Romance round-up: 5 August releases to round out your summer

You Had Me At Hola by Alexis Daria. Image Courtesy HarperCollins Publishing
You Had Me At Hola by Alexis Daria. Image Courtesy HarperCollins Publishing /
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More Than Just a Pretty Face by Syed M. Masood

In Syed M. Masood‘s More Than Just a Pretty Face, Danyal Jilani’s confidence is part of his charm. He’s funny, handsome, and he’s chef in the making even if his father isn’t so keen on his career path. The opinion he most cares about belongs to his crush, Kaval, but her family isn’t so keen on Danyal’s choices either. He’s not on their list of ideal marriage prospects, but Danyal is hoping to change that when he’s selected for Renaissance Man, the school-wide academic championship.

Danyal isn’t the top of his class, but he’s got work ethic and he’s got a plan. Bisma is brilliant, she’s also not interested him making her the perfect person to recruit for assistance in preparing for the championship. People underestimate Danyal all the time, not being the smartest guy in the room doesn’t mean he’s not smart at all. He aims to prove that by winning the coveted title.

Only, things begin to shift with Bisma. The time Danyal is spending with her, learning from her, and cooking for her, he’s beginning to wonder if a life with Kaval is really what he wants after all. Love, happiness, and acceptance for who he is might be looking him square in his pretty face. He just has to see it and open his heart to it.

More Than Just a Pretty Face is available now in print, audio, and e-book format for your TBR list needs!

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