I had heard so much about The Fault in Our Stars and John Green. And I tend to buy in the series.


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Movie Review: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

ZNMDMovie: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Year of Release: 2011

Language: Hindi/English

Starring: Farhan Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif, and Kalki Koechlin.

Who doesn’t love to travel? Every one of us dreams of going to some exotic location to get rid of life’s tensions. And what better inspiration to rev up than good ol’ movies. This movie is a reboot of Dil Chahta Hai with an international twist. What’s common between Dil Chahta Hai and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara? Let us see.

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8 Ways to Succeed in Bollywood

Bollywood is evolving. Not maturing, but evolving. It’s the era of money. If a film makes money it’s good. If not, well…. Critical acclaim be damned, we want entertainment. A movie’s fate is decided in 3 days. There are no silver jubilees, no 100 days. It’s all about 100 crores. The new benchmark of Bollywood. So how do we reach that coveted title? Here are a few tips and tricks to make a profitable Bollywood career.

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