• Book Review

    When Dimple Met Rishi

    My Thoughts Sigh. It’s hard for me to decide how to start this review because I found myself confused and disappointed when I finished. I think I suffered a little bit from overhype about this book since it was recommended so highly and talked about like mad. I wanted to love this book because everything just sounded so perfect: a strong-willed STEM girl heroine, a clash between cultures, a sweet summer romance with lots of laughs, and one of the cutest book covers I’ve seen in a long time–I was all over it! I absolutely adored the first half of this book. I could sympathize with both of the main…

  • Book Review

    As Kismet Would Have It

    My Thoughts It’s strange how excited I was to find that there is a sequel short story for a book that I ended up being disappointed by. I read When Dimple Met Rishi two years ago and wanted so badly to love it, I really did. I fell head over heels for the titular characters in the first half of the novel, especially Rishi who I found dreamy and total date material. Despite my mixed feelings, I’ve been wanting to give Menon another shot, and I wanted more Dimple and Rishi! “How was she, a nineteen-year-old, supposed to know what Dimple Shah the thirty-five-year-old might want?” The story returns to…