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The Full Moon Bride

Shobhan Bantwal

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What makes a marriage-love or compatibility? Passion or pragmatism? Shobhan Bantwals compelling new novel explores the fascinating subject of arranged marriage, as a young Indian-American woman navigates the gulf between desire and tradition…ToMoreWhat makes a marriage-love or compatibility? Passion or pragmatism? Shobhan Bantwals compelling new novel explores the fascinating subject of arranged marriage, as a young Indian-American woman navigates the gulf between desire and tradition…To Soorya Giri, arranged marriages have always seemed absurd. But while her career as an environmental lawyer has flourished, Soorya is still a virgin, living with her parents in suburban New Jersey. She wants to be married. And she is finally ready to do the unthinkable…Sooryas first bridal viewings are as awkward as she anticipated. But then shes introduced to Roger Vadepalli. Self-possessed, intelligent, and charming, Roger is clearly interested in marriage and seems eager to clinch the deal. Attracted to him in spite of her mistrust, Soorya is also drawn into a flirtation with Lou, a widowed colleague who is far from her familys idea of an acceptable husband.In choosing between two very different men, Soorya must reconcile her burgeoning independence and her conservative background. And she must decide what matters most to her-not just in a husband, but in a family, a culture, and a life…One of the best [novels] Ive read this year. I couldnt put it down…this book is a gem!” --Mary Monroe, New York Times bestselling author on The Unexpected SonCompelling and memorable.” -Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author on The Forbidden DaughterVivid, rich...expertly portrays a young woman caught between love and duty, hope and despair.” -Anjali Banerjee on The Dowry BrideDazzles you with a taste of Desi culture in America.” -Caridad Pineiro