Year of the Chick

An awkward family homecoming at Christmas. A humiliating public weigh-in, with two judging parents as the audience. The announcement of a deadline for arranged marriage doom. And that's just the first two chapters. In "Year of the Chick," Romi Narindra must find love before her parents find her a husband. But this is North America, not Calcutta! Who lets their parents choose their husbands?! Easy to say, less easy to live through, as this book takes you deep inside "awkward Indian living in the West." To escape her fate, Romi wades through the waters of secret-dating, where self-consciousness is at an all-time high, and experience at an all-time low. It's the sort of thing that would turn almost anyone into a man-crazy freak with romance tunnel-vision, and that's exactly what happens to her. All the while, a lack of inspiration in her corporate job leads Romi to her love of writing, in what quickly becomes a man-quest play-by-play. From whiskey-breath scum bags to uni-brow creeps and everything in between, Romi and her wingmen come up empty time after time. And that's when she meets a fellow writer. On the Internet. So will it be arranged marriage doom, or an Internet affair that's not as creepy as "To Catch a Predator"? Time will tell in the "year of the chick," a twelve-month quest to find love. Tick-tock. --------------------------------------------- "Year of the Chick" is book one of a series, and book two is available now at Amazon! LENGTH: 74,000 words or 284 pages DISCLAIMER: this book contains profanities, blunt accounts of the dating scene, and many awkward family moments. Enjoy!
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Can someone check out my story and leave a comment on what I need to improve and some ideas for the next chapter x thanks
I really loved your style of writing. can't wait to see how the story unfolds. I found the story really interesting and close to reality
Hi I am new here so if you guys have any good books to recommend please message me and let me know!
Always happens to me! I get so lost in my thoughts and hold my mug of tea (yep great tea drinker) and before you know it, stone cold!
Hi I really enjoyed reading your amazing book I was wondering if u could by a chance link me through ur second book.  
 Your sincerely ur NO.1  FAN !!!:D
@dottie142 fuck you =.= we're trying to enjoy this book and there you fucking are saying LAME STORY GO HOME *insert nasally voice*

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