Monthly Archives: November 2017

Two Angels by Nivedita Vedurla – Book Review

Two Angels

BY: NIVEDITA VEDURLA

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Do you know the love story that the sea shares with the sea shore? The mighty sea travels with his companions; boats, sailors and the sea creatures together visit many destinations. When he gets tired from all his travels, he comes to the sea shore, and crashes down onto her, surrendering everything that he has. The sea shore keeps her arms wide open when he reaches for her, to soothe his tired body and take away his pain. The moment he is relieved of his pain, he longs to go back, and the seashore lets him go. The love that Arun and Esha share is just like that between the sea and the sea shore. Their relationship is short and leaves Arun devastated. Could he have found love only to lose it all to fate? Will he survive the loss? The answers take him back to Esha, and to the realization that love comes in many forms. This story is a journey to love through friendship, from loss to hope.

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Prem Purana: Mythological Love Stories by Usha Narayanan – Spotlight

Prem Purana: Mythological Love Stories

BY: USHA NARAYANAN

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Listen to Your Soul and Heal Your Body of Chronic Disease by Meirav Harel – Book Review

Listen to Your Soul and Heal Your Body of Chronic Disease: 8 Keys to Self-Heal Your Body & Soul

BY: MEIRAV HAREL

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Do you have the courage to discover the true reason that you are ill?

Do you want to recover from your diseases and end the pain once and for all? Do you want to get rid of all those pills? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then this book is absolutely mandatory for you. In simple and flowing language, the author will tell you what you must do in order to embark on a voyage of self-healing, about the connection between body and soul, and how disease is actually a message from the soul.

Acquire practical tools and inspiration to truly heal yourself!

You will discover the four channels that lead to true and holistic healing and how they are linked to the divine concert that frames our lives. Using the eight practical keys to self-healing, your renewed hope, and the story of the author’s own journey of recovery from seven different supposedly incurable illnesses, you will be inspired to change your life forever.

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Avishi by Saiswaroopa Iyer – Spotlight

Avishi

BY: SAISWAROOPA IYER

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The 365 Days by Nikhil Ramteke – Book Review

The 365 Days

BY: NIKHIL RAMTEKE

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his 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 village of Vizhinjam on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala, that picturesque vignette of searing beauty on the southwestern coast of India. Shiju, like millions of other Malayalis, seeks his destiny in Dubai, that gleaming global hub of fortune on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. What unfolds is a stirring story of distilled hardship, exploitation, identity, and friendship, and the heartbreaking choices Shiju is often forced to make. So what he sees is not what he experiences when he lands in a world of glimmering towers, fast-paced life, and unabashed opulence. For what he was not prepared for was the dark underbelly of Dubai beyond the shimmering mirage.

Shiju’s life is no more the same. But he holds his ground, drawing on ancient instincts of his seafaring ancestry. As things settle down around him, he is inexorably pulled into the canyon of recession…
Will Shiju be able to hold on to his dreams? Will he able to pull out himself from the whirlpool? Will he survive against all odds? Will he redeem himself?

Nikhil Ramteke unfolds an extraordinary saga about Indian expatriates, their struggles, their alienation, and their dreams. The 365 Days is more than a story of a year in Shijukutty’s life.

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Ramayana: Stand Strong by Shubha Vilas – Book Review

Ramayana: Stand Strong

BY: SHUBHA VILAS

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The Ramayana is not a story. It’s a way of life. It’s the game of life.

Life is a constant reminder that nothing, however powerful in one season, remains unchanging. The endless cycles of change can truly us if we are unprepared to face its realities. However, we often see these changing times as problems larger than they really are. Many issues in life when perceived with fear, result in pain; but when perceived with CLARITY, result is FREEDOM.

Situations of helplessness are almost always created by our own limited imagination.

Do you have the courage to face your fears?
Stand Strong, the fourth book in Ramayana: The Game of Life series reminds us through its eternal stories — such as the tale of brothers Vali and Sugriva — that life is like a high-risk treasure hunt: one often has to walk through a maze of confusing paths while being chased by dangerously complex dilemmas to find the hidden treasure of wisdom.

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Phases of Moon by Neha Jindal – Book Review

Phases of Moon

BY: NEHA JINDAL

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Every human being has different feelings and emotions at every stage of life, but they are unable to express. This book gives an expression, to various emotions of a human heart. The poetries in this book will echo your heart, and will give words and voice to your emotions. It covers different stages of life starting from teenage to marriage. Hope you love getting drowned in this emotional stream.

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Karna’s Celestial Armor by Surendra Nath – Book Review

Karna’s Celestial Armor

BY: SURENDRA NATH

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We all know that in MAHABHARATA, Karna had, on his body, his Kavach-Kundal (set of armor and earrings) which rendered him invincible in battle against any foe. God Indra tricked Karna and took away the divine set. So, in the final battle Arjuna killed Karna.

That’s the back-story. After that, what did Indra do with the all-powerful Kavach-Kundal? Did he hide it somewhere? What if someone can find it today? That’s what this novel is about. Vasu, from the present time, sets off to find the set. The spirit of Karna guides him through the search.

Indra always knew someone would come looking for it. So he used all his ingenuity to hide it in most impossible of places. That makes Vasu’s task so much more challenging. And he is not the only one who is interested in this quest. There are others trailing him.

Join Vasu in this thrilling adventure through mysterious locations in India to know why the armor was all that potent, and if it still is. 

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Singapore Under Attack by Uzi Eilam – Book Review

Singapore Under Attack

BY: UZI EILAM

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Dr. Gideon Ben Ari, a brilliant specialist in advanced technology, is called upon by the Israeli Mossad to combat a highly sophisticated, malevolent cyber attack planned by the Iranians in Singapore to target the Israeli and American embassies and then a multifocal chain of worldwide terror. The novel provides a rare peek into the Iranian decision-making process, replete with fascinating, volatile internal power struggles.

Can Gideon arm his global task force with the keys to diffuse the malicious attacks?

Gideon must come up with futuristic technological solutions, developed in real time, to be put into effect immediately by an international task force. His rich combat experience as an Israeli Army commander also comes into play. The highest ranks in Singapore, including strong, influential women in the fields of economy and government, give Gideon their full support in this tale of love, lust, the whims of the human spirit, and the war of good against evil.

Additional books in this series: In The California Triangle Gideon finds himself involved in an American espionage affair that includes the FBI, Mossad, and groups interested in overturning the Iranian government. In Trapped in Paris the war against terrorism and development of nuclear missiles by the Iranians reaches Europe, and Gideon is once again enlisted for the challenge.

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The Indus Challenge by R. Durgadoss – Book Review

The Indus Challenge

BY: R. DURGADOSS

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Bharat is in chaos. While the kingdoms fight each other, Alexander’s forces gather for the assault, their leader lured by tales of supernatural weapons and the elixir of immortality. Only one man can save the subcontinent from domination by the Greeks: the young Chandragupta Maurya, trained under the aegis of the ‘dark Brahmin’, Chanakya.

When an ancient seal is found, sharing the secrets of the brahmastra, the redoubtable weapon of the Mahabharat, it is up to Rudra, young commander of the Mauryan Nava Yuva Sena and lifelong friend and confidante of Chandragupta, to decode it. Along with his fellow commandos and with the able guidance of his guru, Rudra embarks on a quest that takes him from the snowy peaks of the Himalayas to the seas of Rameshwaram, hunting the clues that will lead him to the brahmastra. On the way, he meets the Chiranjivis, ancient beings tasked with divine duties and learns the secrets behind his own birth and his mysterious powers.

But Rudra must be careful, for not all enemies were dispersed with the death of the mighty Alexander. Treachery lurks in the home and when Rudra is framed for the attempted murder of his sovereign, he must pull every trick at his disposal to reveal the enemy and save his kingdom from plunging, once more, into bloodshed and chaos.
A historical, mythological adventure story, The Indus Challenge is sure to appeal to readers interested in the storied past of India and the legends woven into its soil.

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