There are books that entertain, books that inform, and books that speak to the brain, the mind, the intellect and the emotions. And then there are books that seem to speak directly to the soul. There are life-changing books that make you question your core beliefs, staying with you long after you’ve finished reading.
So, this book is all about getting inspired in some or the other way. All the girls who penned their inspirational thoughts are the future inspiration for all of us today with their words.
This compilation is a pleasure to read, a treasure to ponder, and ultimately changes something deep inside of you.
A string of six novellas, which transports the reader to the varied shores spread across India ;to its diversity of life, cultures and people. Poignant stories of love, separations, reminiscences, women power and the boundary lines between dreams and realities in life. ‘Life teaches us that certain destinies cannot be changed ‘. “each one of these stories takes us for a walk along the shores of love, goodness and expectation of the best in life …”
This book is a glimpse into my ongoing flirtation with Dame Literature … and the rare occasion when … she winked back.
Regarding the poems, some of them arose in response to the morning wishes received as “forwards” via WhatsApp by people who could be considered as the modern roosters – summoning the sun over the horizon every day; others arose out of a deeply emotional response to situations like the present on-going pandemic. And then there are others.
The short stories are based on happenings as I grew more and more aware of the world around me, and as I wandered through swamps of dog-eared files, never ceasing to wonder at the infinite variety of human feelings, deviousness – and resilience. Altogether, they reflect an attitude towards life: some guiding philosophy, some amount of humour, and … love.