Do you remember when you first fell in love? Do you remember the unrestrained joys and plummeting sorrows of adolescence? Do you remember the confrontation that each new day brought? Enter Kala’s life. This sensitive novel about first love and heartbreak is a complex, bitter-sweet coming of age story that looks at the modern urban Sri Lankan youth in a new and fresh way. Shehani Gomes navigates us through the perilous and uncharted waters of the young adult,in her exceptionally perceptive debut novel that takes an honest look at a young woman’s challenges and triumphs in life.