Showing posts from August, 2019

BR #41 | Chronicles Of The Mortal Vishnu | Antar Atreya | Invincible Publishers | ★★★★★

Book - Chronicles Of The Mortal Vishnu Author - Antar Atreya Publisher - Invincible Publishers Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Antar Atreya is a graduate in economics who decided to turn into a storyteller at 24. He wrote his first book, ‘Classic Suspense Stories’ at the age of 14. He also co-authored with Durjoy Datta in a book ‘Pocketful O’ Stories’ that features 5 of his nano-tales. ‘Chronicles of the Mortal Vishnu’ is his first mytho-fantasy fiction saga. To inspire budding writers he has also launched a YouTube segment where he shares the details of writing and publishing in India. A socially responsible Indian; part of author’s profit will be donated for a cause.

Book Review: "Chronicles Of The Mortal Vishnu" by Antar Atreya is a mythological fantasy fiction based on a mortal avatar of Lord Vishnu in the new Treta Yuga. It is based on and inspired by Indian mythology to a great extent which goes on to show the versatility of the author. The re-imagination of not just…

BR #40 | Struggled & Soared | Vipin Chopal | Leading Trails | ★★★★

Book - Struggled & Soared Author - Vipin Chopal Publisher - Leading Trails Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Vipin Chopal is one of the new-age who believes in penning down good things about india, women and life….in that order he has already written a book on the exotic Indian destinations. With a view to highlight the valour and passion of Indian women from past and present, his new book is titled Struggled and Soared: stories of courageous women . His idea is to inspire the youth and awaken them to the rich legacy of India, in terms of people and culture.

He confessed to have taken up writing to share his experiences in the context of India and the India life. He chooses to write factually, rather than fiction. His writing has a freshness and clarity to it. He loves India deeply and wishes to write extensively about the women in India, their inspirational stories and the challenge they have faced. He believes that women hold the key to solve so many issues that have plagued our…

BR #39 | Where Will Man Take Us? | Atul Jalan | Penguin India | ★★★★★

Book - Where Will Man Take Us? Author - Atul Jalan Publisher - Penguin India Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Atul Jalan, forever on the lookout for the next exciting idea and the next exciting thing to do, is an entrepreneur who is always on the move.

A childhood interest in technology transformed into a lasting love-life-technology intersections-through which he now explores how the technology man built is transforming him and the institutions he has created. What interests him the most about this merging of biology with technology is the fact that there is no end to it. There is always something new, something exciting, something surprising around the corner.

When not peeking at how technology impacts life next door, Jalan likes to travel-preferably on the bicycle he's built himself with the aid of a few tech tools he is testing.

A science storyteller and futurist, Jalan is the founder-CEO of a pioneering AI venture, Manthan, by day. It is his fourth successful venture as an …

BR #38 | I Will Go With You | Priya Kumar | Books That Inspire | ★★★★★

Book - I Will Go With You Author - Priya Kumar Publisher - Books That Inspire Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Priya Kumar is an Internationally Acclaimed Motivational Speaker and Bestselling Author of 10 Inspirational Books. She has worked with over 1500 multi-national corporates across 46 Countries and has touched over 2 million people through her workshops and books. She is the only Indian Author who has won 32 International Awards for her books.

Book Review: "I Will Go With You" by Priya Kumar is a contemporary fiction inspired from the Malaysian Airlines MH370 tragedy but with finer details of imagination which forces you to question a lot of relevant things. The book has been adapted into a popular web series "The Final Call" streaming on ZEE5. The author has used an endangered setting to bring the best and worst out of man's fears. A gloomy yet thrilling atmosphere lingers over 300 passengers some 35000 feet above sea level.

Robert is the captain of the …

BR #37 | The Curse of Anuganga | Harini Srinivasan | TreeShade Books | ★★★★★

Book - The Curse of Anuganga Author - Harini Srinivasan Publisher - TreeShade Books Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) An aficionado of literature, history and dance, Harini Srinivasan has found innovative ways of bringing her passions to her work. Among her achievements is her contribution as an editor of several prestigious publications published by the Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, such as Selected Speeches of the President: Pranab Mukherjee; The Republican Ethic: Selected Speeches of Shri Ram Nath Kovind; Indian Dance – Through a Critic’s Eye; Abode Under the Dome; Legends of Indian Silver Screen; and Selected Speeches of the Vice President: M. Venkaiah Naidu. She also has to her credit a children’s book “The Wizard Tales - Adventures of Bun-Bun” (now into its second print) and a blog on classic Hindi films and books (

Along the way, she undertook different roles (Civil Servant, Project Mana…

BR #36 | Operation Camouflage: A Mysterious Civilian Operation | Amit Sidham | Notion Press | ★★★★★

Book - Operation Camouflage: A Mysterious Civilian Operation Author - Amit Sidham Publisher - Notion Press Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Amit Sidham is a Marketer turned Management Consultant turned Entrepreneur and currently the Managing Partner at a startup. The plot of the mystery was in his mind for quite some time, but the book took a back seat due to work commitments, till one day he finally decided to start writing and bring the book to life. The delay did help in its own way by giving him additional time to think and add more surprises and interesting turns to the story.

He is an endurance runner and has won several medals in various long-distance runs. Amit is also passionate about inspirational and patriotic poetry and has created a YouTube channel for the same. He is associated with several NGOs working in the field of nature conservation, nation building and education. He lives in Bangalore with his parents Asmita and Anil, wife Mukta and daughter Saanvi.

He can be co…

BR #35 | Death Of Dreams | Shruti Agrawal | ★★★★

Book - Death Of Dreams Author - Shruti Agrawal Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Born in 2002, Shruti Agrawal is the daughter Mr. Puneet Gupta & Mrs. Shubha Gupta. Hailing from Lucknow, Shruti is a passionate poet. She is a girl with a pinch of madness and tones of happiness who has won national awards for English Literature.
Instagram - @writershruti

Book Review: "Death Of Dreams" by Shruti Agrawal is a collection of quotes and poems spread across pages with a definite writing style and line spacing. It is intended to awaken the spirit within you as the lines go on to reflect some broader aspects of life. I loved the way how the poet has broken simple lines into poetry in order to convey deep messages which make one thoughtful. There is a flow in the overall writing style.

The book begins on a softer note regarding love and sacrifices it entails, which later on gets a broader definition - love not just like a romance, but love for oneself and one's surroundings. Ther…

BR #34 | Once Lost Found Forever | Jitender Rishi Parmar | Author's Ink Publications | ★★★★

Book - Once Lost Found Forever Author - Jitender Rishi Parmar Publisher - Author's Ink Publications Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Jitender Rishi Parmar works as Assistant Professor at Hindu College, Sonipat. A gold medalist in M.Phil, a doctorate in English and a seeker in essence, he has been published widely from national and international publishers. This book is his second novel. His interests in human relationships and spirituality are key writing inspirations. He can be reached

Book Review: "Once Lost Found Forever" by Jitender Rishi Parmar is a fiction story based on the realization of one's self in a fast-paced world where nothing seems to transcend from temporary to permanent. This gives us an insight into the ever greenness of things and makes us question the same. Yet the book also offers a solution, one that is transcendental and elevates our mental spirits to push our boundaries for the best. It is inspirational motivating us to…

BR #33 | Shhh! Don't Talk about Mental Health | Arjun Gupta | Notion Press | ★★★★

Book - Shhh! Don't Talk about Mental Health Author - Arjun Gupta Publisher - Notion Press Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Arjun Gupta is a mental health activist. He has been raising mental health awareness through his blog and YouTube channel for two years, after having battled severe clinical depression between 2015 and 2017. Hailing from Hisar in Haryana, Arjun is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Applied Psychology from Delhi University. Supported by the love of his family and admirers, Arjun works to make the world a better place. A world that is sensitive to those battling their own mind.

Book Review: "Shhh! Don't Talk about Mental Health" by Arjun Gupta is a book on mental well being that presents true stories, research, statistics, and facts. It helps us understand how, why and where the mind works as well as limitations occurring sporadically in a field which is less talked about. The book helps us to differentiate and make a clear distinction b…