By Holly Bodger
within the 12 months 2054, after many years of gender choice, India now has a ratio of 5 boys for each woman, making ladies a really precious commodity. uninterested in marrying off their daughters to the top bidder and decided to ultimately make marriage reasonable, the ladies who shape the rustic of Koyanagar have instituted a sequence of checks in order that each boy has the opportunity to win a spouse.
Sudasa, although, doesn’t are looking to be a spouse, and Kiran, a boy compelled to compete within the attempt to turn into her husband, has different plans to boot. because the exams strengthen, Sudasa and Kiran thwart one another at each flip till they slowly notice that they simply may want an identical thing.
this gorgeous, detailed novel is instructed from alternating issues of view—Sudasa’s in verse and Kiran’s in prose—allowing readers to adventure either characters’ ache and their courageous fight for hope.
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