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There's Something About Sweetie

There's Something About Sweetie

The companion novel to New York Times bestselling When Dimple Met Rishi

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ISBN 9781529325294
Barcode 9781529325294
Published 14 May 2019 by Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Menon, Sandhya
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ISBN-13 9781529325294
ISBN-10 1529325293
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Imprint Hodder Paperback
Publication Date 14 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Menon, Sandhya
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Teenage Romance
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 266g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 977163

Description of this Book

'I'm head-over-heels for this charming, funny, romantic, life-affirming book.' Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda The irresistible companion novel to the New York Times bestseller When Dimple Met Rishi, which follows Rishi's brother, Ashish, and a confident, self-proclaimed fat athlete named Sweetie as they both discover what love means to them. 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? 'A thoroughly delightful romance featuring a spirited, confident, and lovable heroine and an unexpectedly dashing romantic hero. Add to your must-read shelves!' Melissa de la Cruz

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review One of the great rom-com YA writers * Paste Magazine * [A] fun and authentic voice * Buzzfeed * Sandhya Menon is a welcome and needed voice in YA -- Katherine Webber Menon explores themes of culture and identity with insight and warmth * Kirkus * There's something irresistible about Sandhya Menon's novels--the romances are sweet and winning, the humor is cheerful and sly, and the families are warm and complicated -- Stephanie Perkins A thoroughly delightful romance featuring a spirited, confident, and lovable heroine and an unexpectedly dashing romantic hero. Add to your must-read shelves! -- Melissa de la Cruz There's something about the way Sandhya Menon writes love stories. I'm head-over-heels for this charming, funny, romantic, life-affirming book -- Becky Albertalli

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Author's Bio

Sandhya Menon was born and raised in India on a steady diet of Bollywood movies and street food, and blames this upbringing for her obsession with happily-ever-afters, bad dance moves, and pani puri. Now she lives in Colorado, where she's on a mission to (gently) coerce her family to watch all 3,220 Bollywood movies she claims as her favourite. Visit her online at sandhyamenon.com.

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