~::~[Review]~::~(In)Eligible Bachelors ~::~


Marriage is traditionally the destiny offered to women by society. Most women are married or have been, or plan to be or suffer from not being.~ Simone de Beauvoir


Arranged marriages though very common in India for centuries together are still very much prevalent and happening.. The pain that the gal goes through in each of the β€œrishta” that comes is m sure more than what she feels during labour..There still exist the Maa-s who feel her kid(irrespective of son/daughter) is one up on the other person’s comparing qualifications, skin colour/texture, height, salary package et al. bringing the skin of Generation Y to blush a deep beetroot till their roots which otherwise on any given day would be as normal as yours or mine.

Never before have a I read any book so fast in my life πŸ˜‰
Ineligible Bachelors- as the name might have already given a clue is about arranged marriage.. The narrator
also the female protagonist and her tell tales of meeting prospective groom alongside her inexplicable β€œchemistry n love” with her boss..Does kasturi have a say in front of an β€œif-u-loved-me-enuff-u-wud-meet-this-guy” mom and a β€œmy-lips-are-sealed” dad? Will she marry the man she fell in love with.. or choose one of the guys her dearest MA chooses for her? Will She Wont She??

To all this drama add a few twists and turns accident, broken bones, hospital scenes, thugs, attempt to murder alongwith a few β€œcrack-me-up” meets with prospective grooms and you have a Hilarious CHICK LIT..
Overall I am satisfied with the book… I laughed, cried, swore at the right places.. which definitely means I enjoyed the book.. The best thing about reading Chick-lits is relating to the characters in the book which is an important aspect to relish a book and yes to a very large extent I could relate to the main character in more than many ways.. Another tale of Happily Ever After and hell, we have enough worries in reality we could do with a wee bit of happiness in the books and movies atleast πŸ˜‰ I give it a 4/5

Kudos to Ruchita Misra.. Why? Cos for being a first time author her book has definitely captured my attention and I would recommend it to my friends.. Lay your hands on this one and m sure you r definitely not gonna regret πŸ˜‰
And last but not the least thanks to BlogAdda, I dint have to beg, borrow or steal to lay my hands on this lovely book πŸ˜€

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25 thoughts on “~::~[Review]~::~(In)Eligible Bachelors ~::~

  1. Atul Kumar says:

    This book simply rocks….the events are hilarious and keep you hooked. Best read by a long way from the current crop of Indian english-language authors. Kudos Ruchita! And kudos to the reviewer for bringing out the tru essence of the book πŸ™‚

    And congratulations on such a good blog!

  2. Snigdha says:

    I really wish the editors had done a better job! but full marks to the new author! lukin fwd to mre wrk frm her stable πŸ™‚

  3. Good review that πŸ™‚
    The beauty of arranged marriage lies in the surprises it throws…be it in the first yr or 25th yr of marriage!! πŸ˜‰

    • haan haan tu to bolega hi πŸ˜› teri bhi arranged marriage hi thi πŸ˜› lekin ye book padhhh πŸ˜› pata chalega hum bechari ladkiyo ki laachaariii πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

    • heyy glad you liked it Supriya.. Oh yes there is “Almost Single” by Advaita kala…. “Keep the Change” by Nirupama Subramanian … “how to lose my virginity and other dumb ideas” by Madhuri Bannerjee… and “Stilletos in the newsroom” by Rashmi Kumar πŸ™‚
      u can check them all πŸ˜€

  4. sunaina says:

    Its Such a wonderful book! y other blog adda reviews are givin 1 or 1.5 stars to the book! Have really lost faith in the blog adda review thing.

    But am glad to read your review! If i had written the review it wud have looked a lot like urs! Keep up the good work! KUDOS!

    • oh dear!! i havent read the other reviews from BlogAdda.. and i really dunno why they have given so low ratings.. nonetheless my ratings are solely based on my experience with the book.. and i loved it.. period!! πŸ˜€
      thanks for writing in dear πŸ™‚

  5. Anu says:

    I love watching chicklits whether they are about shopoholics or eligible / ineligible bachelors πŸ™‚ never had the patience to read a chicklit. good review though.

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