Anna has never been the beautiful one; she’s always been the nice one. So when the gorgeous man sitting across the table at a wedding reception remembers her from high school—and quite fondly at that—she’s taken off guard. Formerly overweight and unpopular, Kiran has never forgotten Anna, the one person who was kind to him when no one else could be bothered, and Anna’s a bit flustered as she slowly comes to grips with his intense attraction for her. In what feels like a romantic dream come true, all-grown-up, hunky Kiran invites Anna on a trip to Varanasi. But her troubled, whack-a-do ex-boyfriend starts interfering, creating drama at every turn, which begs the question, “Can nice girls really finish first?”
My Rating: 4 Bookworms
This was an absolute blast. I love the stories where the nerdy geek gets good hair, good teeth, a good shape and the girl. The author wrote such a brilliant tail that I travelled with Anna and Kiran. I laughed with them, cried for them, rooted for them and was absolutely devastated when I had to say goodbye to them.
This was a lot more adult then I am used to but I loved the change in pace. I loved reading about more grown up problems. Gosh how childish do I sound?
There are a lot of obstacles for them to overcome and issues for Anna to deal with which gave the story some substance and meat to it. A really good read that had me happy afterwards.
Living in Las Vegas since she was two, Shelly has witnessed many changes in the city over the years. She graduated from UNLV with a Bachelor of Art in 1990, and in her early twenties worked as an illustrator for a contractor for the Nevada Test Site. In the mid-90s, she returned to school to earn her Masters degree in Elementary Education. She now teaches computer literacy and media technology at a middle school in Las Vegas. She loves to write about people, examining their flaws, their humor, spirituality, and personal growth. She lives with her husband, two children, and their dog, Frankie.
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