From Ashes To Dreams
Author : Rashmi Trivedi
Publisher :Blue Rose Publishers
Book length :192 pages
Sometimes life brings you at a crossroad, where you have no choice but to live every day as if it was your last one. Naina was at such a crossroad! An orphan, she did not have much to look forward to in life, until she fell in love. Love gave her wings and she started to fly, only to come crashing down as the wind beneath her wings turned into a storm. She tries putting an end to her now wretched existence, but fate has some other plans for her. She comes to know that she has limited time to live and decides to start living everyday instead of merely surviving. She lives every moment without worrying about the future she does not have or the past that could not be undone. She falls in love once again, this time with life! Will fate respect her fortitude?
First impression is the best impression. That is absolutely correct in the case of this book. The cover of the book catches the mind of the reader . The cover is beautifully designed, with a black and white photograph of a woman with mysterious face. And the title also drew the attention of us instantly into the book.
The story revolves around a girl called Naina who is an orphan. The story is all about how Naina grew up and her destiny takes turns . She fell in love with a married man . At one point she lost everything. The story continues with her struggles to overcome the hardships . Naina who was a lost cause since the beginning of the story emerges as a strong and independent girl at the end. She rises from the ashes to her dreams like a phoenix bird .
The book was good with the deep emotional outburst. The characters have been portrayed quite well. Each and every character have a significant role in their own way and everyone of them had done justice to their roles throughout the story .Thus making it easy for the reader to relate to them and their point of views. The plot is gripping and heartbreaking. The language and narration was lucid and simple . The book explores the life of a woman who discovered the importance of life . The message the author trying to convey was reflected in a good manner. It motivates us to move further in life and overcome all the barriers .
Sometimes I felt repetitive and the story is somehow predictable. Apart from that this is a good book which teach us how precious are lives .