A spectacular novel of family, friendship, and finding your way in life...and in love.
Angie Appiah is the epitome of the Perfect Immigrant Daughter. She’s got it all: medical school credentials, a handsome lawyer boyfriend, and ride or die friends. But what happens when everything falls apart? Her boyfriend dumps her, she bombs the most important exam of her medical career, and her closest confidante and roommate pulls away, telling Angie she’s more wrapped up in herself than in her friends.
Angie is crushed. She’s always faced her problems by working “twice as hard to get half as far" and until now, that’s done well for her. When did life get so complicated? Suddenly, she begins to question everything: her career choice, her friendships, even why she's attracted to men who don't love her as much as she loves them. And just when things couldn't get more confusing, enter Ricky, brilliant, thoughtful, sexy, but who has "wasteman" practically tattooed across his forehead. For someone who’s always been in control, Angie realizes that there's one thing she can't plan on: matters of her heart.