Showing posts from November, 2019

BR #66 | The Anonymous | Nidhi Kukreja | Blue Rose Publishers | ★★★★

Book - The Anonymous Author - Nidhi Kukreja Publisher - Blue Rose Publishers Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Nidhi Kukreja, hails from Hisar, Haryana. Since school time, she was into sports and participated in tournaments and other writing and speaking events. For her participation always motivated her to express her words. She started writing what her heart has to say in her diary name ‘Amoha’ She is also into arts and creative work. She is a chocoholic and snow lover and she loves traveling and exploring places.

During her journey till here she has worked with Pantaloons and as an Assistant Professor. It helped in shaping her personality and given a new vision to her work and career. She has done Fashion Designing in graduation and being a fashion designer and MBA gold medalist, she diversifies her interest in many sectors which keep her updated and she comes up with always new things.

She is a marketing professional in a nationalized bank and a speaker at educational institutes. …

BR #65 | Mehfil-e-Chaos | Syed Asim Hussaini | Artson Publishing House | ★★★★★

Book - Mehfil-e-Chaos Author - Syed Asim Hussaini Publisher - Artson Publishing House Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Syed Asim Hussaini, is an engineer with an MBA and hails from the city of Hyderabad, India and is presently working as an IT consultant in Toronto, Canada. Being the maternal grandson of a renowned writer and poet of his time 'KSI Amanullah', Asim too started writing in both English and Urdu, he uses the pen name/Takhallus 'Farjad' for most of his urdu scripts.

Book Review: "Mehfil-e-Chaos" by Syed Asim Hussaini is a collection of soulful poems/quotes/lines and stanzas which reflect the many emotions of living. The poet has written on issues and topics ranging from life, love, heartbreak, family, faith, and death. While poems inside the book are mostly Urdu pieces (written in English) there is an adequate number of English pieces too. Through these pieces, the poet has tried to convey feelings in an unusual manner.

Take for example 'Mirro…

BR #64 | Daughters of the Brothel | Deepak Yadav | Bigfoot Publications | ★★★★★

Book - Daughters of the Brothel Author - Deepak Yadav Publisher - Bigfoot Publications Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Deepak Yadav (24) is an author and entrepreneur based in Delhi. He is an alumnus of Birla School, Pilani and owns a degree in law from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. His debut novel, Walking With You, was published in 2013 when he was eighteen under the banner of Diamond Books.

He founded Bigfoot Publications in 2018: one of the leading publishing houses in India during his college days which provide an open platform to debut authors.

He has worked with several NGOs in the past including Guria, Udaan Foundation and Rotary International. He is passionate about cooking, movies and travelling.

Deepak identifies himself as an introvert, nature lover and a keen observer. He runs a Vlog channel on YouTube under the title - Mr. Bigfoot, where he shares a part of his daily life. Do not forget to subscribe to his channel.

Book Review: "Daughters of the Brothel"…

BR #63 | The Ramayana Secret | Anurag Chandra | Om Books International | ★★★★★

Book - The Ramayana Secret Author - Anurag Chandra Publisher - Om Books International Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Anurag Chandra is a New Delhi based serial entrepreneur, educator and author with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from IIT Kanpur. A Gemini at heart, he believes in ‘never having a dull moment’. After a brief stint as a software consultant in New York, he started his own educational venture, Eduwiser to create content for competitive test preparations. He has also been featured in India Today for his entrepreneurial work.

Anurag considers writing therapeutic as it transports him to an imaginative world filled with myriad characters. The Ramayana Secret marks his foray into fiction.

Book Review: "The Ramayana Secret" by Anurag Chandra is a mythological fiction retelling the story of Rama from the Indian epic 'Ramayana'. It is interesting to read an entirely different and intriguing re-interpretation of the epic which the author states to be '.…

BR #62 | Endurer - A Rape Story | Kapil Raj | Write India Publishers | ★★★★★

Book - Endurer - A Rape Story Author - Kapil Raj Publisher - Write India Publishers Rating - ★★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Kapil Raj is an author and a professional based at New Delhi, India. With the heart of a philosopher, mind of a realist, and a deep-rooted non-conformist, he lives many lives, yet stealing the time for the most precious thing which matters to him: crafting plots, playing with characters and weaving the stories with inscribed messages.

Book Review: "Endurer - A Rape Story" by Kapil Raj is a work of fiction centered around the circumstances, trauma and recovery (if any) that surround a rape victim in India. Right from the beginning of the story, the reader is waiting for the inevitable to happen which is clear from the title of the book. However, the author has been able to maintain his foreshadowing techniques hiding the real culprit behind the mess in an expert manner. The plot, therefore, takes a thrilling turn into a mystery-solving mission.

Palak, the prota…

BR #61 | Demons of Time (Time Travelers Book 1) | Varun Sayal | Varun Sayal | ★★★★★

Book - Demons of Time (Time Travelers Book 1) Author - Varun Sayal Publisher - Varun Sayal Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Varun Sayal is a science fiction author who has built considerable repute in the writing world within a short span of time. His debut work 'Time Crawlers' has been a phenomenal hit on Amazon. It has also been very well received by the Goodreads Reader community. Testimony to that fact is over three hundred positive reviews on Goodreads, Amazon and other platforms within just six months of publishing that book.

Book Review: "Demons of Time (Time Travelers Book 1)" by Varun Sayal is a mythological science fiction that is a perfect holiday read containing suspense, thrill, adventure and mysterious elements from the past, present, and future. Readers are thrust into a world of time-travelers, time-readers, necromancers, sages, vahaks and elemental physics which help bind a wonderful plot. The author has done a commendable work fusing history with s…