Arjun is the hero of the Mahabharata – he won Draupadi’s hand in the Swayamvar, he killed many of the Kaurava army, felled Karna and Bhishma. He also features prominently in the Bhagvad Gita, with Arjun’s hesitation in killing his own family serving as the reason for Lord Krishn expounding about the laws of the world which are relevant even today. This flawed but heroic character sits at the centre of Dr. Shinde Sweety‘s book Arjun: Without A Doubt along with the other pivotal characters in a book that aims to unravel the aura around the best known Pandava brother.
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Finding the love of your life is a privilege that not everybody gets in their lifetime, but sometimes, the race to a ‘happy ending’ doesn’t end at meeting your soulmate. There are many things that need to be prodded and pricked, people who have to be pleaded to and convinced if you wish for your love to reach its natural destination. What happens when there is a HUGE cultural and ahem…racial gap between you and the people you wish to make your family? The result is a wonderful book called ‘The Amazing Racist’ by Chhimi Tenduf-La!
Teenage years are all about growing up, finding your place in the world, discarding old ideas after being introduced to new ones. And? And falling in love, getting your heart broken and knowing that you can survive heartache. This is what ‘When She Smiled’ is all about, and BlogAdda is giving you a chance to review it!
Anyone who says that they haven’t been in love at least once in their lives are, well…lying. Love is a feeling that brings out different facets in everybody, but one thing that is common is that love changes your life. Everybody has a love story that is unique to their life, and each is story worth telling. Vinay Mashalkar has written one such simple yet touching story- That’s My Story, which you can now review!
The Ramayana is an epic that transcends time and space, and is just as relevant today as it was centuries ago. The scale of action and wisdom in this story is staggering, and perhaps this is why some people are intimidated by it. Shubha Vilas has simplified the story of Ram and Sita, while retaining the essence and values in his Ramayana: The Game of Life series, which started with Rise of the Sun Prince. And now you can review the second book in the series- Shattered Dreams!
What would you do if you woke up from a gruesome accident, not knowing who you are or where you come from? How would you react if you get your memory back only in bits and pieces? Would you survive persecution by the most ruthlessly efficient organisation in the country? How do you know for sure whether you are a good person or evil?