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In Search of an Identity -A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

It has been a while that a book moved me to tears. After finishing this book last night, I stared at the ceiling with a sheen in my eyes for several minutes. Lately I have read so many books on very specific topics terrorism, immigration, oppression of women and violence; basically all that is easily… Continue reading In Search of an Identity -A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

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Top 5 Recommendations from My Reading List of 2017

I had been on a reading sabbatical since my daughter's birth, progress was pretty slow with small kids in the house. Reading exclusively was a luxury I simply could not fit into my unpredictable routine. Last year saw some progress as the youngest started playgroup; there were several hours of commute and waiting outside offices… Continue reading Top 5 Recommendations from My Reading List of 2017

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Rampura’s- Saints and Charlatans by Sarim Baig

Title: Saints and Charlatans Author: Sarim Baig Genre: Short-stories, Fiction, Contemporary Ratings: This is Sarim Baig's debut narrative. It is a collection of short stories that are set in contemporary Punjab in the neighborhood of Rampura where the majority of settlers are from the village of Suratwalla. As someone who grew up in a small town, the… Continue reading Rampura’s- Saints and Charlatans by Sarim Baig

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Doors to a Possible Future : Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

With Brexit, wars in the Middle East, Trump putting restrictions on specific countries and millions of people getting displaced. The subject matter, that is immigration of persons from war-torn countries is the most relevant today. This book was very powerful. It will stay with me for a very long time and I will never look at immigration the same way, that in my opinion is the number one accomplishment of this book.

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Beware of What Lies Beneath- Into The Water by Paula Hawkins

The water inlet from the nearby river is a source of entertainment and an integral part of the town. But the water has an ugly history of women falling to their deaths from the cliff above into the "Drowning Pool"- the more accepted name . The latest death is that of Nel Abbot, a mother to a teenager who was documenting the strange deaths of women that had occurred at the Drowning Pools.

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Perfect is so Over-rated! My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

Title: My Not So Perfect Life Author: Sopie Kinsella Genre: Contemporary Romance,Humor, Chic-Lit Ratings: Sophie Kinsella is one of my favorite chic-lit authors. This is her most recent book and it was a very enjoyable read. She has a knack of setting up very realistic and humorous situations for her characters. The main theme of… Continue reading Perfect is so Over-rated! My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella