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Letters to My Ex

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It feels like I'm on autopilot; I have no control over anything. The pain of losing you is so crippling that I can barely hold pieces of myself together. The slightest nudge could break me. But somehow, my possessed brain knows what I need. It's telling me to stick to my choice, to stay away from you, to open a word document and bleed on paper, try to throw up all my jumbl ...more
Kindle Edition, 144 pages
Published February 14th 2018 by HarperCollins India
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Aakanksha
Aug 20, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, fiction
The story revolves around Nidhi and Abhay. They are madly in love and have been together for five years. Until one day, Nidhi decides to walk away from Abhay without giving him any sort of explanation, that too on their engagement day. The story portrays an actual state of ambiguity and deception because this is how it occurs. Seldom do you know that you don't desire something or it is not ample for you, but you are unable to give the other person the legitimate logic for the decisions you made. ...more
Surabhi Sharma
Many times it happens, the things left unsaid. Letters to My Ex is a story of things left unsaid and unspoken words and trying to discover what it was and how it affected their relationship and bring them to a crossroad.

The thing I like about the story is the way protagonist Nidhi bared it all in the letters she writes to her ex. She said it all and opened her heart to Abhay to read it like a book. Nidhi knew what she wants from life and Abhay and not afraid to say it and take the plunge. The ch
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Vidhya Thakkar
Mar 06, 2018 rated it liked it
I have read each and every book of Nikita Singh and ‘Every time it rains’ is my favourite read. I was so excited to read this book. Its a short book with 138 pages. One can finish it within few hours. The book revolves around Nidhi and Abhya. Nidhi who broke her engagement with Abhay writes letters to her EX. Their love for years was finished when Nidhi called off her engagement.

The title and cover of the book are catchy and attractive. I had high expectations from the book.
The plot of the story
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Sulagna Mondal
Apr 17, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: owned-books
What exactly goes inside our minds after we break up? If we still love the person, how do we overcome our broken hearts? Imagine that you are deeply in love with this person but you break the relationship because all of a sudden you felt that this other person does not love you anymore. What would you do? Keep on loving the person? Or break everything and run away from the person?

Nikita Singh's Letters to My Ex starts with our protagonist, Nidhi's, letters that she writes to herself stating why
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Banaja Prakashini
Full review at- https://www.banajaprakashini.in/lette...
Letters to my ex was a rather disappointing read for me and the 2 stars are the result of an aggregate of various factors taken into consideration.
The content is repetitive as the protagonist writes about the same feelings again and again, but each time with a different wordplay. The same way academics drag their essays to reach the word limit.
It is a clear example of how assumptions, overthinking and lack of communication can ruin a relat
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Kunal Sharma
Mar 12, 2018 rated it did not like it
I had a hard time reading through this work. A girl runs away from her wedding. She takes time out later to analyze what just transpired. She reasons with herself and then with her boyfriend who she embarrassed by doing the disappearing act. It was hard on me to go through all the stuff that goes on in Nidhi’s mind. Nidhi is the main protagonist. Abhay is her much underrated boyfriend. Abhay is too sorted out, this freaks Nidhi out on her wedding day, she expects him to behave differently while ...more
Chetana Thakur Chakraborty
Nikita Singh's latest book 'Letters to My Ex' is very different from her previous books. This book is in the letter-format. It has a unique format of narration. I was very excited about this book since the time when the author announced the book. I have read most of her previous books and loved them. Also, since the title as well as the cover of the book is very attractive and seems interesting, I had really high expectations from this book.

The plot is quite simple. The main characters are Nidhi
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Pooja Banga
It feels like I'm on autopilot; I have no control over anything. The pain of losing you is so crippling that I can barely hold pieces of myself together. The slightest nudge could break me. But somehow, my possessed brain knows what I need. It's telling me to stick to my choice, to stay away from you, to open a word document and bleed on paper, try to throw up all my jumbled thoughts in form of words, collect all disconnected facts, try to make sense of it all.'

From the bestselling author of Lik
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Anupama C K(b0rn_2_read)
I have always loved writing and reading letters. This is the story of Abhay and Nidhi, a couple who were in love, were about to get engaged. But on the day of the engagement, Nidhi leaves without an explanation. Why did she leave ? What will happen to both of them ? These two questions form the crux of the story. The narrative is in form of letters,letters written to each other . I loved the first part of the story and it captured all the emotions one feels after a breakup. The ending was pretty ...more
Jigar Parikh
Jan 02, 2019 rated it it was ok
The content was repetitive!

Didn't find that much fun to read. Can be avoided.
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Ankita Chauhan
Book Review: https://soundingwords.blogspot.com/20...

It’s an exciting idea to read letters in a form of book. When I first heard about “Letters to My Ex by Nikita Singh” I imagined a world instantly around two characters, maybe they are going to exchange letters and as the title says EX. It makes the book more gripping. Although I want to mention that book is not all about letters, you will get to read small talks, self talk, written in a form of monologue.

Basically, the story revolves around t
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Pratibha Pandey
Feb 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: indian-fiction, 2018
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Riddhi's Bookworld
Mar 01, 2018 rated it liked it
The only thing I liked is the letter format..it helps in connecting the reader to the protagonist almost immediately and the reader can feel the words. Not a great read, but a good light read..
Sankalpita (bookGeeks India)
Read the detailed review on my blog - https://www.bookgeeks.in/letters-to-m... ...more
Ajay
Jun 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Little pre-declaration : I bought this book when its launched but as i read the book's reviews i found out that it's an emotional rollercaoster ride. so, i shelved it and couldn't find myself to read it untill now. been dealing with same kinda thing back then. I don't know what i was thinking.

Review: Nikita singh is genius in touching your heart. {Not like vampire literally or maybe the looks she got tells otherwise (You can say i crush hard on her XD)}.
her last book "Everytime it Rains", i thou
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Jagdeshwari  Patil
Apr 20, 2018 rated it liked it
‘Letters to My Ex’ by Nikita Singh seemed like a good change from my Fantasy and Dystopian Books. This book is written in the letter-format which is unique and unusual form of narration. 
This is my first time reading book by Nikita Singh. 

The Plot revolves around a couple Abhay and Nidhi. They have been in a Relationship for almost 5 years. As being in a relationship for such a long period of time they naturally decide to get engaged. Which is Called off by Nidhi. Which stunned everyone (even
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Aparna Prabhu
Apr 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
The use of purple shade on the cover gives out the necessary romantic vibes. The blurb is crisp doesn't divulge any crucial details and piques the curiosity of the reader.

To begin with, the narrative was quite different, unlike any other romance novels or any novel of other genre for that matter.The story was subtly narrated in the form of letters written by Nidhi. The letters beautifully encapsulated the thoughts and emotions felt by her. Her confused state, the way her thoughts constantly spir
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Vaibhav
Jun 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
The book started out great with raw heart wrenching emotions that Nidhi pens down as 'writing therapy'.

It deals with the devastating loss felt when a person's first love ends. The descriptions of the feelings of abandonment, confusion and loneliness were so realistically written that the reader is sure to visit the throes of despair of their own break-ups. The book is sure to resonate with everyone who has experienced a loss but after a time it felt like the author has described the same feeling
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Anand Dhonde
May 22, 2020 rated it did not like it
Just one word: crap.!
I mean what the hell... Seeing it written by Nikita Singh I ordered & read. But not worth it.
Without any particular given reason in the starting , on the engagement day she broke up their 5 years of relationship, getting worse day by day & not discussing with him what the issue is. It doesn't work like that.! Then eventually in the letters , she mentioned the reason for the same.
Please don't waste your time for this one.
I would have given -ve star if they allow me to give.
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Nidhi Srivastava
Mar 08, 2018 rated it liked it
I was pretty distracted in the beginning of the story. Unlike most of the readers, I would have guessed the plot way back. With every chapter, I felt it is a story which was meant for ‘Me’. I like the simplicity with which the plot and character have been created by the author. There is no glamour to describe the demeanor of Abhay or Nidhi (the main characters of the novel). An essence of college love have been well described, which would take the readers back to their college days. Yes, every c ...more
Shivam Kalra
Feb 16, 2018 rated it liked it
I think I've found my guilty pleasure. However, I don't feel guilty for liking this book. ...more
Keerthi Suresh
Jul 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was too cute. Oh My God. By the end I was smiling so wide.
Nidhi Srivastava
Feb 22, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I think maybe the premise was good. But, it wasn't well executed at all.

Docking one star for a badly printed last page.

Also, she shouldn't have used my name.
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Purba Chakraborty
Mar 29, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: review-copy-2018
Letters to my Ex by Nikita Singh is an epistolary novel. We get to know the entire story through a collection of letters and online chats. The protagonist of the book, Nidhi starts writing these letters after she called off her engagement with her long-time boyfriend, Abhay. The exact reason why she called off the engagement and broke up with her boyfriend is revealed gradually through the letters.

Although it is difficult to understand and like Nidhi in the initial chapters, we gradually unders
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Kinjal Parekh
Mar 29, 2018 rated it liked it
This book as I felt as first is not any bunch of letters which different people write to their ex but is a short story about Nidhi and Abhay who were in relationship for 5 years and finally on the day they were getting engaged, Nidhi ran away leaving everyone there surprised and confused on what made her break her relations with the man she was in love with.

I liked the way the view points are put in in this book but I wasn’t able to absorb the fact that the characters were in their mid twenties.
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Anmol Rawat
I like the letter-format narration, but somehow Letters to My Ex felt hollow. I could not connect with the emotions and found myself more confused than the protagonist Nidhi. It felt rushed and unplanned. The only solace was the last few letters, but other than that, it was a disappointing read. ...more
Nikil Kaz Poirot
Mar 13, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I am going to invent a time machine to back in time and stop me from reading this book. Would be better if I stop Nikitha Singh from writing this book in the first place(can save lives).
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vrushabha chaleswara
Feb 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It's a good one from Nikita, This book gives short description to us how relationships are sensitive and partners should be transparent in their actions. ...more
OvyReadz
Apr 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Letters to My Ex is honestly not my type of book.

While I love letter formats, and prefer dialogues to descriptions, I couldnot gel with the book due to overloaded romance and a confusing protagonist.

So this book tells us the story of Nidhi and Abhay who fall in love, have happy times and then see the doomsday before them.

When Nidhi runs away from their engagement, I was expecting a real reason behind this weird act. But, alas, I was not convinced. Thi happens to me every time. I would be waiting
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Nikita Singh is the bestselling author of eleven novels, including Letters to My Ex, Every Time It Rains and Like a Love Song. She is also the editor of the collections of short stories 25 Strokes of Kindness and The Turning Point.

After working in the book publishing industry in New Delhi for a few years, she got her MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) at The New School in New York. Invested in the
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