Girl Gone Viral: A Novel (Hardcover)

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Alisha Rai is a master of emotionally rich romance novels.  (You should also follow her on TikTok, if you’re into that kind of thing.). Girl Gone Viral is book two in her Modern Love series and follows Katrina King, a former model with a panic disorder, and her bodyguard Jasvinder Singh to Jas’s family peach farm where they flee to escape unwanted social media attention.  Their attraction is deep, but both resist until they simply can’t anymore.   A perfect gift for the romance reader and history buff in your life who wants to know more about the Punjabi farming community in Northern California!

— — Word Up - D'Lonra E.

Description


In Alisha Rai’s second novel in her Modern Love series, a reclusive investor goes viral, shoving her into the world's spotlight—and into the arms of the bodyguard she’s been pining for…

OMG! Wouldn’t it be adorable if he’s her soulmate???

I don’t see any wedding rings <eyes emoji>

Breaking: #CafeBae and #CuteCafeGirl went to the bathroom AT THE SAME TIME!!!

One minute, Katrina King’s enjoying an innocent conversation with a random guy at a coffee shop; the next, a stranger has live-tweeted the entire encounter with a romantic meet-cute spin and #CafeBae has the world swooning. Going viral isn't easy for anyone, but Katrina has painstakingly built a private world for herself, far from her traumatic past. Besides, everyone has it all wrong...that #CafeBae bro? He isn't the man she's hungry for.

 He's got a <peach emoji> to die for.

With the internet on the hunt for the identity of #CuteCafeGirl, Jas Singh, bodyguard and possessor of the most beautiful eyebrows Katrina's ever seen, offers his family's farm as a refuge. Alone with her unrequited crush feels like a recipe for hopeless longing, but Katrina craves the escape. She's resigned to being just friends with Jas--until they share a single electrifying kiss. Now she can't help but wonder if her crush may not be so unrequited after all...

About the Author


Alisha Rai pens award-winning contemporary romances and her novels have been named Best Books of the Year by Washington Post, NPR, Amazon, Entertainment Weekly, Kirkus, and Cosmopolitan Magazine. When she’s not writing, Alisha is traveling or tweeting. To find out more about her books or to sign up for her newsletter, visit www.alisharai.com.  

Praise For…


“Rai’s GIRL GONE VIRAL sizzles with heart and family. Jas and Kat's fiery chemistry is irresistible, fulfilling every bodyguard fantasy. This book satisfies as much as Kat’s sourdough waffles.”
— Roselle Lim, author of Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune

"Rai's lovely, slow-building romance between the very appealing Katrina and Jasvinder will delight readers." 
Booklist

"Rai follows up The Right Swipe with a sweet and spicy romance that delves into some deep issues of mental health for both main characters (severe anxiety and PTSD), as well as the effects of social media on people’s lives. Essential for public libraries." 
Library Journal (starred review)

"The second book in Rai’s Modern Love series, this is a romance novel you need in your life… The true takeaway from this novel is Rai's artful depiction of how, with the right communication and care, two people can work through mental health issues to find meaningful love.”
— Shondaland.com (Five Books to Read in April)

"gorgeous romance... Rae handles her characters’ mental health issues with incredible care while not shying away from depicting the effects such issues would have on a relationship. Katrina and Jas’s loving, mutual support of one another is truly touching. This sensitive and sexy contemporary is sure to be a hit." 
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Girl Gone Viral is a fun, sexy rom com that's impossible to resist.”
— PopSugar (25 of the Best New Books to Add to Your Reading List This Spring)

"Girl Gone Viral is a fun, addictive romance and when the layers kick in, it's a page-turner you won't put down."
— NPR
Product Details
ISBN: 9780063003989
ISBN-10: 0063003988
Publisher: Avon
Publication Date: April 21st, 2020
Pages: 400
Language: English