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Book Review : The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Title : The Handmaid’s Tale Author : Margaret Atwood Genre : Dystopian sci-fi Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Rating : 4/5 Set in a not-so-distant future, The Handmaid’s Tale is a horrifying look-see into what could happen were the baser tenets of patriarchy to take over the world. In this new world, governments, as we […]

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Book Review : Accidents of Providence

Title : Accidents of Providence Author : Stacia M. Brown Genre : Historical Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Source : NetGalley/Publisher ARC Rating 3.5/5 “Accidents of Providence” is a work of fiction set in the Cromwellian era of 1649, with characters based on some historical figures. In it Ms. Brown tells the story of Rachel […]

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Book Review : The Artist of Disappearance

Title : The Artist of Disappearance Author : Anita Desai Pages : 176 Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Rating : 3.5/5 Source : NetGalley / Publisher ARC Anita Desai’s latest book “Artist of Disappearance” is composed of three novellas. Each is about art and the artist, and presents a problem or a predicament, and later […]

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Book Review : Finding Nouf

Title : Finding Nouf Author : Zoe Ferraris Genre : Mystery/Suspense/Cultural Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pages : 305 Rating  :  4/5 Finding Nouf is about the disappearance of a 16 year old girl. Nouf ash-Shrawi, the daughter of a wealthy and influential family, was by all accounts surrounded by comforts and led a happy […]

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