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Expected Release Date: 12th May 2015
(Release date obtained from Goodreads)
Goodreads link is here.
In the year 2054, after
decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for
every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of
marrying off their daughters to the highest bidder and determined to
finally make marriage fair, the women who form the country of Koyanagar
have instituted a series of tests so that every boy has the chance to
win a wife.
Sudasa, though, doesn't want to be a wife, and Kiran,
a boy forced to compete in the test to become her husband, has other
plans as well. As the tests advance, Sudasa and Kiran thwart each other
at every turn until they slowly realize that they just might want the
This beautiful, unique novel is told from alternating
points of view-Sudasa's in verse and Kiran's in prose-allowing readers
to experience both characters' pain and their brave struggle for hope.