Reviews

ARC Review: The Night Diary – Veera Hiranandani

It’s 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and India. The divide has created much tension between Hindus and Muslims, and hundreds of thousands are killed crossing borders. Half-Muslim, half-Hindu twelve-year-old Nisha doesn’t know where she belongs, or what her country is anymore. When Papa decides it’s…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Night Diary – Veera Hiranandani

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ARC Review: Amal Unbound – Aisha Saeed

Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal’s Pakistani village, but she had no complaints, and besides, she’s busy pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher one day. Her dreams are temporarily dashed when–as the eldest daughter–she must stay home from school to take care of her siblings. Amal is upset, but she doesn’t lose hope…… Continue reading ARC Review: Amal Unbound – Aisha Saeed

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Review: Written in the Stars – Aisha Saeed

Written in the Stars was my first read for Asian Lit Bingo. I chose it because I’ve been meaning to read a book about an arranged marriaged and quite a few #ownvoices bloggers had recommended this one Naila’s secret relationship with her boyfriend, Saif, is uncovered and her parents take her to Pakistan. The true…… Continue reading Review: Written in the Stars – Aisha Saeed

Memes

Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5

My blog focusses on diverse books, so quite obviously I’ve fallen in love with this blog meme. Check out #DiversityThursday on Twitter and other social media to stay up-to-date with diverse books. For a detailed explanation about Diversity Spotlight Thursday, look up the host’s (Aimal) introductory blog post: Blog Meme Announcement: Diversity Spotlight Thursday. Meme summary:…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5

Memes

Diversity Spotlight Thursday # 1

My blog focusses on diverse books, so quite obviously I’ve fallen in love with this blog meme. Check out #DiversityThursday on Twitter and other social media to stay up-to-date with diverse books. For a detailed explanation about Diversity Spotlight Thursday, look up the host’s (Aimal) introductory blog post: Blog Meme Announcement: Diversity Spotlight Thursday. Meme summary:  A…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday # 1