Twinkle Khanna is a well-known author, newspaper columnist, interior designer, film producer and a former film actress. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance in the romance film Barsaat, which was followed by Jaan, Baadshah and Mela.
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This collection of four novellas will pull you into intriguing and frightening places. The title story, a stand-alone sequel to The Outsider, features the incomparable Holly Gibney on her first solo case investigating a bombing at a Middle School. Three other long stories, including "Mr. Harrigan's Phone," "The Life of Chuck," and "Rat," ensure a uniquely satisfying read from the incomparably gifted writer Stephen King.
I almost forgot why I fell in love with books in the first place.Stephen King brings it all back.Reading just for pleasure.A flat page holding a multitude of three dimensional creatures waiting to be unleashed. Joyous reading.The way it was and the way it should be #BookTwitter – source
Follow the journey of Eleanor Oliphant as she navigates a life of careful routines, frozen pizza, and phone calls with her mother. With her lack of social skills and brutal honesty, she struggles to connect with others until she meets Raymond, a bumbling IT guy. Together, they rescue an elderly man and break out of their lives of isolation. This uplifting story will warm your heart and remind you that ultimately, the key to survival is opening your heart.
Eleanor is awkward, funny, an alcoholic and clearly not fine. A great book for someone who wants to get over a reading slump. Loved it! #mustread #eleanoroliphantiscompletelyfine #TweakIt – source
This gripping novel explores the aftermath of a writer's mysterious suicide and the discovery of a frightened child in an antique cupboard. From the bestselling author of Ladies Coupe, this book delves into the powerful emotions of desire and their consequences.
This is a book that around the 30th page I had to put away because it hurt too much, a visceral pain, but I finished it in one go the next day. Eating Wasps is a beautiful, unsettling read. #EatingWasps #bookrecommendations #AnitaNair – source
"Let's Do This Together" is a perfect book for parents and children to read and learn together. With relatable and fun stories, it cleverly includes everyday math problems that help make sense of the world around us. This interactive book encourages children to think for themselves, while also growing in self-confidence and number proficiency.
A great book by Vineeta Kanoria and Lubaina Bandukwala with math problems to solve within stories. My little one loves it! #letsdothistogether – source
A courageous novel set in modern India, exploring the extreme violence faced by a newly-wed woman at the hands of her university professor husband. Based on the author's own experience, the story delves into intellectual and physical cruelty and the isolating effects of abuse. Despite the harrowing subject matter, the protagonist finds hope in the power of writing to act as her salvation, weaving themes of fiction and storytelling throughout. Tender and lyrical, this book is a smart and fierce exploration of defiance in the face of domestic violence.
I ended up reading this book over the weekend and I couldn't put it down.A lyrical,compelling read #WhenIHitYou #MustRead @juggernautbooks – source
"City of Djinns" by William Dalrymple takes readers on a journey through the centuries-old history of Delhi, uncovering fascinating characters and exploring the city's seven "dead" cities as well as its modern eighth city. Along the way, the author shares stories about eunuchs, descendants of great Moguls, and the legend of djinns - fire-formed spirits that assure the city's regeneration. With a perfect blend of research and adventure, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in Delhi's rich history and culture.
A beautifully written book @DalrympleWill trying to read it slowly because I don't want it to end :) – source
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Discover a comprehensive guide to introducing yoga to children with this book on yoga education. Written specifically for teachers and parents, it covers topics such as integrating yoga into the classroom, the cause of student unrest and its remedy, and yoga therapy for children. The book also includes a wide range of yogic techniques and activities for children, including asana, pranayama, yoga games, relaxation, and meditation, making it an essential reference for yoga teachers seeking to enhance their practice.
A wonderful book on yoga for the little ones with games that encourage visualisation – source
Discover a timeless graduation speech from Dr. Seuss in this classic book. With his signature humor and illustrations, Dr. Seuss tackles the ups and downs of life's "Great Balancing Act" while encouraging readers to tap into their own potential for success. Whether you're starting out in nursery school or completing a PhD, this book offers a wealth of wisdom. With just 56 pages, it's the perfect send-off for anyone entering the maze of life.
I read this Dr Seuss book to the baby but it truly is a guide to life for grownups as well – source