We bring to you this year end delight. The following are the books that Bookhad read. All hyperlinks will take you to their respective reviews on this blog. We’ll keep updating these hyperlinks as and when we review the books. We are growing. That’s like saying that the Himalayas are gigantic or that Orwell was a B.O.S.S! As you might have noticed we accelerated the quantum of reviewed books as compared to last year. Hence, even though there might not have been much of an increase in the number of books we’ve read, it is clear that we’ve used the time to review it.

Which, after all, is what we do best 😀

We would like to thank our regulars from the bottom of our heart for being the solid support that any enterprise needs. We might say that we do it for our pleasure but we can’t deny the fact that it is you keeps us going. There are a lot many people to thank for keeping the fire alive. Our group members, all of them, have been the beacon of awesomeness and brilliance, rolled together into one smoldering mixture of awe inspiring radiance. The magnificence showcased by a proud mother when her fledgling takes the first step into the wild? That’s what we feel right now! We wouldn’t have survived the first fall without y’all. As I write this I notice that we’ve reached 21,000 hits. On an average it’s like around 200 hits per post!

Imagine that! If we were asked if we saw this coming a year back, I’ll be honest, I wouldn’t’ve said a yes. We hoped, no doubt about that, but we weren’t certain.

The coming year will be better; in terms of reading and writing. Expect a few more fresh bursts of spontaneous fun and frolicking. Expect to be a part of something that you will look back in pride!

  1. That's right, we read all this.
    That’s right, we read all this.

    Mary, Mary by James Patterson – ★★★

  2. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton – ★★★
  3. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell – ★★★★
  4. The Lotus Eater by W. Somerset Maugham – ★★★★
  5. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck  – ★★★★
  6. Death by Scrabble by Charlie Fish  – ★★★
  7. The Open Window by Saki – ★★★
  8. The Zahir by Paulo Coelho – ★★★★
  9. Cross by James Patterson – ★★★
  10. Fever by Robin Cook – ★★★
  11. The Circle of Reason by Amitav Ghosh – ★★★★
  12. The Immortals of Meluha by Amish – ★★★
  13. The Secret of the Nagas by Amish – ★★
  14. The Oath of the Vayaputras by Amish – ★
  15. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder – ★★
  16. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell – ★★★★
  17. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens – ★★★★
  18. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini – ★★
  19. The Rozabal Line by Ashwin Sanghi – ★★
  20. Recipe For Love by Katie Fforde – ★★★★
  21. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling) ★★★
  22. The Book of Revelation by Rupert Thomson – ★★
  23. Horseshoe Garage by Harshita – ★★★
  24. The Puppeteer by Arindham Mukherjee – ★★
  25. The Trial by Franz Kafka – ★★★
  26. Honour by Elif Shafak – ★★★★★
  27. Like the Flowing River by Paulo Coelho – ★★★★
  28. The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak – ★★★
  29. Love Letters by Katie Fforde – ★★
  30. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes – ★★★★
  31. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys – ★★★
  32. Flora’s Lot by Katie Fforde – ★★★
  33. The Prophet by Khalil Gibran – ★★★
  34. Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer – ★★★
  35. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway – ★★★
  36. The Fifth Mountain by Paulo Coelho – ★★★
  37. Marry go round by Sadiqa Peerbhoy – ★★
  38. Colours of Life by Ashwani Tyagi – ★
  39. The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh – ★★★★★
  40. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green – ★★★★★

This is our goodbye for the year. We’ll see you on the other side of the Gregorian calendar and we wish you all the wishes for the New Year to come. May the future hold great promises and fortunes for you. May we all work harder to be our best!

Team Bookhad
(31. 12. 2013)

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