Leadstart Publishing and Kitab Khana, Flora Fountain hosted the book launch on a evening of 7th March 2015, The evening saw the book launch of Dhisti G Desai's novel Innocent Desire. The book was unveiled by Malini Nair, Rachna Shah, Nasreen Munni Kabir.
The event set the tone of a causal, light and a very lively atmosphere. Dhisti Desai said, Innocent Desire is a story of Haven Green, innocent yet yearning to commit a sin learns the power of extra-ordinariness and believes in herself once again when she meets the mysterious, handsome and bold Tenace Colby who drives her intimate passions beyond limits. He guides her on a journey of self-discovery that not only draws her further away from reality, which she had been rooting for, but also generates a whole new world for her to discover her identity.
Malini Nair said, “I would like to congratulate Dhisti on her new book launch. The book is very well conceptualized. The writing is so powerful that you actually believe that you are living the protagonist’s life. I wish her good luck and success in all her future endeavors.”
Rachna Shah said, “I am happy that I am called for the book launch. The highlight of the book is its story and characters. I enjoyed reading the book and I am sure the audience will like it too.”
Television Producer, Director and Author Nasreen Munni Kabir said, "Dhisti is an outstanding author who brings out passion and emotion in her writing. I am very amazed to see such talent in so young age. I wish her all the luck and success.”
Mr. Swarup Nanda, CEO, Leadstart Publishing excitedly stated “Leadstart Publishing is extremely happy to associate with Dhisti G Desai. She is a writer who pays attention to small details. We sincerely thank Malini Nair, Rachna Shah, Nasreen Munni Kabir for being a part of the event.”
Speaking about her novel, “Innocent Desire” Dhisti says, “Dreaming never felt more real. For Haven Green, dreams were just unfulfilled fantasies that would never turn into reality. Little does she know it will be the only way for her to survive. Haven Green, innocent yet yearning to commit a sin learns the power of extra-ordinariness and believes in herself once again when she meets the mysterious, handsome and bold Tenace Colby who drives her intimate passions beyond limits. He guides her on a journey of self-discovery that not only draws her further away from reality, which she had been rooting for, but also generates a whole new world for her to discover her identity. The story grows on twists, turns and surprises that leave you astounded. Unravel an adventure that leads you on a journey of Innocence filled with daring Desires.”
“Inspiration to me comes only from stories that are truly experienced by other people which are not only those which can be related to but are also worth sharing. That’s why I write - To be inspired and to inspire,” says Dhisti Desai who at the age of 21 has written 5 books and is working on the 6th one, and Innocent Desire is her first officially published book. Being a graduate of Mass Media from Wilson College, Mumbai, she set off on a journey of writing not only as a hobby but also as a career. Dhisti has taken up writing since two years and will continue writing till the end of time. Her books are a source of inspiration to others and help in change of heart during tough situations. Her love and passion for writing will never stop and her confidence and dedication will lead her to become a stronger human being and a brighter one in the future.