Parting of the Strangers and Other Stories is a collection of sixteen odd short stories written mostly in the first-person narrator “I”. The plots are clean with very little cluttering. It mentions only what is absolutely necessary and required to allow for the stories to flow smoothly through.
The Last Laugh is a crime thriller which promises a decent dose of suspense, thrill and mystery. The book isn’t an ideal read for people who read a lot of crime thrillers but it might prove to be a good read for those who are just getting started on reading English novels. The most fascinating aspect of this book is its unique setting.
Tides Don’t Cross by Simar Malhotra is a medium paced romance cum family drama. It the story of 2 sisters – the docile Mrinalini and the rebellious Rukmini. The book portrays the uniqueness of Indian families and the changed dynamics of Indian families in the twenty-first century.
Spinner of the Twisted Tale has so many intricately woven tales in between that give you a glimpse into the meaning of life. Each story has an inner meaning which, if read carefully, will bring a positive difference to your life.
Page 6 and Beyond can be loosely explained as a series of humorous stories that the author serves to her readers as a mirror to her life in America. Combined with her wit and charm, and an applause-worthy attention to detail, Hureen Gandhi manages to create extraordinary stories out of the most ordinary of things.
They Both Die at the End is a YA which revolves around a rather serious issue – death. The book is not as entertaining as it sounds but it does promise an emotional read; a read that will get you thinking about your own priorities in life. It is a book that will appeal to people who are emotional and sensitive readers.
The subtitle of the book suggests “story behind the walls” and it is this that College Diaries is precisely about. It is highly insightful into student life and activities that will be relatable to all graduates regardless of which institute they studied from. The plot is highly emotional with multiple climaxes that constantly build up the tension.
What strikes you the most about The Sunlight Plane is its highly relevant social theme – bullying, childhood trauma and child abuse. These three themes bind the book together and the consequences of having their toxic presence in the life of today’s children are discussed in detail in the book.
I Lost My Soul by Ved Nishad is a true love story and is an inspirational read for people who are in love or people who ever lost in love. It is the love story of a guy who loved deeply and passionately. This book is Ved’s own story.
The book, “The Mother I Never Knew” by Sudha Murty, is a fictional novel, which talks about human relations. This book has two stories. They both, though based on completely different backgrounds, strike a similar chord of emotion in the readers. This book is like comfort food, which you can always turn to during a cold phase of your life.
I wish I Had Not Married My Love is a short romantic thriller that I had the opportunity to read recently. The book has a good mix of college romance and murder mystery. To be very specific, it is more of a psychological thriller than a regular murder mystery. With such an interesting story in mind, Ashish Roy surely has good storytelling skills
For all the science-fiction readers out there, author Sadhna Shanker, through her latest book Ascendance, brings to you a world where the whole setting is foreign and the population segregation bizarre. It has a whodunit factor that answered to the thirst for mystery in me.