Karma’s Ukulele – Lekshmi Gopinathan

She is NOT your regular hero! One bad-ass nomad, ten cities, ten strangers in an epic travelogue. What do you do when life splits you open, cracks your soul and leaves you beyond repair? Twenty six, she travels armed with her ukulele and dagger. This is her escapade. A tale of pain, hope, strength and resilience spanning three years and weaving through Pokhara, Jaffna, Srinagar, Hyderabad, Bangalore, New Delhi, Gorkha, Varanasi and Mcleodganj. A medley of relationships, memories and heartening music. A legendary nomad, an Aghori, a young boatman, a war refugee, a poet, a yogini, a Rastafarian, a camel rider, an actor and an entrepreneur come together in a heart wrenching adventure. This is not your regular story!

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Warjuna, Book 1 – Mrithasu Rising – Krishnaraj

Civilizations have once again emerged from the ruins of Pralaya, and with a new dawn arrive new ambitions. Ordained by fate, several legions of a ruthless clan have been reported to be seen marching into the boundaries of Bharata. The origins of the Hayacree are unknown, yet their intent is evident: to create a new world order. The tides of war will bring forth valiant men and women of great fortitude and a divine force to unite them all against the strong will of the enemy. While the matters of kings and kingdoms are to be shouldered by a young prince of Wagharr, a supernatural alliance of Mahayogis and Suparnas will need to travel beyond the realm of man to discover the architect behind the Hayacree invasion. The hunt for the real enemy will lead them to an expanse invisible to the human eye. In its depth lies an evil waiting to be discovered, waiting to rise.

The Trip – Rohit Bandri

As Ravi sets out on a trip to Ratnagiri and Goa with his old friends Akash, Siddharth and Gaurav, he can barely wait for the fun, party and friendship to kickoff. But life has other plans for him. He meets his college crush Prajakata, who despite being married forms a new bond with him. A bond that Ravi had always craved for but never had before. Even as Ravi grapples with the idea of pursuing his lost love despite her marital status he cannot ignore the hand of destiny in this meeting. His own dilemma however, does not blind Ravi from noticing that something is bothering Akash right since the beginning of the trip. Ravi is also surprised to see Gaurav arriving on this trip with a friend Pooja regarding whom he has made no prior mention to anyone. As Ravi tries to demystify the life of his friends and his own, will this trip show them more than just places ?

This is Not Your Story – Savi Sharma

Sometimes, you do not write your story, it writes you. You don’t choose your story, it chooses you. But would you believe it if someone told you, ‘This Is Not Your Story’? Would you have the courage to rewrite it? Shaurya, a CA student. This is his story of following his dreams. Miraya, an interior designer. This is her story of believing in love. Anubhav, an aspiring entrepreneur. This is his story of giving life another chance. After her record-breaking debut novel Everyone Has a Story, Savi Sharma tells a transforming tale of courage, hope and self-discovery.

The Conspiracy at Meru (Vikramaditya Veergatha Book 2) – Shatrujeeth Nath

VICTORY IS TEMPORARY. THE BATTLE IS ETERNAL. Vikramaditya and his Council of Nine have fought valiantly to repel the rampaging hordes from Devaloka and Patala – but Avanti has been brought to its knees. Ujjayini lies battered its citizens are scared and morale is badly shaken. Meanwhile, the barbaric Hunas and Sakas are gathering on the horizon and cracks are emerging between the allied kingdoms of Sindhuvarta. The only silver lining is that the deadly Halahala is safe. For now. Bent on vengeance, Indra is already scheming to destroy Vikramaditya, while Shukracharya has a plan that can spell the doom for the Guardians of the Halahala. How long can the human army hold out against the ferocity and cunning of the devas and asuras? And will Vikramaditya’s love for his queen come in the way of his promise to Shiva?

The Guardians of the Halahala (Vikramaditya Veergatha Book 1) – Shatrujeeth Nath

THE PRICE OF A PROMISE. PAID IN BLOOD. The deadly Halahala, the all-devouring poison churned from the depths of the White Lake by the devas and asuras, was swallowed by Shiva to save the universe from extinction. But was the Halahala truly destroyed? A small portion still remains – a weapon powerful enough to guarantee victory to whoever possesses it. And both asuras and devas, locked in battle for supremacy, will stop at nothing to claim it. As the forces of Devaloka and Patala, led by Indra and Shukracharya, plot to possess the Halahala, Shiva turns to mankind to guard it from their murderous clutches. It is now up to Samrat Vikramaditya and his Council of Nine to quell the supernatural hordes – and prevent the universe from tumbling into chaos! A sweeping tale of honour and courage in the face of infinite danger, greed and deceit, The Guardians of the Halahala is a fantastical journey into a time of myth and legend.