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Tea Time: Book Club: Recipe for Persuasion: A Novel by Sonali Dev

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

To celebrate Women’s History month we are reading Recipe for Persuasion a novel by Sonali Dev. In addition to being a fun romance novel, the author explores the complicated relationship of Ashna Raje and her mother. When it comes to both her parents, Ashna learns things are not always what they seem, as well as the importance of going after what you want in life even if it means going against the traditional cultural norms for women. Grab your tea and join us for the discussion.

Register and attend for a chance to win Tea’s Me Cafe Indy tea and other prizes.


Book Summary From the author:

Chef Ashna Raje desperately needs a new strategy. How else can she save her beloved restaurant and prove to her estranged, overachieving mother that she isn’t a complete screw up? When she’s asked to join the cast of Cooking with the Stars, the latest hit reality show teaming chefs with celebrities, it seems like just the leap of faith she needs to put her restaurant back on the map. She’s a chef, what’s the worst that could happen?

Rico Silva, that’s what.

Being paired with a celebrity who was her first love, the man who ghosted her at the worst possible time in her life, only proves what Ashna has always believed: leaps of faith are a recipe for disaster.

FIFA winning soccer star Rico Silva isn’t too happy to be paired up with Ashna either. Losing Ashna years ago almost destroyed him. The only silver lining to this bizarre situation is that he can finally prove to Ashna that he’s definitely over her.

But when their catastrophic first meeting goes viral, social media becomes obsessed with their chemistry. The competition on the show is fierce…and so is the simmering desire between Ashna and Rico.  Every minute they spend together rekindles feelings that pull them toward their disastrous past. Will letting go again be another recipe for heartbreak—or a recipe for persuasion…?

The book is available in hardcover, paperback, ebook or audiobook


March 20
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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