Book: Honey & the Moon
Author: Kamini Kusum
Genre: Romance Fiction
Published by: Redgrab Books & Anybook
Number of pages: 152 pages
My Rating: 3.5/5
MY REVIEW: I was provided with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.
The story is extremely contemporary and relevant, as these days many marriages face the same issues as those described in the book.
Srishti is a single, attractive woman in her thirties living in Delhi. She is successful in her work and enjoys her single life. She is also a fitness enthusiast.
She meets Atharv Mathur who is a new colleague and is drawn to him. Slowly, but surely, they start to interact more and more frequently, until Srishti feels that she is in love with him. Atharv proposes marriage to her.
Srishti’s mother has misgivings about the match as Atharv comes from a large family and she doubts if Sristhti will feel comfortable in Atharv’s home. However, Srishti is sure about her love for Atharv and the two of them proceed to get married.
Issues start to crop up for Srishti as she feels that Atharv is too extravagant with his money and shells out too much money for his family instead of saving for the future. As Atharv does not like Srishti saying anything against his family, Srishti starts to withdraw from him and starts to focus more and more on her career.
Unfortunately, Srishti also seeks solace elsewhere and finds herself involved with another man.
So of course the question raised in the story is whether Srishti is able to overcome various hurdles and work out her marital problems. The reader needs to read the book to find out.
I recommend “Honey & the Moon” to readers who like to read realistic, contemporary romance fiction.