Though I’m in somewhat of a reading slump, I’m still keeping my eye on the latest book releases every month. I love getting excited and hyping myself about new books, mainly because I think it invigorates me to pick up books and start reading!
“I think people who stand up for themselves, especially in the face of being told not to, are the kind of people this world needs more of.”
Ashish Patel didn’t know love could be so…sucky. After being dumped by his ex-girlfriend, his mojo goes AWOL. Even worse, his parents are annoyingly, smugly confident they could find him a better match. So, in a moment of weakness, Ash challenges them to set him up. The Patels insist that Ashish date an Indian-American girl—under contract. Per subclause 1(a), he’ll be taking his date on “fun” excursions like visiting the Hindu temple and his eccentric Gita Auntie. Kill him now. How is this ever going to work?
Sweetie Nair is many things: a formidable track athlete who can outrun most people in California, a loyal friend, a shower-singing champion. Oh, and she’s also fat. To Sweetie’s traditional parents, this last detail is the kiss of death. Sweetie loves her parents, but she’s so tired of being told she’s lacking because she’s fat. She decides it’s time to kick off the Sassy Sweetie Project, where she’ll show the world (and herself) what she’s really made of.
Ashish and Sweetie both have something to prove. But with each date they realize there’s an unexpected magic growing between them. Can they find their true selves without losing each other?
Sandhya Menon has written what I think is one of the most well crafted YA books I’ve read in a long time. Even after finishing this book, my stomach involuntarily flutters when I think about it because this book has so much heart to it. There’s Something About Sweetie felt like a book my 16 year-old self desperately needed.
Hello book lovers! I hope you’re having a great week so far. Today I’m cherry picking all my favourite book news that was announced during the month of May.
Hello book lovers! I hope you’re having a great start to the week. I think some Quarantine restrictions are being relaxed soon, therefore I’m hoping this means that I’ll be able to visit my library soon. I rely so much on my libraries to read books every month. Today I wanted to highlight all the reasons I love (and miss) my library!
Happy Tuesday book lovers! I hope you had a good weekend. Today I’m doing a The Sunshine Blogger Award tag, but as I always do with tags, I’m bending the rules a bit. I was tagged by 3 amazing bloggers – Sahi, Alex and Syl – and so I’m cherry picking 4 questions from each blogger to answer today. 😊