Verdict: ☆☆☆☆ A very appealing book with a humorous touch that will make you laugh along with clearly explain the difficulties of searching a suitable life partner for both boys and girls. It also warns us about the fake profile people create in matrimony site. Highly recommended book.
About The Author: Payal Sareen Reddy is a salaried professional in the financial industry. Ashoka Bala Reddy is a creative person who works for an animation company. After more than ten years of living life the way it 'should' be, the couple decided to pen a fiction-drama novel based on their friends' true stories.
About The book: Her dream for Mr. Right leads her through a series of encounters ranging from a hilarious speed date at a train station to a frightening drive through the alleys of South Mumbai with a mysterious criminal. Meet Riya and her blind dates in Shadi on Toes.
Review: The look of the cover and title is very humorous which urge you to read the book, and it perfectly match with the concept. The blurb is short and precise and gives you the perfect picture of the concept of the book so far. The narration is wonderful which will make you hooked to the book till the end. The journey of Riya in search of a perfect life partner is hilarious, enjoying as well as frightening when he meets a criminal. As a reader, we all can relate to Riya as it is in every home to search for a suitable life partner when you reach a marriageable age. I loved the way Riya had confidently tackled the whole situation. It was true ‘Shadi on toes’ The friendship between three PG mates was the highlight of the book that made the book an interesting read. The Author had beautifully blended all the emotions in the book. It makes you cry, laugh as well as make you fell in love with all the characters of the book. This book is the cherry on the cake for all the parents as well as girls and boys. One should take the decision of marriage patiently without in a hurry. Matrimonial sites sometimes give you fake profiles. Therefore, one should not get carried away with all this. Marriage is a lifelong commitment and it should not me taken in a hurry. A very beautiful end and it will touch your heart. It’s true life partner is decided by destiny, and you never know who will come into your life as a surprise, still you have to undergo with so many difficulties. A well-written book for everyone and as a reader, I recommend you to read.
Drawback: Some characters didn’t get proper exist Preeti, in particular, I wanted to read more about her. She was also the main protagonist just like other two friends.