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Book Review : Surge on Like A River

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About The Book Surge On Like a River is the English translation of the Tamil book titled ‘Nee Nadhi Pola Odikondiru’, originally written by Bharathy Bhaskar, a Chemical Engineer and an MBA, who is a banker by profession. She is also a popular columnist and speaker, and a household name in Tamil homes, thanks to the debates and shows she has spoken in. The essays are written in a simple, engaging style, and filled with profound insights. These nuggets of wisdom primarily draw from the author’s life experiences and her empathetic observations of the people and situations around her. This English translation by V. Shyamala captures the lively nature of the original, bringing it to a wider audience with the idea that the readers who do not know Tamil should not miss out on the wonderful collection. Book Review : Author (Tamil): Bharathy Bhaskar Translation (English) : V. Shyamala Publisher : Suzhi Publications (20 December 2020) Language : English Pages : 119 pages Bharathy Bhaskar, noted

Guest Post by V. Shyamala _ Surge on Like a River

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  Surge On Like a River About The Book Surge On Like a River is the English translation of the Tamil book titled ‘Nee Nadhi Pola Odikondiru’, originally written by Bharathy Bhaskar, a Chemical Engineer and an MBA, who is a banker by profession. She is also a popular columnist and speaker, and a household name in Tamil homes, thanks to the debates and shows she has spoken in. The essays are written in a simple, engaging style, and filled with profound insights. These nuggets of wisdom primarily draw from the author’s life experiences and her empathetic observations of the people and situations around her. This English translation by V. Shyamala captures the lively nature of the original, bringing it to a wider audience with the idea that the readers who do not know Tamil should not miss out on the wonderful collection. Purchase Links Amazon India | Amazon USA Guest Post by  V. Shyamala When I read out aloud ‘I am Malala’ to my 8-year-old daughter ‘I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for
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  About the Book: At 17, Samira Joshi has only one dream in life. She wants to be a spy. And why not? Spying runs in the Joshi genes. Her great-grandmother was famous for sticking her nose in everyone’s business. Her grandmother had a flourishing side-business of tracking down errant husbands and missing servants. Her parents are elite intelligence agents for RAW. Yet, they want their only daughter to become a doctor. When she sees a college friend being trapped by a pimp, Samira does some spying of her own, and discovers the existence of a secret sisterhood of teen spies — The Spyders. And, she wants in! The question is, do they want her? Book Links: Goodreads * Amazon Read an Excerpt from Along Came a Spyder I was being followed. I just didn’t know it. You couldn’t blame me, really. I was only sixteen at the time. For the past year, my parents had rarely been in the same place at the same time, for more than a month. So, when they whisked me off to Dubai for a family holiday, I was
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  About the Book: Samaira Reddy, the girl in the big house, the Bade Sahib's daughter, only wants one thing and one person...a life with her childhood sweetheart, her Rags. Raghav Cherukuri has always been known as the driver's son. And has also always loved his Sam, the girl he can never have and never forget. And so, he leaves her and his life in Hyderabad behind. But now, Raghav is back. A Chief Officer in the Merchant Navy, he is the success he’s always wanted to be. And yet, he has failed. Samaira is meeting the ‘perfect groom’ her family approves of…A man whom Raghav can never be. Can it finally be their time to be together? Or has their happy-ever-after passed them by? This novella was previously part of the anthology Something Old Something New. Book Links: Goodreads * Amazon Read an Excerpt from My Heart's Regret: “Why did you leave?” The question shot out of her taking them both by surprise. They stared at each other, a wealth of memories flooding the space betwe

Book Review

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  Book: The Backyard Tales                                                                                                Publisher:  Buzz ePub; 1st Edition (August 6, 2020) Publication Date:   August 6, 2020 Language: English Pages :  162 pages Aniesha Brahma   Young Adult and Children’s novelist, Aniesha Brahma , studied Comparative Literature. She started her career has as a social media manager in a publishing house. Currently works as a senior content writer in a digital media agency. When she is not working, she is dreaming up stories, conducting sessions for her popular YouTube Series, Chai & Chill , or planning how to get even more books and bookish content to readers via BUZZ Magazine . You can read more of her work at Aniesha’s Musings and drop a line at: aniesha.brahma@gmail.com The Backyard Tales is the story of the bond shared between 17-year-old Mia Basu Roy and her beloved cat, Pippo. She seems to understand him far too well for a human. And he seems have another li
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  The Backyard Tales relates the story of 17-year-old Mia Basu Roy and her beloved cat, Pippo. She seems to understand him far too well for a human. And he seems to have another life that Mia begins to suspect. She follows her cat to their backyard and down a very dangerous road which leads her to witches, talking animals, and a story that’s much bigger than what she initially suspected.    Read this story to discover all of Mia and Pippo’s secrets, be enchanted by magic, and get the answer to a question that has haunted us for ages: does a cat truly love their owner?  Book Purchase Link Amazon India  |  Amazon .com Author Guest Post How Does One Find the Inspiration to Write Stories?  " I sincerely believe that inspiration can be found anywhere, if you are brave enough for it. As writers we are constantly writing stories in our head. Whether the other person realizes it or not. To me personally, sometimes inspiration walks on four paws, has a tail and says ‘meow’. Jack London on
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The Backyard Tales speaks of the bond between 17-year-old Mia Basu Roy and her beloved cat, Pippo. She seems to understand him far too well for a human. And he seems to have another life that Mia begins to suspect. She follows her cat to their backyard and down a very dangerous road that sweeps her away to the realm of witches, talking animals, and something that’s much bigger than what she initially suspected.    Read the story to discover all of Mia and Pippo’s secrets, be enchanted by magic, and get the answer to a question that has haunted us for ages: does a cat truly love their owner?                      Book Purchase Link Amazon India  |  Amazon USA Book Excerpt   Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it. - Mason Cooley Chapter Five: The Witch Pippo had often heard his mini owner recall old times when she and her friend, Shekhar, had dared each other to go to their house’s backyard. She had laughed about the idea that it was pro