Book Review: Hijabistan by Sabyn Javeri

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A young kleptomaniac infuses thrill into her suffocating life by using her abaya to steal lipsticks and flash men. An office worker feels empowered through sex, shunning her inhibitions but not her hijab … until she realizes that the real veil is drawn across her desires and not her body. A British-AsianContinue reading “Book Review: Hijabistan by Sabyn Javeri”

Book Review: Roar by Cecilia Ahern

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Have you ever imagined a different life? Have you ever stood at a crossroads, undecided? Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to roar? The women in these startlingly original stories are all of us: the women who befriend us, the women who encourage us, the women who make usContinue reading “Book Review: Roar by Cecilia Ahern”

The Liberation of Sita by Volga|A powerful advocate of Feminism|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Valmiki’s Ramayana is the story of Rama’s exile and return to Ayodhya, a triumphant king who will always do right by his subjects. In Volga’s retelling, it is Sita who, after being abandoned by Purushottam Rama, embarks on an arduous journey to self-realization. Along the way, she meets extraordinary women who haveContinue reading “The Liberation of Sita by Volga|A powerful advocate of Feminism|”