‘You might be surprised by just how emotionally raw this one is. But if you’re prepared for the journey, it’s a great one.’ Taylor Jenkins Reid on Goodreads’I am a fan of Hoang’s writing and this was a great novel … A very affecting novel I found satisfying in every way.’ Roxane Gay on Goodreads_______________________________A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected – and the man she enlists to help her – in this heartfelt romance. When violinist Anna Sun accidentally achieves career success with a viral YouTube video, she finds herself overwhelmed trying to live up to it. And when her boyfriend of five years announces that he wants an open relationship, a hurt and angry Anna decides to embark on a string of one-night stands. The more unacceptable the men, the better. Enter tattooed, motorcycle-riding Quan Diep. Their first attempt at a one-night stand fails, as does their second and their third – because being with Quan is about more than sex. But when tragedy strikes Anna’s family, she takes on a role that threatens to destroy her. Now, Anna and Quan have to fight for their chance at love, but’An absolutely stunning book, Helen Hoang is a genius!’ NetGalley review’Beautifully written and undeniably addictive … profoundly moving’ NetGalley review
The Heart Principle
To most, Quan is a surly, underachieving playboy. Anna dislikes him, or so she tells herself. She will never admit that she harbours a secret crush on Quan, especially because he only has eyes for her charismatic younger sister Camilla. Now, with her sister’s engagement on the line, Anna must bury her anxieties and overcome her OCD to try and seduce Quan and save her sister’s impending marriage. But when Quan discovers Anna’s true intentions, he’s forced to confront his own hurtful past and learn to forgive, while Anna must face her greatest challenge: truly opening herself up to love.