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Book Review - A Road Not Traveled

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Book: A Road not Traveled
Author:J. Alchem is a voracious reader and critically acclaimed author. He is the winner of StoryMirror 2015 ( A nation wide writing competition), NaNoWriMo -2015 and super hero storyteller (2014). He has written in several magazines and newspapers and received the appreciation for the same. His stories have been published in numerous anthologies such as blank Space, Love Bytes and Mighty Thoughts and on various online channels. He is actively involved in writing quotes and short write-ups which have often seen circulated among youth in Facebook, Whatzapp and other social media platforms.


You can reach him at Facebook @Jalchem Publisher: Story Mirror Purchase Link: Amazon
Blurb:  Niorgast Stinvins, a motivational speaker by profession, wakes up one day to a strange phone call from an unknown person asking him to attend a meeting. There he is introduced to two more strangers, Doilin Flenk(Political advisor) and Bakintin Lenit (Journalist) and to a mission : "…

Book Review - An Ode to Shimla

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Book: An Ode to Shimla
Author: Sanjeev Bansal
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd
Purchase Link: Amazon

Blurb:
Sanjeev Bansal's exquisite poems are epistles to the past, reflections upon the future and heartbreaking meditations upon the metaphysics of daily transcendence. One of the most subtly imaginative poets, Bansal bravely transcribes his love for the hilly terrains of Shimla into the charged intersections of love and rejection, nature and religion, loss and renewal. His poems are lucid snapshots developed in a subtle amalgam of memory and intuition. Lyrical and linguistically inventive and yet faithful to poesy of European gloom, Bansal investigates complex personal history, family and romantic love in carefully sculpted lines, thereby making his poetry an odyssey at once metaphorically and emphatically real.

Prologue:
For ‘Heaven Shimla’-
Morrow, at dusk, when the rays awake their embryo,
I’ll again set my sails. I know ye are waiting for me.
I’ll again move in thy breasts; …

Book Review - The Wiccan Waltz

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Author: Pragya Vishnoi
Publisher: Self, Amazon Kindle
Link to purchase: Amazon Kindle

Blurb:
Anika is a young, impulsive girl who hopes to solve the mysteries of life by following Wicca. On this path, she encounters the joy of first love, the fear of uncertainty and the power of complete surrender. This is not as simple as it seems, hidden in the shadows are conspiracies, secrets and betrayals. Will Anika be able to survive in this mysterious world?

Book Review:
The story is awesomely presented. Right from the beginning to the ultimate scene, one can find herself glued to the words. Characterisation, narration, plotting, presentation are all 4/5. Despite there are few areas of improvement, the story is a goodread. I loved reading it all over and spending my value time and cherishing the tale. Story's uniqueness is simply something to be appreciated. Kudos to the author. Wish to read more from your side that too in a paper back.

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