Wishlist Wednesday: My So-Called Bollywood Life By Nisha Sharma

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Wishlist Wednesday! I am featuring a debut author today, Nisha Sharma, and I am so excited about her new book, My So-Called Bollywood Life. Read on to learn more about this new title releasing this spring! 

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by  Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about and have yet to read. It is a spin-off of the original meme, Waiting on Wednesday that was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine.

This Week’s Book:

Wishlist Wednesday: My So-Called Bollywood Life By Nisha SharmaTitle: My So-Called Bollywood Life
Author: Nisha Sharma
Publisher: Crown BFYR
Publication Date: May 15, 2018
Summary (from Goodreads):

Winnie Mehta was never really convinced that Raj was her soulmate, but their love was written in the stars. Literally, a pandit predicted Winnie would find the love of her life before her 18th birthday, and Raj meets all of the qualifications. Which is why Winnie is shocked to return from her summer at film camp to find her boyfriend of three years hooking up with Jenny Dickens. Worse, Raj is crowned chair of the student film festival, a spot Winnie was counting on for her film school applications. As a self-proclaimed Bollywood expert, Winnie knows this is not how her perfect ending is scripted.

Then there’s Dev, a fellow film geek, and one of the few people Winnie can count on to help her reclaim control of her story. Dev is smart charming, and challenges Winnie to look beyond her horoscope to find someone she’d pick for herself. But does falling for Dev mean giving up on her prophecy, and her chance to live happily ever after? To get her Bollywood-like life on track, Winnie will need a little bit of help from fate, family, and of course, a Bollywood movie star.

Like an expertly choreographed Bollywood dance scene, Nisha Sharma’s off-beat love story dazzles in the lime light.

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I am loving these Indian-themed books right now! There is nothing more entertaining and interesting than learning about a new culture. The Bollywood aspects of this one just sound like so much fun. It reminds of When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon. Looking forward to reading this one in the spring!

About Nisha Sharma

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Nisha Sharma grew up on Bollywood movies, eighties classics, and romance novels, so it comes as no surprise that her first novel My So-Called Bollywood Life (Crown 2018) , features all three.

Nisha credits her father for her multiple graduate degrees, and her mother for her love of Shah Rukh Khan and Jane Austen. She lives in Pennsylvania with her cat Lizzie Bennett and her dog Nancey Drew. You can find her online at nisha-sharma.com or on Twitter and Instagram at @nishawrites.

20 thoughts on “Wishlist Wednesday: My So-Called Bollywood Life By Nisha Sharma

  1. Jaime Lynn says:

    This is not a book that I would generally pick up. But I am glad that I read the synopsis, because this sounds really good! I am definitely interested in it!

    • The Candid Cover says:

      Ha! I am seeing a lot of K Dramas lately as well. It’s certainly not a new thing, but I think it is something that we are seeing more and more on our side of the world. 🙂

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