NP Recommends #6 – Life Hacks 101

Hope you are safe? A lot of you reached out to us over the last week and mentioned that you were using this period to work on yourselves and improve your lives. So we thought we’d do our part and help you by recommending some of our self-help books. From working on your inner potential to helping you make decisions, we’ve covered a range of books that will help you become the ...

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NP Recommends #5 – Best of Poetry

We hope you have been safe and sound at home over the last few days. In this time of isolation, we thought we could help you focus on the positives. So this week in our segment, NP Recommends, we have explored some beautiful poetry published by our Indie Authors. Here is a list of eBooks to get cosy in your couch with. Time to get comfy with your kindles.   Petit à ...

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NP Recommends #4 – Mystery Books To Die For

Over the last few weeks in our segment, NP Recommends, we have explored some great books by Indie Authors. In case you missed them, click here. This week let’s look at some of our books that are bound to keep you at the edge of your seat. Here is a list of the crime de la crime of murder mystery novels. Murder at Rutherford Hall By P.B.Kolleri Set in 1946 England, Murder at Rutherford Hall ...

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NP Recommends Week #3 – Best Of Non Fiction

It's been two weeks since we launched NP Recommends, an email that goes out to over 250,000 book lovers every Monday, with a list of books our editors have fallen in love with. This is also our way of showcasing talented Independent authors and their wonderful creations to the world. This week, we would like to explore the world of Non-Fiction books with you! Here are a few Indie authors our editors recommend ...

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NP Recommends – Week #2 – Best of Poetry

Last Monday in our segment NP Recommends we gave you some of our newest Fiction Novels and we received an amazing response from our readers. So this week to support the growing community of indie authors let’s look at some really good poetry. Did you know that Poetry is one of the most widely-read genres around the world? Who would’ve imagined! Over 3.5 million people read poetry every day on ...

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NP Recommends – Week #1 – Best of Fiction

Let us tell you what it's like to be an Indie Author! When you write your first book, you pour your heart and soul into creating something beautiful for everyone to love. You could even say it's like creating your very own startup and you are the Entrepreneur! We want to go the extra mile and help this fascinating community of Indie Authorpreneurs. Which is why starting today we are dedicating every Monday ...

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NP Recommends – Life sucks. Get used to it.

There are many books out there designed to hold your hand, lead you through life, sport an eternal smile and believe that life is all sunshine and rainbows. Notion Press, India’s leading self-publishing platform, presents to you Life Sucks. Get Used To It. by Mohammad Zubair - an Anti-Self-Help book that is filled with sarcastic quips and the brutal reality of life. Excerpt from Life sucks. Get used to it. : “I ...

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Mahabharata Retold

NP Recommends: Why you will love “Mahabharata Retold.” Mahabharata Retold is the first part of a series of books that dwells into our past and traces the link between the first man and the lineage of Mahabharata. Like everyone else in this era, the author, Himanshu Agarwal, an engineering graduate is caught up with a busy life. But questions about Vedas and Upanishads have always caught his attention. As a kid, ...

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NP Recommends – Why we love How to unleash your true potential

Title: How to unleash your true potential Author Name: Shivam Genre: Self-help. We often complicate our lives by forgetting or overlooking the simple principles to live by. Shivam’s ‘How to unleash your true potential’ serves as the helpful road signs that guide us towards our destination. In other words, the book acts as a helpful Mentor or Coach you want by your side to give those little pointers, gentle reminders and boost your ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love Once Upon a Time in College

  College teaches a lot more than the subject you opt for, and medical student Gaam learns this and more in his first year at North Bengal Medical College, where he meets a lot of colourful characters with whom he has several misadventures. Gaam, who is from Arunachal Pradesh, ventures to Siliguri to pursue medicine, but ends up pursuing a lot more, including girls, playing pranks and just enjoying his college life. ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love Barbarika

Highlights: Title: Barbarika Author: Hariharan Raju Genre: Epic fiction, Fantasy, Mythology Shyam slowly backed away and sat down on the bed with his hands on his mouth. “What have I become!” he whispered. Slowly, he raised his arm and let his fingers run from his shoulder to his newly acquired breasts and down to his lean waist. The words and warnings of Vishaka came back to him, one at a time. “Things will change, ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love Parenting Tips for Indian Parents

              ‘It takes a village to raise a child.’ This old saying may sound a bit exaggerated, but if you are a parent, old, new or yet to be one, the proverb just might hit home. Indian families are known for helpful grandparents, aunts and uncles, who help with everything from changing diapers to giving advice to teenagers. However, urban Indian parents who live in nuclear families ...

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The Great Indian Obsession-The Untold Story of India’s Engineers- NP Recommends

Title: The Great Indian Obsession Author: Adhitya Iyer Genre: Travel and Humor Price: Rs. 199 Number of Pages: 153 Indians are obsessed with 3 things- cricket, movies, and politics but one peculiar obsession that is not talked about enough is engineering and that is exactly what this book does. Adhitya Iyer set out on a backpacking trip across India for about 2 years to find out more about a unique story that he wanted to share ...

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North Indian Madrasi

The North Indian Madrasi-NP Recommends

Title: The North Indian Madrasi Author: Sheela Iyer Genre: Fiction, Autobiography The North Indian Madrasi is a short and simple book about the life experiences and the journey of a South Indian who grew up in North India. The author, Sheela Iyer, having spent over thirty years in North India, has a lot of fond memories to look back to. She has taken a stroll down memory lane and through this book, she invites the ...

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Kanta Bhai Pvt Ltd

Kanta Bai Pvt Ltd- NP recommends

Title: Kanta Bai Pvt Ltd Author: Payal Mittal Talwar Genre: Biography Attention all Kanta Bai(s) a.k.a. mommies, next-door-aunties, cousins, or anyone who is a working stay-at-home mother or father. Kanta Bai Pvt Ltd is the revelation you have been silently craving for. So, hold still and be ready to shout “Amen” every time you agree with what Kanta Bai (Payal Mittal Talwar) has to say. Hi! Meet ‘Me’ alias Kanta Bai (at least in ...

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NP Recommends – Why we love Management by Duffers

There are moments in office when we feel like killing our bosses, right? No, don’t deny it. We aren't suggesting that you do. That said, whenever you do feel that way, we hope you pick up Management by Duffers. It contains business humour and is filled with quips and cartoons one can laugh out loud to. The jokes are specific but universal, therefore relatable. Excerpt: Remember when the CEO makes a flaw ...

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Mission, Vision and Bullshit

Mission, Vision and Bullshit- NP Recommends

Book: Mission, Vision and Bullshit Author Name: Y.G.Nash Genre: Humor, Office Humor Mission, Vision and Bullshit is a book that reveals the inner workings of corporates in a humorous and sarcastic light, making it a guidebook of sorts for the uninitiated. The book touches upon all the different kinds of people one will meet in a corporate office and the countless shenanigans that the upper management and co-workers are always up to. The readers experience the daily-life ...

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Can I Have a Chocolate Milkshake? NP Recommends

Title: Can I Have a Chocolate Milkshake? Author: Rajat Mishra Genre: Autobiography, Adventure Can I Have a Chocolate Milkshake? is an inspirational autobiographical tale by Rajat Mishra. Siddhant suffers a devastating accident but remains calm and composed when told that his right hand has been amputated. With a never-say-die attitude, he bounces back full of life, gives up his Olive Greens and overcomes all odds to become a success in the corporate world. ...

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Seasoned For Family and Friends-NP Recommends

Title: ‘Seasoned‘ for Family and Friends Author: Morvarid Fernandez Genre: Cooking, Food, & Wine Seasoned for Family and Friends by Morvarid Fernandez is a book of simple, easy-to-read, and easy-to-make recipes. The book contains recipes from across the globe, including a few that are the author’s own creation through a fusion of spices and meats. The book also offers a simple yet engrossing narrative that explores a simpler time from the author’s past. The recipes are ...

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Kéérook- NP Recommends

Title: Kéérook and Other Stories from North East India Author: Group Captain Mohonto Panging Genre: Adventure, Fiction An anthology of stories that brings to light the real North East India, this book does more than just story-telling. It captures the essence of a place almost alien to the rest of the country. It is a journey through this mysterious destination, which will leave every reader with a fresh outlook and a tad bit ...

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