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Top 10 Books of The Month | February [Editor’s Choice]

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Are you looking for a great book to read this month? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 books that we recommend you check out. From heartwarming family dramas to thrilling page-turners, there’s something for everyone on this list. 🙂


1. The Stardust You Left Behind by Jayakrishnan Sureshbabu

In his collection of poetic verses, Jayakrishnan takes us on a journey through the realms of love, highlighting the intricate shades of emotions attached to it. From the ecstasy of being in love to the agony of loneliness and separation, he illustrates that sometimes all we need to do is believe in magic – that stardust called love.

The author of this lives in Hyderabad, India, and writes on his Instagram Page @ thepoeticsoulspeaks. His short poems on love, life, loss, and intricate human emotions have touched the hearts of Instagram users across the globe. He is a seasoned IT Professional who loves traveling, reading, writing, Read More..

2. What to do if there is a Murderer in your Family? by Veer Devgan

An eye on the ground.
A green-eyed boy who popped out of nowhere.
A very obese and murderous uncle.

Krish’s life has never been normal. He lost his memory when he was barely seven and the only thing he can remember is the stench of ashes and a poor boy whose eye he almost gouged out. His life is turned upside down when he finds his mother lying in a pool of blood in the kitchen, surrounded by her family.

What will he do now? The mysterious boy seems to be exceptionally friendly with his brother who is hiding Read More..

3. Shadows by Pradeep Gulati

SHADOWS can be driven away by a single ray of light shining at the correct angle.

Rishi, a marine engineer, sailing on ships braving the forces of nature, piracy and onslaught of rules and regulations of ship operation, had never expected to be drawn into a web of corruption, bribery, deceit and sex, when he shifts to a shore based managerial job. Nor had he expected to become the proprietor of a leading escort agency.

Dissanee, a small town girl from Thailand, leading a simple pious life ingrained with family values, dreaming of taking care of her mother and brother, and being the best nail artist Read More..

4. Muawza by Sanjiv Priyadarshi

“Muawza – The Compensation and Other Stories” is a collection of eleven stories which will take you to a long journey of intense emotions and diverse facades of human values. Intricately woven around the people around us; the stories travel from the undying spirit of a forlorn mother ousted from her world to a desperate father deprived of his son’s love, to the bliss of true friendship and grandeur of the poorest of poor’s hearts; opening myriad vistas of feelings and scooping out convictions buried in deep caverns of our hearts.

The stories; some based on real life experiences, will leave you spell bound and craving for more; forcing you to seek Read More..

5. Regrets by Hema Chhetri

It is a tragic love story about two characters who meet and fall in love at first sight in school. Their intrusive shyness and feeling of belonging bring ultimate romance also making one go through their practical and painful side in the journey which creates a high drama. How fate turns them into friends but by heart, they were almost married. How they call themselves two incomplete stories that are waiting to be completed finally before they have to part ways forever.

The author of this book was raised in the Northeast and began writing during her service as a staff nurse. Her passion for writing made her pursue MA in Journalism and earned her awards. She has appeared in commercial ads and continues to Read More..

6. Dialogues of a Different Kind and Other Poems by Annam Ragamalika

Dialogues of a Different Kind and Other Poems is Annam Ragamalika’s first volume of poetry written over the years. The poems reflect myriad emotions and feelings which are relatable. You can read them as you sip your coffee, ensconced in your favourite chair or enroute work or on a patch of green. or anyway you like.

The poems will take you on a trip down memory lane, anchor your experiences and determine your poetic journey. The collection is divided into three sections namely My Tribe, Of Moods and Memories and Mindscape. My Tribe focusses on people, the second section delves on emotions and nostalgia Read More..

7. Cancer Biology by Dr. Navdeep Singh

C for Chess
C for Cancer
C for Checkmate

Treating Cancer patient is like winning a chess game with the best possible moves.
Cancer Biology. Choosing investigations wisely go a long way in helping checkmate Cancer with the best possible moves.

The author of this book has a vast experience in treating cancer patients for more than twenty five years. He always puts his heart and soul in providing the best possible evidence Read More..

8. Eleven Inches Away by Khushagra Singh

The mentally ill murderer of this book lived a short but hateful life devoid of empathy, warmth or love. Having turned his back on the world, movies were only solace. Now that only eleven Inches stand between him and certain death, he must team up with Nic Cage to direct the greatest movie the gods have ever seen. As the two learn more about morality and philosophy in the afterlife, their skills to rip off the best films will decide whether our hero can sneak his way into heaven.

The author of this book wrote Eleven Inches Away while being completely isolated from the world, living alone in a small room and this was years before the lockdown. Khushagra Read More..

9. To the Moon and Back by Revathi Bala Sabbella

Priya Malhotra makes a shocking discovery: Her father’s death isn’t an accident. She always have the doubt, but because of her memory loss she believed what was said to her. But truth always have a way to return. She wakes up one evening from a blackout with her lost memories and to find the murderer standing freely in front of her, smiling without any remorse.

Enter her enigmatic boss, Abhay Sinha, with whom she is in love with. He is there for her when she needed him. She discovers he and his family also suffered at the hands of the same evil.

As the misty clouds become clearer, Priya decides to Read More..

10. The What If Romance by Payal Dedhia

Meera Dhavan gets an invitation to attend her reunion, and she goes, hoping to enjoy her school days again. She doesn’t expect to see him there. Yet he is here, standing, looking all handsome and dashing.

Gautam Chauhan is living one day at a time, missing the love of his life. He never understood it was a crush or love or something more. But it all becomes clear when he sees her at the reunion.
Two best friends fall apart only to come face to face after ten years. Will this reunion offer a chance to mend their differences and get back together, or will it give them closure to find someone else?


Book Prices

The Stardust You Left Behind Rs.89 (Kindle)
What to do if there is a Murderer in your Family? Rs.105 (Kindle)
Shadows Rs.179 (Kindle)
Muawza Rs.89 (Kindle)
Regrets Rs.205 (Paperback)
Dialogues of a Different Kind and Other Poems Rs.323 (Paperback)
Cancer Biology Rs.175 (Paperback)
Eleven Inches Away Rs.327 (Paperback)
To the Moon and Back Rs.199 (Kindle)
The What If Romance Rs.99 (Kindle)

(Prices and availability are subject to change without notice.)


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Top 10 Books of The Month | September [Editor’s Choice]

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As we dive into the vibrant world of literature this September, we’re greeted with an eclectic mix of books that cater to a wide range of tastes and preferences. From gripping romances to insightful self-help guides and thought-provoking political analysis, this month’s top 10 books offer something for every reader. Whether you’re seeking heartwarming tales of love and ambition or a deeper understanding of the world around you, these titles deserve a spot on your reading list.



1. World’s Best Girlfriend by Durjoy Datta

“World’s Best Girlfriend” by Durjoy Datta is a mesmerizing tale of love, fate, and the extraordinary connections that can be forged against all odds. Aanchal and Daksh’s initial encounter in the enchanting Andamans sets the stage for a captivating story of two souls from different worlds, drawn together by an irresistible pull. As their lives take unexpected turns, their complex emotions and undeniable chemistry intensify, making readers root for their love to conquer all challenges. Datta’s skillful storytelling delves deep into the characters’ hearts, leaving us eager to discover if they can rewrite their destinies. This novel promises an emotional rollercoaster and a powerful exploration of love’s enduring strength.

2. Snap Shot by Ruby Rana

“Snap Shot” by Ruby Rana delivers a sizzling and suspenseful ride through the world of hockey, scandal, and second chances. Landon Radek, once the golden boy of the NHL, faces a media storm when an intimate photo goes viral, threatening his career and reputation. Enter Indira DavĂ©, his lawyer and former childhood acquaintance, who is determined to keep her emotions in check. But as the layers of their past peel away and a daring proposition ignites their chemistry, they must navigate a treacherous path filled with secrets, rules, and undeniable attraction. Rana skillfully weaves together passion and professional ethics in this captivating romance, making “Snap Shot” a story of love’s unexpected triumph against all odds.

3. Inside The Interview Room by Yatin Goyal

“Inside The Interview Room” by Yatin Goyal is your ultimate guide to conquering technical interviews in software development. It delves into crucial, often overlooked aspects, answering questions like self-introduction and answer disclosure—a roadmap for job seekers.

This book unravels tech interview secrets, from crafting resumes to mastering compensation negotiations. Real-life resumes, common mistakes, and gripping anecdotes boost confidence for tech giant interviews like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Adobe. Hack interviewers subconsciously, discuss salary confidently, and secure your dream job. This book equips you for software development interviews. Ready to seize your next opportunity?

4. Pyaar Hai Shayad by Vineet Pal

In “Pyaar Hai Shayad” by Vineet Pal, love takes center stage in Rajat’s life, an ordinary boy turned soldier. His journey showcases love’s transformative power. Initially, he pursues an engineering exam to win Payal’s heart, but fate leads him on an unexpected path to the army.

Pal’s narrative explores Rajat’s growth, guided by his father’s wisdom, and his quest to be a hero in Payal’s eyes. Facing challenges, their love story takes unpredictable twists. “Pyaar Hai Shayad” is a tale of love, sacrifice, and patriotism, offering a rollercoaster of emotions and choices. Dive into this heartwarming and thrilling journey to discover if love conquers all.

5. Unlock Your Life by Nibin Philip and Devon Kramer

“Unlock Your Life: Timeless Wisdom for Today’s World” by Nibin Philip and Devon Kramer is a profound voyage into the heart of human existence. This illuminating book is a treasure trove of wisdom that resonates with seekers of all levels of spiritual understanding. It provides invaluable guidance on personal growth, nurturing relationships, exploring spirituality, and achieving well-being.

By delving into the pages of this book, readers embark on a transformative journey that connects them with the universal Tree of Knowledge. It’s an invitation to unlock the secrets of existence, offering timeless insights that are as relevant in today’s fast-paced world as they were in ancient times.

6. Be Cool, B-School! by Nishant Kaushik

“Be Cool, B-School!” by Nishant Kaushik is a witty exploration of Nakul’s MBA journey. Amidst high expectations and dreams of a glamorous future, Nakul enters the world of B-school with visions of lifelong friendships and luxury job offers.

However, as Nakul’s adventure unfolds, he discovers the harsh reality beyond campus. Kaushik’s narrative, both humorous and insightful, reveals the illusions and challenges of pursuing an MBA.

It offers readers a compelling glimpse into higher education and the unexpected lessons it imparts. Dive into this eye-opening journey!

7. Chaaliyar Saga by P.A. Ramachandran

“Chaaliyar Saga” by P.A. Ramachandran revisits a forgotten environmental battle that gripped Kerala decades ago. The Chaaliyar River and the Gwalior Rayons plant were at the center of a fierce struggle involving politicians, industrialists, and literary activists. Ramachandran, a key figure in resolving this crisis, provides a compelling narrative that delves deep into the conflict’s dynamics.

Through the recollections of Chaaliyar Suddhikarana Yanam, “Chaaliyar Saga” resurrects a significant chapter in Kerala’s environmental history, highlighting the enduring impact of environmental activism. Explore this enlightening tale of a bygone battle.

8. NATO by Hans Myrebro

“NATO: An Entity Set on Disaster” by Hans Myrebro meticulously unveils seven decades of NATO’s actions. Drawing from a USA Congressional Research Committee report, Myrebro reveals that the U.S., a leading NATO country, initiated 251 military interventions since 1992, constituting 95% of global military activity.

From its defense origins to a tool for U.S. imperialism, NATO’s transformation is thoroughly explored. Myrebro exposes its shift from championing human rights to serving U.S. world domination. This book compels readers to confront NATO’s role in shaping the modern world order.

9. The Shark and the Dolphins by Prabhu Subramanian

“The Shark and the Dolphins” by Prabhu Subramanian is a gripping story of ambition, camaraderie, and resilience in the pursuit of an audacious dream. Bharat and Aman’s decision to leave their lucrative careers to create the world’s finest electric car sets the stage for an epic journey with engineer Vinay Aggarwal.

As they transition from plush offices to an underground garage, they face formidable adversaries—a predatory investor and a ruthless lawyer. Advocate Nivedita Das, with her own internal struggles, becomes their only hope. Subramanian crafts a thrilling narrative of ambition versus adversity, leaving readers on the edge of their seats, wondering if the trio can conquer formidable obstacles and achieve victory.

10. Happy Kids, Happy Home by Kala Natrajan

“Happy Kids, Happy Home” by esteemed author Kala Natrajan is a profound guide for parents, illuminating the path to nurturing confident, responsible, and well-rounded children. In a world where children are our most precious assets, this comprehensive book offers invaluable wisdom and guidance. Natrajan’s work draws on evidence-based strategies, practical tips, and profound insights, emphasizing the essential elements of positive parenting: love, open communication, clear boundaries, and a supportive environment. With compassion at its core, “Happy Kids, Happy Home” empowers parents to build strong foundations, enhance their parenting skills, and create a harmonious family atmosphere where children can flourish, ensuring a brighter future for all.



This September, your reading journey is about to get even more exciting with our carefully curated selection of top 10 books. Whether you’re craving a passionate romance, a thrilling adventure, or practical life advice, we’ve got something to satisfy every reader’s appetite.

These books are your ticket to escape into different worlds, where you can immerse yourself in heartwarming love stories, embark on adrenaline-pumping adventures, or gain valuable insights for personal growth. Our collection is designed to challenge your perspectives, ignite your imagination, and leave you with lasting memories.

So, why wait? Dive into these captivating stories and enrich your reading list this month. Let these books be your companions, transporting you to new horizons and providing the perfect escape. Whether it’s love, self-improvement, or a gripping tale of ambition and friendship, our top 10 books have you covered. Open the pages, turn the chapters, and embark on an unforgettable literary journey that will stay with you long after September fades away. Happy reading!

Book Prices

World’s Best Girlfriend Rs.156 (Kindle)
Snap Shot Rs.412 (Kindle)
Inside The Interview Room Rs.289 (Paperback)
Pyaar Hai Shayad Rs.197 (Paperback)
Unlock Your Life Rs.499 (Paperback)
Be Cool, B-School! Rs.249 (Paperback)
Chaaliyar Saga Rs.264 (Paperback)
NATO Rs.309 (Paperback)
The Shark and the Dolphins Rs.266 (Paperback)
Happy Kids, Happy Home Rs.248 (Kindle)

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This Author is Mastering the Skies, Racetracks, and the World of Literature.

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In the world of literature, there are authors who create, and then there are authors who defy conventions. Sudanand belongs to the latter category, a man whose remarkable life journey encompasses the skies, racetracks, and now, the world of words. His latest literary masterpiece, “Beethoven’s Last Symphony,” has captivated readers, offering a profound exploration of the human condition through a poignant story containing an equally touching nested narrative. Sudanand’s work is best described as an ‘existentially’ themed coming-of-age novel, comprising elements of a mystery, a Greek tragedy, a powerful emotional arc, historical events, and frequent allusions to the transcendental power of art, literature, and music. But who is Sudanand, the author behind this compelling narrative?

A Life in the Skies

Before penning his debut novel, Sudanand soared to great heights—literally. Commencing his flying training in 1995 at the tender age of 18, he went on to pursue a decade-long career with Jet Airways followed by another decade spent in Malaysia flying for Air Asia. Having amassed over 16,000 hours aloft, circumnavigating congested airways across the Middle East, India and South East Asia, Sudanand surely has many an interesting tale to tell. His expertise in aviation adds a unique dimension to his storytelling, infusing his narrative with an authentic understanding of the heavens that few authors can match, to say nothing of the fact that many of the ideas in the novel were conceived in the vicinity of the upper limits of the Troposphere!

Racing Towards Glory

But Sudanand’s life isn’t just about soaring through the heavens; it’s also about the adrenalin rush of the racetrack. With a passion for motorsport, he has participated in a staggering 160+ races in both India and Malaysia. His racing journey includes competing in single-seater formula race cars and saloon race cars, with an impressive record of 50+ podium finishes and 10 race wins. Sudanand’s pursuit of speed led him to the top three positions in the national championship on four occasions, including a sole national championship victory.

Entrepreneurship and Beyond

In 2021, Sudanand made a return to India, where he took on a new role as the Deputy Director of Ortho-One, a leading Orthopaedic hospital that his family founded. This foray into the world of healthcare demonstrates his versatility and entrepreneurial spirit. Sudanand’s ability to excel in diverse fields, from aviation to motorsport and now healthcare, speaks to his relentless pursuit of excellence.

A Symphony of Words

Amidst his whirlwind of achievements, Sudanand, a doting single parent to his teen daughter and an avid pianist, also found the time to nurture his literary talents. His debut novel, “Beethoven’s Last Symphony,” is nothing short of a literary symphony. Set against the hustle and bustle of Chinese New Year celebrations in, both, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, the novel delves into the existential churnings of human existence that emerge from having to deal with the certainty of mortality and life’s many uncertainties. Sudanand’s poetic and reflective writing style invites readers to ponder life’s intricacies and the human condition.

A Literary Triumph

“Beethoven’s Last Symphony” isn’t just a novel; it’s an intricate exploration of human existence. The story revolves around Zoey, a young high school student grappling with the absurdity of human finitude amidst the festive chaos just as there appear the hints of an impending pandemic. Sudanand’s deft portrayal of Zoey’s emotional turmoil draws readers in, making her a relatable and empathetic protagonist from the start.

As the narrative unfolds, Zoey’s discovery of an incomplete and dilapidated manuscript sets in motion a confounding mystery and a journey that transcends generations. Sudanand masterfully weaves together the present and various historical periods, interlacing Zoey’s quest with that of her ancestors’ past. The result is a symphony of an affecting three-part epic that resonates across time and cultures.

A Timeless Message

“Beethoven’s Last Symphony” leaves an indelible mark on the soul, urging us to seek and reflect upon meaning rather than the trivial pursuit of happiness, though without neglecting the potency and timelessness of love and the enduring power of art to transcend barriers. The book has garnered rave reviews, with critics praising Sudanand’s ability to seamlessly blend philosophy, culture, history, music, aviation, and the human spirit into a captivating and soul-enriching read.

In Sudanand, we find not just an author and a wordsmith but a true Renaissance individual who has mastered multiple realms—skies, racetracks, healthcare, and now, the world of literature. His ability to channel his diverse experiences, pursuits, and interests into his writing is a testament to his exceptional talents. As we dive into the pages of “Beethoven’s Last Symphony,” we are reminded that sometimes the most profound symphonies are composed not with musical notes and notations but with words, and Sudanand is, indeed, the virtuosic maestro behind this literary masterpiece.

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Exploring the Mystical World of Temples with Author Bopparaju Surendranath.

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In the heart of Telangana, where engineering and artistry meet, there resides a remarkable author, Bopparaju Surendranath, whose recent literary endeavor, “Templexity,” has taken the literary world by storm. In this captivating journey through time, Surendranath invites readers to explore the extraordinary medieval temples of India and Southeast Asia, revealing the secrets and stories behind these architectural masterpieces.

A Fusion of Heritage and Engineering Brilliance

Surendranath, an engineer hailing from Telangana and the director of the esteemed Mahajin Engineering India (P) Limited, might not be the first person you’d expect to author a book celebrating the rich heritage of temple art. However, “Templexity” demonstrates that art and engineering are not disparate fields but rather two sides of the same coin. The book seamlessly blends meticulous research and a deep appreciation for the artistic and architectural wonders of ancient temples.

A Visual Feast

One of the most striking features of “Templexity” is the sheer visual splendor it offers. With over 1,300 stunning images carefully curated from a staggering database of more than 75,000 high-resolution photographs, this book is a treasure trove for art enthusiasts and collectors alike. Each page transports readers to a world of vivid imagery and intricate details, capturing the essence of these sacred spaces in all their glory.

A Personal Journey Through Time

Surendranath’s personal insights add a unique dimension to the book. As readers delve into the pages of “Templexity,” they are treated to the author’s firsthand experiences at each temple site. These intimate narratives provide a deeper understanding of the historical and architectural context, allowing readers to connect with these sacred spaces on a profoundly personal level. It’s as though Surendranath himself is guiding you through time and space, unveiling the secrets and stories hidden within these magnificent monuments.

Preserving Cultural Heritage for Generations to Come

Beyond its role as a celebration of temple art and architecture, “Templexity” serves as an urgent call to action. In an era where modernization often threatens to erase the past, Surendranath reminds us of the cultural treasures at risk of being lost forever. The book underscores the importance of preserving our history and heritage, advocating for the safeguarding of these priceless sites for the benefit of future generations.

A Masterpiece for All

“Templexity” transcends boundaries, appealing to a diverse range of readers. Whether you’re an art lover, historian, traveler, or spiritual seeker, this book promises something profound. It transports you to a world of artistic splendor and sacred engineering that will leave you in awe. Surendranath’s meticulous research, striking images, and comprehensive approach to understanding the legacy of temple art make this book an essential guide for all.

In “Templexity,” Bopparaju Surendranath has not only crafted a literary masterpiece but also an enduring tribute to the cultural heritage of India and Southeast Asia. As you turn the pages of this book, be prepared to embark on a mesmerizing journey through time and reconnect with a rich and vibrant past that continues to inspire and captivate.

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