This is an contemporary romance Novel, a taboo for following spirituality in the real life, an dairy of pandemic scare, a new love language from music playlist.
Fate and destiny conspire in this first-in-series quest toward happily ever after, featuring a would-be couple.
With a booming professional career, Tauri connects and is bewitched by the young girl, Libi, while he’s still unhappily married. When he makes a wish for her to have a new life, she follows his step to America and agrees to join him as a friend. Only after they meet a few times does Libi confess her love, but she makes the heartbreaking decision to leave when it appears that Tauri’s lofty goals will always stand in their way. with "Easy come, easy go." in her mind, Libi pursues her long-lasting soul connection via the music playlist.
Now divorced, Tauri enters the world of tarot reading for romantic guidance, which leads him on a journey back to Libi in more ways than one—and on numerous occasions.
But are their destinies indeed interwoven? Or is fate having a good time forcing a romance when no-mance is the best path?
The truth lies in the stars and the cards in this epic tale in which the pair’s mistakes are never as big as their desire for each other.
Praise for "A Journey Must Be Taken - Playlist":
"At times, the story feels repetitive, with too little input from Libi, who rejects and then pulls Tauri back in several times throughout the novel, leading the reader to wonder whether the desired effect is that of a meditation on the long journey it can take to find happiness or an exploration of delusion. That being said, the breathless intensity of the protagonist's fixation makes the book a compelling read, pushing the reader to reckon with Tauri's pursuit of happiness. An offbeat romance with an intriguing premise that will leave readers guessing right until the very end."
- Kirkus Review
"...the unique twist of incorporating a music playlist into the story. The playlist adds an extra layer of depth to the characters and their emotions, making the story even more engaging and relatable. Readers can follow along with the characters’ musical journey and experience the story on a more personal level."
- New York Weekly
A Journey Must Be Taken is a captivating first-in-a-series novel that explores the intricate dance between fate and love. Set against the backdrop of a blossoming romance, the story follows Tauri, a successful professional trapped in an unhappy marriage, and his enchanting connection with the young and spirited Libi, who believes soul connection via a music playlist can withstand the test of time better than the physical one of “Easy come, easy go.” As they navigate the complexities of their relationship, the duo embark on a journey of self-discovery, guided by tarot readings and the mystical power of the stars. With heartfelt confessions, heartbreaking decisions and the undeniable pull of their desires, Tauri and Libi question whether destiny is indeed orchestrating their path toward a happily ever after.
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