In this book, the writing was simple, comprehensive, interactive. I would go so far as to say it was the ideal kind of writing I look for in dystopian or science fictions: perfectly explanatory (to a layman like me) but also lively. The same sort of writing carries on throughout the book.
Say No To Happiness discusses various aspects of life and the way of addressing any hurdles that cross our path. Madhu Namboodiri deliberates on the basic element in the human world that is the source of all the unhappiness and failures; the hindrance in our path to living a “dream life”.
My Feathered Friends is about the different places the author travelled to and how he met the varied feathered creatures with their unique characteristics and perspectives who provided valuable insights to him, and through him, to the readers. It is a book that even young readers can read, understand and enjoy.
Rose of Sarajevo is set during the 1990s which shook the entire nations of Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Slovenia. The war that ensued saw millions of Bosniaks being tortured and murdered in the name of ethnic cleansing. This story is of one such family who lost their everything in the war.
The Last Nomad narrates the life events of a boy called Rahul who suffers from selective mutism and is denied decent medical treatment due to the superstitious nature of his parents. The slums of India is portrayed in minute details. Heramb delves on the subjects of unemployment, poverty, alcoholism and corruption.
Happiness is All We Want is a book that intends to educate the people of our generation to bring about a balance in their lives. Each individual is a combination of a mind, a body and a soul and hence, Ashutosh Mishra emphasizes the importance of nourishing all three aspects of our being equally.
Wedding Pickle will appeal to the masses but more so to the female readers. Neha’s writing style combines romance and chick-lit in an almost effortless way. Her strength as a writer lies in making the book appeal to a large number of readers with the help of a story which celebrates women and their flaws.
Feral (Many Lives #1) is the story of a young girl Maya who lives in a world where humans and hybrids co-exist. She is a human but has been brought up by a group of hybrids living in Bombay. After learning this, she sets out in search of her true parents. What she uncovers in the process is truly surprising.
In Treasure Trove of Zodiacs, Tanuj Lalchandani elucidates that an individual’s personality is determined by a whole bunch of astrological factors, and zodiac signs play a very small part in it and are only the building blocks in learning the science of astrology.
Chandan Sen Gupta’s Unforeseen is the story of a simple family who has hardly ever moved out of their native village in Rasoolpur, Pakistan and are now bound to run around India to avoid the law forces as well as the terrorists who are trying to kill them.
रणक्षेत्रम: प्रथम खंड की रचना उत्कर्ष श्रीवास्तव ने की है। यह कहानी हमें ले जाती है एक ऐसे काल में जहाँ असुर, देवता, नाग तथा मनुष्य एक साथ निवास करते हैं। यह उस युग की कहानी है जहाँ वामन अवतार द्वारा राक्षस महाबली को पाताल भेजने के उपरांत असुरों का मानव जाति पर दबाव काफी कम हो चुका है।
Most of the college romances that I read touch upon a college goer’s daily life but does so only superficially. In Himanshu Rai’s My Mute Girlfriend, however, the readers also get to relive those days of college life in a better manner. The thing that sets this book apart from others is its “true story” tag.