J – Journey of a Fiction Writer : Authors’ Tips A to Z of Writing

Dears readers and authors, In this series of ‘Authors’ Tips – A to Z of Writing‘, where eight of us – Devika Fernando, Preethi Venugopala, Paromita Goswami, Adite Banerjie, Reet Singh, Sudesna Ghosh, Saiswaroopa Iyer and I – will post on various writing-related topics with the topic corresponding to the Alphabet of the Week. Complete list is at the end of this post….

Book Review:: ‘Cabbing – All the Way’ by Jatin Kuberkar

Genre: Literary, HumorPublisher : Readomania Blurb:Twelve people agree to an idea of running a shared transport service from a common residential locality to their out-of-civilization office campus. Twelve different minds with equally diverse personalities gel with each other to fulfil a common need. At first, the members collide on mutual interests, timings, priorities and personal discipline,…

Book Review:: ‘Shadow In The Mirror’ by Deepti Menon

Genre: Thriller Publisher: Readomania Blurb:It all begins with a death. Nita, a pregnant woman falling from her balcony becomes the string that unravels the plot. Her death casts a shadow over many lives; her heartbroken father, her husband and Vinny, a young journalist, drawn in by the whiff of foul play and murder. What follows are stories…

Book Review :: ‘The Smitten Husband’ by Sundari Venkatraman

Genre: RomancePublisher: Flaming SunBlurb:Ram Maheshwari is a successful jewellery designer who has a huge showroom on MI Road, Jaipur. He’s tall, dark, handsome and a billionaire to boot. He’s twenty-nine and falls in with his parents’ wishes when they try to arrange his marriage. The lovely, stormy-eyed Sapna Purohit is from Pushkar. She’s managed to…

Book Review :: ‘The Secret Of God’s Son’ by Usha Narayanan

Genre: MythologyPublisher: Penguin Metro Reads Blurb:‘The seas will devour the glorious city of Dwaraka. People will forget your name and your Gita!May the world perish!May the world perish!’ With this cruel curse on Krishna, Queen Gandhari plunges mankind into the unspeakable evil of the Kali Yuga. It is up to Pradyumna to try and reverse…

Book Review :: ‘She Walks She Leads’ by Gunjan Jain

Genre: Non-fiction, biographicalPublisher: PenguinBlurb:• Nita Ambani launched the Indian Super League, on the lines of FIFA, to boost football in India • Sudha Murty gave her savings to her husband, Narayana Murthy, to help start Infosys • Naina Lal Kidwai was the first Indian woman to graduate from Harvard Business School • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw started Biocon with a…

Book Review :: ‘Rightfully Wrong Wrongfully Right’ by Varsha Dixit

Genre: RomancePublisher: Rupa Publications Blurb: Love is in the air again…and this time it’s steamy, bold and manipulative! Gayatri, a rich, spoiled diva, is fighting to establish herself even as her tyrant father pushes her into a life not of her choice. Viraj is a genius and a con who shuns society and its hypocrisies. Gayatri…

Book Review :: “No Safe Zone’ by Adite Banerjee

Genre: RomancePublisher: Harper CollinsBlurb:Qiara Rana will do anything to save her mentor and their non-government organization from ruin. Even if it means visiting the city she had vowed never to return to. But within a few hours of landing in New Delhi, she is being chased by a gunman and is a potential suspect in…