Asian Fiction

Self-Publishing in India via Notion Press

Self-Publishing in India via Notion Press

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Notion Press contacted me recently to blog about their self-publishing services for authors who don’t want to go the traditional publishing route. Since self-publishing is quite a novel concept in India, and there is so less information about what to do and what not to do out there, I thought the services offered by Notion Press would be very useful for aspiring authors.

The Year of the Runaways

The Year of the Runaways

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I read this book about a month ago, and it’s already fading from my memory a little bit, so here’s a review before it slips out of my memory altogether.

The Monsoon Murders

The Monsoon Murders

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For the past couple of months, Iโ€™ve been trying to read books with a little more substance, but to be honest, now, I have such little time to read that I need page-turners. Something to get into quickly and something that diverts my mind from my overflowing inbox at work, and kids’ demands at home.

I recently read The Monsoon Murders by Karan Parmanandka, and this really worked for me as a short, thrilling, and easy to read book, and I enjoyed it very much.

What I Read Last Week

What I Read Last Week

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I’ve worked myself to the bone that past month. Which means that the Man Booker reading list I started on so ambitiously three months ago has sputtered to a halt for now. I had started on The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota, but my mind was too dulled down to process it satisfactorily.

Instead, I randomly picked up two review books that had come in.

Mini-reviews: Books I read recently

Mini-reviews: Books I read recently

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I’ve been on a book blogging slowdown lately, but that doesn’t mean my reading has slowed much. Honestly, I am up to my eyeballs in books I’ve read and just haven’t featured yet.

Hedon

Hedon

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I fell in love with this cover when Penguin Random House sent me this book for review.
The picture here doesn’t do justice to it, the pink butterfly is just so much more vibrant in person. And there is a soft, velvety feel to it that almost makes you feel like you are touching an actual live butterfly.