Rani Patel in Full Effect
Cinco Puntos Press
Rani Patel, almost seventeen and living on remote Moloka'i island, is oppressed by the cultural norms of her Gujarati immigrant parents but when Mark, an older man, draws her into new experiences red flags abound.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family violence; Interracial; domestic abuse; interracial relationship
Gujarati / Hawaiian
mother and father
Amelia Bloomer List, 2017 / Best Books for Teens, 2016 / Choices, 2017 / YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017 / YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2017 / Tayshas High School Reading List, 2017
Top 10 / Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction / William C. Morris Award, 2017, Finalist, Young Adult
adultry; infidelity; friendship; dating; Hawaii; Moloka'i; Gujarati
Patel, Sonia, "Rani Patel in Full Effect" (2016). Diverse Families. 993.