During stormy stretches of September, now and then I like to read a good slow-burn romance book. And who doesn’t love to read the slow-burning romance in such a delightful climate? Everybody, right! Along these lines, I as of late picked ‘The Bride Test’ by Helen Hoang.
This wonderful and sensuous read and it had taken me in its thrall. Helen had captivated me with The Kiss Quotient. It was one of my topmost loved at that time, thus clearly the desires were high for this book. Brace yourself for what I’m about to tell you, this book literally blew my lid off my top. It was better than ‘The Kiss Quotient‘ from various perspectives.
A little about the book:
Khai cherishes accounting and loves to keep his house and backyard messed up, just to disturb the hellfire out of his neighbors. He is also Autistic, and has sensory issues and feels as though he can never demonstrate the “right” feelings or state the “right” things.
Esme Tran has a little daughter and to meet ends together, she works as a maid in a Vietnamese Inn. She stumbles upon Khai’s mom, and she convinces Esme to go to America and charm Khai to wed her.
She concurs in the expectation of making her girl’s future secure, and better her family’s conditions. Moreover, she is planning to discover her dad there. (He is an American Businessman).
So, Esme and Khai live respectively for three months. She is attempting to woe him, and he endeavoring to repel her charm. Be that as it may, all through this she is discreet about her little girl with Khai and his Mother.
The entire story has a cutesy charm.
What do I think?
Though a bit predictable like any other romance novel, Helen’s ‘Bride Test‘ did not disappoint me at all. In fact, it was charming, cutesy and bewitching to say the least.
The narrative of the story is well detailed and thought of well. Every aspect of the book, from the characters to the written language is well structured. The best thing about the narrative is that it gives you happy, glowing feeling well after you have read the book. And all that, in my opinion, is what makes a book a good read
I was in love with all the characters, the moment they popped up in the story. Khai became my favorite with all his vulnerability and beauty of a heart. Especially, I loved him more for his respect towards Esme and women in general. And Esme with her feminine charm and innocence won my heart.
After quite a long time, I read something that made me cry, laugh and gooey at some time.
‘The Bride Test‘ is a 5 out of 5 stars read and I recommend it to all.
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Also, if you love reading romance, then do give it a read too: A Musical Love Story
Btw, what’s your favorite romance book? Do let us know in the comments below. Happy Reading 🙂