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Dowry Divas by Zara J

Title: Dowry Divas

Author: Zara J

Publisher: University Publications, January 31, 2014

Book Description:
Talia, Layla, and Nadia are three friends that have made a pact in regards to picking the perfect spouse- don't settle for less! But will their materialistic view on marriage leave them emotionally bankrupt? Layla and Malik are newlywed attorneys with the image of the ultimate power couple. However, after an unexpected guest crashes their wedding, skeletons from Malik's past begin pouring out of their lavish walk-in closets. Talia's jealousy leads her to the non-traditional route of finding love- the internet. After a few staggers, she stumbles upon Amir and finds herself planning the wedding of a lifetime. The only thing is Amir may have some plans of his own. For the first time in Nadia's young life, she finds herself desiring to marry an already married man. Lateef is a handsome businessman with all the right things to say, he assures Nadia that she will have her fairy-tale marriage, as his other wife. Will Nadia be able to put her pride to the side to find true love and happiness?

About the Author:
After a successful two years in the Urban Fiction genre, author and entrepreneur Zara J. also known as Quiana, founded University Publications in 2013. University Publications is committed to delivering entertaining, relevant, and quality novels for the Muslim and non-Muslim community.

Follow her onTwitter CEOZaraJ or on Facebook ZaraJCEO for upcoming releases, events, and promotions. You can also keep up with University Publications on Facebook (University Publications) and Twitter @UniversityPub. Visit UPublications.com for upcoming releases! University Publications is committed to delivering entertaining, relevant, and quality novels for the Muslim and non-Muslim community.

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  1. Thanks for introducing me to a new author. Her book sounds intriguing.

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  2. You are welcome :) Stay tuned for more :)

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