Inside the Heart of Hope

My Book Review


  • Title: Inside the Heart of Hope
  • Author: Rishabh Puri
  • Paperback: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Srishti Publishers & Distributors (7 June 2017)
  • Language: English

Blurb –

We’re all a little broken, and that’s okay.
Or is it? Rick has a medical condition that makes his life different from the rest. But unlike others around him, he sees this not as a curse, but as an opportunity to cherish life and all the bitter-sweet gifts it brings with it.
Amidst frequent visits to the doctor, multiple surgeries that risk his life being, and a life that meant surveillance all the time, Rick has to fight for himself each day. But he pulls through, thanks to his family and friend Jacob, who become his pillars of strength.
And then, at a time when he is least expecting it, and with someone he meets by accident – love happens. It’s a new feeling for his heart and he is scared to lose it.
Will Lisa really understand the goodness of his heart or just walk away?
Inside the Heart of Hope is a story of strong will, perseverance and optimism which will make you wonder if sky is really the limit.

About the story –

The characters are Rick Puri, Lisa, Amy, Jacob, Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, Jane, Ryan. The main protagonist is Rick who is suffering from AVS- Aortic Valve Stenosis from his childhood. He couldn’t play or run like other children do in their childhood due to his ill health. His girlfriend Amy left him after knowing his sickness. Rick just faded of from life cause he just can’t do what he wants to do. His mom-dad’s eye always on him. His parents taking care of him a lot as making sure he is not doing any extra work which lead to him more stress. But then Rick’s mind changed and then he fights for his dreams. At time he accidently meet Lisa and he fell in love with her. But now the question is: will Lisa understands his kind nature and goodness of heart? Or will she too fall in love with him? Or will she just walk away like Amy?

My Review –

This is a fictional story inspired from the real life events. The story is very emotional at times. The Rick’s character is relatable to me in some ways. Like sometimes things are going so odd in life and we can’t do anything but to survive. The things were we just can’t live the simple happy life like other’s do. And we start criticizing the people around us or the situations. Ultimately, we fall on the spiral of negativity from where get up again is like impossible thing to do.  But if we have strong determination of something, we can do anything. Nothing is impossible if we try. The book teaches many important things about hard life and strong determination and most importantly the relationship values that is much bigger than any health problem. I found it very encouraging and inspiring story. Some stories just touch our heart and inspiring so well. This is so true with this story, it is touching and inspiring as well. Language is simple and easy to understand. Presentation is good. The beautiful cover page and catchy title truly great. The cover and title both match with the storyline. Story plot is quite amazing. The inside the heart of hope meet our expectation of great read. It’s really worth reading. I would like to recommend to all.

My Ratings –

Cover: 5/5
Title: 5/5
Blurb: 4.5/5
Characterization: 4/5
Plot: 5/5
Writing and Presentation: 4.5/5
Overall Rating: 5/5.


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