Thursday, December 29, 2016

Shadow Fighter by Suprita Das-Review




Book Name         - Shadow Fighter
Author                  - Suprita Das
Publisher              - Harper Collins
Number of Pages -192
Publishing Year   - 2016
Edition                  - Paperback 
Price                     - 299

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Rating : 3.0


My Review
While watching the controversial incident in the 2014 Asian Games, how many of us thought about he emotional turmoil inside Sarita Devi's mind? How many of us take the pain to understand the effort put forth by Indian Athletes?

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Interview with Chuck Barrett author of Disruption



Hai everyone, Today we have the author of Disruption, Chuck Barrett

Hi Chuck thank you for being a part of my virtual tete a tete
So,
What genre do you write and why?

When I started reading as an adult, I was fascinated with Tom Clancy's first works, specifically Red Storm Rising. At that point I was hooked on thrillers. I read all of Clancy's stuff and then moved on to other authors who wrote thrillers. It seemed only natural when the desire to write took over, that I write what I loved to read.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

My Father is a hero by Nishant Kaushik- Review




Book Name         - My Father is a hero
Author                  - Nishant Kaushik
Publisher              - Srishti Publications
Number of Pages - 195
Publishing Year   - 2016
Edition                  - Paperback 
Price                     - 195

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Rating : 3.5


My Review

For the ease of reviewing a book can be divided into three sections- Beginning , plot and climax. For this book it is impossible to give a general review since the three sections of the book have three graphs. The beginning of the book is like a 90s movie concentrating more on the relations, and the toiling of common man. The father- daughter relation is celebrated well. The character Vaibhav Kulkarni is developed stage by stage. His affection towards his daughter, his separation with his wife and his inability to cope up with official politics have been portrayed effectively. 

As the plot develops the reality and terror of kid's pressure, and depression elaborates the storyline. Vaibhav's daughter Nisha, who is the Apple of everyone's eyes, plunges into the pit of depression, making his world topsy turvy. Unable to comprehend the sudden change in his daughter, Vaibhav decides to take his daughter to meet Rihanna, Nisha's idol. Further what happens need to be read.

Language of the book is simple yet enchanting. A sincere attempt to bring the readers close to earth. The basic storyline seems normal and repeated but the events are connected well. The concentration of the whole storyline falls on the father-daughter duo and the rest of the characters take a complete backseat. The climax of the story disappointed me though it was expected. 

If you are expecting a book which is close to reality, this is the best. There are no unexpected twists or thrilling cliffhangers but there are some moments which remind you of your life with your father.


This review is in return of a free book from the publisher  

About the author


Nishant Kaushik is the author of four bestselling novels. He lives in Australia with his wife and son.




Saturday, December 24, 2016

Book Spotlight- The Woman at the Well by Rachel Tucker




BOOK SPOTLIGHT 

The Woman At the Well: A 4-Week Spiritual Journey to Freedom

Book Description:



Are you ready for a rigorous spiritual bootcamp? This 4-week intensive Bible Study is about a journey of self discovery. One that will incite and ignite something amazing and wonderful in you. This is the story of how one person's transformation can create a massive wave of change for Jesus Christ in the world.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Colorful Notions by Mohit Goyal- Review




Book Name         - Colorful Notions
Author                  - Mohit Goyal
Publisher              - Srishti Publications
Number of Pages - 194
Publishing Year   -2016
Edition                  -Paperback
Price                     -175

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Rating : 3.5


My Review

When I started reading the book, I had decided on the opening line- "Will you judge me if I say I love this book and give a five star."
I enjoyed the book till I was half way through the book. But thenceforth,  the book became the clichéd romantic lit with the overused formulas of triangular friendship entangled tale.

Three youngsters Sashank, Abhay and Unnati set out on an extraordinary trip in Abhay's Ford Ecosport. Idea, conceived by Abhay, to accomplish an adventurous trip of 10000 kilometers around India, with a list of twenty five places which represent our country's culture, heritage and beauty. While Abhay brushes up his talent with camera, Unnati lends her voice and face. The final nail is the selfies they take at the twenty five places with the number placard. 

The roadtrippers' experiences at different places are interesting to read. Author has provided several tips as what to do and what not but when the storyline took a romantic twist, the focus was shifted from the places and landmarks. With perspicuous narration, dexterous character craft and unique theme, author has succeed in hooking the readers to the book.

There were a few offensive statements, atleast that's what I felt. "It's difficult to see a man cry". Why man only? What about women? 
The terms like potato, fatty etc could have been avoided in the narration at least. 

The story ended in a good note. Nothing unexpected but simple and sweet anyways.

This review is in return of a free book from author paradise



Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Book Spotlight- Silence interrupted by Sania Shaikh





Book Description:


Two months before Troye Saavedra’s senior year of high school, his father’s drinking problem skyrockets. When Troye’s parents make an impulsive move to Georgia in order to “help” him finish high school on a positive note, he is forced to leave behind everything he knows. Things couldn’t get worse for Troye. That is, until he meets three enigmatic teenagers: Adelaide, an independent violinist with radical ideas; Zaidan, fiercely loyal and always funny; and Arabella, a girl who harbors secret struggles. Together, the four friends try to pick up the jagged pieces of their lives without getting hurt themselves. An insightful tale of perseverance, Silence Interrupted is a young adult novel about the beauty and peril of traversing the world as a teenager.

THC by Manoj.V.Jain-Review




Book Name         - THC
Author                  - Manoj.V.Jain
Publisher              - Notion Press
Number of Pages - 204
Publishing Year   - 2016
Edition                  - Paperback
Price                     -844

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Rating : 3.5



Saturday, December 17, 2016

Subcontinental drift by Murray Laurence




Book Name         - Subcontinental drift 
Author                  - Murray Laurence
Publisher              - Aleph Books (Rupa Publications)
Number of Pages -228
Publishing Year   - 2016
Edition                  - Paperback
Price                     - 399
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Rating : 3.5

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Spotlight - Now and Forever by Simi K Rao



About the Book:


Can Shaan and Ruhi face their biggest fears and unite together?

Shaan and Ruhi Ahuja, very much in love Indian newlyweds, discover each other in Simi K. Rao’s Now and Forever—the sassy and sexy sequel to Inconvenient Relations. After getting the scare of their lives while traveling in the Grand Canyon, Shaan and Ruhi go back home to one dilemma after another. Shaan’s job is in jeopardy, and one of Ruhi’s closest friends, Sunshine, needs her. How will Shaan and Ruhi handle life’s hurdles, while still trying to get to know each other as husband and wife? Will they be able to forsake all others and consolidate their relationship?

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Patient Patient by Tushar Rishi - Review




Book Name         -  The Patient Patient
Author                  - Tushar Rishi
Publisher              -   Westland 
Number of Pages - 228
Publishing Year   -2016
Edition                  - Paperback 
Price                     -  250

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Rating : 4.0



Teabox- Kashmiri Kahwa Chai Review



About Teabox

Teabox brings you the freshest teas straight from tea gardens of India and Nepal so you enjoy the most authentic, delicious tea there is. Each tea is sourced within 7 days of its production and carefully vacuum packed to protect its inherent freshness.
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Rating : 4.5




Kashmiri Kahwa chai is one of the flavors of several varieties of tea provided by Teabox. 


Monday, December 12, 2016

Review - Blood in the Paradise by Madhav Mahidhar




Book Name         - Blood in the Paradise 
Author                  - Madhav Mahidhar
Publisher              -  Frog Books
Number of Pages - 282
Publishing Year   - 2016
Edition                  - Paperback
Price                     - 

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Rating : 3.5



Saturday, December 10, 2016

Review _ Teabox Assam Masala Chai



About Teabox

Teabox brings you the freshest teas straight from tea gardens of India and Nepal so you enjoy the most authentic, delicious tea there is. Each tea is sourced within 7 days of its production and carefully vacuum packed to protect its inherent freshness.
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Rating : 4.5



Assam masala chai is one of the flavours of seven varieties of tea provided by Teabox. 


Friday, December 9, 2016

Review -Of rumours lived and told by Ann Correa




Book Name         - Of rumours lived and told
Author                  - Ann Correa
Publisher              -  Platinum press
Number of Pages - 104
Publishing Year   -2016
Edition                  - Paperback
Price                     - 199

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Rating : 3.0



Thursday, December 8, 2016

Review - Confused bastards by Manav Vigg




Book Name         - Confused Bastards
Author                  - Manav Vigg
Publisher              - Srishti Publication 
Number of Pages - 224
Publishing Year   -2016
Edition                  -Paperback
Price                     - 195

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Rating : 4.0


My Review

While I started reading the book, the first thought that came to my mind is that it's old wine in New bottle.  The same old formula of boys having fun- booze, puffs, gals. This kept me wondering if there is no other aim for the teenagers other than these. After a few pages rather chapters,the narration became more focussed.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Book Spotlight - Falling For the Stars by Lisa Loving Dalton






Book Description:

AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER!

This Behind-the-Scenes Tell-All About Doubling for Celebrity Superstars Also Reveals the Compelling Life Story of an Insecure Hollywood Arrival Who Rises to the Top of Her Field, But Pays a Hefty Price.
  • Addiction
  • Chauvinism  
  • Big Egos collide with the surprising kindness of superstars.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Review -Liberation of Sita by Volga




Book Name         - The liberation of Sita
Author                  - Volga (Translated from Telugu by T.Vijayakumar & C.Vijayasree)
Publisher              - HarperPerennial
Number of Pages - 127
Publishing Year   2016
Edition                  - Paperback
Price                     -199

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Rating : 4.5


My Review

The epic Ramayana has been interpreted in various dimensions lately. There has been attempts to depict Ramayana from different characters' outlooks. The liberation of Sita is a collection of five short stories. Each story is Sita's association with four female characters in Ramayana- Surpanakha, Renuka, Ahalya and Urmila. These are the minor characters which were forgotten under the larger than life story of the great righteous man who set out to save his wife. Authoress is trying to put forth the fact that woman need not be protected. She should be empowered to protect herself. Authoress, in Sita's words condemns the societal tendency to portray woman as a weak gender. She tried to put forth the ancient tale in today's light.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Review of Ashvamedha by Aparna Sinha




Book Name         - Ashvamedha
Author                  - Aparna Sinha
Publisher              - Srishti Publications 
Number of Pages -224
Publishing Year   - 2016
Edition                  - Paperback
Price                     -195
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Rating : 3.5


Blurb
"You have to dethrone a powerful man to become the most powerful. I was itching to defeat the single most powerful person, but there wasn't any. I was left with only one choice — to create one."

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tornado Giveaway3-Blind, Certainly is Love by Reshma Ranjan









The Story:


Neha Jaiswal is beautiful and intelligent—an alluring combination—but chooses to be recluse. What works for her is her intimidating personality that comes with her success. With no desire to get in to a relationship, the strong, assertive, and hardworking Neha manages to keep the men at bay—all except one.

Sumit Conrad, a super sucessful businessman, is an intriguing specimen of a man. Known to the world as the good Conrad, Sumit is actually a recluse who prefers only his own company, to the exception of his brother John and sister-in-law Sarika.

Review of Teabox- Selim Hill Green Tea



About Teabox

Teabox brings you the freshest teas straight from tea gardens of India and Nepal so you enjoy the most authentic, delicious tea there is. Each tea is sourced within 7 days of its production and carefully vacuum packed to protect its inherent freshness.
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Rating : 4.0



Selim Hill Green Tea is one of the flavours of seven varieties of tea provided by Teabox. 


Monday, November 28, 2016

Spotlight Night of Seduction by Iris Bolling







Name of the book: Night of Seduction /
Heaven's Gate
Author: Iris Bolling
Read some reviews:

1. Shonnie
2. Shawnette 
3. Sister Tea 

The Story:


A Night of Seduction can change your outlook on life and open Heaven's Gate.

Night of Seduction
Music Executive Jason Davies made a mistake. That result was a gift of love, his daughter Sierra. Accepting his responsibility as a father, he moves the mother of his daughter, Latoya Wright into his home. Expectantly, she wreaks so much havoc in his life he completely gives up on love. Then he meets the sexy, lovable photographer TeKaya Kendrick and not only does he find a love, he experiences a night of seduction that will last a life time.

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Spaceman by Mike Massimino





Book Name         - Spaceman 
Author                  - Mike Massimino
Publisher              - Crown Archetype 
Number of Pages -336
Publishing Year   -2016
Edition                  - Paperback 
Price                     - $45.35

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Rating : 4.5

Friday, November 25, 2016

Tornado giveaway 3-Just a kiss by Denise Hunter







Name of the book: Just a Kiss
Author: Denise Hunter
Read some reviews:

1. Kathy * Bookworm Nation
2. Carrie Turansky 
3. Becky Smith 

The Story:


Riley Callahan’s plans to reveal his secret feelings for his best friend are derailed when his life is drastically altered in Afghanistan.

Watching the love of his life fall for his brother was enough to send Riley straight to boot camp. But over a year later, he’s officially a marine, and Beau and Paige are no longer an item. When Riley’s tour in Afghanistan is up, he intends to confess his feelings to Paige and win his best friend’s heart once and for all.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Review of Chamomile Green Tea



About Teabox

Teabox brings you the freshest teas straight from tea gardens of India and Nepal so you enjoy the most authentic, delicious tea there is. Each tea is sourced within 7 days of its production and carefully vacuum packed to protect its inherent freshness.
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Rating : 3.0


Chamomile Green tea is one of the flavours of seven varieties of tea provided by Teabox. 


Monday, November 21, 2016

Review of Teabox - Bombay cutting chai



About Teabox

Teabox brings you the freshest teas straight from tea gardens of India and Nepal so you enjoy the most authentic, delicious tea there is. Each tea is sourced within 7 days of its production and carefully vacuum packed to protect its inherent freshness.
Buy it from Amazon 

Rating : 4.0

Bombay cutting chai is one of the flavours of seven varieties of tea provided by Teabox. 


SCHIZO- HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT By Ilene B Benator




Schizo: Hidden in Plain Sight
By Ilene B. Benator
Genre: Medical Psychological Thriller


Sunday, November 20, 2016

Tornado giveaway 3- Maya by Aamer Baig






Name of the Book: Maya: Celebration of Love
Author: Aamer Baig
Read some reviews:

1. Prashanth
2. Sandilya 
3. Sagar Ramdas Bhonde 

The Story:


Ziva never thought that Aryan would be the “definition” of her life until he made her the “Maya” of his life. She jumped with happiness at his love; she felt emotional when Aryan proposed to her in the shadow of the Taj Mahal and she rejoiced with Aryan on the beds of Gulmarg, relishing moments spent at the Himalayan mountains. She loved each and every second, cherishing Aryan’s love in the Falaknuma Palace. 

But Maya’s feelings for Aryan were temporary, and she was not confident enough to make a decision about Aryan. Aryan is unable to understand her mixed feelings for him and instead brings Manali into his life. How does Aryan get his princess back in this emotional journey? What did Aryan do to treat Maya as the princess of his life? Why did Maya play around with Aryan’s feelings when he loved her so much? 

THIS STORY IS A BLEND OF REAL EMOTIONS AS THE STORY IS BASED ON REAL LIFE INCIDENTS. 

Have you ever celebrated your love for someone? Have you ever been sleepless for a person who always disturbs your thoughts? Have you ever shown the person you love how life with you would be, with no strings attached? 

Maya is the perfect book for you if you are looking for an extremely emotional and romantic journey of love. Situations range from general gossip to emotional trauma of a guy who sincerely loves a girl and creates a new world for her. 




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