Author Archives: Shoma Abhyankar

About Shoma Abhyankar

I believe "Life is short and the world is wide"and travel is best possible solution to make the best of this life. I am Shoma Abhyankar. Welcome to ASTONISHING INDIA

Book Review: The Jasmine Bloom

Book: The Jasmine Bloom Author: Rajat Narula Genre: Fiction Publication: Srishti Publishers I need to apologize for finishing the book in two days flat but not putting up the review sooner. No! I did not skip pages or skimmed through. … Continue reading

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कुछ लम्हे ख़ास होते हैं

कुछ लम्हे ख़ास होते हैं यूँ ही दस्तक दे, छन से बिखर जाते हैं सवाल खड़े कर जाते हैं… वह पल पहले आता तो? क्या यूँ ही गुदगुदा जाता? या तब भी ओझल हो जाता ? वक्त तब क्या करवट … Continue reading

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तुम और मैं

तुम और मैं अब हम बन नयी राह पर चल पड़े हैं तेरे सपने मेरे सपने अब हम बन नये आसमां में उड़ चले हैं अब तू अगर राह के कंकर चुन लेगा तो रोड़ों को मैं भी दूर करूंगी … Continue reading

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फिर भी..

हर दिन हों लगे चाहे सारे छप्पन भोग, पर रस-स्वाद ढूँढ़ते हैं वो लोग, हम तो लगाते अपने प्रभु को, नमक-सूखी रोटी का भोग, फिर भी हर दिन थोडा, मुस्कुरा लेते हैं हम लोग !! फीके रंग, कपड़ा ढीला या … Continue reading

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Book Review: Europa

Book: Europa Author: Hywel Richard Pinto Genre: Science Fiction Publishers: Story Mirror The closest I have come to read science and fiction together are books by the ‘Robin Cook’ who mixed medicine and thriller for his stories. And I loved his stories. Though … Continue reading

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Fit At Forty

“Eat those greens” was the regular admonition administered by my doctor mom.  But who pays heed in childhood to well-meaning nagging of parents? A year ago I weighed 67 kg. For a person who had not put on any extra … Continue reading

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Book Review: Then The Door Bell Rang

Book: Then The Door Bell Rang Author: Capri Jalota Genre: Fiction Publication: Inkstate Books Another book that has been long overdue for review is “Then The Door Bell Rang”. Reading through the blurb, I was little worried about not making … Continue reading

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