Jaya And Rasa. A Love Story by Sonia PatelJaya And Rasa. A Love Story by Sonia Patel

Jaya And Rasa. A Love Story

bySonia Patel

Hardcover | September 29, 2017

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Jaya's 17, a transgender Gujarati outsider who detests wealth, secrets, and privilege, though he has them all. Only thing 16-year-old Rasa has is siblings, plus a mother who controls men like a black-widow spider. Neither one of them has ever known real love or family. Not until their chance meeting one sunny day on a mountain in Hau'ula.
Sonia Patel is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, trained at Stanford University and the University of Hawaii. She lives and practices in Hawaii. Rani Patel in Full Effect, her first young adult novel, is a Morris Finalist, and received four starred reviews from trade magazines. Jaya and Rasa Fall in Love is her second young adult n...
Title:Jaya And Rasa. A Love StoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:September 29, 2017Publisher:Cinco Puntos PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1941026869

ISBN - 13:9781941026861


Editorial Reviews

Patel has written a book so intense and messy that it may just reflect real life in a way that neither fairy-tale endings nor outright tragedies can do."Kirkus Reviews"Patel's captivating prose and memorable characters immerse readers in a tense situation." - Booklist"Sonia Patel (author of Rani Patel in Full Effect ) writes with fierce simplicity throughout, allowing the gritty beauty of her story to shine.Publishers Weekly"Overcoming more obstacles than most teens can even imagine, this is a gritty romance that represents diverse characters."@natasha.reads.books"TW: homophobia, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts/attempted suicide, drugs, prostitution, and abuse."Utopia State of Mind"An unforgettable and brave love story ... you'll be rooting for these two from page one."Brit+Co"Unreservedly and enthusiastically recommended for both high school and community library YA Fiction collections."Midwest Book Review"