Good things sometimes happen in mysterious ways, just have faith.
Author: Niharika Jindal
Publisher: Bloomsbury India
Wake up, girl! by Niharika Jindal is a story of Naina who just returned to India after completing her studies. Her family is now searching a groom for her. Is she ready? will she marry the man his family choose for her? A book with typical Indian family drama with the reality of what a girl goes through when it comes to Marriage.
The cover of the story is attractive making the reader curious about the story. The name of the book is interesting. The plot of the story is fascinating with lots of twists and turns. The author left no stone unturned to make this story a roller coaster ride.
The narration of the story is engaging and upto the point. One can relate to the characters and the story from the very first page. Themes like love, friendship, relationship, family bondings are used by the author to make it an amazing read.
The author expressed each and every emotion in a wonderful way. It is a matured story with lots of fun, candid moments and lots of love. The language used by the author is simple and apt. The writing style of the author is witty and lucid.
There are drama and dialogues which keeps the reader hooked throughout. The character development done by the author is commendable. they make the story more gripping. Each and every character played a vital role in lending credibility to the story.
I liked naina’s sister Avishi’s character the most. Though the story is predictable but it’s a fun and light read. It’s a fast-paced story with a smooth flow. The author conveyed a beautiful message with a reality check.
The message of Taking charge of your own life is conveyed by the author. The siblings bond, friendship, and naina’s feelings, the author described everything gracefully making the reader imagine every single moment.
Certainly, it’s a quick, light and amazing read with a strong message.
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Naina is back from America, after four years of living on her own. A natural rebel, she has had some fairly life-altering experiences which Mum and Dad would not approve of at all if they get to know. But will her spirit and her stand be enough to fight the forces of parental pressure and heckling aunties baying for her nuptials?
Back in the bosom of her conservative family, Naina cannot even begin to imagine the turn her life is going to take. It’s wedding season, and she must now be married. Because every self-respecting upper-middle-class family in India do that, right? Marriage at the ‘right age’ to the ‘right family’.whether she likes it or not.
Naina’s worst nightmares are about to come true. What hits her within a week of being at home completely changes her world and her life as she embarks on a journey that will define her and provide her an education that only life can.
Ayaan, Rohan, Akshay, Shiven. Who will it be? Will she even have a shot at romance, being with someone she loves, irrespective of his caste, respectability or bank balance? She will have to summon all the chutzpah within to fight for herself. For her notions of love and living.
Will she succeed? Like a chrysalis unfolding, will Naina, too, emerge with her wings unscathed?