Recipe for Persuasion
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About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Sonali Dev writes Bollywood-style stories that explore universal issues. Her novels have been named Best Books of the Year by Library Journal, NPR, the Washington Post, Buzzfeed, and Kirkus Reviews. She has won numerous accolades, including the American Library Association's award for best in genre, the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, and multiple RT Seals of Excellence; has been a RITA finalist; and has been listed for the Dublin Literary Award. Shelf Awareness calls her "not only one of the best but one of the bravest romance novelists working today." She lives in Chicagoland with her husband, two visiting adult children, and the world's most perfect dog.
Find more at https: //sonalidev.com.
A must read... this heartwarming romantic comedy promises to make us laugh and tug at our heartstrings."--She Reads
"Clever allusions to Persuasion aside (even Jane Austen fans will be challenged to spot them all), this is a sumptuously multilayered story about the ways love gets tangled in family life and romantic relationships."--Library Journal (starred review)
No one writes like Sonali Dev. Recipe for Persuasion is a complex, thoughtful exploration of family dynamics, mothers and daughters, and the sorrows we often endure before we find our true place in life. A rich, delicious tale.--Barbara O'Neal, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of When We Believed in Mermaids
Master storyteller Sonali Dev pens another fantastic Jane Austen retelling with this intricately layered tale of the complexities of familial and romantic love. Full of yearning and wit--and featuring a delicious hero--this book is not to be missed!--Jamie Beck, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author
A delight from start to finish, both for Jane Austen fans looking for a fresh take and readers seeking deeply felt relationships and complicated family dynamics. In Dev's world, the past is alive in the present; I was wholly engrossed and had plenty to think about. At the same time, the reality TV storyline added a thread of pure fun escapism--something all of us need right now.--Joshilyn Jackson, New York Times bestselling author
Sonali Dev does it again! In a nod to Austen's classic, Recipe for Persuasion dices up family drama, slow-boils the romance between Chef Ashna and footballer, Rico Silva, as they come to terms with their past and their current feelings Master Chef-style. You will gobble up this Dev concoction like your favorite dessert ... and then you'll want seconds.--Falguni Kothari, USA Today bestselling author
"This book is delicious! A window into a beautifully rich family and cultural life, and romance that made our hearts glow, Dev has a place of honor on our bookshelves!" --Christina Lauren, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
Dev continues the story of the Raje family with this nuanced and powerful second chance romance, a loose riff on Jane Austen's Persuasion. Dev balances the toe-curling romance with high-octane family drama...[her] candor and sensitivity in both story lines set this family-centric romance apart. Readers are sure to be impressed. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)