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Book Review!! When Opposites Meet by Sachin Garg


What happens when opposites meet? When two completely different people find themselves drawn to each other? Can they really find happiness together? Can wheelchair-bound Ritwika find a chord that connects her to national-level athlete Chetan? Will Aditi's irrepressible cheerfulness restart Jayant's life, put on indefinite pause since his parents' death? Does Indu, happily divorced, rediscover her faith in love with the reclusive Lokesh? When Opposites Meet is the story of three unlikely couples and the differences between them. It's the story of love, and the possibility of finding it in the most unlikely of places.



Title: When Opposites Meet
Author: Sachin Garg
Publisher: HarperCollins
Genre: Young-Adult, Romance, Drama
**Thanks to 'HarperCollins' for a physical review copy in exchange of an honest review**

'When Opposites Meet' is a story of 6 people whose lives are interlinked with each other. This book covers love stories of three different couples of different age groups.

'When opposites meet' can also be characterized under the genre family drama as the story revolves around Indu, her daughter Ritwika, her nephew Jayant and how these three meet their exact opposites, Lokesh, Chetan, Aditi respectively and fall in love.

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I am really confused about my feelings regarding this book. I wanted to love this so much but I was unable to and believe me I really tried. This was like a really complicated sort of book for me as it had 3 subplots all interlinked together but neither of these three was as developed as it should have been.

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The best part of the book was Ritwika's and Chetan's story and I really liked how the author brought them together. Ritwika and Chetan both suffered from a genetic disorder which affected their bodies differently.  Where Ritwika's muscles were weak, Chetan's muscles were over powerful and this is what brought them together. The concept was really new and unique and I instantly fell in love with them. It was the only couple in the book with whom I was really able to connect and their story was so swoony and cute that it did give me all the mushy feels.

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The most rushed part of the book was Indu's and lokesh's story. It really did fled away.

Jayant's and Aditi's story was a fair play. It had it's loopholes but it was still likeable. Jayant and Aditi, both were really difficult to love because of their weird thinking but still I liked them both.

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This book had 6 lead characters but they weren't very developed. I was unable to connect with them. Everything was just so rushed out that I was just unable to wrap my head around it all.


All in all, this book was not as good as I expected it to be but we don't always get everything we want right? But if you are not a fan of detailed novels and want a sweet and quick read,  then go ahead and read this book. This one is perfect for you.

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