Book review: Darkness of past by Ashish jain

Author: Ashish Jain

Publisher: notion press

Genre: Romantic thriller

Blurb:

A Murder Mystery based on the love story of young budding Physiotherapists. Readers will keep guessing the Killer till the end. Identity of real killer is uncovered by the Lawyer in Court Roombattle.

My view of the book:

Darkness of past by Ashish jain is a Romantic thriller.

The plot of the story is about the death of a physiotherapist named Keerti. She is found dead in her room. Inspector Rohan is investigating the case. He first interrogates Maya Keerti’s roommate she tells the inspector about Keerti’s relationship with their colleague Dr. Ajay and how she came back all exhausted from her date with Ajay the other day before her death. Inspector Rohan interrogates Ajay and comes to know about Keerti’s ex-boyfriend Yogesh who was also her patient because of his mental condition. After talking with Yogesh Rohan finds about his relationship with Maya. After the postmortem it turns out Keerti was murdered. All the characters are under suspicion. As She died because of air bubble in her vein. Two people gave her injection that day Maya and Ajay. The murderer is finally revealed in the court. Still after the end the dark past of the characters didn’t leave them and it hits them hard and everyone is shattered.

The story is written in a good way it will confuse you and even make you think about solving the mystery. This book has so many emotions like love, jealousy, hatred and mental conditions.

There some typing errors but it could be ignored as the story is good.

Overall its a good murder mystery.

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Book review: Assassination of faith by Ashish Jain

Author: Ashish Jain

Publisher: notion press

Genre:- Romantic thriller

Blurb:

This story is based on the life of a young couple entangled into a murder mystery. On one fine day,the husband finds his wife murdered. During investigation, it turns out to be a murder of relationship rather than a simple murder. Needle of doubt keeps rotating from one character to other character. It will keep the readers guessing until the identity of real killer is revealed by two Lawyers in Court Room battle.

My view of the book:

Assassination of faith by Ashish jain is a romantic thriller.

The plot of the story is about a murder of a lady named Neena. Neena was found dead in her house by her husband Rohit. Rohit calls the cops and inspector Rohan is investigating the case.The first suspect was Rohit as he found the body but soon after deep investigation new characters are added in the story and it turns out that both the husband and wife were having affairs. The suspicion keeps moving from one character to other and finally the murderer is revealed in the court.

The writing style is good and you don’t have to go through so many pages to actually find the story. This book is to the point and you can find twist on every next page you turn.

Its quite a good book for a romantic thriller. The murder mystery will make you think who actually committed the crime.

Well I enjoyed reading it and I would say you can give it a try.

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Book review: Finding your G spot in life by Geetika saigal

Author: Geetika saigal

Publisher:- invincible Publishers

Genre:- self- help

Blurb:

The Probability of your parents meeting: one in a million. The Chance that they had you and not another genetic version of you: one in 4 million billion. The Number of moments you have lived in your lifetime: 9.4 million. You, Yes YOU are a miracle. Do you not then deserve to lead a miraculous life? A life that is meaningful to you, that doesn’t leave you feeling like you are running and running, but not knowing where to, and why so. So go on, give yourself and your life the best shot. How? By ceasing this race to ‘somewhere’ for just a few hours; Re-discovering Your Real Self, Re-aligning Your Thoughts, Revamping Your Life This book is written for all of us, whether you’re just starting out your life or wishing to change it.

My view of the book:

Finding your G spot in life by Geetika saigal is a self-help book.

This book is about finding your place in this big world which is full of people from different backgrounds.

We believe that happiness is that we are just a tiny speck on a huge planet and that we need not take ourselves seriously. But this thinking is wrong we are still unaware about the place we hold on this planet. We are Still not understanding that it takes nothing to join a crowd but it takes everything to Stand alone.

This book will make you realize that you hold your own unique place on this earth. You were not born to do nothing. There is purpose of everyone’s life. So don’t waste your time in being useless and start giving a purpose to everyday.

We are losing our shine in this crowd. We won’t work hard we are just trying to fit in but the thing that we need to understand is don’t fit in when you are born to stand out. If the shoe doesn’t fit change it. Don’t take your failure as the end take it as a first step towards success. You are no less than a superhero you just need to find your super power and this super power is inside you and nobody is going to tell you what it is.

Written in a very aspiring way this book will actually give you motivation to do something for yourself.

I really felt good after reading this book and i would say it actually serves the purpose of self-help.

If you think self-help books are boring just go for this one you will literally like it and it won’t disappoint you.

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Book review: 65 colors of rainbow by Smit Kapila

Author: Smit Kapila

Publisher: Srishtipublishers

Genre:- short stories

Blurb:

There is a wonderful saying: “The happiest people in the world are not those who have no problems, but those who learn to live with things that are less than perfect.” In this highly competitive world, life of corporate work-force is full of all kinds of strain and stress. There is no way we can escape from our jobs and its work pressure, but we can certainly counter it by enriching the fun and laughter quotient at work. 65 Colours of Rainbow is a collection of sixty-five short stories and caricatures based on real life, work-related incidents. This pleasingly warm collection writes with terrifying compassion about the things that matter most. The distinctive narrative caricatures demonstrate how extraordinary the ordinary can be!!

My view of the book:

65 colors of rainbow by Smit Kapila is a collection of 65 short stories.

The stories are based on real life work-related incidents. Written in a very simple yet funny way. The stories have light mood which makes it so much fun to read.

If you’re working in IT sector you can relate to many of these. The author’s way of telling the stories is so nice that you can’t just keep the book down. The stories are very short of just 2 pages so you won’t be bored after reading it. Just after two pages there is a new story which makes it so interesting to read. You can complete the book in one go or you can read one story each day before going to bed, it will definitely lighten up your mood if you are stressed from your everyday work life.

I loved reading this book it was a fun experience. My sister even works for an IT company and she too liked it when i recited some of the stories to her.

Overall this book is a good read and its perfect for monsoon season you can enjoy reading it with a cup of tea/coffee.

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I am thankful to the author for providing me with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review

Book review: Unlocked Silences by Mukhpreet Khurana

Author: Mukhpreet Khurana

Publisher: notion press

Genre:- poetry

Blurb:

Unlocked Silences is a collection of abstracts, poems and excerpts written on tissue papers over a couple of years. It is a dive deep into the circles of emotion, empathy, acceptance, healing and insights into a different perspective towards life. In the voice of a budding adolescent, the book cascades into day-to day-shortcomings, carved into poetry and at the same time, embraces you in silence and stillness of thought. The book is an attempt to connect with the reader, to reflect upon them, unbiased and together and embrace a new beginning. With simplified use of grammar and vocabulary, this book seeks nothing but the companionship of all. With this debut book, the author aims to connect to one and to all in the message and purpose of existence, the aid of spirituality and an ode to a beautiful journey called life.

My view of the book:

Unlocked Silences by Mukhpreet Khurana is a beautiful collection of heartfelt poems.

Poetry is the genre that I am currently exploring and I would say this book was actually an awesome pick.

Its not just a collection of poems its actually a collection of thoughts and feelings and you can feel the words while reading this book.

Some poems like- find your calling, believe, life is beautiful, here I stand were like burst of motivation.

This book will inspire you and encourage you in every way possible.

The best part about this book is that it is written in a simple yet aspiring language. Its not like other poetry books which are hard to understand.

My favorite poem from this book was death. I loved how the author has described the arrival of death in a such a simple way in just few lines.

Overall it was an amazing read and I would recommend it to everyone specially poetry lover and people like me who are exploring this genre this book is worth your time.

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Book review: What your soul already knows by Salma Farook

Author: Dr. Salma Farook

Genre:- self help

Blurb:

We live life like automatons, moving with reckless inattentiveness through the preset motions. We have lost touch with our inner selves, the self that has all the answers, that is imbued with the natural balance of joy and productivity. What have we forgotten? What have we lost to this mechanical lifestyle?

The secrets to joy, aren’t secrets at all. They aren’t being whispered. You are just not listening loudly enough to the wisdom of your inner voice.

This book is a reminder to listen.

It is a detailed exploration of elements such as personal qualities, interpersonal skills and healthy habits that make up the path to intuitive happiness and productivity.

My view of the book :

What your soul already knows by Salma Farook is a self – help book based on the topic of self motivation and self awareness.

There are different topics in this book which focuses on many aspects of one’s life.

The first topic is attitude. In this the author has defined how our attitude changes as we grow up. Day by day we are loosing the child inside us. Which means that we are losing all the emotions,innocence and the sense of being kind to others. People are just being mean and self-centered. The author has beautifully described the innocence of a child by giving the example of the boy in striped pajamas .

The second chapter is bafflement. Here the author says about how we are always feeling bewildered. We never try to do something good for ourselves. We have to be in search always to find the truly amazing meaning of our life.

The book has so many other chapters like these two which will actually make you understand your inner self that we are losing because of our messy lifestyle.

This book will show you the path but you are the ultimate who can understand your own soul. This book shows you that if you are willing to live a happy life then nobody is going to tell you how. its something that your soul already knows and you just have to find it.

The book is an amazing read and i would recommend it to everyone who feels that their life is useless. This book will make you understand your inner soul.

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Book review : Indeliberate Deliberations by Shivansh Umatt

Author: Shivansh Umatt

Publisher: Pblishing

Genre: poems

Blurb:

Indeliberate deliberations is a collection of heartfelt poems, twenty in total on various themes.

The book is divided into four broad themes- Latency, Abyss, Frost and Froth and Gory musings. The poem borrow the recently popular art of free verse poetry, with no fixed structure. They express emotions, deals with heartbreaks, reminisce in the nature or dance with the tunes of silent cacophonies. Composed within a short timeframe of one year, you will surely relate to this tiny collection of short poems.

My view of the book:

Indeliberate deliberations is a collection of 20 poems on various themes. There are four main themes under which the poems are listed.

The first theme is Abyss. It means something deep. The poems in this section truly have deep meaning.

The second section is Latency. It means the state of existing but not yet developed. The poems in this section describes the growth of an individual.

The third section is frost and froth. The poems in this section defines the beauty of nature and the emotions it reflects.

The fourth and the last section is gory musings. It means a period of violence. The poems in this section define the violence.

My favorite poem was Flowery grave from Abyss.

Flowery grave is about the post death scene. Through the poem the poet is trying to say that one day we are all going to become dust. People will come to put flowers on our Graves. But the flowers will remind us about the mortal world where every living thing has an end. So he says that instead of burying him they should put him on the pyre where his body would have turned into ashes and flowers will stop reminding him that he is dead.

I loved all the poems. The poems have deep meanings and if you understand what the poet is trying to say you can relate to the poems.

Overall its a good collection of poems and you can read this book.

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Book review : ABC calling by Vineeth Menon

Author: Vineeth Menon

Genre: Romance, Suspense

Blurb :

Meghana, who is about to leave to the US for pursuing her Masters.
Adithya, an Assistant Manager at Syndicate Bank.
The story picks up on August 15, 2015: when India is celebrating her 69th Birthday, Adithya receives a facebook message from an unknown profile. The sequences thereafter take a very interesting turnaround till the end with a good blend of situational humour and suspense.
Set in the ‘state with many worlds’, ABC Calling is a tale enveloped with love of two persons from different pages of life.

My view of the book :

ABC calling by Vineeth Menon is a romance and suspense based book. Its not basically a love story where boy meets girl and they fall in love. It actually takes another track where a boy receives a fake call from a girl.

The plot of the story is about a boy named Adithya who receives a message on his Facebook from an account with display picture as ABC. The message said “please call me na”. The boy calls on the number and a girl answers the call and asks him to meet her at a restaurant. When Adithya goes to meet the girl she doesn’t show up. The rest is suspense where the story takes a twist. The plot seems interesting but could have been better if the story took an awesome twist then the suspense part would have made a lot more sense.

The writing style is good in the beginning and gives a sense of suspense, But the middle part is not that great. There is a lot of information which is actually not needed.

Although I liked the start of the story, where it is all suspense about the girl who calls.But i expected the story to be more interesting later which actually didn’t turned out that great and was kinda boring. My expectations were high for the end and the thing about this book is that there is no end and it leaves you thinking what actually the story was.

I have mixed review for this book but i won’t say its the best i read and neither say that it was the worst. According to me it was okayish. You can give it a try.

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I am thankful to the author for providing me with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.

Cover reveal: Rafina by Shandana Minhas

Publisher : Pan MacMillan

Brilliantly observed, delightful and heartbreaking,

this is the story of seventeen-year-old

RAFINA

and her big dreams and misadventures

by SHANDANA MINHAS

Rafina looks at the glamorous girl on the billboard outside her window in Karachi and thinks, It won’t be long before I’m up there. Too poor for college and dismissive of marriage, the clear-eyed young woman cajoles her mother’s friend and Radiance beauty parlour masseuse, Rosie khala, into taking her on as an apprentice.

Thus begin her brave misadventures – from clumsy parlour assistant, to mostly dependable tea girl, till in a stroke of serendipity, she is ‘discovered’.

Poised to have everything she thought she wanted, the only thing standing between Rafina and that billboard are the people who think she should still be using the service entrance.

PRAISE FOR SHANDANA MINHAS

‘Heartbreaking and hilarious, Daddy’s Boy is a seriously fun read.’ Mohammed Hanif forDaddy’s Boy

‘This touching and spunky story of a young Pakistani woman’s rejection of imposed and stereotyped “feminities” is honest, brutal and timely.’

Namita Gokhale for Tunnel Vision

SHANDANA MINHAS is the award-winning Pakistani author of the novels Tunnel Vision,Survival Tips for Lunatics and Daddy’s Boy.

Book review: When broken hearts meet by Arushi Vats

Author : Arushi Vats

Publisher: Notion press

Genre: Romance

Blurb:

Avanti meets Suhaas. They become friends. Avanti is a conflicted girl, shattered in the tussle between her past and present and Suhaas is the typical prince charming who has two sides, one which he keeps to himself and the other which he shows to everyone. As their story proceeds ahead, both of them begin to feel affinity for each other. But deep in the realms of their hearts dwells chaos that occurs because of their past relationships. Avanti and Suhaas’s friends make efforts to unite them as they know that they love each other. Eventually, it’s up to Suhaas if he will confess his love or not but the important question arises here is, will Avanti find the courage to leave behind her tumultuous past and embrace her love story?

My view of the book:

When broken hearts meet is a romance novel by Arushi Vats. Its a love story based on two people falling in love for the second time.

What happens when two broken hearts meet?

When two broken hearts find each other the road gets very bumpy at first but sooner or later if the pieces fit correctly they heal each other, they protect each other, take care of each other and they love each other for the rest of their lives.

The plot of the story is about a girl named Avanti who is shattered because of her past relationship and is not ready to fall in love again but then she meets a charming boy named Suhaas who is very kind and caring. When she is starting to fall in love all over again her past hits her and she is broken, her relationship shatters and everything becomes a big misunderstanding . But this time its up to her whether she wants to forget her past? Solve the misunderstandings and fall in love again or leave it.

The writing style is really good. The way in which the author expressed the emotions of the characters and the feeling of pain is really amazing. The twist and turns and the feeling of love could be felt through the words.

My favorite part of the story was the ending. But i won’t describe it as no spoilers but their is something you’d like 😉. This book was the first love story i had read since Two years and i seriously liked it.

Overall the book is a good read and the message it gives that even broken hearts could fall in love for the second time is really awesome.

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I am thankful to the author for providing me with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.