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» It Happens for a Reason-Preety Shenoy

Vipasha, a strong and independent lady, popular among her friends as Vee makes a choice that changes everything. She wonders if it really holds any reason. The plots starts with Vee lying in hospital after making the biggest decision of her life in her short 18-year-old life. After being ditched by her family and Ankush, the man she thought she loved, she finds comfort and love in her son, Aryan. The story fast-forwards to sixteen years later and we see a new Vee. Working between two jobs to make the two ends of the day meet, her relationship with her son is emotionally stirring and elating to read. While Aryan hopes his mother finds her Prince Charming, Vee nurtures her secret crush on the quirky vet, Saurabh. Vee's small world is shattered when an accident occurs at her dig-boarding facility. Ankush returns to her life. As Vee, Aryan and Ankush get into a roller-coaster heading straight to nowhere, see whats in store for Vee.

Paperback Amazon price: Rs 123

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» Two by Two-Nicholas Sparks

Thirty-year-old Russell Green has it all. A stunning wife, a lovable six-year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and a beautiful home. In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring for his young daughter London. Trying to launch his own business while grappling with the end of his marriage, the only thing he knows for certain is that London must be sheltered from the consequences of these radical changes. But a chance encounter with an old flame tempts him to take a chance on love again. With the support of his royal family, his wise older sister Marge and in the hard-won lessons of fatherhood, Russ finally understands what is unconditional love.

Paperback amazon price: Rs 299

Kindle edition: Rs 294

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» Unreal Aliens-Karthik Laxman

For the first time in human history, Modi-led India that has this high honour of playing host to an alien delegation. Prime Minister Modi rolls out the red carpet for the aliens. He receives them at the airport and tours them around Delhi and convinces them to invest in the Make in India campaign. The leader of the alien delegation even holds a broom to promote Swachh Bharat. But what is the real reason the aliens have come to India? Are they friends? Or will they be our enemies? You will find out after reading this hilarious, rib-tickling novel by Karthik Laxman

Paperback Amazon price: Rs 139

Kindle edition: Rs 199

» We are liars-E. Lockhart

We are the Liars. We are beautiful, privileged and enjoy a life of carefree luxury. We are cracked and broken. But here is a story of love and romance. There is a tale of tragedy. Which are lies? Which is truth? Find out

Hardcover Amazon price: Rs 741.30

Paperback Amazon price: Rs 245

Kindle edition: Rs 189.05

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» Vikramaditya Veergatha Book 2 - The Conspiracy at Meru-Shatrujeet Nath

Vikramaditya and his Council of Nine fought bravely to repel the rampaging hordes from Devaloka and Patala. But Avanti has been brought to its knees. Ujjayini is lying battered and its citizens are scared. Meanwhile, the barbaric Hunas and Sakas are gathering on the horizon and cracks are emerging between the allied kingdoms of Sindhuvarta. The only hope is that the deadly Halahala is safe. At least 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? Will Vikramaditya’s love for his queen come in the way of his promise to Shiva?

Paperback Amazon price: Rs 268

Kindle edition: Rs 237.50

» The Liberation of Sita-Volga, T. Vijay Kumar, C. Vijayasree

Valmiki’s Ramayana is the story of King Rama’s exile and return to Ayodhya. . This new telling of Ramayana, sees a Sita, abandoned by Purushottam Rama, otherwise seen as a king who will always do right, embarking on an arduous journey to self-realization. Along the way, she meets extraordinary women who have broken free from all that held them back: Husbands, sons and their notions of desire, beauty and chastity. The minor women characters of the epic as we know it-Surpanakha, Renuka, Urmila and Ahalya-steer Sita towards an unexpected resolution. Meanwhile, Rama too is compelled to reconsider and weigh out his roles as the king of Ayodhya and as a man deeply in love with his wife. The book liberates up new spaces within the old discourse, enabling women to review their lives and experiences afresh.

Paperback Amazon price: Rs 135

Kindle edition: Rs 122.55

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