Book Review: Written in the stars by Anjali Kirpalani

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If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking, don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
What you seek, is seeking you.

Author: Anjali Kirpalani
Publisher: Amazing reads
Rating: 5/5


Twenty-seven-year old Ananya Jhangiani has had more jobs than she can count on two hands. The black sheep in a family of overachievers, Ananya flits from job to job unable to find the career that will grab both her attention and her heart. A debacle at work brings her career crashing to the ground and at the same time, she finds out that her one true love, her ex-boyfriend, is going to get hitched very soon. Ananya is distraught. An impromptu plan sends her to New York to visit her brother. There she meets the dashing Sameer, who seems to like her as much as she does him. Will Sameer be her knight in shining armour? Or is he the one in need of rescuing? Will the trip inspire Ananya to find her true calling? Are our lives Written in the Stars? Ananya is all set to find out.


I read this book in one go!! An interesting, cute, romantic story with so many surprises. The author really plotted everything very well, the plot is set amazing with surprise elements at every point. simple language makes the story very much interesting. The problem that every person face while choosing a career, how it is being middle child of a family, the brother-sister bond, supporting family, Their father’s wish, and most importantly how it is when your other siblings are successful and you’re still trying to figure out what you want to do.

The story starts with Ananya visiting New York to visit her brother where she meets his brother’s friend Sameer. It’s kind of love at first sight where she falls for Sameer. On the other hand, Sameer who has faced so much in past is not ready for love. How their friendship develops, how quickly she gel up with her brother’s friends, how memorable her trip to New York, how she finds the right path for her career and a lot happens when she visited New York. Her past, how she loves being home and her sister loves socializing, how she is always compared to her sister, How she and Vicky always fights, How many jobs she changed and visiting Tarot card reader.  The story has many, many surprising points which makes it an interesting read. 

There are several things which we face in our day to day lives, several scenarios, drama, and romance elements made plot very interesting. What you seek is seeking you- The message is conveyed very well. And Ananya’s spirit of never giving up on what she wants has been inspiring. Having Patience, and most importantly to believe in yourself is what is conveyed really well. The book really connects with the reader.

Overall it’s a good, interesting read with various elements that make a book an interesting read.

You can Get your copy here.

** I received a copy of the book from the Author in exchange for an honest and unbiased review**

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