This is the second book by Preeti Shenoy published in January 1 2011.It turned out to be International bestseller. The book was also selected as one of the all times bestseller in 2011 by the Times of India. Life is what you make it is based on a love story that has been set in India in 90s. The story revolves around a woman in her twenties who has past haunting her like a nightmare. The story tells about the girls struggles, determination and hard decision and her faith in self and describe how she get acquainted with her bipolar disorder. The title of the book describe the central theme of the book but the manner in which she drove home the point is really delightful.