Everything you need to understand or teach The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory.
Jasmine Guillory's romantic comedy novel The Wedding Date begins when Alexa Monroe walks into an elevator in San Francisco. The last thing she expects is to meet a handsome stranger and fall in love, but then the power goes out and she finds herself trapped with Drew, a doctor from Los Angeles who is in town for a wedding without a date. When he asks her to go with him, she agrees. At first, she thinks he just needs a date for the wedding, but soon their relationship blossoms into something that neither of them had anticipated. While the couple falls in love, the novel explores issues of race, gender, body, food, and fantasy.