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Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water for Chocolate – A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies is a mystical tale, that I enjoyed thoroughly. Being always greedy for good food, my taste buds never slept, after I started reading this amazing tale. It is so ‘fairy-talish’ and yet so real. I loved Tita, and was amazed at the speed with which the story accelerated each month. I must say that the end was amazing, nothing that I did expected at all. There have been mixed reaction to this novel, but

The Road of lost Innocence by Somaly Mam

The book came to me on 15th. I was sitting there, talking with ‘the guy’, when it arrived. And he as usual asked me, how many books did I order for this month. And I went into defensive mode,instantly. What else can you expect from me, right?! The book-cover was beautiful. On the cover page Somaly sat there, thinking, looking towards her future maybe. As the fortune-teller told her – ‘ the black one – she will have the three flags’ – power, honour and money. ‘She will travel in

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