When Dimple Met Rishi seriously underwhelmed me. I only give it 🌟🌟
This a generic story of a teenage girl who wants to be independent and alone and ‘figure herself out’, meets a boy, immediately falls in love, gets overwhelmed shes settling, they break up, then she realizes how HORRIBLE life is without him, they get back together. There you go. Now you dont have to read this travesty.
The plot was all over the place. The story itself is told from the perspective of both Dimple and Rishi. Which was fine but I found myself skimming over Dimples sections to get back to Rishi, the only character I actually liked.
The story is supposed to be about Dimple going to Insomnia Con before college starts to prove she has the capabilities to develop an app and learn more about web development. But most of the story doesn’t involve her or her desire to enter the field of web development. Most of it centers around her and Rishi preparing for a talent show? Which I dont understand why there even was a talent show. People that go into web development probably won’t want to get up on a stage and PERFORM for people for NO REASON.
I went into this thinking it was going to be about a cute teenage girl trying to prove herself in a world that isn’t female dominated but it turned into an automatic insta love story and the web development was put on the back burner.
There were also a lot of weird and often troubling sentences that left me baffled. Such as “he wished he could keep her in his pocket”, am I the only one that thinks that’s a weird thing to say? Like you’re so clingy to her you cant bear to be away so you need her around at all times? Or like “she punched him in the ribs and he recoiled” like, that seems fairly abusive. If you hit someone so hard they recoil form you and say ow then I think you’re being a little too aggressive.
I think the idea of this story would have been so cute and rewarding but it was executed in a manner that left me utterly unimpressed.