Monthly Archives: September 2017

You Never Know by Akash Verma – Book Review

You Never Know

BY: AKASH VERMA

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There will be times when you feel you have the best relationship, ever There will be times when it will be the worst that has happened to you There will be times when you know you are getting into something terrible; something that will not stop till it destroys you And yet . . . You will be pulled into it so inextricably, unstoppably . . . Dhruv knew Anuradha was his true love. So, despite being married with kids, he still went ahead with their affair. He hid it from his wife and his colleagues. He told lies so he could be with her-it was that amazing! But he couldn’t save himself from the dark secret she was keeping. It pulled him into a vortex of danger so deep that he lost all he had. It happened to him and if you think it can’t happen to you-think again.

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Zero Debt : Break the Debt Cycle and Reclaim Your Life by Neeraj Deginal – Book Review

Zero Debt : Break: the Debt Cycle and Reclaim Your Life

BY: NEERAJ DEGINAL

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Zero Debts: Break the Debt Cycle and Re-Claim Your Life is a book to inspire readers to be debt free and adopt a lifestyle of complete freedom. Becoming Debtfree!

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An Intellectual by Shivam Chaudhary – Book Review

An Intellectual (Part 1)

BY: SHIVAM CHAUDHARY

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The conversations between the two intellectuals (Swaraj and Najya) in the book are real except at some places. The book depicts mostly the conversations between two intellectuals mainly about the philosophy of life, science, and love. The conversations between them are minimalistic. The book is mainly focused on those unique people who are passionate about the philosophy of life and life itself, those who are passionate enough to question about almost everything. They crave to get connected to other people through meaningful conversations; they want to grow up with other people and help them grow by talking about self-improvement. They crave to help other people. Also, such gifted people crave to get connected to someone who can understand them. They expect to have a deeper connection with someone which can later turn into a romantic relationship. All the time they crave for passionate people, and an understanding partner. When their desires don’t turn into reality, they get trapped in their own thoughts. What happens next? Read the book and figure it out for yourself. It all lies in the ending of the book. I’ve shared the deepest thoughts of an intellectual. I suspect that most of the readers would successfully find conversations in the book related to their deep thoughts; they would be able to relate the authentic conversations with their lives. I guess I’m successful in predicting the reality. Remember: it is a boon to find someone just as passionate about something as you are, but it is pretty hard to get one in real life. One intellectual can have the capability to store numerous deep thoughts about most of the things in his mind.That’s what the ending is all about.

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In Conversation with Kevin Missal – Author of Kalki

Mr. Kevin Missal, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Kalamos Literary Services, has come up with yet another sensational novel; Dharmayoddha Kalki: The Avatar of Vishnu. Let’s have a tête-à-tête with him regarding his latest release, Kalki.

Tell us something about yourself.

My name is Kevin Solomon Missal. I am 21 year old graduate from St. Stephen’s College. I have been writing since the age of fourteen. I have written four books till now. I am also the Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Kalamos Literary Services.

Kalki is apparently the 10th avatar of Lord Vishnu which is yet to arrive. How difficult was it to research about the topic as no one is very sure about this avatar of the Lord?

Everything is available online but yes I did read the Kalki Purana to learn everything about the actual story.

The Boy from Pataliputra by Rahul Mitra – Book Review

The Boy from Pataliputra

BY: RAHUL MITRA

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It is 326 BC and Alexander, the barbarian king of Macedonia, has descended upon Bharatvarsha with a multi-national horde of Yavanas, Pahlavas, Shakas and Bahlikas.

As the invader advances relentlessly and wins bloody battles in quick succession, as local rulers fall over each other to shake hands with the enemy and as the students of Takshashila University break into open revolt, one young man is faced with a terrifying choice, a choice that threatens to tear his carefully constructed world apart. for Aditya is the boy from Pataliputra, the boy who was once a reckless and carefree aristocrat, but who has now been forced to become a man with a purpose to fight for honour and love.

With a sweeping narrative and interesting everyday characters like the smelly old dhaba owner Tanku, Philotas the unlucky Greek soldier, the no-nonsense medical student Radha, Pandi the hard drinking mercenary and the lovely Devika, the Boy from Pataliputra is the mesmerizing story of a young man’s growth to maturity, but also, equally, a story about the rise of a nation.

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Dharmayoddha Kalki: The Avatar of Vishnu by Kevin Missal – Spot Light

Dharmayoddha Kalki: The Avatar of Vishnu

BY: KEVIN MISSAL

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Twisted by Shravya Gunipudi – Book Review

Twisted

BY: SHRAVYA GUNIPUDI

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“It is weird that I still meet my mother almost every day.

I am 35 years old. But that is not why it is weird.

It is because nobody else has seen her since 18th September, 20 years ago.

Because, that is the day she died.”

Meet Ria, the charming woman with an edge. Her life is nearly perfect. Or so it seemed, until one fateful day an accident wipes out parts of her memory. Suddenly, she starts to experience strange visions involving repressed childhood memories which send shivers down her spine.

A man called ‘Anuj’ whom she can’t remember.

The sadness that led to her mother’s sudden death.

Answers that her husband Jay refuses to share.

Secrets begin to resurface and Ria is left with no option but to confront her own fears.

Twisted is a tale of love, family and friendship, where bitter memories and shocking truths drive everyone to the point where they have to decide – Will the relationships crumble to dust or can love really conquer all?

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A Window to Her Dreams by Harshali Singh – Book Review

A Window to Her Dreams

BY: HARSHALI SINGH

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Are two good people with good intentions enough to make a good marriage?

Aruna, a young divorcee, marries Bhuvan, an averagely successful young man. Both make promises of ever after with preconceived expectations—hers, freedom from a judgmental society and validation of herself and his, unconditional love and partnership.

Despite their best intentions, life plays rogue.

On the one hand, Aruna’s learned conditioning, developed as a result of her past, keeps coming in the way of their married normalcy and on the other, Bhuvan cannot fathom the signs of her distress.Their good intentions are tried at every step until the day when Aruna’s past revisits her. Bhuvan’s silences, Aruna’s distrust and the resurrection of her troublesome past lead to a downward spiral in their life that shakes Aruna to the core.As she stands on the precipice of a second failed marriage, Aruna tries one last time to take control of her life, something she had willingly surrendered last time.Does she succeed in saving her marriage? Or is she held back by her own apprehensions, choosing to stay victim?

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Love Will Find A Way by Anurag Garg – Book Review

Love Will Find A Way

BY: ANURAG GARG

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Madhav is an aspiring writer stuck in a dead-end corporate job that gives him no joy and no time to write his book. But there’s more to him than meets the eye. He has been hiding a secret all his life-which, if revealed, may shatter the very existence of his being.

His loved ones know he’s holding something back but don’t suspect anything grave until his girlfriend, Meera, tired of his constant mood swings, decides to take him to an art therapy session. There he meets someone who tries to unearth the past Madhav so desperately wants to keep buried. So what exactly happened years ago? Why does Madhav not want to go down memory lane?

From the bestselling author of A Half-Baked Love Story and Love . . . Not for Sale comes another enigmatic tale of friendship, hidden truths and the redeeming power of love.

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