Sahana Mehra’s Tales of an Almost Indian Bride is a witty and comical tale about a young woman name Nadini Raichand who is settled in England with her conservative Indian family. Her family and social circle are eager to see her and any young member of their group married off, but Nandini isn’t interested. If Jane Austen were of South Asian descent and living in modern times, I have a feeling she would pen a book like this. Full of interesting … [Read more...]
“We are all accidents, stray atoms wandering around” - Guido, For the Love of AnnaIn James Lawless’s latest work, For Love of Anna, the main character Guido is an aimless young man whose purpose in life and political ambitions come to life after meeting and falling in love with Anna, a young dancer. Their love story crosses paths with the corrupt and morally bankrupt Judge … [Read more...]
"I wondered what it would be like to love that much"
- Maddie, At The Water's EdgeSara Gruen’s “At the Water’s Edge” is a beautifully detailed account of Maddie Hyde, who has found herself in a loveless marriage, and across the ocean in a small Scottish town famous for its mysterious Loch Ness monster. Set during World War II, Gruen masterfully conjures up a time so vividly I could see and hear everything … [Read more...]
“You seem lost,” he said “I know what it’s like to be lost”
-Marty*Please note: Some spoilers* Chosen from the Book Club Reading List, Andrea McKenzie Raine’s debut novel "Turnstiles" is a tale about three individuals whose lives intersect with one another in complex ways, illustrating the human condition through a … [Read more...]