To kill a mockingbird 

Apparently it takes a great deal to go through a book written by Harper Lee. And, indeed it is a great pleasure to go through such an intricate piece of literature. 

Atticus finch, a lawyer with his two children’s Jeremy finch and Jean Louise finch.

The basic story line revolves around a child’s thought story over the people of his county and there various headed wars. It gives an immense pleasure to notice the little understandings and thoughts of a child like mind.

“if you shouldn’t be defending him, then why are you doing no it? “

“for a Number of reasons,” said atticus. “the main one is, if I didn’t I couldnt hold up my head in town, I couldn’t represent this county in the legislature, I could even tell you or homemade not to do something again.”

“you mean if you didn’t defend that man, jem and me wouldn’t have to mind you any more?”

“that’s about right.”

“why?”

“because I could never ask you to mind me again. Scout, simply by the nature of the work, every lawyer gets at least one case in his lifetime that affects him personally. This one’smine, I guess. You might hear some influx talk about it at school, but do one thing for me if you will; you just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t let ilthem get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change… It’s a good one, even if it does resist learning.”

“Atticus, are we going to win it?”

“no, honey.”

“then why-“

“simply because we were licked a hundred years ago before we started is no reason for us not to Trey to win,” atticus said.

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The story of black and white people. The story of everyday at national county. How it has all that goes wrong, comes to you. A lie never goes unpaid. 

And yes, the one person scout and jem looked around since childhood. Boo radley. Where is he? Could they find him? How do they find him? There neighbour. 

The words, however difficult to understand, Harper Lee has one of the best intellect story to learn from. Me it the words, the presence of humour, or the thoughts of a little one described. The ultimate story of atticus finch as he raises his two little ones.

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The pilgrimage

So, apparently it is not as such that only the saints do pilgrimage. For when Paulo Coelho went along the path of the pilgrimage to Santiago, it all came for him to learn the lessons he did cherish for a life time.

Guided by a companion, Paulo goes in search of his messenger, a sword and the truth of his own life.

Everything in our surrounds rejoined an uneasy peace, the peace of a world that was still in the process of growing and being created – a world tat seemed to know that, in order to grow, it had to continue moving along, always moving along. Great earthquakes and killer storms might make nature seem cruel, but I could see that these were just the vicissitudes of being on the road. Nature itself journeyed, seeking illumination. -pg39

And along the road, the author indulges himself in fighting his inner fears, so as to overcome his greatest fear! 

over and above the physical forces that surround us and help us, there are basically two spiritual forces in our side: an angel and a devil. The angle always protects us and is a divine gift – you do not have to invoke him. 

The devil is an angel too, but he is free, rebellious force. When we let him loose, his tendency is to disperse himself. When we become fascinated by his power, he owns us and keeps us from fighting the good fight. -pg79

And, in the end it is indeed about fighting all you have within yourself, so as to overcome a better version of yourself. It is about accepting change and believing in yourself.

Every book of Paulo Coelho ends in a lesson for a lifetime. With his words comes an inspiration that puts an amazing effect on a individual. And surely, I am not of those, inspired by his words, his books and his imaginations. 

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Everyone has a story

Being a writer seems easy, but being a story teller takes a lot of effort. And amongst it, finding a story that conveys the writers feeling and also to catch a readers heart is amazing. 

Meera, an aspiring writer, finding a story through people, falls in love with a mystery man, Vivaan. 

What is it that he hides? What is it about him that aspire her to become a writer? How, would she ever find a story of her own? 

And, then they both fall in love. 

When you love, you have so much to be grateful for and to live for, but when you lose it, you go on with every single day as if you are just a shell. Survival is the only reason one is on this Earth. It has nothing to do with the fact that you fell anything as powerful as love any longer. -pg192
Indeed like every story,  this one has twists, vivaan escapes and to find him is impossible. All, meera could ever do is wait.

And, when he returns, it’s all about love. 

‘do you know the worst thing a man can do to a woman? ‘

I shrugged. ‘I am assuming it is being unfaithful. ‘

‘no, it is making her fall in love with you when you have no intentions of loving her back.’ -pg149

 And, with a happy ending they do meet up! Let’s see how? The story of meera and Vivaan. 

An author who describes the story of an author. The outline of the book describes love and friendship in forms that leaves a reader overwhelmed. Thank you!

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One summer

Have you ever seen a miracle happen?

Well, this is what the book would take you through. Jack armstrong, and ex militant is dying of a long terminal disease. And his, relationship with his childrens is what is yet to be reconciled.

Jack promised lizzie, his wife he would hold on uptil the christmas, but as it was written by the gods, lizzie dies in a tragic accident and the childrens are made to part away with jack counting on his days of death over a hospice.

But, then it is indeed a miracle that takes over the course thaf jack survives and brings his family back together.

No matter what you do, no matter how hard you fight, life sometimes just doesn’t make sense. -pg316

But, is it just getting back together all about getting to let people live under one roof? No, it was just the beginning. It is time when jack would have to deal, with a rebellious teenager, the adult daughter mikki, the younger one, the silent and sensitive boy, cory and a toddler, jackie.


And when they move back to lizzie’s childhood home, he is left with memories of his dead wife. But, here in this small town they all find a reason to live.

What is it that brings all of them to being a family together?

Love that binds a family, because no matter what you believe in, how many friends, it is your family that matters the most.

David baldacci is an outstanding fiction writer, who leaves you curious every time you turn around a page. Love, family, relationships and childhood. The story of one summer takes you for a long stride amongst the midst of a beach, the palace and a light house.

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The alchemist

The story of dreams and the heights one could go through to reach them.

“it is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” -pg11

Santiago is a shepherd who dreams of finding treasure amidst of a pyramid. But. It is a long way to go.  Pyramids are not right along the corner.

“making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really dividing into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.” -pg71


The people he meets up along his journey, the ones who teaches him the language of the soul of the world are what matters more than the treasure. 

The king, the merchant, the alchemist and above all,  the love of his life, Fatima.

“I am going away”,he said. “and I want you to know that I’m coming back. I love you because.. “

“don’t say anything, “Fatima interrupted. “one is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving. ” -pg128

And it is what he learnt that matters. 

“because it is not love to be static like the desert, not is it love to roam the world like the wind. And it’s not love to see everything from a distance, like you do. Love is the force that transforms and improves the soul of the world. ” -pg158

With all of the love,  Paulo Coelho and his first every published book leaves you amazed with his words. Let it be the story or the spiritualism he spreads. His motivation is all that is required in this consistent life.

The story of achievement.

Because, “when you want something, all the universe conspires to Help you achieve that.

Oh yes, I’m single! and so is my girlfriend!

Joy, a Bengali nerd student who absolutely falls in love with every girl he dates. And, yes with love I mean the butterfly in your stomach kind of feeling. But, he break ups with them eventually. 

But, when he meets manika, it is different. He didn’t have to play and think of things, all of his words came from his heart.

‘so basically, both of you knew that you loved each other and still remained away from each other? Must have been terrible right?’ i said.

‘mind-numbingly terrible’,joy said.

‘more for me,’ manika said. Pg221

Manika and joy falls in love, writes three books together but, then with the fame joy splits out. 

But, that is what love does to people,  even if they try one can never stay away from it. 

Manika still in love, joy being the same. But, how would they come together if none of them would talk about it? 

‘and you knew i would be waiting for you?’

‘i hoped with my life that you would l be,’ he said and kissed me on the lips.

‘but. . . What if–‘

‘let’s not live with the what-ifs. This time, it’s for life.’

‘you said that the last time, too’

‘now i know what life is without you and i don’t want that life. I want you’, he kissed Me. Pg239

A story of love, distance, patience and truth. This one by durjoy Dutta and meet rustagi leaves you to learn patience and power of true love. Can’t be any more romantic.

Someone like you

A story of a girl, niharika. From being studious and being in her own skin, niharika gets a makeover for her college from her sister.

Yes, she is now a pretty one with mascara filled eyes and lovely eyes.

Three minutes is all it takes. If the first three minutes make you feel something about the guy who you meet for the first time, you should hang on to that feeling. The first minute is usually devoted to how the person looks, the second one is how the person behaves with other people and the third one is what the person makes you feel about yourself. Pg35

Amongst all the things she could fall in love with, she found only problems waiting for her. And then, it was one man that led everything just right!

From rich, spoiled Akshat to the ever so rough and hot karthik, niharika finds it difficult to know who she truly needs and wants.

And among all this times, Tanmay and pia, her best friends are here to stay by her side. Are they staying?

I SAID I DO! 

‘say it, ‘he says. Strangely, the sheer arrogance in his attitude makes me love him more.

‘now-kiss me! ‘ he says. 

‘now you’re pushing your luck!’

‘okay, okay!’ he laughs, blows a kiss to me and turns back to the field. Pg243

A story of love, betrayal, friendship and decisions to make. Someone like you is indeed durjoy Dutta and Nikita Singh’s tale to leave you with a world of friendship that lasts and stands by your side.