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The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali: Of love, loss and fate

The Stationery Shop, it’s carefully curated translated novels, the jewel-colored ink, Rumi’s vast collection reflect a life well-lived and a promise of a better future.

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personal memoir Review

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson: A personal memoir of lost loss, and the search for love.

Winterson says, ‘Adopted children are dislodged. My mother felt that the whole of life was a grand dislodgement. We both wanted to go home.’ A harrowing childhood of being locked in a coal-hole, punishment by means of sleeping on the front porch all night, undergoing exorcism for having an affair with a girl, and spending […]

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Tides Don’t Cross by Simar Malhotra

The story is as much about lost love as it is about redemption, hope, and the increasing political tensions arising due to Islamophobia and the extremist nature of the society at large

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A Quest for Spring by Monica Mujumdar Dixit:

A story of heartbreak, reconciliation and betrayal.

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Review: Chameleon Lights

When hope turns dark, I will bring the sun to light it.

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Review

Review: UNNS: The Captivation

A secret Mission. A childhood love affair. Death and Revenge.

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Fiction

Timeless

Just something I wrote a few months back for a competition I didn’t get selected for 😀 Give it a read, anyway.

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Thoughts

Of loving and giving

She came running towards me and held my hand tightly as if she had been waiting for this day all her life. Her eyes searching for affection, staring right through me, urging to take an action or to say anything that would break the eerie silence. Her weak fingers still holding my hands, not letting […]

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REVIEW: RAINWATER

Author: Sandra Brown Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Simon and Schuster 256 pages Sometimes you read a book that completely changes the way you think, the way you would normally think. You come a cross a book which effortlessly describes every emotion, every situation in a way you had never imagined. Sandra Brown in her rather […]