Far from Home
My name is Rachel. I’m straight . . . I think. I also have a mountain of student loans and a smart mouth. I wasn’t serious when I told Pari Sadashiv I’d marry her. It was only party banter! Except Pari needs a green card, and she’s willing to give me a breather from drowning in debt. My... show more
My name is Rachel. I’m straight . . . I think. I also have a mountain of student loans and a smart mouth. I wasn’t serious when I told Pari Sadashiv I’d marry her. It was only party banter! Except Pari needs a green card, and she’s willing to give me a breather from drowning in debt.
My off-the-cuff idea might not be so terrible. We get along as friends. She’s really romantically cautious, which I find heartbreaking. She deserves someone to laugh with. She’s kind. And calm. And gorgeous. A couple of years with her actually sounds pretty good. If some of Pari’s kindness and calm rubs off on me, that’d be a bonus, because I’m a mess—anorexia is not a pretty word—and my little ways of keeping control of myself, of the world, aren’t working anymore.
And if I slip up, Pari will see my cracks. Then I’ll crack. Which means I gotta get out, quick, before I fall in love with my wife.
Publish date: 2016-08-01
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Belladonna Ink (#1)
This was really sweet, and I pretty much read straight through it. I liked the inter-cultural aspect of the relationship, and how Pari was seen as beautiful but not some eroticised princess or something. The progression of them falling from acquaintances to lust to love made sense to me, and I liked...
3.75 stars rounded upWhen Joyfully Jay blog announced that the last week on the reading month challenge would be Genre Week (pick a book in a genre/trope that you don’t usually read), I knew exactly what I wanted. I have never read F/F romance before but I've been wanted to -- to open my eyes and ge...
Note* I am not very knowledgeable about Anorexia, India or the Hindu ReligionVaguely spoilers below, barely a trace, read at your own perilI loved this book and really enjoyed the author's style of writing and what she included and what was left out. The pain of Rachel, with this shroud of self-doub...