Thursday, July 5, 2018

BOUND

My first young-adult novel, BOUND, published July 4, 2018, is now available for purchase. I am writing a discussion guide for teachers to use in high schools or for book clubs. Stay tuned.
 
Seventeen-year-old Rebecca Joshi, an adopted girl from India, burn survivor, and primary caretaker of her intellectually disabled sister, Joy, has one dream—to be a physician. Her traditional Indian father relies upon Rebecca to care for Joy while he buries himself in work to drown his grief over his wife’s death. Leaving home is the only way Rebecca can envision reaching her goal. She helps Joy develop greater independence, and is devastated when Joy becomes pregnant. Rebecca tussles—with her father and with herself—over who is responsible for Joy and her baby. When Rebecca discovers the truth of what happened the day she was burned, she struggles to hold onto her dream while wrestling with questions of life, love, and responsibility.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Genesis of Bodach Books

Welcome to Bodach Books! Here I will showcase books that I publish myself.

To know more about me and the genesis of Bodach Books, please see my frequently updated personal blog where I ruminate on reading, writing, religion, pets, politics, publishing, family, and just about anything else that piques my interest and I want to make public.

Thank you for your interest.