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Book Blitz - Lean into Relationship by Rishab Jhol

Print Length: 143 pages Language: English ASIN: B0749CLW5G Format: Kindle Edition

Doubt has pivoted many a relationship across the centuries. Whether it is Othello suspicious of Desdemona or through the rise of paranoia as a trope in twentieth-century writings. While paranoia naturally suggests the vulnerability of individual mind to social rhetoric, it is also the space for deep interrogation of the individual that renders him/her to paranoia. This novel presents that doubt has the potential to be a space of liberation.

Madeeha works in Jordan to rehabilitate Syrian refugees. Zehen, a political analyst from India, meets her in the US during their social impact program. He is intrigued and charmed by her and falls deeply in love. But the world political climate, with its accompanying cultural narratives about terror and pain, infects Zehen’s mind. Zehen begins to suspect Madeeha as a possible mujahid. Will he find his truth?

Fear doesn’t devastate; it stirs the inner pot. It is a ten…

Book Blitz: Water Boarding by Bragadeesh Prasanna

Print Length: 292 pages Publication Date: October 8, 2017 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B075W9WBVR

As a torture technique, Waterboarding involves the torturer to pour water over the face of the captive, over a damp towel to give a sensation of drowning. While the mind knows that he is not actually drowning, the captive's body sends contrasting signals to the brain making it a very painful experience.

Ved, who just got out of a life-changing accident finds out that he has blank spaces in his memory. He is unsure about his past and uncertain about his future but goes through with the present with the help of his friend Sara. Sara slowly builds Ved's past, filling him with people and instances he had forgotten.

As Ved struggles with the financial strain caused by his accident and subsequent medical bills and figuring out whom to trust, Ved is forced to live in the moment, which is dark, terrifying and maddening as his past catches up with him. Will…

Book Review: The Untold Story by Ridhi Drolia

A nice love story!
A very sweet and innocent love story of Vihaan and Riaa narrated on and off by Tanya, the sweet and charming friend of Vihaan. An all-together good read. Few editing issues stood out as I read through the book. The author has tried a different narration technique. Sometimes it felt that it was taking the attention away from the story but soon your attention moves back to it. As the book moves to climax, you never see the twist coming. The lighthearted romance takes a completely unexpected turn. You should read to know what happens and how it affects the story. I would certainly have loved to know about Tanya and how her life moved forward. Throughout the book, we see how she met Vihaan and how their friendship blossomed, and later she is seen just narrating the story. I understand it is Vihaan’s story alone, still would have loved to know about Tanya and what she does in life. The technique did remind me of the movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, where their common friends na…

Book Review: The Royal Roommate by PG Van

The Royal Roommate is a scorching hot romance.

Every time I pick PG Van’s book, I know there will be something completely unexpected. I wasn’t disappointed. You have yet another romance from PG; a romance with a pinch of spies, royalty, and sizzling chemistry. Sheela was waiting for a new roommate, expecting it to be a girl and praying it was someone she could get along with. And BOOM! She got a drop dead gorgeous guy instead. Rahul is a royal army man, an absolute hunk, and loyal to the core. Even if she wanted, she couldn’t have denied the crazy attraction between them. 

His purpose is to protect ‘The Swan’. Spies, riddles, secret passages, the heir to a throne, and people ready to lay their lives to protect their heir make up this royal, hot romance. The Royal Roommate is a beautifully woven story with sizzling hot chemistry. Without much ado, go for it!

Grab it! Goodreads, Amazon USA, Amazon India, Amazon UK, Amazon Canada, Amazon Australia.

My purpose in life is to protect you…

Book Blitz: Otherness: Souls of Brown Women by DE.B.Dubois

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Who is the brown woman? How does she live defined almost solely by her skin colour and all the history it carries? How do we carry racism deep within us even when we think we don't? These are questions that require deep thought and reflection, and that's what Otherness encourages us to do. In a world increasingly divided along the lines of colour, despite its apparent modernity, here's a hard look at the realities that lurk within us, both as individuals and as a society.
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Who is the brown woman? How does she live defined almost solely by her skin colour and all the history it carries? How do we carry racism deep within us even when we think we don't? These are questions that require deep thought and reflection, and that's what Otherness encourages us to do. In a world increasingly divided along the lines of colour, despite its apparent modernity, here's a hard look at …

Book Review - Snowbound by Oliver Lafont

Spellbound by Snowbound

I have always thought of myself as a non-fantasy book lover. And I must confess, I have been surprised a couple of times by some books with their fantastical elements. I went into this book keeping in mind that it’s about Santa and elves and kids. I wasn’t very enthused but I have wanted to try a book by this author. And oh my! This book took me completely by surprise.
My doppelgangers, the one in black with devilish horns and the one in white with a bright halo, were equally enthralled. I was completely hooked the moment Adam and Zach tumbled through the out-of-order photometric booth. The journey was at times nail-biting, at times wondrous, and at times picturesque, but it was a great ride through marvelous places with some marvelous characters. I loved almost everything about it- the blooming teenage love, the blossoming friendship, the sudden insight. With Santa’s sons fighting for the coveted position, treachery and war, the book sinks its hook right into you…

Book Blitz: If You Never Try, You Will Never Know by Sahil Mehta



Robin, who gets inspired by his mother to become a musician, is forced by his father to pursue the education needed to join their family business. This compels him to leave home at the age of eighteen to follow his dreams. In few months of independent living, his over-ambitious dreams turn into an obsession, which gets even more intense when he falls into a drug addiction, and mysteriously unleashes a new side to his life.
During this journey, he meets Aisha. They talk, play and fall in love. Her exquisite beauty defines the melody of his musical journey as they both fall deep in love with each other. But Robin's obsession with his dream and a struggling career become an obstacle in their relationship. Is their love strong enough to overcome complexities?
During these tumultuous times, Robin's flat mate Jordan begins to motivate him to follow his heart. Jordan becomes his philosopher and guru but not for very long-what makes…

Book Blitz: The Untold Story by Ridhi Drolia

Print Length: 109 pages Publication Date: June 26, 2017 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English Genre: Romance 

Love comes in different forms. But in all its forms, it comes with various challenges. Only those who can combat those challenges are true lovers.

The Untold Story is the tale of Vihaan and Riaa. Vihaan falls for Riaa’s charms at first sight and brings to her life crazy adventures and madness. They soon emerge as two hearts with one soul and their intimate fantasies begin to unravel in exotic places.

Their bond experience more downs than ups. These unexpected twists and turns bring Vihaan and Riaa closer and their romantic tale turn into one of lifetime bonding.

The story takes a drastic turn after the lovely couple is blessed with a baby boy. It should be a joyous moment, but instead, haunting memories of Vihaan’s own childhood break out as a fresh wound in his mind.

Read the novel to know what could make a father unhappy in the happiest moment of his life a…