50 Cups of Coffee, Khushnuma Daruwala – Book Review

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35131792A rip-roaring and charming account of dating in India
Dating is an undeniably daunting task, especially when you are looking for the real deal to settle down with. So when Dia, a 30-something woman, signs up on a dating website for people looking to get married, she realizes just how delightful, vexing, amusing and befuddling looking for the perfect husband can be. Based on her real-life experiences, this book is not a guide to dating, but rather a delightful collection of meeting potential partners, epiphanies about them and soul-searching questions that will make you see relationships without your rose-tinted glasses of love.
Particularly pertinent to this age of online dating, hilarious, honest and witty, this delicious-as-a-cappuccino book is for all those looking for love, in love or in between. With advice as sage (gained the hard way) as that in He’s Just Not That Into You and scenarios as funny and outrageous as those in Sex and the City, 50 Cups of Coffee is the perfect book to curl up with when a suitable bae is not available.

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*Review copy received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. The thoughts are entirely my own and in no way biased.*

50 Cups of Coffee, is an account of 50 coffee dates gone wrong. The accounts in themselves are absolutely hilarious, with everything that could possibly go wrong going wrong.

The author uses beautiful imagery to draw us in and explains what is exactly wrong with XYZ using cool metaphors. I LOVE IT! I mean, they refer to fairytale expectations and Tom & Jerry and whatnot and whonot. IT IS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE!

The little cups of wisdom after each date gone wrong are equally amazing and totally entertaining. Seriously, ladies, they are words to live by. Literally. We’d have a much better existence if we did so.

I absolutely love the writing style in this book. It is fluid and unapologetic. The author opines on anything and everything and she microscopically analyses all these guys the dates are with and she doesn’t shy away from saying anything. I like that.

I also like how it was the writing style and the constant reminders of what could go wrongs and all the metaphors just kept me entertained. I mean, I was laughing almost the entire time I read this not only because the situations these women got into were hilarious (for print. If something like that happened to me, I might very well have been traumatized.) but also because the way the author presented them made it so much more enjoyable.

I also love how real the women were. The stuff they did is what I do or you do or anyone does. You judge, you stare, you obsess, you worry. All that and more is honestly just hashed out in this book and is in black and white for the whole world to see. Which is great! I liked that I could relate to what was happening and that is a huge bonus!

I especially loved the end and how the entire book wrapped up with this great last line. It had me smiling and feeling just so very good at having read this book. GAH!

All in all, this is a definite must read! Hilarious and quintessential, this book will not let you down. Ever.

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#WattpadWednesday – The Wattpad Block Party

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HEY GUYS!

Yes, I know, the #WattpadWednesday hasn’t been happening for a very long time now and I am sorry! Seems that it won’t be happening again in the future as well!

But, there is exciting news and I want to share it with you guys!

THE WATTPAD BLOCK PARTY SUMMER EDITION II IS COMING YOUR WAY!!!

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For those of you who don’t know what it is, it’s a month long celebration on Wattpad hosted by the totally amazing Kelly Anne Blount, where all these kickass authors give you sneak peeks, behind the scenes, interviews, spin off stories and what not! Like, it is so action packed and you get a look into the writer’s life! Plus, there’s GIVEAWAYS! How cool is that? You get everything from chapter dedications to writing advice to getting a character named after and a so many ebooks and what not!

Doesn’t it sound AMAZING?!?!?!?!?

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And, get this, I AM A PART OF THIS! YES, I HAVE A FEATURE FOR THIS BLOCK PARTY! It is such an honor to be among all these accomplished and amazing writers and I AM SO EXCITED!

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I MEAN I CANNOT PUT INTO WORDS HOW EXCITED I AM!

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So, please come see us! The party goes on all AUGUST! RIGHT THERE ON YOUR PHONE/COMPUTER!

 

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The Wattpad Block Party

I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE! THANK YOU! 😀