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Book review: The Twist of fate by Anjum Awasthi Malik

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The Twist of Fate              
Author: Anjum Awasthi Malik Publisher: Invincible Publishers Publication date: 1 Dec 2017 Language: English  ISBN-10: 9387328163 ISBN-13: 978-9387328167 Format: Paperback  Price: Rs.249 only (as printed on the book)
Blurb: 
A young and vivacious girl, Raahi is all set to live her dream in a big city. A cruel twist of fate and her world starts collapsing around her. Aadit, a business analyst in New York, is effervescent and full of life. Or at least that's what he shows to the world, but deep down he is still struggling with his own demons. The fate interweaves their lives together and just when a bond is about to bloom, life throws another curve at them. They start drifting apart completely oblivious to what fate has in store for them. The Twist of Fate is a heartfelt and enamored tale of the entangled emotions of love that promises to keep your eyes glued to its pages.

My verdict: It's a simple yet interesting love story. some of the love mom…

Book review: The Last chai by Varun Tejwani

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The Last Chai: Bringing the Nation to a Halt
Author: Varun Tejwani Publication date: 22 Oct 2017Language: EnglishASIN: B076PLVDDH

Blurb:

The year is 2019. The world, as we know today, is not the same anymore. 

Blatant threats of war by ‘world leaders’ is the new normal. Gone are the days when mobilizing armies at borders, or aiming missiles at adversaries, was a rare phenomenon.

With every nation or their allies possessing nuclear weapons, victory through conventional means is no longer possible, paving way for covert warfare to emerge as the preferred weapon. 

New Delhi is an easy target and Doshi, the unassailable supremo of the regime, is on the ‘hit list’. The threat assessment being at an all time high, Ajay Kaamte, the director of SPG (Special Protection Group), is tasked with protecting the PM.

Intelligence claims that the PM is susceptible to cyanide attacks and situation is grim, to say the least. 

Will Doshiji survive to serve another term or will he very soon be having his last chai…

Book review: Dharmayoddha Kalki by Kevin Missal

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Dharmayoddha Kalki            Author: Kevin Missal Publisher: Kalamos Literary Services LLP Publication date: 24 Sep 2017 Book length: 482 Language: English  ISBN-10: 8193503309 ISBN-13: 978-8193503300 Format: Paperback  Price: Rs.299 only (as printed on the book)

About the author:
Kevin Missal is a 21 year old graduate from St. Stephen’s College, who has written four novels till now ranging from crime to mythology to horror. He had written his first book at the age of 14, which was released by the Chief Minister of Delhi. His second book was written at the age of 16 and was published by a British indie-press. He is a pioneer in writing the World’s First InstaRead and is a bestseller on Amazon under horror category. He is also the co-owner and co-founder of Kalamos Literary Services, which publishes and promotes fledgling writers to make a mark in the literary industry. He currently lives in Delhi.
[Author Kevin Missal ]
Blurb:
"Whenever there is a decline in righteousness and an…

Book review: Bombay Swastika by Braham Singh

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Bombay Swastika                  
Author: Braham Singh Publisher: Om books International  Publication date: 4 Sep 2017 Language: English  Book Length: 400 ISBN-10: 9384625574 ISBN-13: 978-9384625573 Price: Rs.295 only (as printed on the book)

About the author:
As Chief Product Officer of a global telecommunications company, BRAHAM SINGH writes extensively on IT and telecommunications. Shifting gears, he now gives us Bombay Swastika, his first novel. He also wrote the screenplay for Emperor, a political thriller set in Malaysia and based around their May 1969 race riots. Emperor, the novel, is near completion. He recently began research on his third novel, The Little Eunuch, set in China. He divides his time between Virginia and Hong Kong.
[Author Braham Singh ]
Blurb:

Bombay Swastika swings from a Nazi Berlin gearing up for its Final Solution, to 1964 Bombay, where Ernst Steiger, a German Jew, accidentally finds himself caught up in the murder of a young tribal, killed amidst allegat…

Book review: Murderous Greed by Arun K Nair

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Murderous Greed             
Author: Arun k Nair Publisher: Notion press Inc. Publication date: 1 Nov 2017 Language: English  Book length: 218 ISBN-10: 1948096870 ISBN-13: 978-1948096874 Format: Paperback Price: Rs.210 only (as printed on the book)

About the author:
Arun K Nair has lived most of his life in Chennai. He is a movie buff, avid traveler, and reader. He likes to read crime novels and management books. He has worked on scripts for short films before deciding to author a crime novel. Murderous Greed brings out the dark side of humanity. The underlying theme of the story is greed and how it goes beyond the realm of human values and friendship.


Blurb:
Early one morning in the township of Avadi, a woman who was on her way to attend a relative's wedding falls victim to a chain-snatcher and loses her life in the process. The very same morning, Karthik, an up and coming young businessman is found shot dead in his car in the middle of the road - the only witness to the incident…

Book review: The Four Patriots (Hindi Version)

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The four patriots Chaar Deshbhakt
Author: Sumit Agarwal Publisher: Book Dhara Language:  Hindi Book Length: 312 Price: Rs.250 only (as printed on the book)



About the author:
A graduate from IIT Kanpur, Sumit Agarwal is a successful businessman. He is also a music composer, lyricist, singer, actor and writer. His music videos can be viewed on his YouTube channel, or on his website www.sumitagarwal.net. Sumit runs an NGO, Prerna (www.prernaa.org). Among its many social welfare initiatives, the NGO has adopted ten government primary schools, in order to facilitate quality education. He is also the founder of Kasauti, a consortium of NGOs formed to aid clean and answerable politics.
[Author Sumit Agarwal]
Blurb:
Have you ever fallen victim to the system? Felt humiliated and helpless? Have you fought back? 
Meet four such patriots: Varun, an NRI software engineer; Salman, CEO of Coffee Moments; Raghav, a virtuous politician and Aditya, an altruistic businessman. 
Fate brings these fou…

Book review: When Opposites meet by Sachin Garg

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When Opposites Meet            
Author: Sachin GargPublisher: HarlequinPublication date: 25 Oct 2017Language: English Book length: 216ISBN-10: 9352645898ISBN-13: 978-9352645893Format: Paperback Price: Rs.199 only (as printed on the book)
About the author :
Sachin Garg is a bestselling author, popular speaker and serial entrepreneur based out of Mumbai. He has written articles for Huffington Post and Scroll.in and has been featured in most leading newspapers and magazines. He has also spoken at numerous Indian and international forums like South Asia Media Summit (Islamabad), TEDx (Allahabad) and several IITs and IIMs.
[Reach the author: authorsachingarg@gmail.com www.twitter.com/GargSachin www.facebook.com/SachinGarg.me en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sachin_Garg]

Blurb:
What happens when opposites meet? When two completely different people find themselves drawn to each other? Can they really find happiness together? Can wheelchair-bound Ritwika find a chord that connects her to national-leve…

Book review: Ramayana:The game of life -Stand strong by Shubha Vilas

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Ramayana: The Game of Life- Stand strong (Book 4)
Author: Shubha Vilas Publisher: Jaico Publishing house  Publication date: 30 Sep 2017 Language: English  ISBN-10: 9386348926 ISBN-13: 978-9386348920 Book Length:  316 Format: Paperback  Price: Rs.350 only (as printed on the book)

About the author:
Shubha Vilas is a spiritual seeker and a motivational speaker. He helps people in dealing with modern-day life situations through the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana and other dharmic traditions. He conducts leadership seminars in premier institutes across the world and inspires deeper human values.

My Verdict: 
Epic Ramayana presented in the most inspiring and motivating way in this book. Retelling is not the word to explain the book. It is more like a narration of the incidences in a way so that the readers of modern era can comprehend them easily.The book describes about the whole new situations from the past history till date and may be the future comings that is the fact. Life is nev…

Book review: The 365 Days by Nikhil Ramteke

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The 365 Days                  
Author: Nikhil Ramteke Publisher: Write India PublishersPublication date: 20 November 2016Language:  English Book length: 192Format: Paperback ISBN-10: 8193298845ISBN-13: 978-8193298848Price: Rs.175 only (as printed on the book)
About the Author:
Nikhil Ramteke is an M-Tech in Chemical Technology .He is currently working as a Production Manager in a leading multinational FMCG giant -IFFCO, since 8 years. Born & brought up in Nagpur Maharashtra, he currently stays in Sharjah, UAE. Apart from his passion of writing, he is a qualified painter, nominated photographer & an avid traveller. Intrigued by Indian labor's situation in gulf, he narrates a heartbreaking story & his experience in UAE. The 365 days is his debut novel.

Blurb: 
This is a story that falls through the crevices of pitiless anonymity, yet miraculously waits to be told. 
Shijukutty, a Malayali fisherman, leaves his tiny hamlet of abject poverty in the coastal vill…

Book review: You Never Know by Akash Verma

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You Never Know                      By Akash Verma
Tag line: Sometimes love can drag you through hell... Genre: Fiction  ISBN: 9780143441090 Publisher: Penguin Random House India(2017) Format: Paperback  Total No. Of Pages: 216 Price: Rs.175 (as printed on the book)

My verdict: 
The title of the book ' You Never Know' gives us a hint that it's gonna be a mystery story . The story revolves around the lives of Dhruv, Shalini and Anuradha. The story begins in Mussoorie and then goes to Dehradoon.Dhruv, a marketing professional, falls in love with one of his colleagues. What’s different about this love story is that he is married to Shalini and has two kids.The story and the suspense element linger through the end hooks you and leave you guessing and guessing.  This is author Akash Verma's 4th book. According to me, it was pretty fast. He does not indulge in detailed descriptions of the surroundings or long quotes about love or life, which makes his book fas…

Book review: Auto-Pilot by Andrew Smart

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AutoPilot:         The Art & Science of Doing                Nothing 
Author: Andrew Smart Publisher: Fingerprint Publishing Publication date: 20 Sep 2017Genre: Science/ Psychology Language: English ISBN-10: 9386538067ISBN-13: 978-9386538062Book length: 164Format: Paperback Price: Rs.299 only (as printed on the book)

About the Author:
A human factors research scientist,  Andrew Smart received B.S and M.S degrees from Lund University in Sweden, where he worked on using noise to improve memory and attention in children with ADHD. While at New York University, he analyzed brain imaging data from experiments on the neural basis of language.  Autopilot is his first book.
                     [Andrew smart ] Cover page analysis: 
In the ordinary cover page, there is extraordinary concept. The cover page shows just a human brain and reflecting rays from it. I think the cover is chosen in this method , as our brain is so complex and hard to understand it. And the rays from the brain signifies t…

Book review: Just for You by Rahul Saini

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Just for You            Author: Rahul SainiPublisher: Penguin Metro ReadsPublication date: 17 Aug 2014Genre: Romance Thriller Language: English ISBN-10: 0143421425ISBN-13: 978-0143421429Format: Paperback Book Length: 256Package Dimensions: 19.6×12.6×2 cmPrice: Rs.175 only (as printed on the book)


About the Author: 
Rahul Saini is the bestselling author of four hugely popular novels,  'Those Small Lil Things' , 'Just like in the movies' , 'The Orange Hangover' , and 'Paperback dreams' .
Formerly an architect,  he has a keen interest in photography, film making and fine arts. Currently, he serves as a visiting faculty member for an art and design program at a prestigious university in India. He takes an active interest in the welfare of his students. 
From a small Punjabi town of Jalandhar, he is a high-spirited young man who spends much of his time by traveling.  Mostly to the parts of Himachal Pradesh . He loves spending times with his fami…

Book Review: The SuperHero Soul by Dilip Bathija

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The SuperHero Soul.          
Author: Dilip BathijaPublisher: Bloomsbury IndiaPublication date: 29 Feb 2016Genre: Inspirational Language:  English ISBN-10: 9385936018ISBN-13: 978-9385936012Format: Hardcover Book Length: 140Package Dimensions: 14×21.6 cmPrice: Rs.399 (as printed on the book) About the Author: Dilip Bathija is an author, human-artist, successful entrepreneur,  speaker and a humanitarian. His workshops are held in more than 40 cities around the world every year.
He believes every individual is capable of attaining personal and professional greatness. All relationships can be harmonious and all goals attainable, once we connect ourselves to the source of powers within. For then, the powers are ours to unleash, for mental, physical and spiritual joy and abundance. 
Reach the author at: Twitter: @DilipBathija Instagram: @Author_Dilip_Bathija Website: www.TheSuperheroSoul.com
Cover page analysis:  The cover page of the book 'The superhero soul'  is meanin…