Reading Reflections….

I got this idea from a fellow Blogger…and though it was brilliant… I going to copy the concept and have a page of my own where I rate the books I read…!

So here  is the  chart that will help you decode  the monthly ratings of the books I have read!

5Star *****  is a  Must Read Book

4 Star**** is  a Good to Read Book

3 Star*** is a Not Bad to Read Book

2 Star **  You don’t miss much if you don’t read it

1 Star*  Absolutely Avoidable!

July 2010

1. Sara Book 1 : Sara Learns the Secret of the Law of Attraction by Ester and Jerry Hicks ( The Teachings of Abraham) *** Stars

May 2010

1. The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks *** 3 Stars

2 A Stranger in the Mirror by Sidney Sheldon *** 3 Stars

March 2010

1. A Good Women by Daniell steel  ****4 Stars

(very nice….you really really feel for the protaganist!)

February 2010

1.The Day After Tomorrow by Allan Folsom  *** 3 Stars

(Decent plot…but at 690 pages a very long book….had it  been edited down to 400 pages it would get a 4 star from me)

2.Xenophobe’s guide to the Swiss by Paul *****5 Stars

(….brief…..a must read if you are going to Switzerland on a cultural exchange like we are going!)

January 2010

1. Thanks for the Memories by Cecelia Ahern ** 2 Stars

(Silly and quite illogical…read it only if u have nothing better to do…disappointed with Cecelia Ahern after all her wonderful book I read earlier)

Deacember 2009

Nothing again!!  Really dont know what I did all month…

November 2009

Nothing!! Dont know what I did all month…

October 2009

1. “Marrying Anita” by Anita Jain ** 2 Stars

2. On the Way to the Wedding By Julia Quinn *** 3 Stars

3.2 States” by Chetan Bhagat ***** 5 Stars

September 2009

  1. Sideny Sheldon’s Mistress of the Game by Tilly Bagshaw *** 3 Stars
  2. that thing called LOVE by Tuhin A Sinha *** 3 Stars
  3. Foreign Body by Robin Cook ** 2 Stars

August – 2009

  1. PS I Love you by Cecelia Ahern ****- 4 Stars
  2. The Fountain Head by Ayn Rand * 1 Star
  3. Rosie Meadows Regrets by Catherine Alliot *** 3 Stars

July- 2009

  1. Miracles and Other Wonders by Charles E Sellier : ****- 4 Stars
  2. Princess by Jean Sasson : *** 3 Star
  3. Trust Me by Rajashree  ** 2 Star


  1. Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic by Osho:  *** 3 Star
  2. Negotiation Genius by Deepak Malhotra & Max Bazerman : ***** 5Star
  3. If God was a Banker by Ravi Subramanian : ****- 4 Stars
  4. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri ** 2 Star

Before I Started Writing This Page:

Well this is obviously not a complete list……but a list of some books I read and managed to write about that I have read in the last one year…..

  1. Q&A by Vikas Swaroop 3 *** Stars
  2. Six Suspects by Vikas Swaroop 2 **Stars
  3. Where Rainbows End by Cecilia Ahern 3 *** Stars
  4. Something to talk About by Sarah Webb 1 * Star
  5. Sugar Barrons Daughter by Lovleen Kacker 2 ** Stars
  6. Almost Single by Advaita Kala 3 *** Stars
  7. The Last Lecture by Randy Pauch 4 **** Stars
  8. Outliers by Malcom Gladwell 5 ***** Stars
  9. Keep Off the Grass by  Karan Bajaj 2 **Stars
  10. The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopoholic by Sophie Kinsella 2 ** Stars
  11. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini 5 ***** Stars
  12. White Tiger by Arvind Adiga 4 **** Stars
  13. Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty4  **** Stars
  14. The Zoya Factor by Anuja Chauhan 5 ***** Stars
  15. Stay Hungry Stay Foolish by Rashmi Bansal 3 *** Stars
  16. Train to Pakistan by Khuswant Singh 3 *** Stars
  17. Land of Five Rivers translated by Kushwant Singh 3 *** Stars
  18. India Unbound by Gurcharan Das 3 *** Stars
  19. The Buddha in your Mirror by Woody Hocshwender, Greg Martin & Ted Morino 4 **** Stars
  20. An Open Window Dream by Shri Madava Ashish * Star …actully 0 stars…it was the pits!

4 responses to “Reading Reflections….

  1. Aritra

    A nice and useful page you have started… looking for more such reviews.
    And thanks for the ClustrMaps widget, i was really searching for that to use it in my blog. Luckily found the link here.

  2. Nice to see your list 🙂

    One more thing you can do is link from this page to the book reviews you have posted

  3. 1. Did u read Q&A after watching the movie?
    2. 1000 splendid suns makes me notice that Kite Runner is not on list. how? didn’t read or it just has new ones?
    3. Liked the page. Was following u after searching ‘Edward Luce’ on Twitter. Reached blog from there n then here. Good stuff. Keep it going.

  4. Shilpa

    @harshit I read Q&A after watching the movie…..I have read Kite Runner….the list is only about books I have read after I started bloggin….:-) and I am still to finish Edward Luce book on India!

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