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The Writer’s Code | Heena Shrivastava | Book Review

The Writer's Code by Heena Shrivastava breaks down the process of writing and publishing for the budding authors out there. It succinctly shares inputs on the knick-knacks of authoring a book and taking the word out in the market.

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A Man with a White Shadow | Vikram Suryawanshi | Book Review

A Man with a White Shadow by Vikram Suryawanshi is contemporary fiction with philosophical underpinnings. It starts with Lord Ganesha expressing his desire to land on Earth and eradicate all the wrong and negativity prevalent on the planet.

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Sita’s Kitchen | Raghav Khanna | Book Review

Sita's Kitchen is a book that explores the fine dining experience, delectable food of Italian palette, coming of age of a young village girl, power of dreams, and brute reality of life.

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Inner Trek: A Reluctant Pilgrim in the Himalayas | Mohan Ranga Rao | Book Review

Inner Trek is the tale of a retired Indian businessman Mohan Rao who finds himself on an adventurous journey to Kailash Mansarovar, a holy mountain pilgrimage in Tibet, after being threatened by a Bangalore mob boss.

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30 Times When Your Conscience Needs You / 30 टाइम्स वेन यौर कॉन्श्न्स नीड्स यू | Aarushi Jain

30 Times When Your Conscience Needs You is a collection of 30 chapters wherein the author has described a different way to look at a particular situation with a new perspective and way of analysing things.

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Twelve Minutes Later | Vedashree Jha | Book Review

Twelve Minutes Later by Vedashree Jha is a contemporary fiction revolving around Aryan who is scared of 'him.' This 'he' continues to scare him, haunt him, chase him, leaving poor Aryan all tired. He is made fun of by others, he walks with his head down, he doesn't speak up and face his bullies.

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Verses from the Pyre | Glenn Fernandes | Book Review

Verses from the Pyre by Glenn Fernandes is a collection of 38 poems and 5 open letters. While the poems majorly revolve around the sense of belonging, affection, and freedom; the open letters are addressed to cosmetic industries, patriarchy, cinema, trolls, and the LGBTQ+ community.

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Hallowed Ties | Sudatta Mukherjee | Book Review

Hallowed Ties by Sudatta Mukherjee is a coming-of-age story of Lily who grows up with dreams in her eyes. She loves Calcutta but believes that her escape from patriarchal norms would only be to seek education. She moves to London and then life further takes her around Cambridge and Melbourne.

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The Mount of Olives by Michael Ivanov

The Mount of Olives by Michael Ivanov is an inspiring story of Felix, the Roman boy, who despite all opposition, yearns to gain a worldly treasure. His journey leads him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined.

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Soft Glimmers & Shining Stars | Niki Munshi | Book Review

Soft Glimmers & Shining Stars by Niki Munshi is like a soft hug on a rough day. It is a beacon of hope on dark alleys. It shows hope and love. But most of all, it says in fewer words, everything that would comfort one on a bleak day.

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On a Voyage with the Greats | Satyendra Singh | Book Review

On a Voyage with the Greats by Satyendra Singh is a collection of three notable journeys undertaken by Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, and Subhash Chandra Bose. The three pillars of modern Indian history that contributed significantly in the pre-Independence days and led by example.

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The Man Who Learnt to Fly But Could Not Land | Thachom Poyil Rajeevan | Book Review

The Man Who Learnt to Fly But Could Not Land, written originally in Malayalam by Thachom Poyil Rajeevan and translated into English by P.J. Mathew, is essentially a poignant account of a writer and activist, KTN Kottoor, hailing from the Malabar region in pre-Independence years.

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Des Vu | Swapna Sanchita | Book Review

Des Vu by Swapna Sanchita is a collection of 42 poems, each catering to a different taste of theme and style of poetry. There is love, longing, self-doubt, pain that comes up well in Sanchita's words.

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A Slice of Life | Smita Das Jain | Book Review

A Slice of Life by Smita Das Jain is a collection of short stories peppered with raw emotions and simplicity integral to each one of them. Stories that are woven meticulously for them to intrigue their readers in as many ways as possible.

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The Hangover of Choices | Deepa Agarwal | Book Review

The Hangover of Choices by Deepa Agarwal is an intriguing story of Nidhi Verma who is leading her life on autopilot, trying to be perfect and top-notch in everything she does.

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Urban Chronicles 2 by Nita Bajoria – A Graphic Novel’s Review

Urban Chronicles 2 by Nita Bajoria is a graphic collection of three stories that revolve around parenthood. Each story has a critical issue that it discusses very well and gives a beautiful lesson in the end.