• Book Review – Thinking Out Loud by Tapan Ghosh

    Life is nothing but a bag full of simple joys, some instances of surprise, few coincidences of craziness, and some days of melancholy often sheathed as destiny or suffering. Thinking Out Loud is a beauteous conglomeration of various aspects of life, put together with a hint of philosophical perception by renowned author Tapan Ghosh. It is the affiliation that the readers will find in author’s understanding of varied facets of life in this book, which makes it an ideal choice to learn the art of positive response even in challenging situations. With many of his published books in fiction and non-fiction genre, Thinking Out Loud stands apart with its completely…

  • Book Review – Blood & Brown Sugar: The Ride of His Life

    Motorcycles, guns, heroin. These things were not a part of Alex Crossman’s life. He was a simple young man, leading a peaceful, mundane existence. Right up to the moment he accidentally injures a member of Montreal’s most nefarious motorcycle club, the Chevaux de Fer. As recompense, Alex is forced to travel to India and escort the Club’s latest drug shipment home. While under the watchful eye of the Club’s Indian contingent and ensnared by the seductive charms of its president’s mistress, Ipsita Chaudhary, Alex begins his dark and agonizing metamorphosis from a law-abiding citizen to outlaw biker. Now, inescapably leveraged into the gang’s sinister world and with the Narcotics Control…

  • Book Recommendation – The Guest Room – Rona Halshall

    Ever since Steph’s husband walked out after a thirty-year marriage, home hasn’t felt like a safe haven. Her daughter Bea thinks she’s imagining things. But Steph knows that the noises in the night, the open windows she knows she left closed, the strange smell in the kitchen – none of it feels right. Then her house is broken into, and a young man named Noah helps her fix the front window. He’s fallen on hard times and Steph impulsively offers him a place to stay. At least if he is there, she won’t be home alone. Before long Noah is living in Bea’s old bedroom, paying rent, and getting his…

  • Book Recommendation – The Neighbor War – Katie Bailey

    Aiden Shaw is the smuggest, most infuriating man I’ve ever met. Ever. He’s also my next door neighbor. We’ve been at war for four bitter years. But last night, Aiden crossed a line. The worst part? My public humiliation was caught on camera, and the video’s a viral sensation. Now, the entire internet is raving about our “off the charts chemistry” and “crackling sexual tension.” Apparently, everyone is delusional. And blind. Yet when Aiden turns up on my doorstep, asking me to pose as his girlfriend, I find myself saying yes. Even if that means taking a couples vacation with him. Yup, couples vacation. With my mortal enemy. Who I…

  • Book Recommendation – Meet Me in the Middle – Vani Mahesh

    Anu is 30, a teacher, mother to a four-year-old and wife to a husband who worships the ground she walks on. She is surrounded by doting parents and loyal friends. Life is perfect … until her husband develops a sudden desire for a life of luxury and forces Anu to move to the plush neighbourhood of Verdant Green. The sudden jump from a middle-class life to a super-luxurious one that they can barely afford, lands Anu in one mess after another. Faced with everything from casual classism to extravagant yoga classes, she must now tackle this new life in her own inimitable style even as her marriage crumbles.

  • Book Recommendation – Unmissing – Minka Kent

    A return from the past knocks a family dangerously off-balance in a novel of spiraling suspense by Washington Post and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Minka Kent. Merritt Coletto and her husband, Luca, have the life they dreamed of: a coastal home, a promising future, and a growing family. That dream ends with a late-night knock on the door. Weak, broken, and emaciated, it’s Luca’s first wife, Lydia. Missing for ten years, presumed dead, and very much alive, she has quite a story. Her kidnapping. A torturous confinement that should’ve ended with her dead. And finally, escape. Racked with guilt over the beautiful life they’ve built, Merritt and Luca agree…

  • Book Review – The Waves Come Calling by Nikhil Chandwani

    Shiana and Rudra - two shells of the same sea traversing the shore of fate one wave at a time. Two successful entrepreneurs set off on a journey to fulfill their dreams holding hands with ambition and each other. As they struggle to find their way to the paradise of success and soul, they realize the need to be together even more whilst being on a quest to find the individual greatness within. Will Rudra’s abstract interior give flight to Shiana’s duality? Or will they never see the light at the end of the cave?

  • Book Review – The Firekeepers of Jwalapuram by Vamsee Juluri

    Ancient Kishkindha. A few years have passed since Hanuman and his people defeated the savage race of beings that threatened to invade their country. But there is no calm in the land—volcanic ash and toxic rain are causing havoc everywhere. So, Hanuman, Princess Vaishnavi and the rishis set out to lead Kishkindhans to the safety of the cave-temples.

  • The Flight – Julie Clark | Book Recommendation

    Claire and Eva lead very different lives, but they have one thing in common – they are both in huge danger and need to disappear. A chance encounter at the airport presents the two women with a simple but crazy solution: switch places then drop off the grid when they land. But one woman will never reach her destination.