First Lines Fridays – 07.08.2020

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf  and open to the first page Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything … Continue reading First Lines Fridays – 07.08.2020

This House of Clay and Water

Goodreads synopsis Set in Lahore, This House of Clay and Water explores the lives of two women. Nida, intelligent and lonely, has married into an affluent political family and is desperately searching for some meaning in her existence; and impulsive, lovely Sasha, from the ordinary middle-class, whose longing for designer labels and upmarket places is … Continue reading This House of Clay and Water

Caged Bird and the Open Door: A Micropoetry Collection by Zuhaib Shaikh

Goodreads synopsis: Caged Bird and the Open Door is a collection of bite-sized chunks of poetry which hold in them entire worlds of angst, hope, heartache, persistence, love, bliss and beauty. This is a peek inside a man's head lit with memories on the cusp of what is real versus what is imagined; it is … Continue reading Caged Bird and the Open Door: A Micropoetry Collection by Zuhaib Shaikh