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Love, Chai, and Other Four-Letter Words (Chai Masala Club) (Paperback)
"A sweet story of finding love where you least expected to. A romp through New York City with fresh immigrant eyes. Kiran and Nash's journey to learning to see themselves and others across boundaries and preconceived notions will warm your heart."—Sonali Dev, author of Recipe for Persuasion
She's determined to be the perfect daughter, until she meets the perfect guy…
Kiran Mathur knows firsthand how dangerous love can be. After all, her sister's marriage in India nearly destroyed Kiran's family. So she's decided to redeem romance herself—by not falling for anyone who might disappoint her parents. That is, until she meets her new neighbor Nash Hawthorne.
Nash is a dedicated doctor and committed to being alone. His family life has taught him the inevitability of abandonment, and he isn't ready to question his beliefs. But in spending time with Kiran, he starts to experience emotion he's never felt before.
For both, love feels like a risk. But when the future only starts to make sense with each other, it might be time to follow their hearts...
Praise for Love, Chai, and Other Four-Letter Words:
"LOVE, CHAI, AND OTHER FOUR LETTER WORDS is a delight... As warm and comforting as perfect masala chai."—Farah Heron, author of Accidentally Engaged
"Captivating."—Library Journal, STARRED Review
"Not-to-be-missed."—Booklist, STARRED Review
About the Author
Annika is a co-founder and co-host of That Desi Spark podcast, one of the largest independently run South Asian podcasts in the world, which has led to appearances on the BBC, Forbes, and on a Spotify billboard campaign. She currently lives and works in the New York City area. Annika is a lover of long conversations, dirty jokes, reading, and travel, and can be found @annikasharma on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
"A sweet story of finding love where you least expected to. A romp through New York City with fresh immigrant eyes. Kiran and Nash's journey to learning to see themselves and others across boundaries and preconceived notions will warm your heart." — Sonali Dev, author of Recipes for Persuasion
"Captivating." — Library Journal, STARRED Review
"The first in the Chai Masala Club series reads like a love letter to both Indian culture and the streets of New York City… [it] distinguishes itself with relatable characters, a vibrant setting, ample, well-drawn Indian representation, and a delightful voice. This will surely win Sharma some fans." — Publishers Weekly
"Not-to-be-missed." — Booklist, STARRED Review