RWAT proudly presents the book release news of I STAND BY YOU by Kastro Kiran
RWAT proudly presents the book release news of I STAND BY YOU by Kastro Kiran
There is always a story behind every person. Pain alters our personality. There is a reason why they are the way they are…A journey of two hearts. Arjun was a man who had lost his faith in relation. Aakansha believed in living her life fullest. Destiny made them met. They fell for each other. Arjun and Aakansha were madly in love with each other. Life was beautiful. Everything was the way, Arjun wished life to be. But no love story is ever been complete without heartbreaks! One truth from past changed all the equations in their love story. Our past never leave us…It is not easy to fight back the pain you have gone through…! He was afraid of his past. And then she surrendered herself to his decisions! Now, how will he hold on his love in the difficult times? Will he let her go or will he fight off all the odds to keep his love with him? The tale of two hearts
Remember Vedvardhan Sahni from the movie Tamasha? Meet his real life version- The one who left his job for the passion of StoryTelling and slowly making it big.
Three people died simultaneously in different parts of India, seemingly unrelated but as the investigation progressed the investigators started finding evidences which ultimately not only related these incidents but opened doors to an investigation which was a much larger conspiracy, beyond anyone’s imagination. Tapas had a good job, a bright future and was about to marry the girl he loved but fate suddenly turned against him. That’s when he met a spiritual Guru who taught him Pranayama, meditation, and the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita. Soon, he started taking classes of Pranayama, meditation and started giving Gita pravachan for a small fee. With this modest beginning, he went on to having the largest ashram in India at Puri, Odisha and many ashrams in various countries around the world. An MLA, an American and an Ayurvedic doctor, were instrumental in his rise. Everything was going well for everyone until there was a murder in the ashram. What was really going on? Was the ashram really, what it was supposed to be?
When Arya Fell Through The Fault Is The Magical, Coming-Of-Age Tale Of Arya, A 12-Year-Old Boy From San Francisco, Who Is Ridiculed By Bullies. Anything To Do With His Ethnicity—Food, Traditions Or The Fascinating Mythological Stories He Has Been Raised With, Has Become The Building Block Of Unpleasant School Experiences. In The Wake Of An Accident That Confines His Once Vibrant Mother To A Hospital Ward—Kept Alive By Tubes And Machines—Arya Clings To The Only Remnant Of Their Bond: An Old, Battered Copy Of The Ramayana, India’S Ancient Epic Story Of Rama’S Battle Against Demons.One Night, Arya Falls Through A Fault In The Earth Into The Wild Woods, Where Ravana—The Demon King—Strategises To Destroy His Ramayana—The Last Copy Left—And Threatens To Rewrite History From His Evil Perspective. Will Arya Be Able To Save The Story Of Rama, Heal His Mother And Return Home To Tackle The Demons In His Ordinary World?
Two kingdoms, Chaturanga and Sarprakt, separated by a mystic mountain range are at war with each other since ages. Chaturanga, ruled by King Viratha, is soon bestowed with a dynamic heir, and the whole kingdom is drowned in rituals and festivity. On the other side, Sarprakt is executing a cruel conspiracy. King Viratha, crippled by the conspiracy, urges the mysterious man of the mountain to devise a method to recreate the conspiracy and that gave birth to ‘The Game of Chess’.
Serial killings shock the nation as the police are rendered clueless. The killer leaves behind a trail of chess pieces with a strange message. Random people are murdered. Connoisseurs of different fields – History, Chess and the Security forces – have united as the next intended victim is the most powerful person of the country. How is Chess involved in the whole scenario? How will they find a man who died 4000 years ago? Can a person defy the laws of nature? Does history really repeat itself? Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Born into a middle-class family that lives in the suburbs, he joins a south Bombay college, where he encounters a culture divide between him and his rich classmates.Viraj is fascinated by a classmate Ruhi, a beautiful good-natured girl, who befriends him and treats him well, unlike the rest of his classmates.Will Viraj be able to prove his father’s innocence? Will Viraj survive the rigours of college life and overcome his shortcomings?What will happen to the relationship between Ruhi and Viraj?
RWAT proudly collaborates with b00k r3vi3ws in Cover reveal of All Signs Lead Back to You by Aniesha Brahma
Everyone goes through amazing situations in life, especially in adolescence. This transitional phase of life from childhood to adulthood brings spectacular physical and psychological changes in one’s life which is remembered for good. The same is expressed here. This is a story of a young guy who would remember all the unusual experiences he had as a teenager that made him taste a slice of life. Possessing every quality of a good human being, Samay, who ponders over his past and recollects what all adolescence has introduced in his life; anxiety, curiosity, stiffer muscles, essence of friendship, fragrance of love and much more. Though, we grow older each day, we still long to go back to this dynamic phase of life. Join Samay on this journey and in the process discover your true self!
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.
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 inhabitants of the thousand hells of Yama have broken free from their prison and vowed to wreak havoc on the heavens, the earth and hell. With the fiendish Hatakas and Narakamayas teamed up with Naganara, a terrifying necromancer hungry for power, the universe is headed for war and destruction unless one human has something to do with it.
Agni Prakash, a debonair young man whose world has been turned upside down by the death of his twin sister, Varu, has been enlisted to stop these forces and be Yama s very own lieutenant. As the mythical world clashes with his own, Agni discovers a manuscript left behind by his sister. Hauntingly, it draws parallels to the treacherous path upon which he has been thrust. Equipped with an acerbic wit and winning charm, Agni undertakes a battle, where the odds seem tipped wildly against him, and finds unlikely companions along the way.
Will he be able to uncover the secret behind his sister’s writings? And more importantly, will he be able to avert the destruction that seems imminent?
Haunted by tragic loss in the 1993 India earthquake, a broken Shakti with a tenuous hold on life is sheltered by her soul-sister Kriya. But when Kriya vanishes without a trace, Shakti is unwittingly swept into a cataclysmic vortex of greed, lust and betrayal. Shakti meets Shiva, a struggling Silicon Valley entrepreneur, and discovers that love is an enigmatic cosmic force. Shakti and Shiva are thrust on a frantic race against time through the dark Mumbai underbelly, forbidden Thailand islands, and treacherous cliffs in the Andaman Sea, where danger lurks in every shadow. As they get closer to the truth, they realize that millions of innocent lives are at stake. Quest for Kriya is an epic saga of love, friendship and sacrifice. The journey is incredible. The emotions are real. The transformation is eternal.
From the pen that brought us Am I a Hindu?, which received rave reviews from magazines and newspapers all over the world, another captivating, thought-provoking, and inspiring best seller. For the very first time, the most amazing secrets of the Bhagavad Gita are discussed in a lively dialogue between a grandfather and his American-born grandson. Lord Krishna never judges or orders anyone to behave a certain way in the Bhagavad Gita. He only shows us the pros and cons of every issue and leaves to each of us the question of whether to follow his teachings or not. He did not even influence Arjuna’s free will, and throughout the Bhagavad Gita, you will not come across even one line starting with “Thou shalt not.”
Every experience that we go through changes us and helps us grow. As we learn to laugh and cry, win and lose, share and care, the meaning of life and true happiness unfolds before us. Known for his bold forays into Bollywood, Emraan Hashmi walks us through his memories that have shaped him—from a confused teenager who dabbled in a variety of things to finding his calling to the suave, smart and unorthodox actor he has become today. At the heart of his story lies the most important and transformative experience of his life—the period when his son, Ayyan, was battling with cancer. It reveals the man behind the limitless charm of Emraan Hashmi and how he dealt with his son’s illness. Honest, personal, bold and heart-warming, The Kiss of Life is about an actor and a father’s trials and triumphs.
Good morning, it’s 6 a.m. and I am wide awake because the man of the house has decided that he needs to perform a series of complex manoeuvres that involve him balancing on his left elbow. When I fell asleep last night, there was a baby lying next to me. Her smelly diaper is still wedged on my head but aside from this rather damp clue, I can’t seem to find her anywhere. I could ask my mother-in-law if she has seen the baby, but she may just tell me that I need to fast on alternate Mondays, and God will deliver the baby back to me . . . Full of wit and delicious observations, Mrs Funnybones captures the life of the modern Indian woman—a woman who organizes dinner each evening, even as she goes to work all day, who runs her own life but has to listen to her Mummyji, who worries about her weight and the state of the country. Based on Twinkle Khanna’s super-hit column, Mrs Funnybones marks the debut of one of our funniest, most original voices.
The world seemed not enough for free spirited Renuka, when she married the highly educated Shashank hailing from the mightiest Zamindars of Bengal. However, soon her life turned upside down when a neighbor revealed her of their sinister past.It’s a mysterious supernatural curse cast on their family almost a century back. Generation by generation, Damini’s enraged curse had passed on, declining their family clan from hundreds to a handful few. Who would be Damini’s next victim? And why innocent lives are at a stake for a crime committed by an ancestor a hundred years back? Renuka would not settle until she finds an answer and in her quest she struggles to eradicate all the evils that come in her way. Would she ever win a battle against an unseen enemy? Would the wrong done to Damini be ever avenged?
Believing life always gives us all a second chance is too bookish.Because sometimes, when we finally know our faults, the times
acutely change from what they once used to be.
Like a couple of migratory birds, both Charlie and Edwin leave everything back in their village and settle for a new life in a big city. For Edwin, it was where he was going to chase his dreams, but for Charlie, it was just another place to be with his only friend. However, when he meets Aster, who was silently walking through instabilities of her own destiny, he was in for an absolute unthoughtful phase of profoundness that was going to last forever.
A clerk called Coinman can’t stop jingling the coins in his pocket. It’s a simple addiction, but it’s one that comes to rule his life. His wife, Imli, an actress who’s so obsessed with her craft that she becomes her characters at home, bans coins from the house. It goes horribly wrong when his co-workers conspire in their own way, sending a number of them on previously unknown paths.
Jeetu and Aashu are hopelessly in love with each other. And they profess to be each other’s soulmates in the next life too. As they embark on a journey of love and life together, they encounter several trying circumstances, which threaten to shake their faith in humanity. Can the power of karma and the strength of their love protect them and help them tide over their troubles? What happens to the people who betray their trust? Will karma catch up with them too? In God’s larger scheme of things, someone unfortunately must pay the price.
Catch Part I of THE JOURNEY BEHIND “PROMISE ME A MILLION TIMES” by Keshav Aneel
Three strangers on board an ill-fated aircraft miraculously survive a violent crash. The dynamics of God’s physics will catch up with them in a year, warns a sage in the forest.
A year later, fate strikes them once again. But can the three men defy death yet again? Are the universal laws of nature inescapable? What happens to the known and unknown people linked to their destiny? Can goodwill and powerful chemistry between people defeat God’s big scheme? Only time will tell…Get ready for a spine-chilling ride as you follow the uncanny lives of the three men in the passage of one year. It is bound to set both your heart and mind racing!
Twenty six stories flow – some into each other, some crossing one another and few charting their own path. Each breathe independently and fade away after reflecting on their own existence. Each story explore an independent emotion leaving you to make our own conclusion.
An unexceptional teenager, Amit Joshi discovers a confounding secret his grandfather once held. In a few hours, his life changes completely; he now has to steal the most mysterious puzzle piece in Indian history.A new subject has been added at the top of the ‘Intelligence Bureau’s’ surveillance list.The suspect is a 15 year old.
Smart, sexy and confident, Malvika Chauhan lives an enviably perfect life in Mumbai. She has a flourishing career, a loving boyfriend and a promising future. Spiteful, fearless and mysterious, Margrita lives on the extreme ends. Self-merriment is the only thing that matters to her.Destiny plays wicked and brings the two women face to face with each other. While Malvika knows nothing about Margrita, Margrita is well-aware of the hidden secrets of Malvika’s past. Malvika’s life turns sour as she struggles against the insufferable circumstances inflicted upon her by Margrita. It’s a situation she cannot escape. If the hidden secrets get disclosed, Malvika will be finished. She will lose every precious thing she has… her career, her prestige, her love… ‘Scarlet Nights’ is a haunting tale of the unfathomable depths inside the human psyche.
SO ITS BEEN A GREAT HONOR to present to you one of the most respectable and admired authors i have met in the Indian Fiction Industry. Trust me there are only a few that i can think of and he is definitely one of them
CATCH THE AUTHOR OF FLAKE, Pankaj Giri in a candid chat
Sudha is going to talk to you about her two instant marriage life. A fall in love during college days, made her to run away from home to Joe, who is madly in love with her. What made a twist in her life? Who betrayed her and made her to marry Surya, a cruel person living with her girlfriend. How did she learn financial career is important for a girl after marriage? How did she find Harish? What chemistry work between them both? Did she fall in third Instant marriage with Harish? A lot of travel from Nagercoil, Coimbatore, Banglore, Mumbai in search of love. My instant marriage life is a heart warming love story of sudha, who knows only to love. Incidents in her life took her to love her career and showed a new path to her life. Travel with her, laugh, smile, cry with her.
Read Watch and Think proudly presents the first look of Shatrujeet Nath’s New Book “The Conspiracy at Meru”
Educated, young, no-nonsense bearing, able administrator—these are the qualities that won Sesha the loyalties of the people after three years of rule as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. An allegation that he was the mastermind behind the murder of 73 Kannadigas threatens to bring him down but he is miraculously saved in the 11th hour.Even before he can relish his victory, Sesha is slapped with the charge of sexually offending a young nurse. This time round, the case is strong and his supporters are uncertain. Worse,his teenage daughter calls him ‘vile’ and walks out of the house. While Mythili, his wife promises her full support, her secretive activities—undertaken with the help of a retired Will Zarina, the human-rights activist, succeed in bringing him down? What about the insinuations of a celebrity lawyer that he is casteist and anti minorities? When the young nurse is found dead, the case becomes even more complex. Who is innocent? Who is guilty? And who is the mastermind?
The book encompasses five different heart touching stories with simple narration to bring an awareness about the misconception about kidney (referred as Second Heart) issues among general public. These are partly based on true stories about individual experiences. The book attempts on non-technical handling of a technical issue through emotional stories.
His family is being held to ransom by a deadly mastermind. Vikram never should have left his family, but when Vikram’s father bring his half-brother Vishal home, life will never be the same. Vikram thinks things will be better now that he’s gone. He’s met the love of his life, his future looks bright and then everything is shattered. Now, his family’s life is hanging in the balance, and only Vikram can do what needs to be done to save them. (official synopsis)
The Mobile Phone is a story of connecting with child within. The story is set in Delhi and deals with the lives of Rohit, a tutor, and Prabhu, a child he teaches in the city. The author uses “the paper mobile phone” as a symbol to connect with someone who is absent. Someone we seek or someone who could hold us in our helplessness. The novel makes an attempt to understand death and deal with mourning. It looks at child’s play and fantasy life. It also looks at adults who are evolving in relationship.(official synopsis)
Set in the backdrop of 1990 Calcutta, She is a story about finding one’s own identity in spite of all odds. The story spins around the life of Kusum, a brave heart whose identity is often untitled and blurred; it does not belong anywhere, definitely not under the ‘he’ or ‘she’ bracket, thanks to our social conditioning. Will she be successful in her mission? Find out in She, an utterly absorbing read that derives inspiration from Tagore’s “Ekla Cholo Re” song, which urges everyone to move on despite the fear of abandonment from others. (official synopsis)
The Departing Point brings seven exciting journeys of love showcasing different situations and circumstances where the travellers for some reason are unable to complete the journey to reach the “happily lived together ever after “ station.
There are two sections: First section has the story of Authdas. It is a drama based on Bollywood movies Devdas, Mohabbatein, Sholay and DDLJ. Second section has some inputs to begin as a writer.
Delve into the miracles of life through the eyes of a little fawn who is struggling to live in a world that is fast changing. Left alone to tackle the inhumanity that surrounds our earth, A little fawn soon learns to pick the pace. A satirical approach to modern day with the help of a non-human character is what “Paradise Lost & regained” is all about
“Here comes a compilation of 40 short stories by Meena R Chandawarkar and Santosh Avvannavar that uses The Umbilical Cord as a metaphor to bring social awareness and intends to draw the reader’s attention towards the society. The stories in this book revolve around love, forgiveness, empathy etc. as society is a cobweb of relationships. There is something for everyone in this book. Read on to find out which ‘cord’ is closer to your heart, as the Umbilical Cord is an attachment that remains forever…the name says it all…” (official synopsis)
Can you really be in love with two people at the same time? 17-year-old, Punekar Sujay is a simple, religious guy who belongs to a family for whom prestige and one’s image in the society are of utmost importance. For his orthodox family, concepts like love, attraction and (god forbid!) girlfriends do not exist; there are only arranged marriages because your family knows best. And so all his life, Sujay has believed that love doesn’t strike you as a teenager. But when an unusual misfortune brings spunky and quirky Gunjan into Sujay’s life, he has no idea how amazingly complicated his life is going to get; because his mother has already promised him to be wed to the sundar and susheel Jyoti. Every time Sujay tries to make a decision, he can’t, because he really is in love with both Gunjan and Jyoti. And that is not how life functions – certainly not his family. Will he be able to get out of this mess? Or will the mess really take over his life? Only time can tell. Bachelor’$ Marriage is a story about love, friendship, family and what it means to really grow up.
“Fantastic 40” is arguably one of India’s first assortment of English micro stories (shorter than a short story) which is an amalgamation of author’s figments of imagination based on fiction works depicted in the form of crispy narrations. It contains 40 stories encircling various moods of life including love, humour, trust, revenge, happiness, anguish, sarcasm, mystery, affection, sportsmanship, friendship, thrill, romance and forgiveness. Though all the events/characters depicted in the book are purely imaginary, yet readers can easily identify oneself with most of them. Target readers will mostly include the young readers – agewise or mindwise who enjoy reaching climaxes in a single breath. The language used being extremely crunchy, it will also attract anyone who enjoys witty puns and sweet love stories.
Latika’s wrecked personal front leaves her completely shattered. So when her ailing father reveals his desire to go back home, she doesn’t think twice and moves to her hometown. She joins an NGO and comes across a teenager rape victim. Much against her TL, Debjyoti’s wish she sets out to trace the girl with Shamsuddin’s help. Will she succeed or end up in big trouble?
Shamsuddin, a daily labourer, somehow manages to thrive in the city. Meanwhile, flood devastates his house in the village. His family takes refuge in a relative’s place where his wife has a tough time resisting to the advances of her brother-in-law. Can Shamsuddin arrange for an accommodation before it is too late? Set in Guwahati amid the backdrop of flood and ethnic turmoil, “Shamsuddin’s Grave”, is the story of migration towards big cities for a better life. (official synopsis)
A place in the Indian cricket team – a dream for millions of teenagers. Rabin was one amongst them. He has passion and talent, but the odds aren’t always in his favour. The loss of loved ones and constant discouragements thwart him.Meanwhile, danger looms in the form of the most notorious drug cartel in Kolkata run by a vicious Hoariest Bung. A tale of desire and despair – the struggle of a cricketer behind the glamour of playing the game for a cricket crazed nation.(official synopsis)
Mini as a wedding planner is one of the most talented brains out there. While professionally she is at a golden spot, its her personal life that is loosing its charm. A husband that would spend time with his television rather than with her. A weight that defies everything she does and keeps on increasing and then the dreaded “Old age” nearing all is making Mini antsy. All she wants now is to find somebody to sweep her away and show her the lost romance in her life and as if fate has answered her yearnings, she gets a big project in a new state away from everything and as a cherry to the cake, her project partner is nothing less to a Greek God…so will MIni be swept away by prince charming or high waves of a hot and secret affair?
To look at things like we’ve never looked at before – we present a unique book of facts blended with fiction to spread more awareness in our society. Facts about various problems in the present urban and rural societies of India are presented wrapped in fiction, like case studies to elaborate them.
Women of our country are often victims to most issues like rape, marital rape, prostitution, child marriage, child trafficking and others. Not to ignore the men who are also victims to women framing them in false cases of impotency and domestic violence. There are eleven chapters presented in this book which deal with different such cases – both men and women – and try to create a little awareness in our educated society. (official synopsis)
This book gifts its readers five fantastic short stories that has a common aim – to spread awareness about AIDS. It is an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against AIDS and show their solidarity for HIV positive people. The book is an eye opener for anyone who wish to see the wave of positive change in society. Everyone including the brave hearts Savita, Chintu, Mithali has the right to live with their head held high without fear of social ostracization. Life does not have to be like this. The time is ripe to act now with one’s sense and sensibility. Break the myths. Come, be the change! (official synopsis)
Ajay’s life takes a different direction all of a sudden when he is taken in for questioning under the suspicion of his best friend’s murder and through the course of journey in the past, the author touches upon a lot of topics that are relevant to our modern day lifestyle. Everything from feminism to creating that utopian world, we all desire, nothing is out of reach from this discussion
Four years of college, away from home and drowning in the loads of assignments and examinations. Meet the students of RIP college of Engineering, a run-of-the-mill institute in Bangalore, who learns the toughest lessons both from and out of their textbooks. Lessons in friendship, love and life in general.