Teenage Diaries: The Days That Were

Teenage Diaries: The Days That Were
~Saurabh Sharma

Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd
Genre: Humor
ISBN: 9789352017263, 9352017269
Edition: First, 2016
Pages: 320

A simple read which takes you back to school days and relights your old memories. It can engulf you in the plots you made during school days, the vivid imagination you had during those days and how you took interest in every little detail of what happens around you.

Ghanshyam and Vikram, their friendship, love and the plots \ schemes for an 8th grader students. A new turn to the adolescence life and learning human aspects like love, friendship and moreso who to trust and how difficult it is to trust is what the book is all about.

Saurabh Sharma has done a very well thought character development and gives it all to make sure that the readers connect well with the protagonist and can communicate with self regard.

To sum it up, this books takes you back to your school days and makes y…

The Palace of Assassins by Aditya Iyengar

The Palace of Assassins by Aditya Iyengaar
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Hachette India
ISBN: 9789351950820, 9351950824
Edition: 2016 Pages: 262
Story of Ashwatthama; the lone survivor of the Kaurava camp;
Aditya Iyengaar's second book after The Thirteenth Day explores about the rise of Ashwatthama. The book is about revenge, passion and redemption that recasts the events in the aftermath of the Kurukshetra War. The book brings about a whole new light on one of the most misunderstood characters in Mahabharata, Ashwatthama.
Lord Krishna gave immortality and leprosy to Ashwatthama. To this date it is said Ashwatthama is still alive but as a Leper. Blessed and cursed at the same time a war hero and a coward at the same time. Ashwatthama angered Lord Krishan with his act of mercilessly killing five sons of Pandavas and three other warriors in their sleep.
The book talks about Ashwatthama's life after war, it flows your imagination throughout the book and keep pacing right from the p…

50 Cups of Coffee : The Woes and Throes of Finding Mr Right by Khushnuma Daruwala

50 Cups of Coffee : The Woes and Throes of Finding Mr Right by Khushnuma Daruwala

A book about dating, relationships and modern day take on how to find Mr Right.

Khushnuma Daruwala makes it a succulent read making sure you eat up the pages as they come. It is not of a specific genre but keeps you interested throughout its pages. The literature and the presentation of the book itself tells you that you are going to enjoy it.

Looking at the name of the book it seems the book is only a read for women but all the men out there can read it and can learn from it as well. It is modern and connects with nuclear family aspects that are ever so seen in our day today life. For those readers who are orthodox and value the traditions this can be a very casual read, making sure not all the sentiments are hurt.

The book pin-points the search that every maturing girl takes in her journey of life while finding Mr Right and a guy who should accept her for being herself.

Give or take a few things \ aspects t…

Fables from India: A Collection of Short Stories by Uday Mane

Fables from India: A Collection of Short Stories by Uday Mane

A King’s negligence costs the Prince his eyes.
A farmer is torn between resurrecting his wife and upholding his duties.
A jester lives two lives – Masked for others. Unmasked for himself.
A magnificent tree bears fruits of different kinds, but the King wants it to be cut down to serve justice.
An orphan boy is in search of the world’s bestselling book.
A dog struggles to uncurl his tail.

Many other stories apart from the above.

Set in ancient times 22 short stories by Uday Mane keeps you guessing and takes you back to the young age. It reminds you of your childhood, your imagination is uplifted and refreshed all over again while reading the book. You are swept away in Kingdoms and Kings with all the Castles and Prince's, all these are lively and eccentric yet very close to your heart.

Uday Mane keeps you held in every story plot which is simple and straight-forward and with a twist that either makes you happy or surprises yo…

What Lies Between Us by Nayomi Munaweera

What Lies Between Us by Nayomi Munaweera

Publisher - Pan Macmillan India
Publication Year - 2016
ISBN-13 - 9789382616948
ISBN-10 - 9382616942
Language - English
Binding - Paperback
Number of Pages - 304 Pages

What Lies Between Us is that novel which captures trauma with fiery intensity. The opening pages show a shadow and evoke an dark tale about a mother whose name is not revealed until the last page. A shocking climax and firing on all cylinders is what Nayomi Munaweera has done.

The narrator of the story is a wealthy girl from village with a alcoholic father and depressive mother. The girl's childhood is spent with Sita and Samson in the hill town of Kandy and she spends much of her time reading British children's books.

The calm and simpleton life is destroyed after the girl is raped and her father dies even her childhood friend Samson dies. Along-with her mother the girl moves to Bay Area in Fremont. At this juncture the book deals with the falsehood of security and how a brown gi…

Faster, Smarter, Higher: Managing your Career by Utkarsh Rai

Faster, Smarter, Higher: Managing your Career by Utkarsh Rai
Book Details

Publisher                  Rupa Publications India
ISBN-10                   812913750X
Number of Pages      199 Pages
Publication Year        2016
Language                 English
ISBN-13                   9788129137500
Binding                    Paperback 
Faster, Smarter, Higher is yet another masterpiece from the author, Utkarsh Rai and a perfect guide to fast-track the career. The book gives out the clear picture of modern day work-place culture and also the corporate dynamics which are shared between the peers and managers.
Career and work challenges are described best in the book. Utkarsh Rai pens down how to tackle everyday situations faced by employees and managers in real life scenario. The language is lucid and clear, its easy to understand, so whether you are reading it a management guy or as a fresher in corporate world it can be co-related.
The book covers all of the aspects of one's career ranging from g…

The Sialkot Saga by Ashwin Sanghi

The Sialkot Saga by Ashwin Sanghi


Publisher   Westland
ISBN-10   9385724061
Number of Pages   588 Pages
Publication Year   2016 April
Language   English
ISBN-13   9789385724060

Ashwin Sanghi and his own genre of Indian Thriller (Historic) is out again with The Sialkot Saga, having read The Krishna Key and Chanakya’s Chant you do get attracted as the what the writer would give you in the new book.

The Sialkot Saga is a book that spreads over a period of time and it comes to present day India, both being and historic and also full of twists and turns it keeps you gripped and wanting for more.

The book is about Arvind and Arbaaz who have grown up during partition of India and their struggle for power. It intertwines, collides, races and also keeps you attached to the 2 characters as they merge and demerge personally as well as profesionally to gain power. The characters of Arvind and Arbaaz have a hold on you and that gives out all the moments of power struggle, clash of thoughts, pol…