Don’t get me wrong, but I believed that this book would make me cringe with all the romance and the cheesiness. But I was wrong. I thoroughly enjoyed the book!
It was a short and sweet tale between two individuals, deeply in love, but separated by fate. The time and distance between the two failed to put out their love for one another. Finn, crushed by the separation sets out to rejuvenate, and writes a book on his treasured time with Emily. As life would have it, their love rekindled after several years, this time stronger.
I loved the book! My favorite part would have to be the letters shared between Finn and his Grandad. They were inspiring, and left me wiser. I loved the plot and the structure. The writing style was beautiful.
I for one, found the ending quite cliched. The ending I believed could’ve been tweaked to include something different or maybe their reunion could’ve been longer and more dramatic.
The book, otherwise is a wonderful read!
I’d rate it a 4/5!
Hi Everyone! Hope the week’s been going great!
My choices of genre are usually towards fiction, this time I decided to venture into the tales of the real world. The book I chose was ‘Behind Bars’ by Sunetra Choudhary.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It comprised of prison tales of the who’s who. The writing style was beautiful, gets you etched on the pages! The accounts were documented in the most detailed and wonderful manner.
There were a number of times I shuddered at the thought of the events I read about. From sleeping on a block of concrete every night to their legs being forcefully stretched to an obtuse till they leaked blood, the stories are multi-farious. It depicts how your worth and your stay in prison is wholly determined by your monetary strength. Everything from edible food to getting away from the hostile inmates, is to be paid for in cash. Lest, you want your bad days to turn worse.
But these monstrosities aren’t the only issues the book deals with.
It speaks about the breaking of some relationships and the birth of a couple more. There is an unusual sense of bonding in prisons. They’re all in this together. They develop interests in subjects and areas they would otherwise not be involved in. They understand the frustration, fear, and the pain of the other, like no one outside would.
I wouldn’t want to say more, except that it was an excellent read and that I highly recommend it!
I’d rate this book a 4.5 on 5!
Have a lovely Thursday!
Lots and lots of love,
Hi guys! I am currently gulping down some watermelon attempting to rejuvenate my senses from this unbearable heat. I just finished reading ‘This is Not your Story’ by Savi Sharma, a sequel to her ‘Everyone has a Story’, and here’s my take on it!
I personally liked the book way better than the first one. It was wonderfully baroque, and I loved the characters. The plot was neat and I liked how it was laid out, with the characters giving their perspective to the incidents that had followed.
The characters, Kasturi, Anubhav, Shaurya and Miraya held a charm of their own with characteristics so diverse, but bound by their broken pasts. They held each other and attempted to re-write their stories, knowing well by now that their future is in their hands and settling for a future half-heartedly would be unjust to their potential and dreams. This is a story of how each of them succeed in life and love, all from supporting and believing in one another. How fear is a bigger obstacle than the task itself, and how you’re half way there once you overcome your fear and board the journey to your dreams.
I would rate this book a 3.5 on 5!
Lots and lots of love,