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Life is what you make it- a few facts

 Thanks to a reader Nikhil Muralidharan who clicked this photo and shared this with me on my FB page.
I loved this pic.

'Life is what you make it' was declared a National best-seller in the second month of its release. It has now gone into seventh impression. It has been consistently topping the Hindustan Times top ten best selling fiction list. It has appeared on India today top twenty best-selling list too. It is number one on Flipkart best sellers. It is  on the Landmark best seller list too.

It's listed on Amazon as well now :-) (and yeah even if you live in UK  you can get it on

If you have read it, a big thanks to you for making this happen.

If you haven't read it, what are you doing reading my blog?! What is your excuse?! Go buy!! :-)

You can get it in all the leading bookstores in India. But it is really flying off the shelves, so in case they don't have it, you can get it over the phone.
(If you live in India, you can just order it over phone by calling or texting 0-9650-457-457  and pay cash on delivery. You can do the same on flipkart too, just go here. They have a discount of 35% and at Infibeam they have a whopping 50% off.)

Go get it! :)


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  1. hi mam,

    I am not so big,but fan of yours,have read your "Life is What you Make it " and trust me this books really changed ma thinking towards life...such a inspirational book!!!!!! love it

  2. Recently, I’ve finished this book, and it was really a wonderful read. Now it’s one of my favourite novels :)

  3. I was checking it on amazon till last month-- lets see if we have it nw... will be great to have it!!!

  4. I have read both your books and loved them.

  5. Both your books are amazing....I finished it in one sitting each...waiting for your next :)

  6. It's very nice to see that all your efforts get's not a tiny achievement to be able to go into 7th impression and top the bestsellers made us all proud....keep it going...wishing you more success in coming days.

  7. Hi Preethi,

    When i saw its available on amazon uk...i immediately logged in and saw just 4 books left in stock. Guess what now...only 3 books in stock...;)

    Love your writing

  8. :) Lovely pic Preeti :)

  9. Hi Preethi! I just finished reading the book, and absolutely couldn't stop myself from logging on, and telling you how much I loved it.

    It truly is an exceptional book, narrating a story of exceptional bravery, and determination ! Kudos !

  10. I bought it...I bought it looong back;-D. And enjoyed the book very much. And told u too;-D!!!!

    Congrats Preeti on the success of the book !!!!!

  11. really awesome preeti di... even i ordered n read long baccccccccccck...

    I even got another copy of first book from nancy chech with ur autograph ofcrse ;) and i gifted mine to somebody else :)

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  13. Hey,
    How you doing? :)
    I promise you, I'll buy it soon!
    I'm sure I'll enjoy 'LIWYMI' as much as I enjoyed the first one.

    Congrats on all the milestones!!! :)

  14. Thaaaaaank you, reflections,sparkling,sulo,mistress of art,aathira,Izone!

  15. And thaaaank you,pradeep,avina,horizon,sumana,eve,tarang,tearatheartstring!!

  16. Gifts cascade the unspoken words of feelings that you desire to communicate to your loved terms. Right gifts for the right moment uplifts the celebration spirit, and with you experience it to the fullest. Watch out now.

  17. Ordered nwwwwwwwwwwww

  18. The book is WORTH IT!!! IT actually made me cry at a few instances. The choice of words is remarkable! :)


  19. I have read your book,It is awesome,truly a very nice book,I enjoyed every bit of writings in it.

    I love your really is doing a great work,I am inspired from lot of your posts and writing.

    Thanks a lot.

    with lots of love


  20. Hello Preeti,I really like ur book "Life is what u make it".This book totally changed my life.Now I m reading it for second time.Thank u Preeti for such an insprational book.

  21. Hello madam......

    Last week, i read it. I am not so a big fan of English books but now a book named "Life is What you Make it" has made me fan of yours. Only i know how i finished this novel in a single sitting. Every page was making me cry and cry. It was difficult for me to stop it. It touched really... really my heart. But now problem is that 'ANKITA' is just a fictional character... what must we do if we face this character in real. I am considering myself as joseph(sorry, if name is wrong). I have a friend whose mentally condition as same as ankita. I don't want any bad occurrence with my friend just happened with ankita. She is trying to forgot her past but what if something happened with her like ankita. Your book has made me scared too.

    anyways, thanks for this lovely book.................... it will remain always a gem on my book-shelf. Thanks again....


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