Right Choice

Her house echoed with “Happy Birthday to you” as she blew the candles of her birthday cake. Her parents, friends and her relatives including her cousins who were crowded near her started clapping as the last candle was blown out. One of her friends whispered something in her ear and Anna gave an artificial smile. She was supposed to be happy but she was not. For the nth time she looked towards the door. She was expecting someone. Obviously, he had forgotten her birthday just like last year. She remembered his birthday, the day they had met for the first time, she also remembered birthdays of all his family members and anniversary of his parents. She never expected him to remember so much but she expected that he would at least remember her birthday! It was not too difficult. Her birthday coincided with one more important occasion for people of her age. Her birthday coincided with Valentine’s Day.

She looked at the door for n+1th time. She wanted to call him and remind him but then she thought no, I am not going to call him, there is no need for me to remind him. It was okay earlier when they were just friends but now things were different, they were not merely friends. They were lovers. They had spent a few memorable moments together, sharing something special as they made love in the cottage he had rented recently so that they could spend time together. She had expected that he would propose marriage to her on her birthday, i.e. on Valentine’s Day but he had not even called up to wish her, forget coming to the party to spend time with her.

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Love Stories - compilation of 30 short stories on love & relationships now available in paperback format on pothi.com and amazon.com, will soon be available on flipkart.com and amazon.in.
Also available in kindle format. (Currently available on kindle unlimited for free).

Book details:
Publisher: Arti Honrao
Number of Pages: 315
Dimensions: 6 inch x 9 inch
Interior Pages: Black & White
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)

Buy from pothi.com - 499 INR + shipping
Buy from amazon.com - 12.50 + shipping
Buy from amazon.co.uk - 9.06 + shipping

Buy from amazon.in (kindle version) -256 INR
Buy .mobi file (kindle compatible) directly from me - 150 INR (write to me at contact@artihonrao.net. Instructions for opening file in kindle e-reader will be provided or the same can be opened in mobi file reader)

Love Stories

Description of Love Stories:

Love Stories, a compilation of 30 short stories deals with a range of emotions - from the sweet feeling of first love to the brutal and intolerable suffering of a love lost. It includes pangs of jealousy, helplessness of one-sided love, anything and everything to do with love.

Memories play a vital role in our lives and as the protagonists go through emotions, create memories and re-live them, the author assures that you would go through every emotion, feel the turmoil of the protagonists and the warmth that spreads through their body as they bask in the wonderful feeling of Love.

When it comes to the matters of the heart, everything becomes unpredictable; we become what we never thought we would become; nevertheless we turn out to be a better version of ourselves. That's the power of Love. We love people not for what they are; but what we become when they enter our lives.

Read a note from one of the stories in the book

About the author:

What you feel deep within you is more important than what you think you feel...
Reaching that deep within place is not too difficult; you just need to cut off the chaos,
Go on a walk, spend some time with nature, listen to music, do something you really enjoy doing and not do it only because you have to...”

These lines by Arti herself perfectly sum up Arti’s writing and all that it stands for. Her writing represents feelings more than thoughts, insight more than opinions.

When you read her stories, or talk to her about them, you realize that she has lived her stories, each word, each character as though they were a part of another world, a world that she could open for us through her stories. Her blog 'You me and stories' is one such sneak peek into this amazing realm of love and relationships.

Author of fiction books 'My Life-story' and 'Is This Love & Autumn - The Last Leaf', Novel 'Resemblance - The Journey of a Doppelganger' and ‘Love Stories’ – compilation of 30 Short Stories on Love & Relationships, Arti is quite prolific and has written several poems, short stories, blog posts and more. She is an avid reader, an active blogger and a gifted photographer. Her unique way of depicting feeling and emotions, a simple yet skilful use of language and believable characters make her writing truly different. As the author herself admits, she does take words and dip them in feelings! The result is often a sweet and savoury read that keeps the reader asking for more!
A true Mumbaikar at heart Arti is single and currently lives with her parents.

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