The Girl Who Gets Shit Done

The Girl Who Gets Shit Done

Let’s talk about my favorite protagonist from recent fiction; Lisbeth Salander, a.k.a Wasp, a.k.a The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. There are quite a few reasons why I absolutely love and recommend the Millennium trilogy to almost anyone who’d listen- but the foremost among them is definitely its lead character. On that note, if you haven’t read it yet, get it and I promise you a ‘page-turner’ for sure. So yes, Lisbeth. What sets her apart from the other protagonists…

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LGBT Fiction and more

LGBT Fiction and more

Hello everyone, as we all know June is recognized worldwide as the LGBT Pride Month, to commemorate the Stonewall riots and is marked by worldwide celebrations and parades to acknowledge the impact that the LGBT community has had on the world. LGBT literature too plays an important role in recognizing and celebrating the importance of the LGBTQ community. As the month comes to a close, we have prepared a list of some of the queer literature that we read on…

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To (re)Read Or Not To (re)Read

To (re)Read Or Not To (re)Read

For someone (yours truly) who is months behind on catching up on her TBR list, this seems like an absurd question. Why would you reread a book when there are hundreds and hundreds of new ones, each unique and engaging in its own way. There are more than 130 million books in the world, as according to Google’s last count. Which means, even if I manage to read one book a week, for the rest of my life- and I…

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This is BookChor School!

This is BookChor School!

With the BookChor School, we have tried to create a little bookish haven for our dear readers. Having interacted with you, meeting you and hearing your stories- we wanted to go the extra mile and bring all that awesomeness together. Ergo, the School. The BookChor School, combines the nostalgia of school days with an integrated platform designed specifically for the readers to interact with each other. So now, everyone who logs in to BookChor School would be divided into one…

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Bookchor Meets Readers!

Bookchor Meets Readers!

This Sunday we got the opportunity to host our readers for the first ever BookChor book meet. The theme was our namesake The Book Thief and related Second World War historical fiction, and it soon became abundantly clear that how much the readers loved and appreciated the characters from the novel. Hans Hubermann, Liesel’s Papa was definitely the most adored character. Even the most cynical of our readers present gave the book a 5 star out of 5. Another work…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lord Of The Rings

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lord Of The Rings

Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all And in the darkness bind them In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One of the greatest trilogies of…

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World Book Day

World Book Day

  Bibliophiles Rejoice! It is time for The World Book and Copyright Day which is the celebration of Readers, Authors, Illustrators, and everything books all around the world. Observed on every 23rd of April, by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to, “…celebrate books as the embodiment of human creativity and the desire to share ideas and knowledge, to inspire understanding and tolerance.” How It Began- The Date of 23rd April was first decided upon by booksellers in…

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Favorite Books of Emma Watson

Favorite Books of Emma Watson

Favorite Books of Famous People: Emma Watson With release of The Beauty and the Beast last weekend, Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson took all our hearts again as Belle. We had seen her grow from Hermione Ganger with curly hairs and sharp mind in Harry Potter and the Philospher’s stone to now beautiful Emma Watson who fights for gender equality. We know many things about her but what we do not know is that she is a bookworm – Yes! A…

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Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

Perfect Chemistry Author: Simone Elkeles Genre: Young Adult, Romance Stand alone or series: It is a stand alone book with 4 independent sequels. A fresh, urban twist on the classic tale of star-crossed lovers. At Fairfield High School, on the outskirts of Chicago , everyone knows that south-siders and north-siders are two world apart (a well set prejudice) and they never mix. What will happen when these two sides are forced to be together?   Brittany Ellis is the the”perfect”…

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Author in Focus: Cecelia Ahern

Author in Focus: Cecelia Ahern

Cecelia Ahern Born: 30 September 1981 in Dublin, Ireland. Genre: Chick Lit, Contemporary, Romance   Cecelia Ahern is the author of the international bestsellers PS, I Love You; Love, Rosie; If You Could See Me Now; There’s No Place Like Here; Thanks for the Memories; The Gift; The Book of Tomorrow; and The Time of My Life. Her books are published in forty-six countries and have collectively sold more than sixteen million copies. Before she embarked on her writing career,…

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