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Review of A Hundred Little Flames by Preeti Shenoy

Hi there,

I have been doing a Facebook and Instagram live for the past 3 days. Each day we discuss an emotion/concept related to the book.  (5 days, 5 emotions, 1 book. #AHundredLittleFlames)

Today is day 4, and we will be talking about Friendship. For those of you who want to join in, tune into Instagram or Facebook at 12.00 noon and join me!

Meanwhile I am DELIGHTED as I got my very first official review of A Hundred Little Flames.

I am embdedding the review here, so you can see it  for yourself.

The first review of my new book!! Thank you @adi_bibliophile91 !! Get the book (Link in bio). You can get a signed copy for only four more days. So hurry!! #Repost @adi_bibliophile91 (@get_repost) ・・・ Just like Ayan, the central protagonist of the #book #ahundredlittleflames by #preetishenoy I too learnt a lot about life, kindness, friendships, families and responsibilities from his humble, amiable, understanding and responsible grandfather, Gopal Shankar. A young man who has forever danced to the tunes of his father, has finally found himself, found the path he wants to walk on as well as found courage to stand up against his mean father, after living at his ancestral home with his grandfather, who too have forever been wrongly understood by his deceased wife and his children, even though he did all his duties towards them happily. Indian bestselling author, Preeti Shenoy, has aptly captured the essence of the pure relationship between a grandfather and his grandson through this often heart breaking yet a soul touching story about friendships, sacrifices, responsibilities towards own family and how children neglect their aging parents. She has also portrayed the family issues very honestly and vividly that it is bound to strike with the readers. Strongly recommended. Thanks to the publishers for the early #reviewcopy #indianfiction #literaryfiction #contemporaryfiction #bookstagram #bookstagramindia #bookstagrammer #booklover #bookporn #bookwhore #bookworm #bookaddict #booknerdigans #bookstopcorner #bookblogger #kolkatablogger #bookishphotography #ilovereading #like4like #l4l #spamforspam #currentlyreading #indianbooks
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If you haven't yet placed an order, and want a signed copy, then there are only two days left to get it.
ALL pre-orders (Orders placed upto 14th November 2017) will be signed. And now is the time to get a signed copy :)

Will blog again soon. Till then catch me on Insta or Facebook!

Comments

  1. Wow! It was so nice to read the first review of your new book. I am eagerly waiting to get a copy of mine, start reading and write the review. It's nice of you to have interaction sessions with your fans. Thank you!

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  2. Hi Preeti, It was nice chatting with you on Instagram for last 4 days. The topics were awesome and can't wait for my pre-order copy from Amazon. Hope you have a safe flight to Sharjah and great book launch thereafter. Thanks for mentioning me on Instagram live @Apoorvadshenoy. Hope to get a handmade card from you! Love and
    God bless 🤗💕

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