Hungry to Read

Author: Arti Sonthalia Published By: Scholastic India Year of Publication: 2017   Do you like books? Do you like them when you are forced to read? What if you are treated for reading books?   Reading books could be exciting for many, but a boring task for some. Hungry to Read is a very easy to…

The Heroine and Other Stories

Publisher: Niyogi Books Author: D Jayakanthan Translated (from Tamil) by: Deepalakshmi J Year of Publication: 2017 The Heroine and Other Stories is an anthology of selected stories by renowned author D Jayakanthan, a Sahitya Akademi fellow and Padma Bhushan recipient, who though wrote about people of his time, but spoke of an universal emotion. The short stories…

It’s Never a Break-up in Love

Publisher: Lifi Publications Author: Avijitt Ssood  Editor: Tanya Jain Year of Publication: 2017 Is it okay to love twice or to be in love with a person who loves someone else? Is it okay to let your feelings die when you still have the hope to save your relationship? What would you do if your heart still pound…

Bougainvillea: Anywhere, Everywhere

Publisher: Lifi Publications Author: Rakhi Sunil Kumar Editor: Tanya Jain Year of Publication: 2017   Love stories like Bougainvillea need no special circumstances to blossom, no special weather to shine, and no special soil to grow. They are found at every corner of the neighbourhood, each with a faint fragrance of its own and sweet emotions, which every…

The Last Link

Publisher: Half Baked Beans Publishing Author: Manisha Malhotra Editor: Tanya Jain Year of Publication: 2017 What happens when a Physics student is told about her legacy as an Element? What if the five elements had a real fight with the Five Vices?     Welcome to the world of Ann Fletcher, a simple, quiet physics student who can…

A Word Thrice Uttered

Publisher: Niyogi Books Author: Parveen Talha Year of Publication: 2017 What was the word that was thrice uttered? In the recent set of events and the judgement which was passed, the horrendous practice was declared unconstitutional by the court of law. ‘Triple Talaq’ an Islamic practice which gave a married man right to divorce his wife…