Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Book Review :Matches Made in Heaven by Sundari Venkatraman

Review of the Book Matches Made in Heaven by Sundari Venkatraman : Awesome !Awesome! Awesome!.This is the only word that  I can use umpteen times  to describe the book "Matches Made in Heaven". There are 13   short romantic stories in this book .All the 13 stories are very intriguing.
These stories are not like the regular romances which we read in fiction novel where girl  meets  the boy  and blah blah... happens   .But it is truly of  different kind.You might relate  yourself to some of the stories  like Papa's Girl, Beauty lies within  and etc.... in this book.The Author has  written   all the  13 stories in a very impressive manner .That  touches the core of your hearts .It is a mind -blowing book.This book can make those non-believers fall in love .


Matches Made in Heaven is truly god sent gift  to mankind as the book contains very interesting  short romantic  stories.Where  the romance blossoms to all sorts  of people  in different and difficult situations .It is a wonderful  book that can be  read during the weekends so that we could   relieved  from our  day to day stress .

Matches Made in Heaven by Sundari Venkatraman is perfect gift  for this  Valentine 's day.So go grab the copy for yourself  and gift it to someone  special in your life .

Thank you  so very much Sundari Venkatraman  for sharing your  thoughts with the world   through the 13  splendid  short stories .Love the way you narrate it 


This  is my unbiased review of the book Matches made in Heaven by SundariVenkatraman for those short story lovers .

PS Note : Sundari Venkatraman is a versatile person and a great blogger 


Matches Made In Heaven 
by 
Sundari Venkatraman



Sneak Peek

A collection of 13 romantic short stories based in India; a culture rich country steeped in tradition. Inspiration struck me from newspaper articles, TV shows and hearing people talk. The short stories are based on that fact that arranged marriages thrive right alongside love matches in India.

1. Groomnapped is Ameya-Surekha’s story as a light romantic take on the serious issue of groom kidnappings. 

2. Dark skin on a woman puts off men in general or so says the society. Beauty Is But Skin Deep is Nitin-Simran’s story that proves it wrong!
3. Ritu is twenty-five and wants to wait for her Prince Charming but her parents are desperate to arrange her wedding. Does she find her prince in An Arranged Match?
4. Dating Agencies are doing their best to get young people together to tie the knot. My friend Diti runs an informal one; inspiring the Red Rose Dating Agency. 
5. A guy’s complaint about his fiancée of a few years dumping him after becoming successful in her film career felt like a rant to me. Chahti Hoon Tumhe is an ode to the successful actress. 
6. Soumya actually lives life like Soul Mates but how many have the guts to? This, incidentally, is the first short story that I ever wrote.
7. Does Madeinheaven.com help bring Menka & Jeetu together with technology driven Matchmaking website? 
8. I originally wrote Rahat Mili for an anthology; Rahat means ‘relief’ and is a name too. Read the story with the word in mind and it will fall in place.  
9.  Reema’s Matchmakers brings Arjun and Prisha together at a get-together through a matchmaking network. But will they get married?
10. Nikita wants Krish for a friend and not her husband. As The Reluctant Bride she manages to have her cake and eat it too.
11. Shweta Ka Swayamvar is inspired by the practice of Swayamwar in ancient India of choosing a husband, from among a list of suitors, by a girl of marriageable age. 
12. Pappa’s Girl is about daughters of Industrialists taking over fathers’ businesses.  
13.  Mythology romances intrigue me; Love Match For Velan is my take on Lord Murugan falling in love with his consort Valli. 

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Meet the Author



Sundari Venkatraman has authored four novels and a short story anthology till now, Matches Made In Heaven (anthology) being the latest. The Malhotra Bride; Meghna; The Runaway Bridegroom; Flaming Sun Collection 1: Happily Ever Afters From India (Box Set) and Matches Made In Heaven have all been self-published on Amazon under the banner of Flaming Sun. The three novels are regularly seen on Amazon’s Top 100 Bestsellers’ Contemporary Romances list. The Box Set and Anthology are bound to catch up soon. 

A great fan of Mills & Boon romances over the past four decades, Sundari has always believed in ‘Happily Ever Afters’ and all her books promise happy endings. 

Matches Made In Heaven is a compilation of thirteen short stories – all romantic – based on many situations anyone can come upon in their day-to-day lives. The stories revolve around the different ways a couple can get to meet and tie the knot in a culture rich country like India. Those reading the stories will definitely be able to connect realising that one of the situations has definitely been a part of their lives. 


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4 comments:

  1. Thank you for your kind words Ashwini!

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  2. My pleasure Sundari . The book has created such a effect on me that I have no words to express Matches made in the Heaven is like icing on cake and a pure delightful read .
    Thank you for stopping by :-).

    Hugs <3

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  3. Such a nice review, I can see you have fallen in love with this book. It was really a good book.

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  4. Thank you Inderpreet :-) .Yes! I have fallen in love with this book especially with the 7th story MADEINHEAVEN.COM. This story is very interesting unlike the other stories in this book .IT is indeed a great book .Happy valentine's day Inderpreet

    Hugs<3

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