Red Turban White Horse: My Sister's Hurricane Wedding

Can a teenager plan a Big Fat Indian Wedding in America It s been seven years since mom died and dad s raised Mini to know about computers, calculus, and cars than desi weddings but ever since Mini saw the jewelry mom left them she s wanted her sister to have the wedding mom would have planned.Dad s tech start up means a shoestring budget, but Mini has her old Mini CCan a teenager plan a Big Fat Indian Wedding in America It s been seven years since mom died and dad s raised Mini to know about computers, calculus, and cars than desi weddings but ever since Mini saw the jewelry mom left them she s wanted her sister to have the wedding mom would have planned.Dad s tech start up means a shoestring budget, but Mini has her old Mini Cooper, her new driver s license, her stellar sense of style, and two months of summer vacation to get it done And she s not letting the persistent, mysterious, and smoking hot Vir distract her, either Flower garlands, decorations, catering, clothes, even a white wedding horse everything is in place.But a monster hurricane is headed for Boston and it could blow the whole band, baja, and baraat away
Red Turban White Horse My Sister s Hurricane Wedding Can a teenager plan a Big Fat Indian Wedding in America It s been seven years since mom died and dad s raised Mini to know about computers calculus and cars than desi weddings but ever since Mini sa

  • Title: Red Turban White Horse: My Sister's Hurricane Wedding
  • Author: Nandini Bajpai
  • ISBN: 9789351030034
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Paperback
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    About the Author

    Nandini Bajpai

    Nandini Bajpai grew up in New Delhi, India, one of four sisters and many cousins, in a family that liked to read She lived and worked in India, Australia, and the US, before settling in the Boston area with her husband, kids, and a fluctuating number and variety of pets Although she dabbled in corporate finance, business analysis, and fostering shelter animals, her first love is writing.

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    • Janhvi said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Red Turban White Horse by Nandini Bajpai turned out to be a really cute read. It has a nice story with loads of characters and a protagonist who is trying to juggle everything and everyone. Every once in a while I enjoy reading clean and sweet young adult books and Red Turban White Horse was just that.Mini is our heroine. She lives with her Dad who has just started his tech company. Mini's mother passed away seven years ago and after that the role to take care of her father has somehow fallen up [...]

    • Eve Costarelli said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      I just finished reading the delightful debut YA novel “Red Turban White Horse” written by the local author Nandini Bajpai that is set in the Metrowest (of Boston) and is full of thinly disguised local references. For someone, like myself, living in the region, this is a tasty treat! The heroine of the story (Padmini “Mini” Kapoor) is a resourceful, caring teen who comes in charge of orchestrating her older sisters wedding while at the same time a hurricane is barreling down the east coas [...]

    • Rivokids said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Red Turban White Horse is a new Young Adult novel by Nandini Bajpai. We are soo excited to have been part of the Book Launch and were able to get a pre release copy yesterday. Our young readers immediately started on the book and here is their review.Mini Kapoor is a 17 year old girl in the USA whose sister Vinnie is getting married. Both her Dad and her sister are too busy to make the arrangements for the wedding, so Mini takes it upon herself to plan the wedding with a limited budget. Most of [...]

    • Namratha said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Red Turban White Horse was a rather sweet and endearing piece of YA Lit. If you like your teenage heroines to be savvy, street-smart, wise beyond their years, non-whiny, blessed with an artistic flair/ fashion sense/ Etsy shop, then Mini Kapoor ticks all the right boxes. Imagine a teen Sonam Kapoor, if you will. The fact that Mini appears to be a Harry Potter fan, (numerous references pepper the books) worked for me.The story revolves around the run-up to the Great yet classy (and homespun) Indi [...]

    • Kaivallya said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      A teenager plans a Big Fat Indian Wedding in Boston- with Hurricane Irene headed for the area the very day of the wedding.How can I NOT be interested?Seventeen-year-old Mini Kapoor, design aspirant, dog-lover, fashion expert, and Potterhead (so relatable!) has a sister getting married. Unfortunately, Megha Kapoor, her mother, passed away from cancer years ago, Vinod Kapoor, her father, is busy running his tech startup, and the bride herself, Vini Kapoor is currently doing her residency, as is he [...]

    • Maith said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      I loved the book. Yes, it’s a little too happily-ever-after, but it seems like we all need happy books at times – all YA books don’t need to be full of angst. Nandini has a real talent for writing people – even peripheral characters stood out, I could imagine them as real people, not props to the main characters. The casually urban, upper middle-class lifestyles portrayed, the good-humored stereotyping of desis (and Asians), men who participate in family life and aren’t one note charac [...]

    • Meryl said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      This book is amazing. Nandini is the Sophie Kinsella of Indian chick lit.This one is a tribute to sisterhood, romance and the great Indian wedding.I am happy that an Indian author wrote such a marvellous piece of literature.

    • RunedNephilumGirl said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      I don't usually read these kind of books. But the overall essence plus the Harry Potter references were hard to resist. It's not the best book, but the light way it had tread Indian culture and American culture both is really good. It's a great read, a light one for sure. The themes of love, moving on, getting over loves ones, cancer awareness etc it's not a romance novel, but it has romance at some of its finest.

    • Jui said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Planning a wedding is no piece of cake.cially if you have to orchestrate the details all by yourself. Mini Kapoor, the heroine of RTWH is planning a wedding for her older sister. After their mom's demise 7 years ago, they have been raised by their techie father, who is far removed from the world of desi weddings. The older sister and groom are medical students with very little time for wedding planning.For planning a wedding, you need warmth to go the extra mile and get the best for your loved o [...]

    • Pallavi Kamat said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      I picked up an Young Fiction book after a long time and I must admit I did enjoy reading it :) The book's blurb reads: "Can a teenager plan a Big Fat Indian Wedding - in America? It's been several years since mom died-and dad's raised Mini to know more about computers, calculus, and cars than desi weddings-but ever since Mini saw the jewelry mom left them she's wanted her sister to have the wedding mom would have planned. Dad's tech start-up means a shoe-string budget, but Mini has her old Mini [...]

    • Afsha Sethi said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Mini Kapoor is a feisty senior in high school whose brainy older sister Vinnie has sprung a surprise on the family: she is getting married! Their dad’s tech start up means frugal funds and Vinnie’s demanding new med-school schedule leaves her with no time to plan her wedding.With zero knowledge about Indian weddings Mini bravely steps in to tackle this decidedly adult task of making sure her sister has the wedding their deceased mother had imagined for her.Planning a wedding is not an easy f [...]

    • Malem said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      I read this book in 2013. We were a bunch of 11th graders who attended the launch ceremony. I was immediately appealed, bought the book, got it signed, and started reading that very night. At that point of time, it was refreshing. I was just getting over my Sparks, Steele, Archer etc phase. Here was a novel whose protagonist I could relate to. It had the cars, the designer dresses, the romance, the friendship, Harry Potter references, Bollywoodish feels. It's a book aimed majorly at the pre to m [...]

    • Saara said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Liked this book a lot! Great read when you're looking for something light, entertaining and unconventional.

    • Advita said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Very good book

    • Pratiti Majumder said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      A refreshing and fun tale about big fat Indian weddings

    • Usk said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Light fun reading. Its like watching a chick flik at the end of a tough week

    • Sanchit Bhandari said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Nice book well written and great continuity,The plot is not so good but still a good readFull review coming soon

    • Devanshi Gupta said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      It was mediocre. A little boring in between but it was gud for a one time read.

    • Afiyathul Kathija said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 12:58 PM

      Cute!!!!!!

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