28 November, 2017

You came like hope by Jyoti Arora - [Book Review]

Book Details:

TItle : You Came like Hope
Author: Jyoti Arora
Genre: Romance, Fiction
Length of the book: 165 pages
Publisher : Jyoti Arora
Source: A free e-review copy from the author

About the Book:
“I heard them mourn my death. I lay in the next room. Motionless, silent, and staring at the ceiling.”

“When it comes to a broken person, some of them are expert at blinding you. Spend an entire evening with such a person, but you may still not know how he is crushing inside.”

“Who would say no to him? He is smart, intelligent, super handsome, rich, suave and sophisticated. He’s perfect!”

“Pooja gave no explanation. She asked no forgiveness. She just arrived in his home, resenting him for being her husband.”

“He had smiled as if nothing was wrong.
He had behaved as if he still had his dreams and hopes.
He had pretended as if it didn’t hurt.
But it did.”

Does Destiny hold the key to our happiness?
Is it always the feeble that is the victim?
Love can be the embrace of heaven. But what happens when it unleashes hellfire?

Lose yourself in the intense narrative of You Came Like Hope as it unleashes a rollercoaster of emotions, uncovers some bitter truths, challenges widespread prejudices, and forces you to reconsider your beliefs.
Free sample of novel at: https://jyotiarora.com/came-like-hope/

You Came Like Hope is available at:

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My Review

It's been some time since I read a romance. This book is a cool breeze of subtle romance. This is the story of Peehu, who thinks herself as an unlucky girl. Peehu overcomes many failures in different stages of her life but still feels depressed as she is not smart, lucky and good looking like her twin sister Pakhi. But, everything changes on one day when Pakhi dies and Peehu replaces her sister's place. However, she realizes, being herself is more rewarding than pretending like her sister. The story is about being ourselves with our own imperfections and proving ourselves to the world. 

I like the characters of Peehu and Adi. They are really fighting with their emotions to get over their past. The character of the little girl Mani is very good and motivating. The character of Uday is very real too with jealous, smartness, hatred and with an ambition to become a successful enterpreneur. The narration kept me glued to the book until the end and the words flew easily between chapters and scenes connecting them well. 

One thing I didn't like is Adi misunderstanding Peehu from a small incident and making a big mistake which decides the future of both their lives. Anyways, it's good that he realizes his mistakes and escapes from his insecurities in the climax. I don't want to reveal anything more from the story, but all is well that ends well. So, I just say that climax is positive. 

The cover of the book is simple and the title is relevant to the story. The pace is just right and romance is subtle. I recommend this to fiction lovers who enjoy some real characters. 

My Rating: 4.5/5

PS: I have received this e-book from the author through book r3vi3w tours and this is my honest opinion on the book.

About the Author

Jyoti has over five years of experience working as a freelance writer. This experience includes abridging over 24 famous English classics like Jane Eyre, Moby Dick etc.
Jyoti Arora is a patient of Thalassemia Major. But she does not let this stop or discourage her. For her determination and achievements, Jyoti has received appreciation from Ms Sheila Dixit, Ms Maneka Gandhi and the Ghaziabad wing of BJP. Her life story has been covered in various local and national TV shows, radio programs, newspapers, magazines and websites like YourStory and Inspire India. She was also one of the ‘100 Women Achievers of India’ that were invited to witness the Republic Day parade of India (2016) as special guests.
Besides reading and writing novels, Jyoti also enjoys blogging and has won several blogging competitions. She loves checking out latest technological innovations, watching movies, and listening to old Bollywood songs. Reach her at jyotiarora.com.

Contact the Author
Twitter address :Jy0tiAr0ra

Until next time,

1 comment:

  1. Hi, thanks for the review. I'm delighted to know you enjoyed the book

    I understand your point about Adih getting angry at a trifle. That's his character flaw caused by his past. Anything that reminds him of his family's past sends him off-balance. The same thing happened when they were playing Monopoly. it's Adih's rage about wrong accusations in his past that flashes out with least cause.

    Once again, thanks for taking out time to review my novel. Your pleasure at it means a lot to me.


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