Counting Down with You by Tashie Bhuiyan audiobook

Counting Down with You

By Tashie Bhuiyan
Read by Ariana Delawari

Inkyard Press, Harlequin Audio 9781335209979

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781799959786

  • ISBN: 9781799959779

  • ISBN: 9781799959793

Runtime: 12.48 Hours
Category: Fiction/Romance
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

In this sparkling and romantic YA debut, a reserved Bangladeshi teenager has twenty-eight days to make the biggest decision of her life after agreeing to fake date her school’s resident bad boy.

How do you make one month last a lifetime?

Karina Ahmed has a plan. Keep her head down, get through high school without a fuss, and follow her parents’ rules—even if it means sacrificing her dreams. When her parents go abroad to Bangladesh for four weeks, Karina expects some peace and quiet. Instead, one simple lie unravels everything.

Karina is my girlfriend.

Tutoring the school’s resident bad boy was already crossing a line. Pretending to date him? Out of the question. But Ace Clyde does everything right—he brings her coffee in the mornings, impresses her friends without trying, and even promises to buy her a dozen books (a week) if she goes along with his fake-dating facade. Though Karina agrees, she can’t help but start counting down the days until her parents come back.

T-minus twenty-eight days until everything returns to normal—but what if Karina no longer wants it to?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Tashie Bhuiyan has done an excellent job of portraying the conflicts faced by many South Asian diaspora kids in this debut. Counting Down with You is a must-have addition to any YA bookshelf.” Sabina Khan, author of Zara Hossain Is Here
“I’m completely heart-eyed over this book. With a voice that blends pitch-perfect humor and tremendous compassion, Counting Down with You is an ode to anyone who’s dreamed of a path different from the one carved out for them. A lovely, romantic debut that shimmers with hope.” Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of Today Tonight Tomorrow
“A witty, romantic, deeply insightful debut that steals your heart from start to finish. Only read this in public if you’re prepared to laugh out loud, blush, and occasionally cry in front of strangers.” Emma Lord, author of Tweet Cute
“I. Love. This. Book. I adore the emotional depth that Bhuiyan gives to Karina, and I am reminded of the power of contemporary fiction to both shine a light and uplift those of us who have been largely ignored.” Mark Oshiro, author of Anger Is a Gift
“A brisk and buoyant YA romance anchored by well-drawn family dynamics and anxiety issues. I loved it!” Jenn Bennett, author of Alex, Approximately

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Tashie Bhuiyan

Author Bio: Tashie Bhuiyan

Tashie Bhuiyan is a Bangladeshi American writer based in New York City. She recently graduated from St. John’s University with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, and hopes to change the world, one book at a time. She loves writing stories about girls with wild hearts, boys who wear rings, and gaining agency through growth. When she’s not doing that, she can be found in a Chipotle or bookstore, insisting 2010 is the best year in cinematic history.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 12.48
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English