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A Little Bit of Love by Arva Bhavnagarwala – Loved Reading It!

This is for the first time, I have picked up romantic fiction, but let me tell you, I didn’t regret doing that. Reading a love story is certainly a soothing experience. Here is what A Little Bit of Love by Arva Bhavnagarwala is all about.

Little Bit About A Little Bit of Love

“A Little Bit of Love” is not just another romantic tale; it’s a narrative that brings the concept of “love” to life in all its varied forms. Arva, the author, has skillfully crafted a memorable and refreshing story. What stands out is the refreshing departure from the usual portrayal of the characters seen through the lens of Bollywood.

The main character Afrah, is a young woman full of ambition, resilience, love, and life. She is focused on her career and strives to be financially independent. Her pursuit often leads to clashes with her mother, who insists on her “settling down.” Fortunately, Afrah’s father supports her aspirations. Marriage isn’t on her radar until fate introduces Sadiq, a medical student, into her life. This marks the beginning of a sweet and memorable relationship between the two.

Arva’s storytelling skill is evident, and it’s hard to believe that this is her debut work. The success of the story lies in her detailed and authentic depiction of the city and its inhabitants. Mumbai comes to life through her narrative, capturing the essence of local trains, monsoons, life in chawls, roadside eateries, the struggles of the working class, and the dreams of the youth. A significant city tragedy plays a crucial role in the storyline, but the main characters, like the city itself, show resilience and learn to thrive despite the shocks and disasters.

A Little Bit of Love by Arva Bhavnagarwala

Other than Afrah and Sadiq, the other characters are also well-potrayed. The dynamics of Afrah’s relationship with her parents differ significantly from Sadiq’s, and this contrast is portrayed so vividly, allowing readers to appreciate the diversity in parenting styles.

Familial bonds, sibling relationships, friendships, careers, goals, and dreams are at the core of this beautiful story. The themes are interwoven seamlessly, adding depth and richness to the narrative.

My Thoughts on A Little Bit of Love

Despite being a fan of only Non-Fiction and Self-Help Books, I enjoyed reading this romantic fiction. The story is very engaging and the storytelling skills of the author are marvelous. Just pick up this novel today and experience its charm firsthand.

About the Author:

Arva Bhavnagarwala, based in Mumbai, India, is not only a pediatrician and a mother to two boys but also a talented writer. Her debut novel, “A Little Bit of Love,” showcases her ability to connect with readers through her storytelling. Arva’s short stories have found a home in various anthologies and literary magazines.

A Special Thanks to her for gifting me a review copy 🙂

The book is available for purchase on Amazon in both Paperback and Digital Formats; Here’s the link A Little Bit of Love.

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7 responses to “A Little Bit of Love by Arva Bhavnagarwala – Loved Reading It!”

  1. I really enjoy reading romance fiction, and your review got my attention. I like how you said it’s different from typical Bollywood stories, and Afrah’s character sounds cool. The way the author paints a picture of Mumbai in the story makes it even more interesting. Your thoughts got me curious, and now I want to give this debut book a shot.

  2. The book seems to be interesting and a good romantic novel to relax over the weekend with. What I really liked is that the author seems to develop Mumbai, the backdrop of the story as a character in itself.

  3. I love watching rom coms and so the fictional romantic novels. I really wanted to read something fresh and different than ravinder’s novels. So I will definitely get this one over the weekend ❤️

  4. I am not a fan of contemporary romance/fiction. But I do like that kind of story with a typical metropolitan backdrop. Congrats to Arva on this debut. I sincerely wish this book to be a best seller and special mention to you for an outstanding review.

  5. Just wrapped up Arva Bhavnagarwala’s “A Little Bit of Love” – a captivating journey of emotions! Engaging narrative, relatable characters, and an overall delightful read. Highly recommend this heartwarming gem!

  6. Your enthusiastic review of “A Little Bit of Love” by Arva Bhavnagarwala radiates genuine appreciation. Your positive sentiments and evident enjoyment reflect a shared love for the book. Well-expressed and infectious enthusiasm!

  7. “Great review! I completely agree with your thoughts on.. I also appreciating [ It’s interesting to see how different readers interpret the book. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!”

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