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Life is a supernova of emotions, a multi-colored extravaganza and a celebration of colors that carve a way for us to be "expressive". These colors often vary from situation to situation. They may be vibrant, bright and attractive, or even bland and gloomy. Nevertheless, they invoke the soul from within and portray the various dimensions of life.

Come and explore the various
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Paperback, First Edition, 326 pages
Published March 2016 by Shades Publications
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Vinay Leo
Shades of Life is the first anthology where my work has been published. While I am not rating the book or my contribution to it, I've written my thoughts on the other stories/poems that are part of the anthology (1 guest poem, 1 guest story, 12 poems, 23 stories). I've done so over 5 posts which you can find below:

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Part 1: http://artofleo.com/2016/05/30/shades...
{Features the poetry of Debasish Mishra, Diwakar Pokhriyal, and Jagriti Parakh & Garima Jain}
{Features the fiction of Gunjan Mishra,
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Saravanakumar Murugan
Mar 03, 2016 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: my-books, review, 2016
Review from the Editor's Desk: (soon)

How it happened?
Why?
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Vidhya Saravanakumar
Mar 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: my-books
Just finished reading the book. I am so excited and happy to write a review of the book I am part of. I loved reading all the stories and poems. My favorites from the book are Neelam mam's poem Colors, Namrata's story Black and White, Simran and Swathi's PINK, Garima and Jagriti's poem Varied Perceptions, Debasish's poem Eternal Colors Of Nature, Diksha's story The Old Man, Gunjan's story My Friend Mrs.Kutty, Maliny's story He Who Loved Her, Monisha's Colors Of A Winged Soul, Purba's story Silen ...more
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FIRST IMPRESSION:

This book contained stories by many of my friends. And naturally I was more than interested to read this anthology. This book belongs to that category where I am naturally interested so the summary and book cover influence my opinion to a certain extent. They are not the deciding factors. But still, the cover is one of the most beautiful I'd ever seen, and very apt for the anthology. There was something about the subtle styling of the cover that attracted me immediately. The sum
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Cifar
Mar 05, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  (Review from the author)
Nice leisurely read but not the kind to give relieve to your boredom. An anthology of 38 different stories and poems this book is a collection of different shades of life. Read my full review here Shades of Life - Colors ...more
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A Complete Collection Of Great Poetry Pieces.
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Sarav (Saravanakumar Murugan) is the author of the bestselling romantic novel, Coffee Date: The Real Taste of Love, the heart-warming book on father’s love, Letters to My Son and a few books on social causes, Are You Game, Raneet: The Gift & Orange Orchard. He has also written an exotic collection of short stories, Sixteen and Half, a tiny collection of poems on lost love and painful tears, Love a ...more

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