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You Are Here I picked it up because it was written by a fellow Indian blogger And yes, I prefer Indian fiction But I m guessing I am not exactly the target audience Considering the author s profile, I d say the book is at least faintly autobiographical Arshi, the protagonist, is a twenty something, 21st century Indian woman, who lives or at least tries to live life on her own terms, only she doesnt seem to be sure what they are A potentially interesting premise of self discovery in an urban Indian mi I picked it up because it was written by a fellow Indian blogger And yes, I prefer Indian fiction But I m guessing I am not exactly the target audience Considering the author s profile, I d say the book is at least faintly autobiographical Arshi, the protagonist, is a twenty something, 21st century Indian woman, who lives or at least tries to live life on her own terms, only she doesnt seem to be sure what they are A potentially interesting premise of self discovery in an urban Indian milieu But in that sense it disappoints Here are a couple of things that put me off While it could be an attempt at stark portrayal, i felt that a lot of things had a force fit twang, added to get a yup, am with it effect Also, the title was very ironical in the sense that the story seemed to be going all over the place A very lifestream flow which didnt work for me because of its predictability However if Indian chick lit is your scene, you cannot afford to give this one a miss And having said all that, I m still happy that a blogger has become an author Arse y sucks Sometime very nicely This is a book which has it s moments but those are very few Apart from a few nice touching description of crisis in adolescent life, nothing good in this book Though I liked the author s blog but this book is a disappointment Read at your risk Arse y sucks Sometime very nicely This is a book which has it s moments but those are very few Apart from a few nice touching description of crisis in adolescent life, nothing good in this book Though I liked the author s blog but this book is a disappointment Read at your risk Well, you are nowhere this is another of the books which I didn t like too much This book didn t have much material to hold my interest and although I finished the book that didn t improve my thinking about this book.People who don t read generally ask me my reasons for reading Simply put I just love reading and so to that end I have made it my motto to just Keep on Reading I love to read everything except for Self Help books but even those once in a while I read almost all the genre but YA, Well, you are nowhere this is another of the books which I didn t like too much This book didn t have much material to hold my interest and although I finished the book that didn t improve my thinking about this book.People who don t read generally ask me my reasons for reading Simply put I just love reading and so to that end I have made it my motto to just Keep on Reading I love to read everything except for Self Help books but even those once in a while I read almost all the genre but YA, Fantasy, Biographies are the most My favorite series is, of course, Harry Potter but then there are manybooks that I just adore I have bookcases filled with books which are waiting to be read so can t stay and spendtime in this review, so remember I loved reading this and love reading , you should also read what you love and then just Keep on Reading You are here by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan is about 25 going on 26 Arshi, whose parents are divorced and her father has got married to Barbara, Her mother is a teacher.Arshi shares a flat in Delhi with her friend Topsy and is working in a PR agency She is currently single, after her breaking up with Cheetos, and ready to mingle What I fail to understand about Meenakshi s heroines is that why are they so boyfriend oriented Arshi is confused about her job, her family, her friends, he boyfriends You are here by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan is about 25 going on 26 Arshi, whose parents are divorced and her father has got married to Barbara, Her mother is a teacher.Arshi shares a flat in Delhi with her friend Topsy and is working in a PR agency She is currently single, after her breaking up with Cheetos, and ready to mingle What I fail to understand about Meenakshi s heroines is that why are they so boyfriend oriented Arshi is confused about her job, her family, her friends, he boyfriends and life in general The author has described a very liberal society, with smoking, drinking, premarital sex being very common There is no story or storyline It may appeal to today s liberal generation but it was very vague for me One of the most ridiculous books I ever read not worthy of 1 star total waste of time I struggled to read it Just not the kind of book I would want to read. The trouble with my life is that it s like a bra strap when you put your bra on wrong Some time i say to myself my i read these types of fiction books , and this book just tell me dude u get fucked up again reading the book If the author is here reading my comment , just want to ask a simple question what you want to achieve with this book I know the answer would be i am commerical writer and wants my book to sell She is another shobha de in making , Characters are full of sex and city watchers and they don t need to get the asnwer of some real hardship that others feel Some time i say to myself my i read these types of fiction books , and this book just tell me dude u get fucked up again reading the book If the author is here reading my comment , just want to ask a simple question what you want to achieve with this book I know the answer would be i am commerical writer and wants my book to sell She is another shobha de in making , Characters are full of sex and city watchers and they don t need to get the asnwer of some real hardship that others feel or suffer in life for them , they are the center part of the life blaming all other for the suffering they are going through For the characters i have some had words Go get a life This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here For a debut novel it s not bad, but so much happens internally that I was craving for something anything to up the ante until finally, something happens at a party later in the book It s not even important in the scheme of things since the protagonist doesn t grow, learn anything significant, leave alone save the day As a commentary about the workings of the mind of a woman of a certain cusp of socio cultural strata, it s pretty spot on, but I would hate to believe that the character arch For a debut novel it s not bad, but so much happens internally that I was craving for something anything to up the ante until finally, something happens at a party later in the book It s not even important in the scheme of things since the protagonist doesn t grow, learn anything significant, leave alone save the day As a commentary about the workings of the mind of a woman of a certain cusp of socio cultural strata, it s pretty spot on, but I would hate to believe that the character arch of the protagonist can t register any insight other than the fact that she is no longer at the beck and call of Kabir, who has a now on, now off relationship with her But i live in the hope that MRM s next book is better


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