Wednesday, December 17, 2014

First Ever Children's Book release!

My first ever children's book is released to the public!



Highlights of this book include tons of illustrations, a glossary of Sanskrit terms, a character overview list, and a foreword by the internationally renowned yoga master and spiritual teacher Swami Mukundananda!

Amazon links:

Hardcover: http://www.amazon.com/Mahabharat-Virtue-Dharma-J-Joshi/dp/0983396787/ref=la_B00DUXBL5W_1_2_title_1_har?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1418863109&sr=1-2

Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Mahabharat-Virtue-Dharma-J-Joshi-ebook/dp/B00QJMJ2FW/ref=la_B00DUXBL5W_1_2_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1418863109&sr=1-2

Amazon author page: http://www.amazon.com/J.A-Joshi/e/B00DUXBL5W/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1

Goodreads page: http://www.goodreads.com/JaiJoshi

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, and have a very happy, peaceful, prosperous, and healthy New Year!

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Queen is Here



My latest book is now available on amazon.com. To celebrate the release, it is free to download all day today, Wednesday August 6th, so be sure to get yours and let everyone know the link.

To continue the celebration, I'm also making three other books free to download on Wednesday August 6th AND... on Thursday August 7th. That's TWO DAYS OF FREE DOWNLOADS! The three additional books are:

If you don't have a Kindle device, you can still access the books. Simple download Kindle's free reading app to your pc/laptop/mac/smartphone/tablet/android/etc. Then you can access all Kindle books including mine.

Here's a sneak peek of the prologue to Queen of Hastinapur:

If you could go back in time and kill Hitler as a baby, would you? What if you were told at the time of your son’s birth that your child would destroy the world? To protect humanity, would you destroy that child?

When a child fails, we all ask where the parents were. We blame the child’s shortcomings on the mother, the father, and what they allowed their child to be exposed to. But is it always the parents’ fault? What if they tried and their child didn’t listen? Or what if one parent tried to teach their child and the other parent could not or did not? Who is at fault then?

Similarly, is it God’s fault when we fail? Is it his fault that bad things happen when we don’t listen to him? Is it his fault for allowing us to not listen to him?

It all comes down to what we see as truth and what we accept in our hearts as reality. We have a choice about what we perceive the truth to be and what we accept as reality. Sometimes, the two do not always match up. They become a dilemma that we do not want to face.

Gandhari had to face this struggle every day as the Queen of Hastinapur.

Here's the book cover:




Enjoy!

Jai x

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Queen is Right

Queen of Hastinapur is live!


My newest release, Queen of Hastinapur, is now available to download on amazon Kindle.

The book will be free to download ALL DAY TOMORROW, that's Wednesday August 6th.

As part of the celebration, I'm also making these three books available to download for free for TWO FULL DAYS! They will be free on both Wednesday and Thursday, that's August 6th and 7th:

The Ancestors
Conscience
Demon Love

Why am I releasing these three books along with Queen of Hastinapur? They all explore the nature of our conscience. To be caught in a moral dilemma is a lonely place to be, with only one possible companion along the way. Gandhari found her companion but not before a long and lengthy struggle. We can learn a great deal from her story. Stay tuned for a video containing tidbits and little known facts about these books and Queen of Hastinapur.

So don't forget, free download day is Wednesday August 6th and Thursday August 7th. Enjoy!

My amazon author page is http://www.amazon.com/author/jajoshi.
My youtube channel is http:///www.youtube.com/jaionvideo
My goodreads page is http://www.goodreads.com/jaijoshi

Also, don't forget to leave a review when you're done reading. It helps me to get feedback and it lets new readers know what to expect. Reviews are always awesome.

A vlog post will be coming soon!

x

Queen of Releases

Hello All!

I'm back after a lengthy break (which wasn't a break at all considering all the projects I've been working on) and I've got a book release for you on Tuesday. That's tomorrow!

This newest release in my Kindle Mahabharat series is entitled Queen of Hastinapur. It is the renamed and newest version of Gandhari - Queen of Hastinapur. You might remember that as the mother of the villain, Gandhari is a complicated character and an unsung hero. Her story is the story of all of us, because it's a story about parenting, about motherhood, about faith and hope and failure. What parent has not gone through these things?

Here's a sneak peek of the prologue:

If you could go back in time and kill Hitler as a baby, would you? What if you were told at the time of your son’s birth that your child would destroy the world? To protect humanity, would you destroy that child?

When a child fails, we all ask where the parents were. We blame the child’s shortcomings on the mother, the father, and what they allowed their child to be exposed to. But is it always the parents’ fault? What if they tried and their child didn’t listen? Or what if one parent tried to teach their child and the other parent could not or did not? Who is at fault then?

Similarly, is it God’s fault when we fail? Is it his fault that bad things happen when we don’t listen to him? Is it his fault for allowing us to not listen to him?

It all comes down to what we see as truth and what we accept in our hearts as reality. We have a choice about what we perceive the truth to be and what we accept as reality. Sometimes, the two do not always match up. They become a dilemma that we do not want to face.


Gandhari had to face this struggle every day as the Queen of Hastinapur.

Here's the book cover:


Soon now, the book will be available on amazon.com and I'll be sure to put the links up here. Wednesday will be a free day so be sure to let everyone know about that! I'll also be posting my latest vlog to accompany the release which will include some tidbits and little known facts.

My amazon author page is http://www.amazon.com/author/jajoshi.
My youtube channel is http:///www.youtube.com/jaionvideo
My goodreads page is http://www.goodreads.com/jaijoshi

You wouldn't believe the amount of fan mail I've been receiving over the last six months. People have really gotten into the Kindle series. Demon Love had emails pouring in from all over the place. The Prophecy continues to be a fan favourite. Upmanyu - Lost and Found got all the teachers riled up. How to Write a Love Letter had people sighing and penning their own little notes. Needless to say, I love it! Please give me more, it feeds my motivation and I jump into the next project with even more enthusiasm.

So, to recap, Queen of Hastinapur will be live by tomorrow, that's Tuesday August 5th! Also known as Washington Primary Election day - don't forget to send in your ballot.

Wednesday August 6th, will be the free download day for Queen of Hastinapur so be sure to get your free download then. Stay tuned for links and videos and whatnot!

Love you all,
Jai x


Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Birthday Break!

Hello my dear blogger buddies!

It's the first Tuesday of the month and you may have noticed that I haven't released a book today. That's because I'm not releasing one this month. It's June, my birthday month, and I'm taking a short break from publishing as a result.

It's been an entire year since I started publishing the Kindle series, with eleven books published in eleven months. I can scarcely believe it myself.

Recently I've also taken a day job to save money for a few research expenses. I've got quite a few writing projects in the pipeline and I want them all to be of the standard of quality you've come to expect from me. That means research and research means time and money.

The day job is actually very pleasant, I feel like I'm making a difference in my own small way, applying my writing abilities to help others.

In the meantime, I hope you're not too disappointed with me for not releasing a book today. We all need a rest every once in a while and I've been going at a frenetic pace for the past eleven months. I can't even believe how the time has flown!

I'm still going at a frenetic pace but in a different way. One of these days I'm going to sleep in. Wouldn't that be nice?

x