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Book Review: Making a Poem by Vihang A. Naik

This book has a philosophical subjectivity towards art of writing poems and poets. The Blurb: Making A Poem is a powerful affecting collection of poetry that sheds a fascinating light upon the writing process and poet’s personal aesthetics. These are eloquent pieces where the poet displays a confident command of the poetic form to bring his … Continue reading

DDS Recommends: 15 Kickass Heroines of Literature

15. Lucy Pevensie – Lucy Pevensie is an inspiration. She teaches us to keep an open mind and to love unconditionally. She is also wise beyond her years and really brave. 14. Lyanna Mormont – Who am I kidding? I totally want to see her on the Iron Throne even though she has no direct … Continue reading

Book Review: TwoSpells

Twospells “What do you suppose that place is?” Percy asked. “It’s kinda spooky isn’t it?” “I think it’s beautiful,” Sarah’s mother said. “It always was. Always will be.” Sarah pressed her face to the window. “What is it?” “It’s called Twospells,” her mother replied. “It’s a castle, of sorts.” Twospells is the debut novel by … Continue reading

Book Review: Tell Me Three Things

About the Author: 1. Julie Buxbaum is the author of the critically acclaimed The Opposite of Love and After You, and the soon to be released YA novel Tell Me Three Things and her work has been translated into twenty-five languages.    2. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young children, and … Continue reading

Book Review: Cherish Hard

Summary-   New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh kicks off her new Hard Play contemporary romance series with a sizzling story that’ll leave you smiling…Sailor Bishop has only one goal for his future – to create a successful landscaping business. No distractions allowed. Then he comes face-to-face and lips-to-lips with a woman who blushes … Continue reading

5 Bookstagram Accounts You Should Be Following!

When I first started using Instagram, I will admit I didn’t understand the platform at all. But as time went on I started understanding the use of hashtags and the best times for posting, how to gain followers and find the accounts I would like to follow. It was also then that I discovered that … Continue reading

5 Books For Aspiring Authors

Well, this of course will depend on the kind of writing the author wants to do. But let us suppose that the author has not yet decided:  For structure approaching perfection, you could do no better than an early Jeffrey Archer. For example, ‘Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less’. The sheer talent of … Continue reading

Book Review: Deadly Silence

Summary-   DON’T LOOK BACK Under siege. That’s how Ryker Jones feels. The Lost Bastards Investigative Agency he opened up with his blood brothers has lost a client in a brutal way. The past he can’t outrun is resurfacing, threatening to drag him down in the undertow. And the beautiful woman he’s been trying to … Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret of the Sea

The Secret of the Sea on Goodreads BOOK SUMMARY: A fast-paced suspense thriller set in the Indian state of Goa.  Inspector Pinto receives a call one evening, about a new case. A young college student Namita is murdered at Morjim beach in Goa and her body is found floating in the sea. Inspector Pinto leads the investigation, only … Continue reading

Book Review: I am big. So what!?

About the Book Is it only in India where people don’t realize that starting a conversation with, “Oh, you’ve put on weight!” is incredibly rude? Perhaps I should respond with “Oh, you’ve become uglier!” so they get the point. From stores that do not stock clothes my size to unsolicited advice from neighborhood aunties, my … Continue reading