Age 9+, Book Review, Children's Books, Giveaways, IMC Book Club, Nose Buried In

Feather Tales – Talon The Falcon, by Deepak Dalal

talon-the-falcon

Enter IMC’s Birds for the Holidays Facebook Contest to win this book!  We all love stories. As children most of us have listened to stories told by our parents and grandparents; and as adults, we tell a lot of stories to our children. Apart from great entertainment value and the best childhood pastime, stories are

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Glitter and Gloss – Relax with a Book!

Glitter and Gloss

A Mother’s Indecisive Me Time There are some days when you want to explore the deepest of emotions within you. On those days, we tend to read deeply, feel deeply and think a lot. And then there are those days when one wants is a good book to curl up with – a book that evokes and brings out

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An Interactive Journey Through Indian Art Movements

Eye Spy Indian Art

After Raza’s Bindu, authors Ritu Khoda and Vanita Pai are back with Eye Spy Indian Art, an absolutely gorgeous and well-crafted book that takes us on a journey of the evolution of Indian Modern Art and its various movements. They start with the pre-modern phase of the Company School depicting life, birds and animals in British

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Age 9+, Book Review, Children's Books, Nose Buried In, Parenting, Perspectives, Story Time

The Unknown Indians – A Unique Look At History

The Unknown Indians

History has always held a fascination for me. I find it amazing that the way things were in the past and the events that occurred in a very different time are the ones that decide how present day things turn out. Everything we see today around us has been shaped by these times past and

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The Man-Eaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett

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I had first read ‘The Man-Eaters of Kumaon’ by Jim Corbett, whilst I was looking for tigers in Jim Corbett National Park. I have re-read it several times after that. When I was asked by IMC to review the latest version of the book, published by Rupa Publications an introduction by Ruskin Bond, I couldn’t let

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Hot Chocolate Is Thicker Than Blood By Rupa Gulab

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“Hot Chocolate is Thicker than Blood” (love the title) by Rupa Gulab is the new book for the Pre-teens and teens from Duckbill books. It’s the coming to age story of a teenage girl named Anu. Like other teenagers she has her own set of problems. She doesn’t like her curly and unruly hair and none of

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Green Careers And Courses – A Book That Helps Figuring Them Out!

green guide

The Green Guide to Environmental Courses & Careers,  Published by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI Press), New Delhi , 2016 I usually do not review books. However, I decided to do so, because the subject is extremely dear to me and important to future generations. Such a useful compendium comes rarely. I am a

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Don’t Diet – 50 Habits Of Thin People By Kavita Devgan

dont diet

Some books are very practical in their approach towards weight loss. They give suggestions which are doable, don’t stress you out and yet change your approach to weight loss in a very positive way. Don’t Diet – 50 Habits of Thin People by Kavita Devgan is one such book. What We Liked Kavita manages to

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Parenting In The Age of Facebook by Marzia Hassan

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*Giveaway Alert* #IMCRadio – IMC spoke to Marzia Hassan about ‘Parenting in the Age of Facebook’ and teaching our kids about the virtual world! ‘Parenting In The Age Of Facebook’ Review Let us face it. We all are on Facebook. Well at least, most of us are. And those who are not, use some other

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A Love Story Which Makes Us Smile! Logically Stupid, That’s Love!

Author Sikha Kumar

It’s good to read a love story. A story that has a happy ending. When I started reading ‘Logically Stupid – That’s Love‘ by Shikha Kumar, I must admit I was feeling a bit sad. I mean here are two characters who seem to be made for each other and then why aren’t they just

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A Very Practical Book for Weight Loss

Don't Lose Your Mind Lose you weight

When I read about Don’t Lose Your Mind Lose Your Weight  in Goodreads, I added it to my “want to read” shelf right away and also found the physical copy of this book on Amazon and added it to my cart. But I was hesitating for a long time whether to buy the book or not. The fact

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Mindy Kaling’s New Book Why Not Me ?

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling’s new book Why Not Me ? was out and I had to read it! I had read her first memoir “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?”And loved it ! Mindy Kaling just by being herself in the book made me realise how much I have not fully accepted parts of myself.I have always struggled with

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A Hard to Put Down Book – ‘Exit Interview’ by Amrita Mukherjee

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I have been following Amrita’s blog (http://amritaspeaks.com/) for some time now and was very excited when Amrita announced the publishing of her book ‘Exit Interview’. I must admit that the title of the book left me confused and with a lot of questions.For one, why would Amrita, a journalist by heart and trade and who

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Got A Picky Eater At Home? : Book Review of Picky Eaters and Other Mealtime Battles by Rakhee Vaswani

chef rakhee

Picky Eaters and Other Meal Time Battles by Rakhee Vaswani, published by Random House India, is one of those cook books which not only gives you recipes, but also takes you along on a parenting journey, with Rakhee sharing her personal experiences and giving us a reason as to why we need to look at eating fresh

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IMC Chats With Deborah Disney, Author of Up and In

Deborah Disney

IMC spoke to Deborah Disney about her new book Up and In, what women obsess about and the philosophy in her book. Check out IMC’s review of the book here.           Image credits: Deborah 

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