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REVIEW: Those Eight Hours With Her by Anjum Awasthi Malik

--Blurb--
Adyant Lohani, a lead singer of one of the top music bands, is blessed with both the worlds, but the emptiness inside him claws its stifling fingers around his neck the entire time. 
Riya, she is the trouble of his life, at least that’s how Adyant sees her, but similarly, as a moth gets attracted to flame risking it’s life, there is something that draws him closer to her. She is a free bird while he is the prisoner of his passionate dreams and desires. Just eight hours with her, and Adyant starts seeing the world in a new light. 

Their story ends there only so they could begin all over again after six years, but Riya is no longer the same girl! What had happened in those six years? Why the girl, who was an open book once upon a time, has encased herself in mystic layers?
TITLE-  Those Eight Hours With Her
AUTHOR- Anjum Awasthi Malik
FORMAT- Paperback

*Thanks to the author for a review copy.*
(All opinions are my own)

Moments! Moments together makes up our life worth living. There are certain moments we want to re-live and then there are some we want to forget altogether. 'Those Eight Hours with Her' is all about those special moments.

Meet Adyant Lohani (Ady), the lead singer of a successful band. He has everything he ever wished for, blessed with everything he asked for but something is still missing. 


The story starts with an anxious Ady attending his daughter's music competition, who wants nothing more than his daughter winning the competition. 

The author then takes us 6 years back and introduces us to Riya, a free bird, who wants to fly high without bounds, she is full of mess and looks at life with a colorful lense.


She is everything Ady doesn't want in his life but once he gets to know her he can no longer stay away from her. They spend eight hours together and Ady is no longer the same person. He starts seeing life from a different perspective. 


But then Riya disappears and we are brought back to the present, where Ady meets Riya once again but she is not the same person he fell in love with. There is a lot going on in the book all at once. Why did Riya leave? What happened to her? And what happened to both of them in 6 years? curious? Then what are you waiting for? Just go and grab a copy of your own! 


The book is a perfect blend of romance and suspense. Fate and destiny also plays an important role in this story. The author has beautifully narrated the flashbacks and there is no confusion between the past and present. Feelings and emotions are quite well portrayed. The storyline is gripping and keeps the reader glued to the book. Both main and supporting characters are well developed and emit a life-like persona. The language used is simple and easy to understand, perfect for the beginners. All in all, it was an interesting read and I'd definitely like to read more books by the author. 

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