Metro Diaries – Book Review

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Title – Metro Diaries

Author – Namrata

Publisher – Revelation House

My rating – ***** (5 stars)

What is love? This question has come to me several times, from within. I have been searching for the answer everywhere, finding different answers every time. Some answers come from my relationships with my family and friends, some come from observations of life around me. And some come from texts. Texts from books I read, from documentaries I watch, from movies I see.

The book is a selection of twenty of the most heart warming real stories which the author has come across. As the author puts it, ”Love stories aren’t created; they are captured.” I am a very romantic reader, and the stories in the book touched the right chords. As a reader, I could identify with the characters, and feel the stories unfurl. The stories are not easily predictable, but this genre is all about kindness understanding, respect, sacrifice, and unconditional devotion towards your partner.

The book is a journal of emotions, a world of hearts in sometimes simple and sometimes not so simple love. The author is a magician with words and expressing the inner thoughts and feelings of the people in love. There are some beautiful thoughts in the form of short poems that precede every story. Here’s an example:

I see you peeping through the clouds, alluring me to look at you;
I turn around only to find you nowhere in sight.

I prance here and there in search of you and find you laughing at my folly.
You take me in your arms and look into my eyes; in that moment I lived a thousand lives.
I feel your warmth all around me as your rays color my world in various hues.
I bask in your light and love, which tells me I am special.
You stretch your arms to ask me and
I nod my head to say I do.

I rate the book 5 stars, with recommendations for all readers who love reading romance.


Love is one of the most amazing feelings on this earth, one that makes you the most powerful person or the most helpless person in a split second. These stories capture those feelings of despair, longing, love, lust, desire, want, dejection and admiration to create deja vu. Hold onto your hearts as you flip through these pages and take a walk down the memory lane as “Metro Diaries” will revive your innermost feelings and imbibe in you the magic of love. Touching, amusing and deeply moving, Metro Diaries – Love Classics are tales that will hold you from start till end.

About the Author:

Namrata Author PicNamrata is a prolific blogger known by the name Privy Trifles in the blogosphere who romances life through her writings and aspires to make love the universal language. She dons various hats between that of a contributing author to 7 anthologies a reviewer for leading publishing houses an editor to various books and a columnist. Apart from that she is also the editor for an online magazine called Writer’s Ezine. Having mastered the nuances of finance till recently she also held the title of an investment banker closely to let it go to embrace her love for writing fully.

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