Reading Challenge – South Asian Authors

In 2018 I’ve set a reading challenge for myself to read 52 books by 52 South Asian authors. I’ll be sharing my reviews here, and you can also watch video reviews on my YouTube channel, and connect with me on goodreads If you are a book lover yourself, you can join the South Asian Reads group on Facebook and join the conversation.

My Winter Break Reading List

Hey guys! I’m writing this quick little update from our room at the Embassy Suites in Portland where we are going to be crashing for the next three days. For the last few years we’ve planned a post Christmas get-away…

Book Review: Love Hate & Other Filters {16/52}

Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed is book 16 in my 2018 reading challenge, and my first official Young Adult read. (I had incorrectly labelled Step-Up To the Plate Maria Singh as YA, but it was more of…

MRS FUNNY BONES & THE LEGEND OF LAXMI PRASAD {10 AND 11/52}

Twinkle Khanna started her career as an actress in Bollywood, but (thankfully) realized quite quickly that acting was not her forte, and moved into the home decor and  candle business. At some point she also took a crack at writing…

The Widows of Malabar Hill: Book Review (9/52)

Can you believe this was my first ever adult mystery book? As a kid I was mildly obsessed with Encyclopedia Brown, and devoured every single Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys book, but then I went away from the mystery genre…

Marriage of a Thousand Lies: Book Review (5/52)

Marriage of a Thousand Lies by S.J. Sindhu is a story that will resonate with any desi kid who’s ever felt like the black sheep. The main character of this story Lakshmi aka Lucky, is stuck in marriage of convenience…

The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Book Review (3/52)

x The Reluctant Fundamentalist, the name of this book itself made me a little reluctant to read it. I’d read it in lists of must read books, and new it had inspired a movie, but I never felt inclined to…

Karachi You Are Killing Me – the Book vs the Movie

A few weeks ago Salma wrote a post about upcoming movies for The South Asian Buzz, and while doing some research she found a book suggestion for me – Karachi You Are Killing Me by Saba Imtiaz. The book was…


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