Sunday, 19 October 2014


Against All Rules
Summerita Rhayne

The Blurb
 The efficient PA out of her depth...
Samara knows getting attracted to Tahir is like asking for trouble. Not only is he her boss but he’s got divorced recently and has sworn off any commitment. Short term is not on her list but temptation has never been stronger.

The man who doesn’t have faith in rainbows anymore...

Tahir doesn’t believe in enforcing a code of conduct he cannot follow. But Samara might just make him make an exception! An affair at the office might seem a solution to his troubles but how can he avoid treading uncharted territory…?

Against All Rules

when fire is set, it’s hard to avoid the blaze

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Summerita Rhayne loves to write sensual and emotional romance. There's no knowing when some quirky - or sometimes even not so quirky - happening in daily life might trigger her right brain and then she's off craving a new story. She loves writing characters who learn and grow and find their way out of their troubles and emotional hang-ups. Hot, sensual heroes and sassy but sweet heroines mostly fit the bill in her stories. She also believes that a touch of humor never goes amiss in a book.

She divides her time between family, job and writing - and loves winding down with music, movies and the internet!

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Sunday, 12 October 2014



(From the foreword by Kris Saknussemm) As with all the poets I most admire, words are living things for Tikuli. But as you will come to discover, they are never deployed for their own sake. She uses them to tell stories. The images, scenes, characters and fragments of visionary empathy that you will find in this book are all rooted in her native India-and yet they reach out far beyond national and cultural boundaries. They do so because they have an interior cohesion of spirit. Her subjects are often the dispossessed, the lost...the abused. There are undercurrents of sorrow and anger. And yet love shines through, even when it seems to be fading away. Above all, there's a powerful sense of hope at work-a conviction in the redemptive strength of poetry.

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As a friend mentioned in our Book Club group - what is not there to like in poetry?
This is true for all poetry lovers as every poem has an element or an aspect which certainly will touch our heart. Poetry is the reflection of the poet, sometimes a shadow, the celebration of a life or even the pathos.

Here, the poet starts off with a positive note - "Poems dwell in the possibilities and the impossibilities of the mind." For a poet, the whole world is a poem, finding inspiration and meaning in the minute and the mundane with the capability of transforming it to something grand or huge and also reduced it to a rubble...the poet is capable of all.

Chaotic - that's how our emotions are...sometimes a roller coaster ride and sometimes a yo-yo. We have the capacity of going from one end of the spectrum to another in a jiffy and here Tikuli has done a very good job of capturing them all.

Be it the frailty of life, solitude, war, barbaric acts by the patriarchal society, the strength of a women to shine through the troubles...the poet has etched it all beautifully.

"a dry weed
broken from its roots
adrift in the sea of abuse..." This is the state of many women these days. And more over the abuse is disguised in the form of a husband, lover, father, boss, brother or any other male member whom she trusts.

I think for some reason the editors have neatly sectioned the poems in an order...the frailty of life, wars, abuse of women, poems on trees, then some subtly sensual and some overtly bold poems where the longing for the partner is the highlighted then lastly to the "silence" that can be deafening....but this sectioning of the poems makes it look repetitive....especially, the last section on silence.

When someone gives a title to a poem, it steers our thinking in that direction and in a way limits or confines the meaning within that. But here, the lack of titles creates a suspense and leaves it open ended for the reader to interpret the way they want to. And again, because there are no titles, it gets difficult to understand where one poem ends and when the next one begins. There had to be some demarcation which would have made it easier for the readers.

What I like the most about poetry is the ability to say more in very less words - 
"I miss the taste of the sun
its sweet heat dripping
from your mouth to mine"

"Laid to rest-
Tide in neat bundles
Darkness a ribbon." 

"Your words-
Hired assains."

Need I say more, do read the book to experience the chaos.

About the Author:


Brought up in Delhi in a family of liberal educationists Tikuli is a mother of two sons. She is also a blogger and author. Some of her short stories and poems have appeared in print and in online journals and literary magazines including Le Zaparougue, MiCROW 8, Troubadour21, The Smoking Book (Poets Wear Prada Press, US), The Enchanting Verses Literary Review, Mnemosyne Literary Journal, Women's Web.
Some of her print publications include poems in Guntur National Poetry Festival Anthology and much acclaimed Chicken Soup For The Indian Romantic Soul(Westland). Her work has also been featured on websites related to gender issues and child sexual abuse. She blogs at 
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Saturday, 11 October 2014


Cover Reveal 
Lemon Girl 
Jyoti Arora 
The She....
The He...
The Author
Jyoti Arora
Jyoti Arora is a Post Graduate in English Literature and Applied Psychology. Her writing achievements include two novels, three blogs, several wins in national level blog competitions, over five years of freelance writing experience, developing books for kids and abridging 24 famous English novels like Jane Eyre, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn etc. 
Jyoti's first novel, Dream's Sake, was published in 2011 by V&S Publishers. It received great reviews and much appreciation from readers.Books have always been Jyoti’s best friends. In fact, books so fascinated her from early childhood that she learnt reading, by herself, even before she started going to school. And she considers herself most fortunate that she is able to pursue her dream of being a novelist and work at what she loves best.
However, if books are Jyoti’s first love, and she’s still very devoted to them, the thrilling and steadily advancing world of technology also fascinates her. As a result, one of Jyoti’s blog is a technological blog called Techn0Treats. In 2011, a post in this blog won her the title of Samsung Mobile when Samsung made her a part of the team of the twenty bloggers chosen from all over India through a blogging competition. In this team of twenty bloggers, she was the only woman and perhaps the only one who had studied literature instead of science. As a Samsung Mobiler, Jyoti acted as the promoter and ambassador of Samsung.
Jyoti is a patient of Thalassemia Major which forced her to stop going to school after class seventh. After that, she continued her studies on her own through correspondence courses. Her zest to overcome her medical problems and made her an inspiration for many.
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Friday, 10 October 2014


Lucifer's Lungi
Nitin Sawant

The Blurb
An atheist city-slicker unleashed on a medieval holy village...

A simpleton village priest's boy who blindly worships and guards a pantheon of Gods and Their traditions...

Strange things happen when their worlds collide!

This is a tale of that turmoil on a lonely night in a jungle, when the ghosts you never knew till a few hours ago are let loose on the ghosts that you always carried within, unknowingly.

Welcome to the unholy clash of beliefs, fears and frailties with unknown Gods and demons. A clash that will test your convictions. A clash that will rabidly claw and unmask your subconscious, leaving you naked and paralyzed in front of your demons - in a climax that is as ambiguous as it is certain...

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The title of the book and the cover picture are so in contrast with each other that the book piqued my interest and curiosity.

The Indian society is so deep rooted in its customs and traditions, beliefs and superstitions that it is difficult to say them apart. Mythology and myths have defined our lives from time immemorial. More than devotion, we are governed by our fears which people have being using it to their advantage. The author has used this as the crux of his story.
We, the city bred consider ourselves to be more smart than our rural counterparts. Our education and knowledge makes us feel superior. So we feel we are above all the religious dogmas and beliefs. Our so called scientific reasoning and common sense makes us look for facts rather than accept anything on the face value.

Our protagonist dude is also the same. The typical IT professional, over worked and stressed who finds it relaxing to travel and explore the nearby places from the city he lives in, and one such adventurous trip is what the story is all about. But our cool dude is in for a earth shattering jolt as the local superstitious beliefs plays on his psyche.

The author has done a fine job of building up the suspense. I was waiting for some action with bated breath...but the action never came. And when it did come, it did not have the desired effect on me. The setting is perfect, the characters very real and their beliefs believable. The author has tried to educate us about superstitions in a humorous way but it did not work for me. The "cool dude-today's- young-generation's lingo" has been overused that it becomes irritating. The self talk the protagonist has in the last few chapters of the story is a bit confusing. The ending is predictable and I really wonder what made the author say the famous last lines. The white dhoti which the author refers to as lungi is in fact called vetti or vesti in Tamil. Tondaravu is more 'of disturbing' than trouble. An one time read.

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Fablery Publications is a contemporary publishing start-up based in Bangalore. At Fablery, our focus is on bringing out books that are more in tune with the current reading habits. Our present portfolio includes a psycho-thriller novella “Lucifer’s Lungi”, two graphic novels “Subbu’s Code” and “Ka Kaa” to be launched at Bangalore Comic Con, along with a book adaptation of a National Award winning movie “Ri” and an anthology of historical fiction “Once Upon A Time”.

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Thursday, 9 October 2014


Sundari Venkatraman


Chanda Maheshwari’s family is shaken when her thirteen-year-old bridegroom Veerendra runs away immediately after the wedding. The eight-year-old child doesn’t even understand the impact on her life. Unable to face their neighbours and friends, the Maheshwaris move from their village to Jaipur and begin a new life in the city.

Fourteen years later, Chanda is studying in a Delhi College. She takes up a temporary job at RS Software Pvt. Ltd. and falls head-over-heels for the boss of the operation. But what about  Ranveer Singh? Is he interested in her?

Ranveer’s secretary Shikha is desperate to make him fall for her. All she wants is life-long security with a rich man. But it’s nerd Abhimanyu who keeps getting in the way. Abhi is Ranveer’s second-in-command and Shikha isn’t keen on him as she’s eyeing the main chance. 

When Ranveer appears to show interest in Chanda, she’s faced with a new problem. Astrologer Vidyasagar insists that she would get back with her husband Veerendra. Does anyone want to know what she wants? 

Chanda feels torn between the man she has fallen for and the family values that have been instilled in her. Will she ever find happiness? 

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Sundari Venkatraman has authored four ebooks so far, The Runaway Bridegroom being the latest. Three of her books, namely, The Malhotra Bride; Meghna and The Runaway Bridegroom have all been self-published on Amazon under the banner of Flaming Sun. All three books are regularly seen on Amazon’s Top 100 Bestsellers’ Contemporary Romances list. 

A great fan of Mills & Boon romances over the past four decades, Sundari has always believed in ‘Happily Ever Afters’ and all her books promise happy endings. 

The Runaway Bridegroom talks about ‘Child Marriage’, an evil perpetrated even in the 21st century in a country like India. While a large number of the country’s population live in the cities and lead modern lives, there are many who follow old customs unaware of the negative impact on the lives of the younger generation. 

The book is a work of fiction and of course does not preach. The author has but made an attempt to bring this ancient custom to the eyes of the modern public around the world while bringing a simple solution to the protagonists, the victims of child marriage. 

“I hope you enjoy reading the book as much as I loved writing it,” says Sundari Venkatraman. 

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Monday, 6 October 2014


Fablery endeavors to contribute a little to the literary world by bringing out the best out of every storyteller who associates himself/herself with us.
It was founded in the year 2012 by few literary enthusiasts. What started as a writing activity in association with another publication is, now, venturing into graphic novels and novellas.
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Fablery endeavors to contribute a little to the literary world by bringing out the best out of every storyteller who associates himself/herself with us.
It was founded in the year 2012 by few literary enthusiasts. What started as a writing activity in association with another publication is, now, venturing into graphic novels and novellas.

Nethra is a post-graduate in Business Administration from Christ University Institute of Management and is a graduate in Computer Science & Engineering from University Visvesvarya College of Engineering-Bangalore. She is a voracious reader and a fiction writer, who puts quality writing over everything else. Her interest in good stories and writing made her start a platform, Fablery, which provides emerging and established authors a gateway into the publishing world. She is also working on her novel that she hopes to complete in the near future.  - See more at:

NETHRA ANJANAPPA is the co-founder of Fablery. She is a post-graduate in Business Administration from Christ University Institute of Management and is a graduate in Computer Science and Technology Engineering from UVCE, Bangalore. She is a voracious reader and a fiction writer, who puts quality writing over everything else. Her interest in good stories and writing made her start this platform, Fablery, which provides emerging and established authors a gateway into the publishing world. For more information on Fablery go here.

          From Engineer to Publisher, how did this happen?

I decided to become a publisher during my engineering days. Though I quite liked coding, I knew I didn’t want to do it for the rest of my life. I wanted to startup and publishing seemed just the right thing to do as I love reading and writing as much as I love eating.

        When most of us 'writers' think of publishing our own novel someday, you went a step ahead by becoming a publisher at such a young age. Tell us your journey as a publisher.

It was a pain to see mediocre writing make it to the bestselling list and good writing being ignored. I am not saying I have published all topnotch writers, but from Nitin Sawant to Paulami DuttaGupta, they all are very good writers, and whatever they write is good and fun to read. We definitely have a long way to go, but we have started.

What are the expectations of an author from the publisher?

Authors expect a lot. I really wish I could do everything they hope me to do, but it doesn’t work that way. Authors must understand that their books are joint projects - between publishers and them. It is as much as their book as it is a publisher’s. Nobody is doing anybody a favour here. We all are working because we want good stories to be read.

E-Books, self-publishing and traditional publishing - Which is more challenging and why?

Traditional publishing is the most challenging one these days, so challenging that I have decided to accept self-publishing projects. E-books are still slow in India, but I have my hopes in this medium. It will definitely overtake the other two in few years. I am sure we don’t have to wait too long.

What is the future of traditional publishing?

It all depends on the readers. Whatever is popular among the readers will always sell and the writers who write these genres will always be welcomed by traditional publishers.

Till now how many books have you published under Fablery and how many are in the pipeline?

We have published two novellas so far – Lucifer’s Lungi & Ri, and two comic books – Ka Kaa & Subbu’s Code (one among them is a manga). And, we have two anthologies in the pipeline – Once Upon A time & Marijuana Dairies. Another comic book and 4 novellas. 

Tell us about Lucifer's Lungi.

As soon as I read Lucifer’s Lungi, I knew I had to publish it, because I had so much fun reading it. I was sure even others would like it. We have been getting good reviews, too. Since, it was Fablery’s first book, I couldn’t do a lot to promote it, but I definitely plan to give my all to it in the next few months.