Cross-cultural comedy about finding your place in America . . . and finding your heart wherever, from an amazing new young author.
Dimple Lala doesn't know what to think. She's spent her whole life resisting her parents' traditions. But now she's turning seventeen and things are more complicated than ever. She's still recovering from a year-old break-up and her best friend isn't around the way she used to be. Then, to make matters worse, her parents arrange for her to meet a "suitable boy." Of course, it doesn't go well . . . until Dimple goes to a club and finds him spinning a magical web of words and music. Suddenly the suitable boy is suitable because of his sheer unsuitability. Complications ensue.This is a story about finding yourself, finding your friends, finding love, and finding your culture -- sometimes where you least expect it.---from the publisher
512 pages 978-0545664516 Ages 14 and up
Keywords: romance, cultural identity, humor, finding yourself, teens, girls and women, diversity, diverse books, India, coming of age, chicklit/guylit/brolit