Verdict: ☆☆☆ ½ A book with different flavors of emotions clubbed together under one concept. All the stories were full of emotions, suspense, romance. I totally enjoyed reading it and would recommend everyone to read it….
About The Author: An Anthology of 25 young Authors….
About the book: It is an anthology which consists of 25 such stories that will steal your heart away. It is not just a book, but a journey of emotions that will take you for a roller coaster ride. With every page you turn, words will strike the chord of feelings and emotions will grip you in a manner that you won't feel like keeping the book aside till you reach the end.
Review: Anthologies are very easy to read and an Interesting concept these days. If stories are brilliantly written then the book will be an enjoyable read. Fusion was a wonderful concept initiated by Dream house and Rachit Bhushan. All the stories are interesting… And one can easily get all the flavors. Thriller, romantic, contemporary… The cover is very pleasing to our eyes and Blurb is short and sweet. I will give reviews of Each story…
Story No 1: The Heir by Renuka Vishwanathan: A simple and sweet story which touched my heart. A touching end will really make you sad. Language is sweet and simple. A nice read.
Story No 2: Dance Of Life by Shreya Kumar: I liked the title of the story. The beginning was so gripping that it hooked me to the story. But Somehow, I didn’t like the end. It was flat. The envelope where Dr Perl’s Story was there was a really touching story.
Story No 3: Telephone by Ayan Basu: I just loved this story. A very interesting Plot. The conversation between the boy and the stranger was Amazing. Again, I wanted more from the author. The story ended bluntly…
Store No 4: Strings By Mehak Bassi: This is really a wonderful story. Full of emotions. A letter from mother simply touched my heart. A very unique plot. All the characters were beautifully drafted. I was satisfied after reading this story…
Story No 5: Affair@online by Neelam Chandra: The story was simple and there was nothing fresh in the concept. The beginning was dull. But I liked the end and the message which the Author wanted to convey at the end.
Story No 6: Twilight by Purba Chakraborty: A very interesting Plot. A beautiful narration. The conversation really touched my heart. A nice and enjoyable read…
Story No7: The Red Lahori Dupatta by Paromita Bardoi: The author had created an impact on the reader with an amazing plot. I loved the emotions blended into the story. The barrier between the countries really made the lovers suffer. Love should have no barriers. The end was emotional and touched my heart. A nice read.
Story No 8: Love- A Vague Puzzle By Nehali Lalwani: The way story was presented was very Interesting. The conversation between the characters was well written. The end was very romantic. I loved the way, friendship and love portrayed in the story. A nice read.
Story No 9: How to kill Boredom By Arjun Pereira: A good use of words. Nice presentation. Perfect characterization. But the story does not have a strong theme. The title clearly justifies the story. There is nothing interesting and noteworthy in the story…
Story No 10: The Unsaid words By Swarupa: A beautiful and emotional story. Simple language and a nice narration. Tears fell from my eyes after reading, it’s end.
Story No 11: The Housewife and the goon By Renu Sethi: A wonderful narration. A unique and interesting concept full of emotions which touched my heart. The story was so gripping that it holds the reader till the end. However, I feel it ended abruptly. A nice read.
Story No 12: Slaves Of Soul by Heena Ahuja: A wonderful story, Beautiful narration and a unique concept. The End was nicely written. A thriller in the story kept you hooked into the story till the end. The entire drama and concept brings the best out of the story. A must read book.
Story No 13: Blind Fold By Shalini Katyal: A simple and sweet story with lots of emotions and friendship. I liked the friendship between two friends. The end was nice. The poem written in the story was beautiful. A touching and loving story written with a beautiful heart. There is lot of maturity in the story…
Story No 14: Anaesthesia By Mansi Bhateja: A beautiful tale with a wonderful narration. Emotional as well as romantic story. I as a reader enjoyed reading it. The poems written by the Author were soulful. A nice read. A story with a meaningful touch..
Store No 15: The Angel By Ishita Bhown: A mind blowing story. A heart touching story of a young girl and her dreams which vanished by a sudden storm. The story of Humanity and kindness. A story of struggle, joy and sorrow nicely portrayed by the author. A well wriiten story.
Story No 16: Stone Cold By Nikhil Chandwani: Nikhil had improved as a writer. A wonderful narration and a perfect classic combination of conversation between living and dead.A balanced expression of emotions. The narration appears to be so real that the reader felt part of the whole drama. A well written story.
Story No 17: That Unexpected Encounter By Elora Rath: A very beautiful tale of two souls and their sudden meeting. I liked the way story was presented. Perfect blend of emotions and love. The story created a great impact on readers as it clearly makes us feel good to be in love. Some unspoken words, the love for each other was perfectly narrated. A nice read.
Story No 18: It’s forever… It’s a love By Vinita Bali: A good and emotional concept. Nice narration. Losing your love is very painful. This is what narrated by the Author. The story was touchy till the end. It leaves a hopeless trail of love and desire behind stirring up the emotions with great effect.
Story No 19: Simplicity By Col Mahip Chadha: A wonderful narration. A story of a young soldier and his loyalty towards his country. It’s true, “Simplicity is the key of humanism” The way Author had explained was quite commendable. However, the end was simple and flat. It was a kind of thriller that occupied the reader.
Story no 20: Born Under A Bad Sign by Warshree Pant: Sometimes societal pressure is too much that we cannot fulfil our wishes. That is what the concept of the story. A wonderful narration with a depressed ending and an important message for the society. I loved the concept. Fresh and interesting plot. A must read…
Story No 21: Play 4 change by Roshan Kumar: Society always needs change and it’s good that the youth of our country takes initiative to make changes in the society. Wonderful narration by a young author. The story also told us about politics and then the innovative ways to make changes. The way it was presented to the readers was commendable. This story really gave an important message to the young people. A nice read.
Story No 22: This was written by Surabhi Thukral: Emotions are perfectly portrayed in this story. Everything is written in destiny. Hurt, love, marriage, divorce and pain we just have to follow the instructions. A nice and beautiful story to read about two friends and their love for each other and both have faced the same painful experience. The abrupt end doesn’t suit the entire concept.
Story No 23: Love, lust and loot by Anjali Vaswani: A very thrilling experience after reading this story. The beginning was so interesting that it hooked me completely into the story and the characters. The way it was narrated, I enjoyed reading it. Only the suspense was predictable.
Story No 24: Will you cross the skies for me by Neha Zahir: Well written. Good choice of words. Perfect verses and poem. It manages to create an impact on the readers with nice concept. The story is penned down with perfect passion.
Story No 25: Menaka- A lost Apshara by Simson Biswal: “life is a blend of different colors never give up hope.” This is the true fact. Whenever you face difficulties in life never lose hope. A very well written story with message to our readers. A perfect end for the anthology. Some fights with life while some compromise with the fate. This is what Author wanted to convey. It was simple and nice read.
The 25 stories were presented in a different way with all the shades of emotions. Readers will enjoy reading all the stories of different flavors. Overall a nice and perfect read. Good luck to all the authors, publisher and Dr Rachit Bhushan for compiling such a nice book. the book had some editing mistakes which needs to be rectified...
Book can be available on : http://www.amazon.in/FUSION-A-mingled-flavour-mocktail-Selected/dp/938418098X