Book Reviews, contemporary, islamic fiction, romance

Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Ayesha at Last: Amazon.co.uk: Jalaluddin, Uzma: 9781984802798: Books

Title: Ayesha at Last

Author: Uzma Jalaluddin

Genre: Islamic-fiction

Rating: ⭐️

Guys, I have to say I am really disappointed that this book turned out this way. I was so excited to see a new Islamic-fiction book out there that was receiving so much buzz and on top of that a Pride and Prejudice retelling??? I was so ready to fall in love with this book, like so many of the other reviewers out there, but alas it did not turn out that way.

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Book Reviews, contemporary

Eliza and Her Monsters

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Rating: 3/5

What ridiculous person ever created a negative stigma surrounding nerds? Nerds are the coolest humans to ever live. It’s the nerds who make such a big impact on this world, such as in our technology. So many nerds out there are famous and so inspiring. Why does there have to be so much stigma around “nerds”? They’re often just talented and hard-working introverts.

This rating was originally five stars. However, after some further thought, I realised I found a lot of the messages that were being conveyed through this book as problematic, and before had been too wrapped up in the storyline to really notice or think about it.

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Top 5 Tropes I Want More of – 2 Oct

Hi everyone! Welcome back to my blog! October has swung round shockingly quickly, so we have now shifted into our October topics for Top 5 Tuesday. Now to be honest I did actually have to look up what tropes were because I didn’t exactly know what they meant. So if any one of these 5 tropes seem a little – unusual (to say the least) – feel free to turn a blind eye 😀 And let me know what tropes you chose!

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