Book Reviews, contemporary, islamic fiction, romance

Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Ayesha at Last: 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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Rating: ⭐️⭐️

In all honesty, I don’t think I ever watched the entire Cinderella movie in its original form. I’d read it many times, seen so many twists on it on the TV as I grew up but to be honest, Barbie was my childhood (and to this day I still occasionally slip down memory lane on YouTube listening to all the old Barbie songs feeling extremely nostalgic and reading all the comments of everyone else like my doing the same… weird sidenote but whatever).

This ended up being a sadly underwhelming read that I had previously been so looking forward to. I had expected a thrilling plot laced with darkness and deceit… this book failed to deliver that, despite the promises from many gushing reviews. However, this does not dim the significance of the overall message on gender roles and jealousy and the definition of beauty and also the power of labels.

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ABCDE & FGHIJ – Top 5 Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Hello everyone! Hope you all had a great start to the week. Since I missed Top 5 Tuesday last week, I’m going to combining last week’s and this week’s topic together since I think it would be really cool if I could somehow go all the way from A-Z!

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