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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Operation Maya: The future of warfare is here By Girish V

The Blurb:

A renowned scientist is requested to participate in a harmless sounding military project. He assembles a small team to achieve the cryptic goal and unwittingly, they unleash psychological hell on an unsuspecting population. After a lot of twists and turns, the sinister objective of the project is unveiled at last. Would it be too late to contain the damage? The fiction thriller is an attempt to highlight the chilling possibilities and eventualities of war in the modern, super-connected and technology driven world. It envisages the dawn of a terrifying age of Psyber (Psychological-Cyber) warfare where our own devices and institutions are turned against us.

The Story:

The story starts with the USA returned computer scientist Girish, who returned India to start up his own company and build a small team to do something interesting. After returning Girish met with Dr. Jacob a psychologist based out of Bengaluru and his childhood friend for a social visit. Via Jacob Girish met Prasad and Neha. Prasad a hacker, Neha a banking expert. And later he met Aditi an office secretary, whom Girish had fallen in love with. Aditi worked at a military office and recommended Girish to work for them. And after detailed information, Girish got a harmless military project where the only job was to run cyber tests via simulations and create a defensive and offensive approach for the treats from the future. Within months a team was created lead by Girish, with Dr. Jacob, Neha, Prasad, Major Rajeev & Vicky. After the project was completed, the earth shifted beneath Girish's feet and left him stunned and shocked to his core, the technology created was not only harmful to our country but to the world as well. So what will Girish do? Will he be able to disconnect the technology? How did he create such a terrifying weapon? Is it too late already to contain the destruction? 

My Take: 

Operation Maya: The future of warfare is here By Girish V is a story, of an age in the future of Psyber (Psychological-Cyber) warfare where it is shown that our own smart devices can be turned against us. I have always loved a suspense and thriller book with twists and turns, and this book Operation Maya didn't disappoint me. I liked every twist and turn and the logic used in writing this book is just outstanding. I like the details description of the Military and other background aspects which made it seem like a real base. The flow of the story that started from the end and then the beginning was the cleaver work to build the tension and eagerness to read the rest. I finished reading this book in a day. The ending of the book is worth reading and I just loved reading it.

Overall if you love thriller and suspense novels just like me then this is the best recommendation. Click on the link to read about the cyberattack that can change future warfare:

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Ballad of a Belle By Rahul Tushar


The Blurb: 

Smitten completely, love was all that Aarti desired as she stepped out of Panditpora, Sopore, a small town in Kashmir, with dreams of a glorious tomorrow in her eyes. She was ready to merge with varied colors that life had painted for her, surreal most of the time. With sprinkles of love and care from Priya, her leading light, the game changing journeys across various cities of the world strengthened her resolve to fight back every time fate besmirched her. Although, Priya helped Aarti wriggle out of decaying associations that had become possessive, self-centered and oppressive, could she teach Aarti all about life in a world full of envy, jealousy, greed and treachery?

The Story: 

The story is about a Kashmiri Girl Aarti who falls in love with Sanjiv and against everyone's will gets married to him. She never thought or imagined that love will bring such a cruel things in her life and after a traumatizing experience Aarti is left divorced and broken within a year of her marriage. Dilip a friend of Sanjiv and the person who helps Aarti to not only move to Delhi but to start a new life too, ends up falling in love with her. Aarti starts working and enrolls herself in self grooming classes where she finds Priya, her mentor who later becomes her best friend only to turn out to be something entirely different than what readers were initially made to believe.

The story is a journey of Aarti succeeding in her career to the downfall of her personal life. The story is described in 4 phased of Aarti’s life. One with Sanjiv, second with Dilip, third with Stan & finally with Arun. Each phase of her life is different from other yet feels similar. It’s not easy to live in a world where everyone wants to climb the ladder of success by pulling other down. So what will Aarti do? How did she manages to build a career after her divorce? How did she survive alone in Delhi after the tragic incident of her family in Kashmir? And is Priya really her friend, or she is just one of those people who takes advantage of an innocent girl?

My Take: 

Starting from the start the story is very interesting and is written in simple language and without any confusion. Though I have never been to Kashmir, the description, and the incident did touch my heart and I found myself sympathizing with Aarti and emotional about her life. The Journey of Aarti from a small village to becoming a Chairman of a company is not only heart touching but a bit sad too. Reading this book I found many emotion running in my head. Shock, Pain, Relief, Disbelieve, Hurt, Disappointed, and finally Happy but stunned too. 

The best thing about the book is the way author Rahul has described the work descriptions. In total Aarti does 3 jobs and all the 3 jobs are described in detail which I’m sure other reader will find helpful and knowledgeable, just like me. The book gives a strong vibe on work ethics and working hard and with dedication you can achieve anything. 

Over all I loved the book and can’t really wait to read the second book written by Rahul Tushar. So if you are looking for an interesting book with twists and turns and full of emotional upheavals click on the link to read the journey of Aarti:

Monday, December 30, 2019

The Blue Unicorn's Journey To Osm By Sybrina Durant

The Blurb: 

A unicorn fairy-tale from the unicorn's point of view.
"Durant’s story is slyly whimsical as she builds up the world of Marbryn, a world where there are many wonders, but also threats to the existence of Blue’s tribe." - Jack Magnus From Reader's Favorite.
"The Blue Unicorn…reads like old time fairy tales…where life and death choices are made…" - From Fundinmental As The Eyes See It Blog
Everybody loves unicorns! OK maybe they don't but for those who do, they will love this story about a little unicorn who was born into a tribe of magical, metal horned unicorns. The little guy has no magic and he has no metal but somehow he must save the tribe from an evil sorcerer. 

The Story:

The story is a Unicorn Fairy-tale, a journey for becoming more. It’s a story about the metal-horned unicorn tribe that live in Marbryn. Before the birth of Blue, it was foretold that this unicorn will be the savior of the tribe, a savior from the Evil Magh. Magh is an evil sorcerer that kills unicorn for magical. But the tribe's hopes are crushed at the birth of the blue unicorn, as he is born without a metal horn and no metal means no magic. Later, after 20 years, when Blue is all grown up he learns there is still a way to save the tribe, a way to travel from forest to Muzika woods; where is will find Numen, the moon star, who will help them save the tribe and move to Unimaise, a unicorn Universe. 

So, the journey began with Blue along with him, his friend Gaiso, a deer, a fire-bird, and a Pendragon all in search of Muzika Woods. But the journey from Marbryan to forest, from forest to small mountains and mountains to Rainbow land is not easy. And Blue has to manage everything from saving the tribe and to fight the war at the end own his own. So how will Blue Unicorn save his tribe without any magic? Why is Magh after the peaceful Unicorn tribe? Who will win the war?

My Take:

The story is a delight and a treat to read. I loved the photos at the very start of the chapters; It gave illustrations of the scene perfectly and to imagine the unicorn was easy. The Author Sybrina Durant has done an amazing job while writing the small details and with well described scenes, the characters, the balanced suspense and the great reveal, everything is perfect and appreciable. The Author, Sybrina Durant has written an easy flowing story-line, with not much confusion straight to the story. The magical powers of each Unicorn are perfect and interesting to read. The part where Blue travel through the woods is my favorite part. The fire-bird’s help and the last war. I did get emotional at the end. The story will take to you on a ride of emotional yet unique journey of Blue unicorn. 

Overall I liked the book very much, even though it may seem like a children's story. I found that is interesting for grownups, too. So click on the link below a be a part of Blue's team to save his tribe and to see the transformation of The Blue Unicorn’s Journey To Osm:

Friday, December 27, 2019

The Panopticon Experiment: The Siklus Series, Book 1 By Rachel Caldecott

The Blurb:


For interspecies telepaths like Flo, the world seems fair and just. Humans and animals live in harmony and the world government represents all sentient beings. When a terrorist attack nearly kills her closest friend, Lonce, the world’s last snow leopard, Flo realizes that life in New Era London is not as safe as she thought.
Generations after the apocalypse of the twenty-first century, a new society based on species-equality has emerged from the ashes of the old.
However, marginalised and resentful, those humans lacking the necessary telepathy gene form a secret society - The Human Supremacy League. Its mission: Restore man as the dominant species and break the genetic bonds between man and animal.
Flo must solve the mystery of the disappearances and stop the League. But she can’t do it alone.

The Story & My Take: 

The story, The Panopticon Experiment is about inter-species telepathy between Human and Animal. The Humans divided into 2 categories, Com and Non Com's. Having ability to telepath and those who could communicate with animals through mind are the Coms and the Non Coms were those who lacked this ability. A terrorist attack that would have killed Flo's friend, Lonce; a last snow leopard. Flo is convinced that the attack is related to the HSL. Flo is an orphan, in an accident she lost both her parents when she was only seven, and since then she was living with Seb and his parents and with legal guardian George. 

Out of blue, Flo starts having nightmares; dreams that were related to other animals being tortured. George and Seb thinks those are just dreams but Flo could sense their pain and she knew it's was something more. So what will Flo do? Will Flo and Seb will be able to stop the HSL? Who are HSL what do they really do?

The Panopticon Experiment is a story that shows friendship and the non breakable bond between humans and animal. The Author Rachel Caldecott has described, the feeling of care and affection between Flo and Lonce, a snow leopard is just beautiful. Anyone that has a pet can related and feel the bond easily just as I did. I liked the detailed description of the laboratory, the camp and the island Rosendale the most and that was done remarkably well. As I read, chapter by chapter the story line became more interesting and mysterious which is great way of writing a book. The tension built and the shock when the mystery was revealed, everything was great and at the end I was satisfied that I read this book. The most interesting part of the book that I liked/ loved was, the ending fight; the rescue if I may say. 

Overall I loved the book and if you are looking for something new and unique story click on the link below and experience the friendship between Flo and Lonce by reading The Panopticon Experiment:

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Tell Me Why By Ruth O’Neill

The Blurb: 

Lauren Adams is just an ordinary single girl, until one split-second decision throws her life into crisis.

When she meets the handsome and intriguing Max Davies during a girls’ weekend away, she can’t believe her luck. But it soon turns out to be her biggest mistake.
Max gets accused of murder, a murder that allegedly happened on the same night he and Lauren met.
Is Max really the man she thinks he is? Is he really innocent of murder? And why does Lauren hear him late at night, building something in the basement – a basement he’s made clear is out of
Tell me why follows a woman who just wants to be loved, but who instead ends up in a tangled web of lies, deceit, and terror.
A chilling read you won’t stop talking about.

The Story:

Lauren Adams, a thirty-two-year-old a primary school teacher; loving her work and living her normal single life. She didn’t expect much from life or had any expectations, usual calls from her mother; Nancy and from her brother Jacob was enough for her to be grateful. She was excited to spend a soul weekend with her 4 fiends; Chloe, Kate, Holly, & Lucy. A two-night stay in a six-berth caravan was all they were waiting for a girls' night out. Lauren never thought or imagined this trip will change her life from a normal to a nightmare. At the first night of the trip, Lauren finds Max in every unfortunate way. But she is taken back by him and is compelled to find more about him. 

Lauren the only witness and Max being the suspect of the murder, police is convinced that Max is the killer but Lauren is sure that he is innocent and does everything and beyond to help him out of the charges. 

The story revolves around Max’s time in prison and Lauren doing her best and again her ethics to help him as she is convinced that he is nothing to do with the murder. 

So is she right? Is max nothing but a normal guy that she saw and loved or a psychopath? 

My Take: 

I will not take long but will go ahead and say it, that by far this is my favorite book. Every time I read a book, I say and describe the story to my family and my friends about the plot and story line, and in this book “Tell me why” from the very start I told my friend that, “this is going to be my favorite book so far that I’m reviewing.” And now after I have finished reading it I must say, I’m not disappointed. 

The Story is interesting and mysterious at the same time. I have read few mystery novels, and I have seen in some of them that, some time to build suspense a confusion is created first, but in this book Author Ruth O’Neill has created suspense in such a way and without any confusion that I found myself astonished and speechless. The characters are described in the best way; I didn’t feel any overshadowing of character by the mains. Lauren is a strong and beautiful woman and this story is one of the examples which shows that we can overcome any problem or struggle in life by having hope and a will to live life. The most interesting part of the book is the backstory of Max. Was there signs from the start which showed that Max is a troubled man, or it was simply just a mistake?

Overall, I loved this book and would definitely recommend everyone to read this to find out the secret of Max. Click the link and find the answer of Tell me why? :

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Devi2Diva: An Emotional Self-Care Book For Women By Priya Florence Shah

The Blurb:

This emotional self-care book has a number of essential self-care ideas and self-care tips for women and moms to improve their emotional health.
Devi2Diva is one of the must-read self-help books for women in their 40s. If you love short self-help books for women, you’ll love these self-care ideas and tips for women to improve their mental health.
In this self-care book and course, you’ll get the motivation and inspiration to help you throw off the shackles of your own limiting beliefs, come into your power and design your destiny.
You’ll learn to stop measuring yourself by other people’s expectations and accept yourself fully and completely for who you are and choose to be.
You’ll learn to tune in to the unlimited potential you have – to create and contribute. You’ll learn to become fierce and fearless with a caring community of women who support you in becoming a powerful force for change.
You’ll learn which self-help books to read for happiness in relationships and get motivation and inspiration from great quotes from the best self-help books.
When you purchase Devi2Diva, you’ll also get free access to the online Devi2Diva course using the link inside the Book. Are you ready to transform yourself from Devi2Diva?
Read an endorsement from Vandana Saxena Poria, FCA, OBE, who also wrote the Foreword for the book.
"Women are waking up. And realising life does not have to be this way. That maybe, just maybe, the world has got it wrong. I cannot overstate how important it is going to be for ALL women EVERYWHERE, to read “From Devi to Diva” and reclaim their life. Priya Florence Shah has written something so valuable – there is a jewel in every page. Breathe. Enjoy this book and allow yourself to find the real you – the one that has been hidden under those layers of responsibility and duty. Bring out your inner Diva by diving into this book."

About Book:

Devi2Deva is a Non-Fiction self-awareness book. Which will help today’s women to overcome difficulties and live life freely. The book contains 24 Unique chapters with different topics and different examples.

  1. Seeta Aur Geeta (Yes a Movie reference)
  2. Stopping the Blame Game
  3. The Disease to please
  4. Give up the Guilt
  5. Don’t Be Nice - Be Authentic
  6. Teach People How To Treat You
  7. Be Clear About What You Can Give
  8. Live From Your Heart
  9. Choose Happiness
  10. Choose Compassion
  11. Learn to Be Happy Without A Man
  12. Manage Your Expectations
  13. Cultivate These 6 Forms Of Independence
  14. Security Or Freedom?
  15. Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone
  16. Face Your Fears
  17. Live In The Now
  18. Surrender To Faith
  19. Attract More Abundance In Your Life
  20. Are these “Brules” Ruining Your Life?
  21. Embrace Your ‘Weirdness’
  22. Care For Your Body & Mind
  23. Seek Help When You Need It
  24. Giving Back: Find A Higher Purpose.

My Take:

As you read the mentioned chapters you will definitely feel related and connected, and if you do trust me you really need to read this book. The good thing about the book Devi2Deva is Priya Florence Shah the Author has herself gone through these difficulties and she has used the same techniques she has described here. It's not easy to overcome inner struggles and insecurities yet alone write about it. I must say Author Priya Florence Shah has shown great affords and tremendous hard work in writing the book Devi2Deva. There are many other book references that are used to help women completely. 

Also, the motivational quotes from inspiring people makes this book even more interesting to read. Author Priya Florence Shah has also provided Tips and recommendations for professional help. This book also contains, tests to know yourself better for eg. What would I do right now if I had absolutely nothing stopping me?

I loved reading this book as it teaches you to do things and not ask yourself how will it happen but only what you want and why you want. Which is exactly what women need to understand.

The only thing lacking was, the book is written keeping in mind for mostly married women but being a 23-year old I wanted to read more about common difficulties faced by women of all ages, but that's only my thought. 

Overall liked the book would really recommend every woman to read this at least once and share with other women too. Whether you are a young girl or a woman, everyone should be equal and independent and mostly happy so click on the link below to read the book and turn yourself from Devi 2 Diva:

Ursula Van Rensin’s Haunting Colorado Springs By Luke M. Bartojay

Haunting Colorado Springs by Luke M. Bartojay

The Blurb:

5 Tales of Terror: “Ursula Van Rensin’s Haunting Colorado Springs"
Most of the stories are around 20 pages each. The tales include “Dawn Mourning and the Burnt One” a tale of love beyond the grave and; " Otto and the Storm Riders” Oct. 29th is a date never forgotten by a cursed and tormented bartender.

The Story: 

The Book Ursula Van Rensin’s Haunting Colorado Springs, contains 5 horror tales;

1-Dawn Mourning and the Burnt One

2-Otto and the Storm Riders 

3-Last Band Standing 

4-In the Old Crone’s Garden 

5-The Crying Baby Killer

Story 1: It's a tragic love story of Dawn Mourning: a girl bullied in high school and Joey Mansfield; a dropout working as a mechanic. 

Story 2: A Bar, The Squirming Toad that is not only opened for living but also for dead, from last 7 years on same day before Halloween; 29th Oct. Steve Harran the tormented owner/ bartender who has his own secret. 

Story 3: It takes more than just new song to keep the new band ‘Porno Junkies’standing and surviving in this competitive world. Skip is not only pressurized to write new songs but also to keep everyone together.

Story 4: Who doesn't like and want to miss hike trip with friends? just like us the teenage group of 5 with 
Janet, Magenta, Trent, Jason & Nathan went for one of such hike in search for an abandon house and ends up not only with house but also something else. 

Story 5: How a reckless mistake can hurt so many other people, its a  sad yet horror story of the woman and her infant child. 

My Take:

Every story is unique and not related to one another which I hoped they would at the end. If you are wondering it this book will be a great horror which will give you nightmares than you can rest assure. It's horror and mystery stories. The more you read the stories the more interesting it gets and every time the story ends you will have only 1 question in your mind, what happened next? I wish the Author writes next book by continuing the same tales, would love to read those too. Any way the author has described emotions scenes such as sadness, loss, jealousy, trauma, horror, shock, twist and many more is simply great. Luke M. has done a inspiring work in this book and you can see it as you read the book. 

Overall like the book and hope that the Author continues the same tales in his next book. Click on the like below to read the interesting tales of terror: 


Operation Maya: The future of warfare is here By Girish V

The Blurb: A renowned scientist is requested to participate in a harmless sounding military project. He assembles a small team to...