This is Avantika’s heartfelt journey through love and life…As a smart, successful, thirty-eight-year-old single mother, Avantika seemingly has it all: a great career as a seasoned banking professional, respect and admiration from her peersas an able leader, fulfillment as a mother, and so many other things.What is it, then, that drives her towards Rohan, a man six years her junior? He’s a man who ideally would not occupy much room in Avantika’s otherwise sorted mind space.She has told herself she has no time for love. Then, why does she make thechoices she makes? Is it the sameness and banality of everyday existence? Is it the emotional vacuum? A need to relive life? A feeling that life as she has truly lived and felt is passing her by?However, as she struggles with her feelings, Avantika and Rohan part ways… only to meet again. To what end? Why does Rohan want her back…and why now?So many questions! Very few answers!Avantika’s journey is as spiritual as it is emotional. Can love give second chances? Join Avantika in the twists and turns of her story, through her ponderings over the mysteries and vagaries of the word “love,” the complexities of human relationships, and the reassessment of all the valuesshe has held dear…
ABOUT THE BOOK :
With a Master degree in Information Technologies from the University of Central Missouri, Sandhya Jane has been working for over two decades in theglobal corporate environment in USA, India and Hong Kong that includes some of the leading investment banks in Manhattan.Currently, she lives in Hong Kong with her husband and son.In addition to writing fiction, Sandhya also regularly writes on the subjects of technology, management, and other motivational topics for leading websites and newspapers.
MY REVIEW :
“Life is complicated and uncertain, and there was a lot more that would unfold in the days to come. ”
I loved this quote from the book.
The cover of the book was attractive. Being a single parent is one of the most difficult and responsible job in a human’s life. ” Second Spring ” is all about a girl life, ” Avantika” , who alone handles her professional and personal life. She was the only parent to her son Aarav but she wholly fulfilled all her duties. Avantika was a well settled last but she was getting attracted towards one of her junior, ” Rohan. ”
She was confused between love and attraction but then she finally realised it was love. Avantika life was never bed of roses but then even she was a strong lady or I must say some situations made her strong. Avantika and Rohan friendship grew when they were together out of city for an official meeting. When after few months of togetherness both of them were sure about their feelings that confessed their love but then another storm hit their life affecting Avantika much. The author did not let the suspense die till the last page. Apart from that, the author managed to break readers guess. The writing style as well as the narrative style was quite good. The simple language used by the author added cherry to the cake. There were some lines which touch my heart. Before finishing the whole book no one would love to put it down.
RATING : 3.5/5
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