By Janel Lee
Existence used to be uncomplicated for Delilah, an African- American yoga teacher. yet basic turned uninteresting within the small city of Glassboro, New Jersey the place she used to be born and raised. Her wish for switch is discovered whilst she swerves off a street to prevent hitting a stray puppy and bumps into the parked motor vehicle of James, a Caucasian attorney at a small yet profitable firm.
Delilah and James immediately fall in love, however the undeniable fact that they're an interracial couple reasons their dating to slowly flip bitter. It’s no longer the disapproving reviews of others that motives their courting to crumble, yet quite it’s Delilah’s have to argue with someone and everybody with whatever detrimental to assert approximately their courting that culminates within the of them getting kicked out of a restaurant.
Frustrated by way of Delilah's activities, James comes to a decision to finish the connection. Delilah eventually realizes that she spent extra time protecting their love, than she spent really being in love. yet has she discovered this too late?
“Something So Perfect” is a charming tale approximately a few of the real-life concerns that interracial adventure every day. it's a well-written e-book, effortless to learn, and difficult to place down.
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