Preeti Shenoy is an author, speaker, blogger, illustrator, and observer. She is one of the top five highest-selling authors in India. Preeti is also on the Forbes list of the most influential celebrities in India. Her books have been translated into many languages. She was also featured on BBC World’s Talking Books.
India’s leading Political and Business magazine India Today has named Preeti Shenoy ‘Unique’ for being the only woman among the best-selling authors. She received the award of the ‘Indian of the Year’ award in the year 2017 by Brands Academy for her contribution to Literature. She was also presented with the Academia award for Business Excellence by the New Delhi Institute of Management. Preeti Shenoy is the recipient of the ‘100 Young Indian women Achievers award’ in the Powerful leader category. Preeti has delivered speeches in many premier educational institutions of India like the IITs and the IIMs and corporate organizations like KPMG, Infosys and Accenture. This multi-talented lady is also an artist who specializes in portraiture and illustrated journalling.
Preeti Shenoy’s short stories and poems have been published in famous International magazines such as Conde Nast and Verve. She runs a popular blog and writes a weekly column in The Financial Chronicle. Besides spending time reading, writing and drawing Preeti loves to travel, click photographs, and do yoga. Some of her famous books include The Rule Breakers, A Hundred Little Flames, It’s All In The Planets, Why We Love The Way We Do, The Secret Wish List, The One You Cannot Have and upcoming book When Love Came Calling.
Famous Quotes By Preeti Shenoy
“Most problems get magnified because we over-think them, creating more problems in the process, and sometimes things take their own course. All we can do is to let it be.”
“We are what our thoughts have made us. So take care of what you think. Thoughts live. They travel far.”
“If you have not made somebody’s day happier, if you’re not appreciated something good that has happened to you and if you have not felt thankful to be alive, then you have wasted that day of your life on earth!”
“If I pretended to be “normal” and behaved just like everybody else, if I masked my emotions and smiled a lot, even if I felt disconsolate, nobody would be able to tell”
“Yes, when you are passionate about something, it shows. There is no point in doing something that does not make you feel happy just to earn money. If you hate what you are doing, you are then just wasting your life,”
“Mostly it is those memories—the things that you did not do that kill you later when it is too late.”
“No matter how much you tried to make something happen, you will not be able to until the time is right.”
“Sometimes in a marriage, it is easier to just buy peace and pay the price of swallowing your ego and keeping quiet.”
“Physical pain is far easier to bear than mental agony.”
“It is indeed amazing how words and kindness have the power to heal, perhaps much more than medicines.”
“Once you know what direction to take, finding the path to it becomes easy.”
Famous Books By Preeti Shenoy
34 Bubblegums and Candies
34 Bubblegums and Candies is a collection of short, real-life incidents that inspired Preeti in her life. The title of the book suggests the various incidents of life that often go unnoticed. The book takes readers through 34 real-life incidents having a variety of characters.
Life Is What You Make It
This book by Shenoy became a national bestseller and got featured in the “Top Books of 2011”, a Nielsen list, released by the Hindustan Times. The book was among the all-time bestsellers in 2011 by the Times of India.
The One You Cannot Have
The story of this book revolves around Aman, Anjali, and Shruti who are in search of true love from one other.
It’s All in the Planet’s
It is the story of Aniket, whose life revolves around two women, Trisha, his girlfriend and Nidhi, a 32-year-old lady who quits her corporate job to follow her passion.
The Rule Breakers
It is a Story of a young ambitious girl who was married in her early 20s, who was moved to Pune with her husband and mother-in-law and faces change in life. The novel is very sensitive about the various issues faced in Indian society.
Wake Up, Life is Calling
Shenoy’s sequel to the iconic bestseller ‘Life is What You Make it’ shows the strength of the human mind and the power of positive thinking. The story shows how just by changing our thoughts we can change our life.
When Love Came Calling
This is Preeti Shenoy’s latest book to be released on 29th April 2020. This book is about a young Indian boy Arush, born and raised in Britain, is visiting India for the very first time! He is understandably nervous. He lands on April 29th!