A new month means a new chance to update your to-read list. Here are some new book releases you should have on your radar.

Immigrant, Montana by Amitava Kumar

Immigrant, Montana by Amitava Kumar

This timely new novel by Amitava Kumar follows the journey of Kailash, a young Indian man who has just arrived in the United States to attend college. Kailash ends up making a new set of American friends who insist on calling him nicknames like Kalashnikov, AK-47 and AK. As he dives into life in his adopted country, “Immigrant, Montana” details Kailash’s trials, tribulations and search for love.

Order your copy here.

Pimp My Rice: Over 100 Recipes to Make Your Rice More Exciting by Nisha Katona

Nisha Katona's new cookbook

Foodies may know Nisha Katona from her “Curry Clinic” segments on the BBC and other British channels. The owner of several restaurants in the United Kingdom, Katona just published “Pimp My Rice” a new cookbook that encourages readers to embrace the most classic of staple foods. “Far from being an understudy, rice is the most virile, muscular weapons of mass construction in the busy working kitchen,” she writes in the book’s description.

Grab a copy today.

Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi

Star-Crossed Stories by Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi continues to have a prolific year. In Star-Touched Stories, she shares three fantasy tales set in the Star-Touched universe she created in her previous best selling works. With titles like “Death and Night” and “Poison and Gold” readers know they can expect lush stories with characters that are ready to chose their destiny.

Pre-order your copy here.

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