Hana Khan Carries On (Paperback)Uzma Jalaluddin (author)
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One of Washington Post's best romance novels of 2021
From the author of Ayesha At Last comes a sparkling new rom-com for fans of You've Got Mail.
Hana Khan's family-run halal restaurant is on its last legs. So when a flashy competitor gets ready to open nearby, bringing their inevitable closure even closer, she turns to her anonymously-hosted podcast, and her lively and long-lasting relationship with one of her listeners, for advice.
But a hate-motivated attack on their neighbourhood complicates the situation further, as does Hana's growing attraction for Aydin, the young owner of the rival business. Who might not be a complete stranger after all...
A charmingly refreshing and modern love story, Uzma Jalaluddin's tale is humorously warm and filled with gorgeous characters you won't be able to forget. Now in development for film with Mindy Kaling and Amazon Studios.
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 258 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
Absolutely irresistible. I read the whole book in one sitting and cannot wait for more from Uzma Jalaluddin! * Sonya Lalli, author of Serena Singh Flips the Script *
Cute, emotional, and ultimately joyful. A romance with a warm heart, one wrapped in the bonds of family and friendship, this book left me with a delighted smile on my face. * Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author *
Charming, inclusive and delightfully appetizing * Reader's Digest Canada *
A clever homage to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice that you'll love, even if you never got round to reading the original. * Cosmopolitan, praise for Ayesha at Last *
Compassionate, warm, and wholly satisfying * The Skinny, praise for Ayesha at Last *
It's unpredictable, even if you've read Pride and Prejudice... love * O, The Oprah Magazine, praise for Ayesha at Last *
A sparkling love story... The criss-crossing sub-plots - both gritty and comic - keep the pages turning, and make this a treat for fans of romance with extra bite. * Love Reading, praise for Ayesha at Last *
Charming, heartwarming * Dazed, praise for Ayesha at Last *
An enthralling adaptation of the classic Pride and Prejudice... Innovative, relevant and so very relatable... complete with cross-culture nuances, wit, humour and classic romance. A must read for Jane Austen fans. * Asian Image, praise for Ayesha at Last *
This is the book I've been waiting for since my long-running Jane Austen obsession. Move over Darcy, Khalid's in town. * S. K. Ali, author of Saints and Misfits, praise for Ayesha at Last *
An excellent modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice. With humor and abundant cultural references, Jalaluddin cleverly illustrates the social pressures facing young Indian-Muslim adults. A highly entertaining tale of family, community, and romance. * Publishers Weekly, starred review, praise for Ayesha at Last *
A lively and raucous story that mixes a zany cast of characters with a tightly wound plot... Delicious, adorable and entertaining. * Kirkus, starred review, praise for Ayesha at Last *
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