Book Review: She Fell to Rise in Love By Surbhi Islam

Blurb After the success of her first book of poems— “the bliss of solitude”, poet Surbhi Islam makes a comeback with a romantic fiction, “she fell to rise in love”. It is an enduring tale of love, pain, loss, gain, friendship and companionship. In this unusual and offbeat love story, mehek, a student, who is…

Book Review: Irrationally Passionate By Jason Kothari

Blurb While a college student at Wharton, Jason Kothari scraped together money from family and friends to save his childhood favourite comic book company, Valiant Entertainment, from bankruptcy and bring it back to life. A few years later, he transformed Valiant into the third-largest superhero entertainment company in the world after Marvel and DC Comics…

Book Review: 42 Days Of Love By Vikas Trivedi & Smita Agarwal

Blurb Donna lives for adventure, is a passionate explorer and loves deep sea diving. She has vowed to dig out the great sunken treasure of the Indian Nizam. Donna’s dark past and unhealed spiritual wounds drift her aboard an old submarine, along with a veteran handpicked crew. And as the sailors say, “Waves are not…

Book Review: Milk and Honey By Rupi Kaur

Finally accomplished to find time to get a foretaste of the much-glorified book. Is it worth the buildup? Partly yes. The poetries are unique and unsharpened but frank. The style of poetry is unique. Much of these are stereotypic. And if you are a grammar Nazi, then you are into something that will dig your…

Book Review: I am in Love with a Shudh Desi Firangi by Dipnanda Bhaduri Roy

Blurb Jeeva is Shiva. Either as a ‘Nirakar’ (formless) entity or as the life energy in every living being, Shiva thrives in people’s consciousness. Shiva’s presence is not only felt in the chants and prayers of ascetics but also in the common man’s household, in folklores. And in the hearts of every woman who aspires…

Book Review: The Cat Hunter By Krishna Ahir

Blurb The cat hunter is a stunning psychological thriller portraying the innermost depths of human callousness and cruelty. It depicts the diabolical nature of a person who has no conscience, no guilt, and no qualms when it comes to killing people. It all starts with the innocent cats, and the story takes ruthless and murderous…

Book Review: Making A Poem By Vihang A. Naik

Blurb Making A Poem is a powerful affecting collection of poetry that sheds a fascinating light upon the writing process and poet’s personal aesthetics. These are eloquent pieces where the poet displays a confident command of the poetic form to bring his ideas and observations to life. The pieces that ponder the reality of poetic…

Book Review: A Year of Wednesdays By Sonia Bahl

Blurb: A flight from New Delhi to new York. Two strangers, seat 7A and seat 7B, who have nothing in common. Absolutely nothing. Except they are both hoping the seat next to theirs remains empty. It doesn’t. Mid-flight turbulence and infant incontinence forces them to interact—the cool wall Street guy and the mom-with-the-drool-stained-sweater-and-ordinary-aspirations. Blistering wit,…

Book Review:Anthem by Aryn Rand

Blurb: Anthem is Ayn rand’s classic tale of a dark future age of the great “we”-a world that deprives individuals of name, independence, and values. Written a full decade before George Orwell’s “1984,” This dystopian novel depicts a man who seeks escape from a society in which individuality has been utterly destroyed. Br>rand expertly shows…

Book Review: Ishqwala Love 3 (IWL3) By Sabira Mallick

Blurb: This is the 3rd and the last installment of the IWL series wherein the characters of stories “Ishqwala Love” and “Love Never Dies” have been brought together. Witness the ups and downs of the different characters and how they emerge winners to lead a happy life Review: First Things First, after reading Sabira’s pre-sequels…