A reading from the perspective of the Women of a Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini

Hello everyone, Long time no see eh? Yes I've been away from the blogosphere for a while now due to various reasons but I hope to get back into blogging soooon! (cue the many times I had promised this before already🙄🙄) I have recently had the opportunity to write for Amaliah, a fast growing online... Continue Reading →

Review: God Smites and Other Muslim Girl Problems by Ishara Deen

  Title: God Smites and Other Muslim Girl Problems Author: Ishara Deen Publisher: Deeya Publishing Inc. Publication Date:  15 January, 2017 ISBN: 9780995833609 Setting: Canada Synopsis:  LIKE NANCY DREW, BUT NOT... Craving a taste of teenage life, Asiya Haque defies her parents to go for a walk (really, it was just a walk!) in the woods with Michael, her... Continue Reading →

Review: Stained by Abda Khan

  I closed my eyes. I wanted to see nothing, I  wanted to feel nothing. I just wanted darkness, blackness, but my eyes kept dragging me back to it all. And still, all I could hear was the tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. I put my hands over my ears, desperately trying to banish the incessant noise... Continue Reading →

Review: Saree by Su Dharmapala

The key phrase to this book is ‘fatefully yet surprisingly interwoven lives’. The extracting of silk and human elements and artfully weaving them into intricate patterns. The title in fact, is gleefully fitting. When I saw it on the book shelf at my local book store, I just knew and my expectations rose immediately, but... Continue Reading →

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

  Synopsis In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter... Continue Reading →

Reading Lolita in Tehran : Azar Nafisi

  Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized hold of the universities, and a blind censor stifled... Continue Reading →

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

  ~Synopsis~ Location: Massachusetts (Republic of Gilead), United States of America   Based in the Republic of Gilead, this is the story of Offred (Of Fred) and other female handmaids stripped of their previous identities, used for the purpose of breeding for those elite families who cannot conceive. We witness a monthly ritual of impregnation,... Continue Reading →

“Beautiful Lara Jean”

If you have read the book, you'll know who I am talking about, if you haven't: I am ofcourse talking about Jenny Han's To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and its sequel, P.S: I Still Love You. Synopsis of the books: The story is of 16 year old Lara Jean who has written letters... Continue Reading →

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