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Sonali Dev

Who is Sonali Dev?

Sonali Dev is an Indian American writer of contemporary romance novels. Life Dev was born in around 1972. She spent the beginning of her life on the west coast of India in the city of Mumbai. She moved to the United States around 2006 after marrying her husband, Manoj Thatte, and she has expressed great satisfaction with this arranged union. Career While in Mumbai, Dev wrote some Bollywood scripts but these did not progress from the development phase. She began writing romance genre novels in 2010, inspired after reading the work of Catherine Coulter and realising the genre's similarity to Bollywood movie themes. Dev experienced racial discrimination from multiple publishing companies because the protagonists in her novels are of Indian descent, and she is writing these diverse characters in the romance genre.A Bollywood Affair, Dev's first novel, was published in 2014 by Kensington Publishing Company and was shortlisted for the RITA Award by the Romance Writers of America.In 2018, Dev provided the Librarian's Day keynote speech at the annual Romance Writers of America (RWA) conference.As of 2019, Dev resided in Naperville, Illinois, and has participated in multiple local events put on by the town. Themes Dev commonly blends American and Indian cultures in her works, often with an emphasis on the popular Bollywood style. Her characters come from a variety of backgrounds and fall all along the spectrum of wealth. Some of her characters experience discrimination due to their race, gender, and culture.In Dev's first published novel, she addresses the issue of child marriage. Dev has been clear that in her opinion, that there is a difference between child marriages and arranged marriages.Characters within Dev's novels often deal with the pressures of family and tradition, as well as how society can react to people with mental illness and fame.Her novel, Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors, is a mash up of Dev's normal Bollywood themes and Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice. Selected works Awards A Bollywood Affair - 2015 The Reading List (Reference and User Services Association) References

Una historia de Bollywood

Una historia de Bollywood

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Una historia de amor y familia con calidez, sensualidad e ingenio.  Hace veinte años que Mili Rathod no ve a su marido; es decir, desde que tenía cuatro y la prometieron ...

O iubire neasteptata

O iubire neasteptata

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Mili Rathod nu și-a mai văzut soțul de două decenii, adică de la vârsta de patru ani, când i-a fost promisă în cadrul unei ceremonii tradiționale. Cu toate acestea, statutul de fem...

The Emma Project

The Emma Project

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Emma gets a fresh Indian-American twist from award-winning author Sonali Dev in her heartwarmingly irresistible Jane Austen inspired rom com series.No one can call Vans...

A Bollywood Affair

A Bollywood Affair

4.5/5$4.99

“An impressive debut . . . Vibrant and exuberantly romantic, Affair is chock full of details that reflect India’s social and cultural flux.”—NPR.org

A Change of Heart

A Change of Heart

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“Mystery, adventure, and romance are spiced with Bollywood glamour in this heart-stopping novel” from the USA Today bestselling author(Kirkus Reviews, starred rev...

A Distant Heart

A Distant Heart

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The author who is “unparalleled in the world of romantic fiction” beautifully evokes all the complexities of modern-day India—and the human heart (Kristan Higgins).H...

Incense and Sensibility

Incense and Sensibility

4/5$8.99

"Incense and Sensibility is a tender, well-crafted novel, as much about finding purpose as it is about falling in love. Dev writes with such rare empathy and humor that I often found my...

The Bollywood Bride

The Bollywood Bride

4/5$9.99

“The modern Indian-American setting offers a glimpse of a rich culture . . . A bright, beautiful gem” from the bestselling author of A Bollywood Affair (Kirku...

Una novia de Bollywood

Una novia de Bollywood

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Una historia de amor y familia dulce e ingeniosa que aborda las difíciles decisiones que, a veces, hay que tomar en la vida.  Ria Parkar es la princesa de hi...

The Wedding Setup: A Short Story

The Wedding Setup: A Short Story

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From USA Today bestselling author Sonali Dev comes a heartfelt short story about one woman’s journey of self-discovery and what it means to be happy. Ayesha Shetty lost her brother seven ...

Recipe for Persuasion

Recipe for Persuasion

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From the author of Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors comes another , clever, deeply layered, and heartwarming romantic comedy that follows in the Jane Austen tradition—this time, with a ...

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors

4/5$7.99

Award-winning author Sonali Dev launches a new series about the Rajes, an immigrant Indian family descended from royalty, who have built their lives in San Francisco...It is a tr...