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BR #97 | Show Me The Money | Elamita | Srishti Publishers | ★★★★

Book - Show Me The Money Author - Elamita Publisher - Srishti Publishers Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Elamita lives with the belief that the ultimate happiness is found when you match your heartbeat with the beat of the universe, and your nature with Mother Nature. A profound observer of her surroundings, people and their whereabouts stimulate her subconscious thought process, which she pens down in her stories. Writing short stories, poems, songs and memoirs has been her passion since she was 8. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Master’s in Human Resource Management.

Book Review: "Show Me The Money" by Elamita is a work of Indian fiction bordering around the game of cricket and the many nuances involved in the black market behind the game, like bookmaking and betting against odds.  The story is a realistic representation of the actual world since it draws references to many real-life cricket gaming trophy cups and incidences of betting, influenced by the un…

BR #96 | Startup Secrets From The Ramayana | Prachi Garg | Srishti Publishers | ★★★★★

Book - Startup Secrets From The Ramayana Author - Prachi Garg Publisher - Srishti Publishers Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) Prachi Garg is not only the founder of, but also the bestselling author of Superwomen and three other titles on entrepreneurship. She has spoken on essentials of entrepreneurship at various platforms across the world. She is a regular columnist and has been featured on CNN, The Hindu, Indian Express, Business Today and other major media. She has been amongst the top ten Indian women who made big online.

Book Review: "Startup Secrets From The Ramayana" by Prachi Garg is an entrepreneurial fiction based on the Indian epic Ramayana. It is a commendable reinterpretation of the epic into a modern business tale where startup ideas bloom. The author has praiseworthily recreated the tale into a fiction that is relatable through the character names and story arc. Readers can easily grasp the essence of the plot through the link created with ou…

BR #95 | The Lady In The Mirror | Charu Vashishtha Gulati | StoryMirror | ★★★★★

Book - The Lady In The Mirror Author - Charu Vashishtha Gulati Publisher - StoryMirror Rating - ★★★

Author Bio: (from book) “An architect by education, software engineer by profession and a writer by choice.” Charu is an IIT graduate and an award winning blogger. She is based out of Gurgaon.

Book Review: "The Lady In The Mirror" by Charu Vashishtha Gulati is a collection of eight short stories on internal conflict, unspoken words, greed, self-belief, subconsciousness, love, jealousy, and freedom. There are eight different emotions each portrayed separately in all the stories. It provides a kind of moral upliftment to the readers as they interpret these stories and the characters from different angles. The general flow is, however, inspirational life-changing phenomenons.

There are many characters in the book, given that it is a short story collection. The setting of these stories is mainly in Roorkee and London, two places where the author has been associated with herself. As a …