Sangita, an Indian-Canadian author and filmmaker, through her investigations, uncovers the story and lives of temple elephants. While talking about Asian elephants in general, Sangita details how elephants are harassed even beyond temples. But the primary focus of the book is temple elephants.
Set in South Korea, this book follows the story of a 33-year-old Jiyoung who lives a very ordinary life with her husband and toddler on the outskirts of Seoul. Starting with a very unusual premise, this book deals with the themes of gender discrimination, sexism, and patriarchy in the Korean society.
Shanta Bai, a woman from a small village in Gujarat arrives in Mumbai to fulfill her dreams of leading a blissful life.But alas! The dreams that she had, start falling apart when she is unable to conceive. Hopeless and dejected, the guilt, the anger, and the unfairness of it all trigger something in her, and she exacts an evil price from the society that failed her.
Poppy & Alex are total opposites of each other. Poppy is the wild, carefree child, and Alex the ever-so-dependent and responsible one. They have been spending all their vacations together until 2 years ago, something falls apart. Now, there is one last chance to get on a vacation, and finally let love find its way.
The Night Shift is an unputdownable thriller that narrates the story of two teenage mass killings that takes place fifteen years apart. With well-rounded characters, fast narration, multiple points of view, intriguing backstories, and layers of mystery, the book makes for a highly entertaining read.
The book tells the story of Eugene Clark, famously known as The Shark Lady, who because of her work and study of sharks, came to be called as the ocean’s most fearless scientist. Children who like stories about brave women will get inspired after reading Eugene’s story.
Lora Ricci, a scholarship student at NYU meets the charming and enigmatic Cat Wolff, a contributing editor who is also the rich daughter of an energy tycoon. Soon the two strike an uncanny friendship and Lora ends up giving up her term at NYU and dropping out to assist Cat as a ghostwriter. But before long she discovers the deepest, darkest, and shadiest version of Cat’s truth.
Why Should I Worry When I Can Face the World? is a book that will be of immense benefit to people who are constantly worried about the future, or brooding over the past, while forgetting to live in the present. It is a book for the worriers, givers, self-doubters, and underconfidents of the world, and would especially appeal to beginners.
Emma Blair has been in love with Jesse ever since she first saw him in high school. Though Jesse takes his own sweet time to come around, eventually when they do fall in love, it is irrevocable, irreplaceable, and truly, madly, deeply kind of love. They know it in their hearts that it will last forever.
Except that it doesn’t.
Maya, after the death of her husband Ansh, is visited by a bachelor scientist Ravi, who is looking for a place to live. In need of some company and good money, she allows him to live in her villa until she starts falling for him. But as Ravi starts noticing the little things around him, he is creeped out by the secrets Maya is keeping.
Dewdrop and Banyan Tree is a beautiful collection that reflects the simplest of joys, the beauty of experiences, memories, and nostalgia, and rich life that doesn’t have to depend on money to be successful. It is a deeply insightful and profound collection, that I would certainly recommend to all lovers of poetry.
Sense of Quiet is a heart-touching read that engrosses the reader with its sensitive take on love, life, and relationships, in contemporary India. The plot revolves around a couple, Milind and Diya who are both doctors and have a mutual friend named Rohan. The couple is settled in Haridwar and is struggling to balance their busy and demanding careers along with marriage.