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On Rotation

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781529426830

Price: £16.99

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‘Sexy, fun and smart‘ BETH O’LEARY

‘As a fan of Grey’s Anatomy , I couldn’t put down On Rotation, and you won’t be able to, either… ‘ MEG CABOT

Ghanaian-American Angela Appiah has checked off all the boxes for the ‘Perfect Immigrant Daughter’: enroll in an elite medical school; snag a suitable lawyer/doctor/engineer boyfriend, and surround herself with a gaggle of successful and/or loyal friends . . .

But when her boyfriend dumps her, her best friend pulls away, and she bombs the most important exam of her medical career, Angie finds herself in the middle of a quarter life crisis of epic proportions. To make matters worse, her parents are suddenly a lot less proud of their daughter, now that she’s not following through with the path they chose for her.

Just when things couldn’t get any more complicated, enter Ricky Gutierrez – brilliant, thoughtful, sexy, and most importantly, seems to see Angie for who she is instead of what she can represent. Unfortunately, he’s also got ‘wasteman’ practically tattooed across his forehead, and Angie’s done chasing mirages of men.

Or so she thinks . . .

For someone who’s always been in control, Angie realizes that there’s one thing she can’t plan on: matters of her heart.

For fans of Grey’s Anatomy and Seven Days in June, this dazzling debut novel by Shirlene Obuobi explores that time in your life when you must decide what you want, how to get it, and who you are, all while navigating love, friendship, and the realization that the path you’re traveling is going to be a bumpy ride.

Narrated by a strong lead with an unforgettable voice, On Rotation is an original romance novel bursting with charm, humor and the most loveable characters. I’m besotted with Angie and her posse!’ LIZZIE DAMILOLA BLACKBURN, author of Yinka, Where is Your Huzband?

Love On Rotation? Read Shirlene Obuobi’s brand new smart and sexy STEMinist romance, Between Friends and Lovers, available now to pre-order!


Narrated by a strong lead with an unforgettable voice, On Rotation is an original romance novel bursting with charm, humour and the most loveable characters. I'm besotted with Angie and her posse!
Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, author of YINKA, WHERE IS YOUR HUZBAND?
As a fan of Grey's Anatomy (and Chicago Med!), I couldn't put down On Rotation, and you won't be able to, either. Shirlene Obuobi makes you feel as if you're actually right there with the lovable Angie, and I personally couldn't get enough
Meg Cabot, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author
On Rotation is a charming story from start to finish. The ending will melt your heart!
Tracey Livesay, award-winning author of AMERICAN ROYALTY
Fresh, romantic, and hilarious... On Rotation is whip-smart and sharply observed, filled with laugh-out-loud moments while not shying away from heavier issues. With On Rotation, Shirlene Obuobi establishes herself as a writer to watch
Brenda Janowitz, author of THE LIZ TAYLOR RING
Humor and honesty leap off the pages of this addictive read. A binge-worthy romance with a hilarious and relatable heroine that will steal your heart from the first sentence
Jane Igharo, author of TIES THAT TETHER
Smart, funny, and utterly swoonworthy, On Rotation is a layered and deeply compassionate novel of navigating life and love in your twenties. Angie Appiah will be your new best friend
Grace D. Li, author of PORTRAIT OF A THIEF
Obuobi's debut features a winning cast of characters who alternatively help and hinder Angie, whose first-person narration is warm and relatable . . . With a strongly depicted Chicago setting, Obuobi ably navigates plot twists and emotional turns while addressing millennial angst and issues facing Black women (working twice as hard to get half as far). A funny, emotional page-turner that will have readers rooting for Angie.
Booklist Starred Review
On Rotation is such a smart, fun rom-com. What I loved most about the book was the fact that the love interest was just as delightfully flawed and three-dimensional as the heroine, and that made me root for their happy ending all the more. Also, the sex scenes? So good. You're going to love this one
BETH O'LEARY, SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author of THE NO-SHOW
On Rotation is a brilliant debut rom-com . . . It's relatable and LOL funny