The Trouble with Hating You
Liya Thakkar is a successful biochemical engineer, takeout enthusiast, and happily single woman. The moment she realizes her parents' latest dinner party is a setup with the man they want her to marry, she's out the back door in ...more
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When Liya's parents (mainly her asshole father) sneakily makes the family dinner (or so she thought) an arranged date with a man that could possibly become her husband, Liya runs out the back door and escapes. ...more
That was the magic of reading Sajni Patel's debut novel The Trouble With Hating You.
The enemies-to-lovers storyline in this book was truly *chef's kiss* and didn't rush into things. The two main characters were wonderful and self-actualized adults who took time to sort through their problems. The fact that Liya was ...more
Ive been enjoying a lot of Indian-inspired romcoms lately, but none so far really stuck out to me despite their tantalizing blurbs. Unfortunately, THE TROUBLE WITH HATING YOU is another miss, as I found myself disliking the book more and more until the very anticlimactic ending that wrapped the story up with a tidy bow, through randomly slapped-on dialogue. This story follows Liyas love story with Jay, a lawyer that she sees at both ...more
A sweet enemies to lovers story between a feisty yet broken woman and a confident yet damaged man. The two have a rough start, for good reasons. She went through sexual assault as a teen (which the author did an excellent job of informing the reader of without it becoming triggering) while his trauma involves his dad whose last moments were saving him from a fire so he blames himself for the death and thinks he's unworthy of love. The woman is smart and can handle herself ...more
Liyas parents ambush her with dinner with a potential husband for her and his mother. Upset, Liya runs out, knocking Jay, the gorgeous would be suitor to the ground in her haste to get away.
The twist comes when Jay is brought in to help the firm Liya works ...more