On the racks – July 2019

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100 Days to a Younger Brain

Author           : Sabina Brennan
Publisher      : Hachette India
Pages             : 298; 499

The aim of living a brain-healthy life is not just to reduce the risk of dementia and other serious health issues but also to improve the quality of your life and brain performance NOW. The author, Sabina Brennan, provides all the essential information you need to make informed choices everyday about your sleeping, eating and lifestyle habits that will benefit all aspects of your life from work to relationships and help you achieve your personal goals.

This motivating book proves  you don’t need to understand complicated neuroscience in order to look after your brain. Do at least one small thing every day to radically improve your brain health.

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Summoner – The outcast

Author           : Taran Matharu
Publisher      : Hachette India
Pages             : 408; ₹399

Enter an immersive world where the chosen few have the ability to summon demons…

In this thriller written by Taran Matharu, Arcturus is an ordinary orphaned stable boy when he discovers that he has the ability to summon demons from another world.

He is sent to Vocans Academy where the lost arts of summoning, spell craft and demonology are taught to the noble children of the Empire. As the first commoner gifted with this ability, his discovery challenges the nobility and the powers that be and Arcturus soon makes enemies. With no one but his demon Sacharissa by his side, Arcturus must prove himself as a worthy Summoner…

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Empire of Sand

Author           : Tasha Suri
Publisher      : Hachette India
Pages             : 432; 399

Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. This novel  revolves around Mehr, who lives in a world where she is only half accepted.

It is the tale of the Amrithi who are outcasts. Nomads who worship desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the Empire for the power in their blood. Mehr is the illegitimate daughter of an imperial Ambhan governor and an exiled Amrithi mother she can barely remember, but whose face and magic she has inherited. The Ambhans conquer and destroy the Amrithi nomads, and as a woman with parents from both the worlds, she struggles to find her place as a worshipper of the old Amrithi gods and traditions. When the Emperor’s mystics take note of her Amrithi powers, they force her into a marriage with one of their own, and Mehr becomes a very important pawn in a deadly game of men, gods, and demons.

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RI Director Bharat Pandya is Treasurer for Rotary International for 2020-21, when Holgar Knaack will be RI President, JohritaSolari will be the Vice President and Stephanie Urchick, the Executive Committee Chair.