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Get One Buy Two
              — Dhiraj Singh

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Blurb —

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!

“A book that can definitely be turned into a movie!” – Jackie Shroff

“Truly 100% intelligent bollywood masala!” – Gulshan Grover

“A whole new dimension to fate as we know it. Brilliant! Hope someone makes it into a movie soon…” -Randeep Hooda

“I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book & would surely explore the possibility of making this into a Bollywood potboiler.” – Rahul Mittra, Award winning filmmaker & CEO Wave Cinemas.

My Review – I haven’t read it yet but I have read a book by the same author and his writing is awesome.

Here is my review of his last book –

https://thebestwhattoreads.wordpress.com/2016/05/29/book-review-4/

Here is the author’s message to all readers–

Thank you so much for liking and supporting my first book! I am very excited to announce the launch of my second book “Get One Bye Two”, a superbly entertaining “Spiritual Cocktail of Science & Bollywood”!

It’s a quick, easy read but with lots to think and imagine while reading, and definitely after reading. Will request you to kindly have a read when you get the chance and share your reviews (providing the Amazon links below; and will be available on all other leading sites also in couple of days). Will really appreciate it if you could also use the FB link (https://www.facebook.com/Get-One-Bye-Two-401210470078214/), and any other platforms to share the book launch with as many of your friends and families. You could also visit my web site www.authordhiraj.com for my blogs on related subjects, and definitely view the video trailer of the book on Youtube(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QPoqF-sZgs )

 

 

Enjoy, and find your “split” but don’t worry about the “medium”! (J that’s the most hint I can give without spoiling your reading!).

 

Thanks

 

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Paperback

 

Amazon.in – http://www.amazon.in/Get-One-Bye-Dhiraj-Singh/dp/8175110759/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1462856117&sr=8-1&keywords=9788175110755  

 

 

Kindle

 

Amazon.com – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01F5BK8NM

 

Amazon.in – https://www.amazon.in/dp/B01F5BK8NM

 

Nishtha Singh

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Education is evolving quickly. New technologies that change our way of learning and understanding are slowing making their way in the education field. Today, many colleges have their own applications which students use to share videos, documents and news. Before, laptops or PCs were important but today they are a must, both for online learning and college. At every level and for all people, rapid changes are coming to offer better means of education. You are never too old to study or to get that degree you wished to have. Are you funds not allowing? How to plan your career? What to do and what not to do while career planning?

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BOOK REVIEW

BOOK REVIEW

Book Review

Received this book not long time back and today I felt like reading it. I decided to complete the book by this week but well, this story had its own thinking and I completed it today itself.

And here is my review,

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BLURB–

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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?

Set against the nostalgic era of 1940s, the story narrates the arduous journey of Renuka Pal, the protagonist, from a rash teen age freedom fighter to the seasoned writer of the 21st century India. In this thrilling saga of death, betrayal and power plays the narrative would cover a large chunk of twentieth century history. The passing of time, historical events and the changing country is so well-woven to the story that one would hardly differentiate between fact and fiction. 

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2nd Week of April

2nd Week of April

Feeling better now, fever and spots gone

So let’s continue with the talks on promotions..

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What can be the cheapest but one of the best way of promotions?

Reviews!

Yep, you may not think so but reviews play a very essential role in your book promotions!

How so? And How to get reviews?

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Take me for an example. I generally check the book’s reviews on Goodreads.com before purchasing a copy. Yes, there are many others things I consider as well but if I like the reviews, I skip the rest. Also, because of the same thoughts I started writing reviews. Before, I wrote reviews of the books I purchased but now I mostly write the reviews of the books I have received for review. I take my time but still post in a month or so.

Now, the answer to the other question is simple. You can PM (personal message) the reviewers yourself or get your assistant to do it. Some reviewers charge money and I think its okay as reading a book in a busy schedule can be a hard task. I don’t charge money but take only the books I like (the excerpt or some cases the cover influence me.)

You have to clarify everything with the reviewer or blog writer and then mail him/her/them the book. Generally, some authors tend to take help from Goodreads, well let me tell you one thing, your Goodreads “giveaways” might not get you the reviews ‘always’ as Goodreads itself makes it clear that “please if possible then write a review.”

Those may not be the exact same words used but they mean the same. I took part in giveaways before, still do sometimes and have seen this thing with other readers (some of them my fellow Goodreads friends) —- they post a two or three line review. This review is equal to the rating so it doesn’t really qualify as a review. Please try to get a reviewer who is ready to post a good and an honest review.

Secondly, look for a blog writer who has good fan-following. I do not have a following on WordPress but have about 60k readers on wattpad (a very good app). You can check with wattpad authors too.

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I will conclude with this last point,

I know people think cover doesn’t matter but sometime (with lost cases like me) it does. Try not to make your cover look dull. The cover should be able to speak a little about the story and if possible, it should be able to capture attention which is possible only if it is  –

••• DIFFERENT
••• ATTRACTIVE
••• INFLUENCING
••• COLORFUL, OR COLORLESS, BASED ON THE STORY

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Take this cover for example, it tells a lot about the story, it is different and pretty.

Now, let’s take another example.

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All these things I’ve done, another brilliant story with an equal awesome cover. The covers matters, not much, but if its your debut then do spend on the cover.

Nishtha Singh

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2016 in 2016, Author, Discussion, info, speaking my mind

 

25th,26th,27th,28th,29th Feb

Things to consider while writing

1st SESSION

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Never forget these points and read them carefully :-

• Check grammar, enable spell check on your word document.

• Describe your characters completely, from the tip of their hair to the curve of their foot, from the round/straight face to long/short legs, etc.

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Source - GOOGLE

• Read the draft again and again, and cut out what you think is repeated.

• Write till you can. Don’t stop writing. Try to write from two point of views. The suspense is better that way.

The suspense is best when something you least expect happens.

• Get inside the character. Feel, smell, taste and live in your surroundings. Jot it all down. From the porch to the kitchen, write all that you can.

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• Listen to songs while writing a romantic play. It helps a lot.

• Try not to start a sentence with ‘But’ or ‘And’. Use articulate and simple language. You don’t want your reader going through dictionaries to understand the meaning of a word.

• Keep the language simple where wanted. Not in all places. For example, while explaining a character’s physique, use strong comprehensive words. Not common words.

• After getting the first draft completed, get it reviewed. Recheck it yourself. Check the number of words.

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• If the review is positive, continue with the second draft. Don’t lose patience and hope if the review isn’t positive, continue with the book. Ask the reviewer what the mistakes were. Remember a writer always likes his/her books, it’s sometimes not good for the book. I have read several novels which I sadly thought were not worth my time or money. So please get the book reviewed before publishing it.

• Love your characters. Even the villain, remember in his (villian’s) own eyes, he is just the victim not the bad man/woman.

• I have seen in several books that the writer uses his national language or just any language in dialogues. Either don’t do that or do it with proper translation. Also, don’t over do it.

        
  
  

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Now this is the last point and the most crucial one…

Whether the book is your debut or 50th, it doesn’t matter, give it time. All writers have writer blocks, you will suffer from them too. If you do, then do what other things you like to do. If you continue with the book and write nonsense, then you just killed your script right then and there.

Next blog will be about promotions!

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Bye! Will add more points in this section soon.

Nishtha Singh

 

17th, 18th, and 19th feb

A concise blog

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Waiting to read it

With work comes responsibilities, I realised that this week.

So well, I couldn’t read much.
I completed “Storm And Silence” and “The Old Man And The Sea

Either book were different in story and genre.

I started “Fluffy And Me” written by Anita Krishan this week. Its okay so far, not exemplary but not dull either. Hoped for a better plot.

Other than this, I will be receiving paperbacks of “Coinman” and “ Psychaotic: See The World In Red And Black

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I heard a bad news.

Harper Lee passes away.

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Rest In Peace Harper Lee, you will always be alive in our world through novels and stories.

“To Kill A Mocking Bird” was a Pulitzer Award Winner and “Go Set A Watchman” is becoming more and more popular with days.

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I will update tomorrow.

Bye. Have a good day.

Nishtha Singh

 

12th, 13th feb

12th, 13th feb

The romance day is coming guys!

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JUST LOVE

So, which novel comes to your mind when the genre ‘romance’ is discussed?

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My top favourite romantic reads…

There are just so many books that I have to select from! I have to think twice before naming them. These are the books I read last year and found heartwarming. I hold them close to my heart. They made me laugh, cry, whine, pout, swoon, giggle and sob.

Hope they have the same effect on you.

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Top Ten names —

– Someone To Watch Over Me – Lisa Kleypas

– Me Before You – Jojo Moyes

– What Price Paradise – Katherine Allred

– Duncan’s Bride – Linda Howard

– The Fault In Our Stars – John Green

– Lover Awakened – J.R.Ward

– The Mason List – S.D.Hendrickson

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“Love hath no bounds,
                     It is incense and proud;
It can not be scathed by people or crowd,
            Love is blind and has no sound”
                                                      – Me

– The Promise of Jenny Jones – Maggie Osbourne

– Fugly – Mimi Jean Pamfiloff

– The Trouble With Tomboys – Linda Kage

– Sweet Lullaby – Lorraine Heath

– The Sweet Gum Tree – Katherine Allred

– Silver Lining – Maggie Osbourne

– Annie’s Song – Catherine Anderson

– The Mating – Nicky Charles

– The Endearment – LaVyrle Spencer

– Hollywood Dirt – Alexandra Torre

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Series — And below are my favourite series under genre ‘Romance.’

Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more.

Robert Herrick, 1648

The Wallflower Series – Lisa Kleypas

– Georgina Kincaid Series – Richelle Mead

– Hush Hush Series – Becca Fitzpatrick

– Wife Lottery Series – Jodi Thomas

– The Hathaways Series – Lisa Kleypas

– Forbidden Men Series – Linda Kage

– The Unwanted Series – Natasha Anders (the first two parts are my favourites)

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And that’s my list. Reviews are in my goodreads account and some are available in my blog.

Happy Valentines Day

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart” 
― Helen Keller

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Nishtha Singh

 

5th, 6th, 7th February

“To die, it’s easy. But you have to struggle for life.”

— Art Spiegelman

From Maus, I: A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds 

I went through all the pictures on my gallery, pondered for about fifteen minutes about the pictures which are appropriate for this particular post and decided there were none.

Today, I heard some strangers talking about the Zika virus which is spreading in Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname and Venezuela at an alarming rate. One of them suddenly asked, “How did this originate? Why now?”

Her question was pertinent. I knew a little about the widespread of Zika Virus and its origin. I knew it was found in the previous year in the month of November when there was a sudden surge in babies born with microcephaly – an incurable birth defect (they are born with abnormally small heads).

                  The scientists expect that by the end of the year there will be 1.5 million people infected with the Zika Virus. The Brazilian scientists reported that the Virus can spread to other countries too. The Brazilian Government advised women to delay pregnancy till the virus is under control and vaccines are found.

Origin

The virus gets its name from the Zika forest in Uganda, Africa, where it was first identified in rhesus monkeys in 1947. It was reported in humans in 1952 but was unknown in the Americas until last year. The virus is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is also responsible for the spread of dengue and chikungunya.

Symptoms

The most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other symptoms include experiencing muscle pain, headache, pain behind the eyes, and vomiting.

Treatment

There is still no vaccine or medicine for the virus. Doctors advice is fluid intake as much as possible, fever medication and bed rest.

Hopefully, the scientists will come with some medicines by the end of the year (we can pray). India needs to be particularly conscious about the spread of the disease since the mosquito that carries the virus actually thrives in the country. The hotter it gets, the easier it becomes for the mosquitoes to transmit the disease.

The guidelines provided by The Indian Express:

1. Prevent mosquito breeding around houses.

2. Use mosquito repellents to protect yourself from mosquito bites.

3. Non-essential travel to the affected countries in the Latin American region and the Caribbean should be deferred/cancelled.

4. Pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant should defer/cancel their travel to the affected areas.

5. All travellers to the affected countries/areas should strictly follow individual protective measures, especially during the day, to prevent mosquito bites (use of mosquito repellant cream, electronic mosquito repellants, use of bed nets, and dress that appropriately covers most of the body parts).

6. Persons with co-morbid conditions (diabetes, hypertension, chronic respiratory illness, immunity disorders, etc.) should seek advice from the nearest health facility, prior to travel to an affected country.

7. Travellers who complain of fever within two weeks of return from an affected country should report to the nearest health facility.

8. Pregnant women who have travelled to areas with Zika virus transmission should mention about their travel during ante-natal visits in order to be assessed and monitored appropriately.

“There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and things we don’t want to deal with, hence, have to prevent.”
 
Peace!

Nishtha Singh

 
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Posted by on February 7, 2016 in 2016, Discussion, speaking my mind

 

1st and 2nd February

As I have already told you guys before, I am not going to blog daily. I could but I want to write important contents, reviews and favourites (topics).

So what is it today?

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Books that I don’t like —

       

I don’t hate them nor the authors ( how could someone hate authors), I expected a lot and received way less.

Top five –

Some books here are actually liked by many people. Readers have different likes and dislikes so I am not asking or persuading you to not read them or buy them. Please do what your heart says. There are just some books which I anticipated a lot from.

5 -HIS EYES – RENEE CARTER

Blurb – Amy Turner’s about to graduate from high school and all she wants is a job. Actually, all she wants is to find a way to pay for college. Amy certainly isn’t looking for love when she answers an ad to baby-sit a boy-she just needs the cash. But the job has a catch: The boy is blind…and he’s her age. 

Tristan Edmund may be hot, but he doesn’t want Amy’s help. Or so he thinks. After being blinded in a horse show-jumping competition, Tristan spends his days in the dark, refusing to accept his disability. Much to his annoyance, Amy bursts into his life and drags him into the light. But just as the two begin to see something in each other, Tristan’s beautiful ex-girlfriend shows up. Will the temptation be too much, or will Tristan choose the girl who really sees him? 

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My review – 

Nishtha‘s review 

bookshelves: 2-5-starsconfused-heroinedisability,renee-carter 

Read on September 15, 2015

I read so many positive reviews on this book then read it before any other book of this week and the result was “Seriously??” 

Firstly, the heroine isn’t a doormat, no, she is a very self centred, insanely jealous of nothing and a jester of the hero (who is blind) kinda girl. How could I love the book after that? Honestly, If I was blind and the hero, I would have murdered (exaggerating) her the first time she lied to me. 

Secondly, it was too fast, how they started becoming friends and then more than friends ….wow can you get any more fast?

I understand people have different tastes, so if some are liking this book then ‘Great’. 

2.5 stars

4 – When Fangirls Lie (How (Not) to be Seduced by Rockstars #1) — MARIAN TEE

Blurb – Sapphire “Saffi” March used to be known as an eccentric genius, the girl who had made a laughingstock of her illustrious family. But she’s reinvented herself since then. Now a post-graduate honor student, Saffi is determined to be a dutiful daughter, with no one in her world ever supposed to know she’s also the most diehard fangirl of Sweden’s #1 Sex God.

It’s her greatest secret, and the times she watches the sex god sing and dance are the only times she could just breathe…and be herself.

Handsome like a classical statue but earthy and sexy like a pagan god, Staffan Aehrenthal is the most wildly successful rockstar that ever came on stage. He should be celebrating being on top of his world, but a woman’s betrayal had Staffan forging a path to self-destruction instead.

Life no longer meant anything – until serendipity introduced him to a beautiful and funny girl with an adorably unique fascination with fishes.

When their worlds collide on one fateful weekend, Saffi is disguised as a gum-chewing hardcore groupie while Staffan pretends he hasn’t been trailing after her all over the Internet. It’s a recipe for the most hilarious and heartbreaking of disasters because when fangirls lie, the craziest things can happen – like a rockstar falling in love. 

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MY REVIEW – This book started with so many promises, a good little girl in love with a Rockstar.

I have read some books by the same author, she writes quite nicely but this book wasn’t my cup of tea. 

Story without spoiler – So, there is this girl who is the daughter of the Senator and sister to really popular people. She is also a huge fan of a rock star, Staffan. Sapphire or Saffi wants to be a dutiful daughter, thus she goes to his show changing her entire self. She dresses in the shortest clothes and acts like a Groupie. 

What I didn’t understand? 

Didn’t she have any self respect? Its completely okay to dress in whatever you like, say whatever you want but actually ready to be sexually …..what’s the word… It can’t be molested because she was all set for it….but well the guy literally did sexual things to her on the stage in front of thousands of people and the good girl had no problem. The book is just sex sex sex after that, no story. Well, some of us readers WANT A STORY. It was just too much for me. I don’t have problem with story that contain adult stuff… I am like, okay if I don’t like it, I will skip it. But this story…well how could the person be portrayed as a innocent good little dutiful girl if she does that…again and again. There was also this one scene… 

The rock star asks her and some other girls to kiss wherever they want, so where do you think she kisses him?

Oh no …

No

Nah

Its the forehead.
Sisterly much?

Like way wrong, even I will not do that.. I will be like

“Can we take a selfie for my instagram? Also will you please follow me?

3 – UNFORGIVABLE — JOANNA CHAMBERS

BLURB – A notorious rake is about to make the ultimate faux pas—fall in love with his own wife.

Gil Truman has eyes only for the beautiful Tilly—until he is forced to marry plain, sickly Rose Davenport to reclaim the lands his father foolishly gambled away. After a disastrous wedding night tainted with his bitterness, he deposits Rose at his remote Northumbrian estate, soothing his guilt with the thought that she need never lay eyes on him again.

Five years after the mortifying wedding night that destroyed all her romantic fantasies, Rose is fed up with hearing second- and third-hand reports of Gil’s philandering ways. She is no longer the shy, homely girl he left behind, but a strong, confident woman who knows how to run an estate. And knows what she wants—her husband, back in their marriage bed.

Gil doesn’t recognize the bold, flirtatious woman he meets at a ball, with or without her mask. Yet he is bewitched and besotted, and their night together is the most passionate he has ever known.

But when he confesses his sins to the beautiful stranger, the truth rips open the old wounds of their blighted history. Threatening any hope of a future together. 

Product Warnings: Contains a flawed hero who can be redeemed with the right woman—the one who’s been under his nose the whole time. Ain’t that just like a man?

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MY REVIEW –

 I want to be very honest about how this book made me feel, I loved the start, really thought that this hero, Gilbert would be utterly charming and a gentleman but only after a few pages of the book, I was chagrined, deeply so. I think that Gilbert was a philanderer and a bastard, also I have no compassion for the heroine because she was a doormat. Hero could come and make a mockery of her, belittle her and she would just stand there, thinking, “It was my fault, my Dad’s fault.” blah blah blah. I don’t want to touch this book every again, once was enough.

uh huh, I am angry but there is a reason, I seriously fail to understand where was the heroine wrong, how was it her fault, how could…….that’s a spoiler. 

To the writing style, I have read the best books but some of them would be inferior to this one in the narration, maybe too fast, perhaps very slow but this novel was in its best pace. All in all, It was an okay book which I wouldn’t recommend for entertainment.

2 –  TIGHT by Alexandra Torre – One of my favourite authors of 2015 is the writer of this novel.

Blurb – Tight

by Alessandra Torre (Goodreads Author)

 4.07  ·  Rating Details  ·  7,135 Ratings  ·  1,128Reviews

I was happy in my small town. In my life as a single, thirty-two year old woman. I had a good job, wonderful friends, my independence.

I also hadn’t got laid in three years. Hadn’t been on a date in two. Had stopped counting calories and wearing makeup… a while ago.

Then Brett Jacobs waltzed in. Caressed my thigh, dug rough fingers into my hair, lowered his soft mouth to my skin, took sexual control of my mind and stirred it all around with what he packed in his pants. He flipped my quiet life upside down and crawled into a place in my heart I thought was dead.

The issue is his secret.
The issue is her.
The issue is that I don’t even know she exists, and he thinks she’s dead.
The issue is that shit is about to hit the fan and I can’t hold on to him tight enough.

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My review — Oh…My BAD LUCK! 

THIS IS NOT A NOVEL I WANT TO RECOMMEND OR REREAD AGAIN. 
What I fail to understand is how I can love a work by the same author and equally dislike (yeah I hate the damn story) the other novel. 
Where ‘Hollywood Dirt’ and ‘The Dumont Diaries’ made me expect more and more, this book stuck a dagger through all my hopes!

.5 stars, just because I like Alessandra Torre’s writing!

I was angry. I love Torre’s writing, I still can’t believe she had written this but well, many people did like this.

Dishonourable mentions –

•••• The Coming Home Place – Mary Spencer

•••• Grey – E.L.James

And here is it, the Dad of all

1 – Captive in the dark – C.J.ROBERTS

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BLURB – I’m writing this because you begged. (Why did she?)

You know how I love the begging.(You are kinda disgusting like that)

In fact, you probably know too many things and know them far too well.(Oh yes, we do. Something’s which we don’t even want to)

 Who am I? Well, that’s what I’m trying to figure out. I was a whore in my youth, a killer since my adolescence, and a monster as a man. I am the man who kidnapped Livvie. I am the man who held her in a dark room for weeks. But, most importantly, I am the man she loves. (You have it all right)

She loves me. It’s quite sick, isn’t it? (It is)

Of course, there’s more to our story than can be surmised in a few short sentences, but I’m at a loss for justifying my behavior back then. I assume if you’re reading this, I don’t need to make those justifications. You’ve already made your own. You’re reading this because you want to know about the rest of the story. You want to know what happened that warm summer night in September of 2010, the night I met Livvie at The Paseo. It was the night my life changed all over again. It didn’t happen exactly as Livvie said. She’s been very kind to me in the retelling of our story. The truth is far more…complicated. 

MY REVIEW

Oct 16, 2015

This is the first series in history that I didn’t like AT ALL.

Completely disappointed and repulsed.

Marybeth Uh-oh…. it has to be somewhat worse than FSOG if you don’t like it, bestie!!! lol!!! 
Oct 18, 2015 08:26AM · 

Nishtha Actually its nothing like FSOG, its very dark and twisted. There is no hero, Caleb is sin. 

And those were my top non-favourite reads of 2015.

Comment yours if you have any.

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I tried to like them, I did.

Nishtha Singh

 

29 January

“There are some experiences in life they haven’t invented the right words for.” 

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Freely we serve

Because we freely love, as in our will

To love or not; in this we stand or fall

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Love not the body but the heart.

See not with eyes but with soul

Should the LGBT community get equal rights when it comes to marriage?

First of all, I am not insulting or degrading the Indian law or any other country’s law by this blog. I am not against their judgement and I know what they do is for a reason.

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I am just writing my own thoughts.

Secondly, If you are not a supporter, don’t comment rude things. I will just delete your comment and flag you. You can write your thoughts, without using foul language.

And thirdly, if you are a supporter, buddy I am too.

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Hollywood played a ginormos role in introducing the reality of gay and lesbian lives to not only Americans but many people across the world.

Not only Hollywood, but the books written by different renowned authors like Cassandra Clare , Lisa Kleypas, J.R.Ward ( all bestsellers) also played an essential role in acquainting a layman about the actuality of gay people.

Is it so difficult for Bollywood to tread the same path? No. Is it willing to? No. The problem is not lack in acuity, no, their vision is certainly suitable, take NH10 ( honor killing, road mishaps, abduction ) for example, a divergent concept and plot.

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Gabbar? Not so, one person can’t change the system or take the law in his hands, illicit if you ask me. Did I love the movie though, HELL YEAH.

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Let’s check the Indian books, Is there any made on a Gay’s life? Is any author willing to? No. Again the main hindrance is not only approval, its also execution. Indians aren’t ready to tell or write stories about gay lives, about the harm done to them and their family due to their so called DIGNITY .

I am looking forward to the day when I see a movie based on a Gay’s life and read a book by a famous author based on one. Envisioning a day when the people’s perception about gay marriage is not horrifying or comical but corresponding, fair, understanding and just. Gay do not want sympathy, they want liberty, and real entity. Bring a change, Welcome a change, Respect a change because Change is the Law of nature.

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I read a news today about a third year student escaping from her house. Her parents told the police that she was abducted. She was actually living with her girlfriend who is a 25 year old shop owner in Agra. They are living together. The parents are angry as the police isn’t doing anything. The police told the parents that their daughter is an adult and according to Indian law, has complete liberty to live wherever and with whoever she feels comfortable with. They can’t marry but can live together.

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Not every fairytale has to have a girl and a boy in it. Sometimes, Love is sufficient.

I will end with a song.

https://www.google.co.in/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://m.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DblvOBnSRfVc&ved=0ahUKEwjvjdGjuM_KAhXRCo4KHSlcDtkQtwIIGjAA&usg=AFQjCNFFTzkaiI9_e86ra-m3Vd3VQRx14w

Nishtha Singh

 
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Posted by on January 28, 2016 in Discussion, speaking my mind