Book Name: “RED TURBAN WHITE HORSE”
Author : NANDINI BAJPAI
Publisher : SCHOLASTIC NOVA
Price : Rs 350
Page : 298
Red Turban White Horse- a young adult debut novel by Author Nandini Bajpai released along with Best Selling writer Anuja Chauhan in a function at The India Habitat Center New Delhi, on Friday, 7th June, 2013. Best Selling writer and sister Anuja Chauhan was in conversation with Nandini during the launched and explores the uncertain words of the young adult.Anuja is Sister of Nandini Bajpai. Book has been published by Scholastic Nova under its new segment -Young Adult Venture.
Launched in February 2013, Scholastic Nova is the latest endeavor by Scholastic India, publishing for the Young Adults category. The genre is marked by ‘coming of age’ themes, with the most popular sub-genres being science fiction, fantasy and teenage romance.
Red Turban White Horse: My Sister’s Hurricane Wedding is a heartwarming coming-of-age story of fashion, tradition, family, and first love. Chronicling Mini’s adventures as she sets out to plan her sister’s “big, fat, Indian wedding”,
Story main character is Mini she has planned a Big Fat Indian Wedding—in America. It’s been seven 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 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 distracts 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 is a heartwarming coming-of-age story of fashion, tradition, family, and first love. all of which threatens to fall apart as a monster hurricane heads for Boston, putting her plans for her sister’s dream wedding, and the white horse, in jeopardy.
Speaking about the book, Nandini says, “The ‘Young Adult’ phase is a precarious, fun, and challenging one, caught between two worlds—that of children and adults. With my children facing this dilemma at this stage in their lives, I only found it fitting to write about the “perils” of being a grown up, but not just yet.”
Author is also writing another book and very soon it will be launched in India.
Nandini Bajpai grew up in New Delhi, 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. This is her first book for young adults.