BR #93 | Raavanputr Meghnad | Kevin Missal | Simon & Schuster India | ★★★★★

Book - Raavanputr Meghnad Author - Kevin Missal Publisher - Simon & Schuster India Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Kevin Missal is a graduate of St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi. His first book of the Kalki Trilogy, Dharmayoddha Kalki: Avatar of Vishnu, became a national best-seller and received praise from newspapers such as Millennium Post and Sunday Guardian and was termed as "2017’s mythological phenomenon". The second book in that series Satyayoddha Kalki: Eye of Brahma released in November 2018 to great praise as well, and has been steadily climbing the charts. The third and final book in the trilogy is due later this year. Kevin loves reading, watching films, and building stories in his mind. He lives in New Delhi.

Book Review: "Raavanputr Meghnad" by Kevin Missal is a mythological fiction based on the life of Meghnad, prince of Lanka, from the Indian epic 'Ramayana'. While the book in itself is not an accurate tale of Meghnad a.k.a. Indrajit, …

BR #92 | U n Me ... It's Complicated | Dr. Aditya R. Nighhot | Fingerprint! Publishing | ★★★★

Book - U n Me ... It's Complicated Author - Dr. Aditya R. Nighhot Publisher - Fingerprint! Publishing Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Aditya Nighhot lives in Pune and is a doctor by profession. He completed his MBBS from a renowned college in Pune. He started writing at the age of twenty and since then, writing has become a passion. His first book, Until Love Sets Us Apart released in September 2018 and became an instant national bestseller, winning him an award as well. He is currently working on his next book. Aditya is also an avid reader and a photographer and has a keen interest in music. He is active on social media and loves interacting with his readers and fans.

Book Review: "U n Me ... It's Complicated" by Dr. Aditya R. Nighhot is a romance fiction based on the challenges in a relationship and the eventual self-discovery in this process. It is a unique love story that portrays the fiction from both sides of the characters. The author has penned all the emot…

BR #91 | Love Letters with Spelling Mistakes | Vaijayanthi Subramanian | Think Tank Books | ★★★★★

Book - Love Letters with Spelling Mistakes Author - Vaijayanthi Subramanian Publisher - Think Tank Books Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Dr. Vaijayanthi Subramanian completed her MD in Psychiatry from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurological Sciences. She is currently working as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru and consultant Psychiatrist at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. She has worked extensively with survivors of child sexual abuse and published papers in peer-reviewed indexed journals. She has conducted several workshops in sensitization about abuse at Bengaluru, Mysore and Colombo at Sri-lanka.

Dr. Subramanian has been a professional expert of psychiatry on local TV channels, Chandana, Suvarna News, Samaya, Digvijaya, Udaya etc. and on FM Radio. She is multifaceted, having dabbled at theatre, a Bharathnatyam dancer and a musician.

Some of her poems were published in two anthologies ‘Peacock’s Cry’ (2006) and…

BR #90 | Oscar for Loving, Grammy for Not! | Priyadeep Kaur | Booksoul Reads | ★★★★

Book - Oscar for Loving, Grammy for Not! Author - Priyadeep Kaur Publisher - Booksoul Reads Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) A hot-selling published author at 19, Priyadeep is a name in Indian contemporary writing whose work has been recognised by the Indian Prime Minister. Her writing provides a rich lens into the contemporary semi urban landscape of Indian youth. Priyadeep is fast emerging as one of the richest young voices in Indian contemporary writing.

She says that she started reading bestselling books, classic fictions by international bestselling authors as well as some best romance fiction novels, young adult fiction novels by Indian authors like Durjoy Datta, Ravinder Singh in her teenage. She really likes fiction mythology and fantasy novels too.

Book Review: "Oscar for Loving, Grammy for Not!" by Priyadeep Kaur is a romance fiction based on the life and times of four young people - Udi, Garv, Siddharth, and Rupali, who love or like each other depending upon times…

BR #89 | The Missed Beat | G.V. Subba Rao | Notion Press | ★★★★

Book - The Missed Beat Author - G.V. Subba Rao Publisher - Notion Press Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) A post graduate with an MPhil in English Literature, Subba Rao hails from a family that's deeply steeped in music and the arts. His father, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao, is a well-known Telugu author, award-winning playwright and screenplay writer, as well as a film actor of repute. His grandfather, Padma Bhushan Dr. Sripada Pinnakapani, was a doyen of Carnatic music. Rao is also Managing Trustee of the 'Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Foundation' instituted in memory of his brother Gollapudi Srinivas. This foundation confers the annual 'Gollapudi Srinivas National Award' for the 'Best Debut Director' in India and has been doing so for the past twenty-one years. It is no surprise that this businessman and avid traveller turned to writing, penning travelogues for newspapers and magazines. His articles have been published in the Deccan Chronicle, The Hans India and …

BR #88 | The Speaking Stone | Ratnadip Acharya | Aksora Publications | ★★★★

Book - The Speaking Stone Author - Ratnadip Acharya Publisher - Aksora Publications Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Ratnadip Acharya is the author of two successful novels, Life is Always Aimless... Unless you love it and Paradise Lost & Regained. He is a columnist for the Speaking Tree in The Times of India. He contributed many write-ups in different collections of Chicken Soup for the Soul. He lives in Mumbai with his wife, Sophia and son, Akash. He can be contacted via the following channels Website: Facebook: Facebook:, Instagram: Twitter:

Book Review: "The Speaking Stone" by Ratnadip Acharya is a mystery thriller based on historical artifacts and the quest to uncover the same. It is one of those stories which draw parallels between the past and the present in order to shape the intricacies of an incident. Such is…