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Can Love Happen Twice?

3.33  ·  Rating Details  ·  13,325 Ratings  ·  580 Reviews
When Ravin first said ‘I love you . . .’ he meant it forever. The world has known this through Ravin’s bestselling novel, I Too Had a Love Story. But did Ravin’s story really end on the last page of that book?

On Valentine’s Day, a radio station in Chandigarh hosts a very special romantic chat show. Ravin and his three best friends are invited as guests to talk about Ravin’
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by Metro Reads (first published January 1st 2011)
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Feb 14, 2012 Sapphire rated it it was ok
Shelves: stories
I waited for such a long time to get to know what happened to Ravin. But what I read made me feel that somehow the author has written the book because he had to write it.I found the soul missing in the book.
Rather than waiting for "what happened next?", I was just waiting for it to end.
When I read "I too...." I was engrossed into the book. It was like I could see what was happening. But it took me a week to read this book! It was that boring.

You feel that the girl in Ravin's life is a pampered m
Rachita Gupta
When I finished reading "I too had a love story", the prequel to this novel, I felt so touched I cried for a week! I literally begged all my friends, bookworms and others, to read the book! The book was simple, plain yet so honest and touching, I read it scores of times and felt the same emotions I felt the first time.
But this book, alas!!This book is a complete extinguisher- it kills all hopes, expectations, and emotions, and buries the author's beautiful talent.
While in the first book, the sou
Mar 14, 2013 Udits11 rated it did not like it
Firstly - I created a Goodreads account just so that I could write a review for this book. I find it difficult to believe that a book such as "Can Love Happen Twice" has an average rating of 3.28. How? I admit I hadn't read the author's first book (I too had a love story) and from everything that I've heard and read, it appears that it was a very enjoyable and touching story. I bought Can Love Happen Twice online, after my mum read about it in the newspaper. It was a short book, and probably too ...more
Abhranil Dutta
Dec 28, 2011 Abhranil Dutta rated it it was ok
Seriously disappointing...!! :(

I wish there would have been 'replacement guarantee' on flipkart for books which you didn't like ...!!

Just banking on his fame which he has received from his first book 'I too had a Love Story' ..!

The first book was pretty good since it was simple,realistic and it struck a chord with me, but dis book was pretty LAME ..!! No story-line , really bad writing(*the first one was also not good :P*) , and the plot looked like a typical bollywood film ..!!

while the first
Mar 10, 2013 Imran rated it really liked it
Ravin is such an awesome author. His first book " I too had a love story " completely made me his fan leaving me speechless, in tears. His love towards "Khushi" made me realise the true definition of Love and the second book " can love happen twice" is one good book to read. I've always had a question "why can't love happen twice" nevertheless I came to know I was true that love may happen twice, through this book.

my favourite lines :

* It is a rare case when a reader is so engrossed in a book t
Apr 11, 2013 V3NisHa rated it it was amazing
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Rahul Nath
Feb 08, 2013 Rahul Nath rated it did not like it
Shelves: run-away-quickly
Rightfully earns a place in my Run Away Quickly shelf. I really tried to finish this but bad writing just turns me off. And the repeated self plugs and self praise for his first novel "I Too had a Love Story" did nothing to help either. In the very first chapter, he compares his first book to a modern day equivalent of the Taj Mahal. Wtf???

There are obvious attempts to fill more pages because the author was unable to come up with something interesting. From the very first paragraph. Where Amarde
Vani !
Sep 28, 2015 Vani ! rated it liked it
I liked Ravin and Simran's story, esp their life in Belgium. So, as it happens, Ravin is trying to get to grips with the death of his fiancee, Khushi, when Simran enters his life and rekindles the spark of love. However, as with all love stories, this one too had some heartbreaks. Will the two of them end up together? Will Ravin be able to stitch his life back together with the current girl in his life? Easy. Breezy.
Dec 18, 2011 Snehal rated it did not like it
i really liked his 1st book because it was honest even though simple and predictable, this was a fine read though but not great, i would have preferred something new from him just than sequel.
Harry b nair
Mar 07, 2012 Harry b nair rated it it was ok
The much awaited sequel is a let down for me, as the spark of true love which captured the hearts of many in the author's very first book is missing in this one.The story started well with a different style of narration which I felt very much engaging and fresh.But still cannot digest the fact that Ravin could easily forget Khushi and feel the same love on Simar's arms.Also the confusion between the lead is much like watching a bollywood movie with no substance.This sequel is a disgrace to the l ...more
Apr 25, 2012 Book'd rated it it was ok
When I compare this book with Ravinder Singh's earlier book "I too had a love story", I am little disappointed.

This book particularly lacks the depth, Its a very common type of story. Ravin was so deeply in love with Khushi whom he lost in an accident and he falls in love with another girl in Belgium,just upon seeing her. After that he never mentioned his first love Khushi at all in the entire book except the final pages of final chapter.

His first book really touched the hearts of millions inclu
Gatha G
Nov 22, 2012 Gatha G rated it did not like it
I liked the first part-'I too had a love story',better than this.I wish I knew which parts of this book were fiction and which were real,so that I could really rate this book.It was a typical romance.Nothing special.After a great book like 'I too had a love story',the author has to be careful while writing a second book.
Dhriti Govind Raj
Apr 30, 2012 Dhriti Govind Raj rated it it was ok
A good one yet again by Ravinder Singh. The concept is touching again, but this time around the book captures an essence of the "modern day love story" wherein you tend fall in and out of love at the drop of a hat and very surprisingly, it hardly any effort doing so.
Ravinder gives light to the present scenario of love stories, which makes it a good read as you can relate to it pretty well.
Again, a must read, I should say. But don't expect too much out of "Can Love Happen Twice?" as it can defin
Rishi Prakash
Sep 27, 2015 Rishi Prakash rated it liked it
I had thought about this book few times after i finished the first book but somehow never picked it for a simple reason that the author won't be able to re-create the magic which he did in his first book which was his own/true story. I finally picked up when i was stuck at an airport after my flight got delayed so had few hours to read it straight!

Anyone who has read his first book must have been touched by it- by the tragedy and the experience that someone had to go through- even though the wr
Nidhi Khanna
Jan 08, 2012 Nidhi Khanna rated it liked it
I actually picked this book after all the hue and cry that has been created around it. Thus forcing me to read the preceding one. Being a non romantic book lover, i thought i would have to endure not one but two to figure that deal on this one. I'm glad i did

The first one was strictly average, however the ending is well written in terms of the emotion and not the writing as much. Though even while i say average it does bring tears to ones eyes. The second book though the author seems to have got
Jun 14, 2012 Srikanth rated it liked it
Title: Can Love Happen Twice

Author: Ravinder Singh

Genre: Romantic Fiction

TagLine: Book on the lines of SouthIndian-MeloDrama

Rating: 3/5

Can love really happen twice. Do you think being loved is that important in your life that you tend to loose grip of your life if your loved one leaves you. Do you really need a rehabilitation if you are going through a break up. These are some questions I got while I was reading this book. The book had nothing new in it. Having a bright start with the radio
Priyanka Roy Banerjee
May 02, 2013 Priyanka Roy Banerjee rated it did not like it
Shelves: indian-authors
And…I’m exasperated with the sequel too. It’s not that I had very high hopes on this one, but I had assumed the second book would be at least at par with the first one, if not better. But (<- this is the word I seem to be using the most while writing reviews on Ravinder Singh’s penmanship!) – I am indeed sorry to assure most readers that this is not worth their money, not even at 84 after discount. The book starts better than it ends. The first few pages promise of a lean potential to carry t ...more
it is a heart touching story about the author who had lost his loved one Khushi on a car accident and then went away to Belgium to find a new purpose of his life. and there he met a girl names Simar who was studying MBA in Belgium. and they became close friends.. they loved the company of each other and so Simar asked about Ravin's past and he handed her the book.. this was how she started falling for him.
Soon, Ravin had to go back to India as his project over there was over.
And when they met a
Apurva Mehta
Jun 02, 2012 Apurva Mehta rated it did not like it
The answer to this title is 'No, it can't happen twice'. I read 'I too Had a love story' long back.

Have been waiting for the second book since long. During November I got a mail from Flipkart for the pre-booking of 'Can Love Happen Twice' and within next five minutes, the order for the book was placed.When I ordered this book from flipkart, I really had some great expectations from the author, considering his previous book "I too had a love story" was such an amazingly touching tale of love.But,
Ashutosh Kumar
Sep 05, 2013 Ashutosh Kumar rated it did not like it
To Ravin's answer to his question asked on the coverpage is NO! It could've been yes but after completely reading this book the answer is sure-sure no. I found something missing in the sequel. Perhaps 'the honesty'. As said in the reviews posted by others somewhere the soul was missing. When I was reading his first novel 'I too had a love story', I got numb during climax. Though we all know that was a true story it was worth reading it. It was so heart-touching and painful that it was really har ...more
Mar 04, 2016 Guttu rated it it was ok
This book is actually a quick read. The only reason I couldn't because I didn't get straight 6hrs to read this. The book was usual and predictable till I reached 80%. And then I had a WTF moment. The next few pages were something that happened with me very recently. It opened up the wound buy managed to heal it in the last few pages with justifications. That's the only reason this book gets 2 stars. Read it only if you have nothing else to read.
Devina Dutta
Mar 30, 2012 Devina Dutta rated it it was ok
I had heard a lot about Ravinder Singh's bestselling book "I too had a love story" and wanted to give it a try. Unfortunately (for a whole wide range of reasons), the book shop had his sequel"Can love happen twice?". i bought it, only to regret it later.....
Filled with unnecessary promotion of his maiden novel and amateur english, this novel was, to say the truth, horrible to the core!... Unreasonable and unbelievable incidents occur making the reader ask himself one question again and a
May 28, 2012 Anand rated it really liked it
When I started reading this book, it sounded boring to me as typical it was like other love stories.Bt whn she starts to refuse to marry him giving out primary reason lyk wanna live only with u and not with ur family a tinge of astonishment run down by spine since the same events are happening to me after getting married for me now. I loved a girl for more than 5 yrs and got married to herself too. But she gets disgusted wen I speak abt my parents about staying with us after retirement.I had won ...more
Jun 11, 2012 Deepika rated it liked it
It feels like the author desperately wanted to write this book!!!
But I wanna know what happened to Ravin after Khushi...!
Its good... But something was missing...!!
The end was kinda expected....
Saurabh Sharma
Feb 07, 2012 Saurabh Sharma rated it it was ok
The second book by Bestselling author Ravinder Singh falls a long way behind his extremely successful maiden novel 'I Too Had a Love Story'. Can Love Happen Twice is an ordinary book, devoid of the raw emotion and charm of the writer's first book and thus fails to create much of an impact on the reader.

The story is simple. Ravin, who lost his girlfriend in a road accident just three days from their engagement, is still trying to recover from the terrible loss. He moves to Belgium for a project
Feb 21, 2013 Vibha★ rated it liked it
3 stars

When Ravin first said ‘I love you . . .’ he meant it forever. The world has known this through Ravin’s bestselling novel, I Too Had a Love Story. But did Ravin’s story really end on the last page of that book?

On Valentine’s Day, a radio station in Chandigarh hosts a very special romantic chat show. Ravin and his three best friends are invited as guests to talk about Ravin’s love story. But surprisingly everyone apart from Ravin turns up. As the show goes live, there is only one question i
Aug 01, 2014 Anuja rated it did not like it
starting from the beginning, this book was a turn off. since this was his 2nd book a little improvement in narration was expected but alas it wasnt delivered.
it lacked substance, the fire that would keep the reader wanting to know more. instead, all i wanted to do was finish the book as soon as possible and get done with it.
here again we had a beautiful story but it went down the drain. too much physical chemistry, excessive description of the events at the chinese restaurant and more importantl
Srijan Gupta
Feb 21, 2013 Srijan Gupta rated it liked it
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May 07, 2015 Shoaib added it
"The rooms had heaters which warmed up the rooms in winter." For me, this sentence perfectly sums up the quality of writing in this book. Don't judge me. Can't trash a book if you don't read it. But I understand why this book works for Indian teenage readers. The book has the right number of pages, it's just appropriately priced, the language is simple, the narrative is linear and the story itself is a plausible extension of reality for most Indian teenagers. It's bad literature though and it's ...more
May 21, 2012 Mandeep rated it it was ok
the book is good for the amateur readers....but for a veteran reader it becomes quite boring and too plainton. i feel that Ravinder singh has consciously tried to follow the same lines of falling in love, creating romantic scenes that particularly appeal to the immature lovers and then creating a tragedy; treading the same line of path of his earlies maiden book 'i too had a love story'. while the previous book appealed a lot to the readers as it was a true tale this one fails to do so for its i ...more
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Ravinder Singh is a software engineer who works with a prominent IT company in India.

He was brought up in a very small town of Orissa called Burla. After spending most of his life there, he has recently moved to Chandigarh. Owing to the Nature of his work, he has visited various parts of the world and he wishes to continue doing the same in future. Apart from reading and writing, The Author has a
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