I stumbled onto Shabnam Samuel by chance. A common FB group, a random conversation and then an intentional phone call
I met Lorraine exactly two years ago today at a Writer’s Conference in Philadelphia. We met on the train to
Please take 10 minutes of your time to listen to Samira Ahmed, author of an upcoming young adult novel Internment.
A week after I got back from the Yale Writers’ Workshop, I meticulously went through notes I had made and
I kept running into people on twitter raving about this book. They described it as cute and gushed over it.
I picked The Mothers by Brit Bennett when it scrolled past me in my library’s newly added digital titles collection.
At the beginning of the year I told myself I would try and read at least two books a month
Writing is a lonely occupation. Last December, too excited after I finished the rough draft of my work in progress,
The book has been on my desk for a few weeks now. I follow the author and her agent
A book club I am part of picked this book for our next meeting. I was thrilled as it was
I stumbled on Avasthi’s book by chance. Browsing my library’s YA literature, this came up as available. I checked it
I have the review up here.
I grabbed Nikita Lalwani’s Gifted from my local library’s fall sale. The cover appealed to me and I checked the
I started What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman after dinner. I settled in, a throw over my lap,
My review of Luckiest Girl Alive is up here.
I pick my books the way I browse the grocery aisle. I scan, double back and pick things that call
This summer is in its last throes. Like a last gasp before the chill steals in, the air is oppressive.
Review of the book The Girl on the Train is here.
Happy Birthday Harry Potter and J. K. Rowling!
Brilliant debut novel. Searing, bold writing about the Sinhala Tamil conflict.
Brilliant debut novel. Searing, bold writing on the Sinhala Tamil conflict.