Title : Tea for Two and a Piece of Cake
Author : Preeti Shenoy
Publisher : Ebury Press
ISBN : 978-81-8400-279-9
Number of Pages : 263
Price [INR] : 125
Nisha, a plump, plain looking, 26 year old working woman is over the moon when a sophisticated and charming Samir finds her interesting and takes her out for a date. A fairy-tale romance and a ‘will you marry me?’ later, Nisha has a perfect life which is completed with 2 lovely kids. And 8 years later, the fairy tale comes to a shattering end when her husband ends their marriage over the phone, for that was not his idea of a perfect life. A devastated Nisha, moves out of his home, starts a new life and business with the help of an old colleague Akash. While Akash wants Nisha to be in his life, she is sceptical. Will she be lucky, the second time?
I bought this book a few months back but never read. But today, I wanted a light read- a simple, easy to relate, fast one. And the book didn’t disappoint. The love story flows easily. I was hooked to the book and I loved the idea that love is not always about perfection- but understanding, respect and honesty.
Preeti Shenoy, has told us a marvelous story about marriage not being the bed of roses like we think of it to be. The determination which Nisha shows after the separation from her husband is inspirational. She finds her calling as Akash enters her life.
The book is gripping and a fast read. You wouldn’t keep it down until you finish. It is a good page-turner and the language is simple and lucid. The cover page was a let down and probably that’s the sole reason I didn’t pick the book to read though it was perched on my shelf. 🙂
P.S: I liked the other cover page though!
I will definitely rate a 4 out of 5.
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Wow four out of five stars! Sounds like a good read Shalini. Will pick it up.
I remember reading this book two years back…I loved the cover with a tea cup and that was one of the reasons I picked it up..It was a page turner indeed
I would so love to read this. Sounds like my kind of book 🙂
Cat Graham says
Sounds like a great book. Love a good romance and good characters. One of these days, I must try a book from India just for fun. It would be different from always reading about North America and UK which is where most of the romance books I read are set.
true .. even I liked the first cover 🙂
I still need to catch up with Preeti’s novels though I am a huge fan of her blogs and columns. The cover is awesome:)