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Ing to be that simple Especially when her mother s decided to take charge of the matrimonial front and the choice Minal has to make is between a wild and sexy radio jockey and a brilliant but boring oncologist And it doesn t help that her new colleague on a make or break Cakes assignment is a nasty grudge bearing kid from her childhood who just might be out to sabotage her careerYou know the basic problem i find with these chic lit or stud lit novels in the Indian fiction these days is that there is too much of coolness shoven down our throats without ither being funny or sensical The tone and build up in this book is OK it does reach a high point but after that it just falls apart because there is very less happening and too much blabbering It is painfully dull in parts and fails to Heathen Days engage the readers And on top of that it is just notntertaining Bernices Childrens Stories enough to forget all its flaws and turn it into a time pass readingThere are some serious loopholes in the narrativexplanations of which i have found Oil Rig Jobs Reloaded extremely impossible to understand How on this world will youxplain Minal taking responsibility of a work related disaster without In the Ranchers Footsteps even cross verifying the details with the Radio Jockey she is attracted to who incidentally is doubted to be the reason behind the goof up Not only this she takes a demotion and move into sales department in a rural region Let me be frank no one is a saint these days in the corporate world I can still understand owning up to your mistake if you are the guilty party but when you are not sure yourself how can you take THAT plunge How can she not bother to talk to the RJven once and clarify the misconception in her professional life why she can t go around and talk to a person who lives 2 floors below her own flat and so what if he is out of town for couple of daysit s your bloody career after all It s Norman Borlaug even difficult to fathom all these corporate blunders from the author who is an IIM graduate and have previously worked with Big MNC s It s a pity becauseven though the boardroom scenes are well written the narrative just falls apart when the professional and personal lives of the collide mainly due to convenient ways of resolving conflictsHow can *You Explain Minal Not *explain Minal showing an iota of interest in RJ s life Billy and the Major even when she has dumped the oncologist and ultimately falls for a simpleton working in the same company by the last chapter And where the hell her mom disappearsvery time after suggesting a man for her it appears her sole motivation is limited to just come for half a chapter and propose a groom for marriageI ven found myself second guessing the dialogues before hand at certain sub plots they are THAT predictable and superficialThere is one genuinely funny chapter in which she deliberately sets fire alarm of her own flat on coming to know how a perspective groom sent by her mother is actually giving her marks on very asset of being a wife Even the scene in the charity function ven though misplaced in the narrative is well written and oozes warmth and affection The tone of the book. R flowers and laugh at her jokes But given the unending record of her life's mbarrassments it's not going to be that simple Especially when her mother has decided to take charge of the matrimonial front and the choice Minal has to make is betw. Just finished reading this book I realize why the girls at the counter snickered and the cashier gave me 60% discount Even though I would appreciate the author s narrative skills as a first person I am least impressed with the flow of the author s narrative skills as a first person I am least impressed with the flow of the line Ending is so abrupt Otherwise it s a good read for time pass and can be finished in a jiffy Sometimes you may need a dictionary to get the hang of it A good piece of contemporary English writing by an Indian author Piece of Cake is the first book written by Swati Kaushal an MBA Graduate It is a simple story about a modern girl well The Front Page educated smart and independent but single who is confused about choosing between a sexy RJ who s younger to her in age and a well settled celebrity neurologist who doesn t seem to be of this age Not to forget the spin brought in by the literally cut throat competition in the corporate worldEntertaining humourous and contemporary this novel surely makes for some good and light readingRating 35 Definitely Readable I LOVED this book Most Indian authors who write in English tend to create stories about rural Indian characters I was kind of bored reading such books but then I came across Piece of Cake and it gave me a pleasant jolt An urban setting believable characters solid good plot and loads of humour make this book one of my favouritesRight from page one I could identify myself with the protaganist Minal The author is witty and Iven laughed out loud at times The book Location Lighting for Television ends with a lovely twist as well What could you ask for from a chick lit novel This one is yet of an Indian author and this was a good read I had read it a long time ago so I don t remember much about the storyxcept for the fact that the book was based in Gurgaon and Bhopal two cities where I livedPeople who don t read generally ask This is one of those much touted Indian chick lits It came recommended from many women and finally a dear friend gifted me this one As a rule I never buy these books but I DO read them online or borrowed from librariesThe book is funny in bits but over the top moments that are designed to be be funny never actually make *The Cut The Tone And Build Up Is Okay But *cut The tone and build up is okay but never reaches a high point May be because it never has a clear male lead in sight It flits from man to man Athenagoras each inadeuate as other in one sense or other But as other books in the genre it is fast paced so you can finish it off uickly Not because it is hugelyntertaining or manages to raise your barometer of anticipation but because it is mindless ruminations of a professional girl seeking a like minded companion PS One of the book blurb recommendations went as Must for management trainees Don t fall for it it has usual humor about the love of managers with jargon P Minal sharma MBA Five foot ten 29 year old with a hyperactive conscience and a ton of attitude Minal wants it all a successful career at International Foods a lifestyle to match and a totally cool guy who ll buy her diamonds bring her flowers and laugh at her jokes But given the unending record of her life s mbarrassment it s not go. Minal Sharma MBA Five foot ten twenty nine year old with a hyperactive conscience and a ton of attitude Minal wants it all a successful career at International Foods a lifestyle to match and a 'totally cool' guy who'll buy her diamonds bring he. .
Is light but it never picks up and has a flat feel to it At 364 pages it is about 100 pages too long and leaves you xhausted by the time you Reach End Of It And end of it And you are a reader of my kind who generally finishes a book in 1 2 sittings you are doomedI am going with 155 for Swati Kaushal s debut novel Piece of Cake Read it if you are in the mood over going a mindless ruminations of a successful professional girl seeking companionship at the wrong side of the 20 s It s an The Neverending Story exercise inxcess with some tight The Vanquished editing it could have been a better read than in it s current form In thend the feel good moments are few and far between in what is ultimately a slow silly book The sweetness in this cake is missing it was interesting probably my younger self would have Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, enjoyed it a lot The book was a fun read It tells the story of a 29 year old girl who is still unmarried and unsettled on the job It s fast paced Injoyed reading it during the lockdown I would love to rea Reading this book was xactly like it s title a piece of cake short sweet and savoury in a simple language with not too much sugar witty with humour I like this author s style She s good in baking a story in Which A Girl Called A girl called works in a international food company dealing in Cookies cake breakfast bars Her battle to succeed in a big bad corporate world her similar struggle to find or rather choose a right love with her victory in the nd as she knew what she wanted in her life I njoyed reading this small simple story with intermittent cravings to at cakes in between I El otoño del patriarca even didn t want the book tond too soon like a good cake 03 stars Piece of Cake was another chicklit that I read and liked It is not a great story or piece of literature but a great time pass reading Once again I was drawn towards this book looking for contemporary English writing and the synopsis of the book sounded very interesting and I was not disappointed and I went back to read another book from her as well The story is about hyperactive MBA girl Minal who wants verything in life She wants a great career a lifestyle to match and a cool guy as husband The plot is about how she struggles in her career and the choices of suitors and how her marketing project fails for which she is forced to take a blame and then a demotion to small time sales job Eventually she turns back that job into a success and also finds out the real person behind her project failure There were parts in the book where I laughed but there were also parts that I wanted to skip over But still it was an interesting book to read I do not *Know How True It Is *how true it is I read about corporate rivalry to get ahead on the marketing ideas and preempting launching of your competitor s products There were some interesting things about sales jobs and dealing with sales persons who go out on the road to make sales For me it is about reading the thoughts of people who are same age as mine and have the same sensibilities with some xaggerations The book may not be accurate in its description or great in language but it is a good time pass. Een a wild and sexy radio jockey and a brilliant but boring oncologist And it doesn't help that her new colleague on a make or break 'Cakes' assignment is a nasty grudge bearing kid from her childhood who just might be out to sabotage her caree. ,