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Book Review: Behind the Sun by Amelia Smith Twisty and Dark

Book Review: Behind the Sun by Amelia Smith Twisty and Dark

BEHIND THE SUN by AMELIA SMITH Behind the Sun is a political thriller set in Aleppo during the Syrian revolution, following what seems to be an ordinary family which each member of it carries a secret and an almost double identity. When her brother Yusuf is arrested...

Book Review  Everything I Never Told You An international bestseller

Book Review Everything I Never Told You An international bestseller

Everything I Never Told You By Celeste Ng: Book Review Celeste Ng’s debut novel, “Everything I Never Told You,” is a literary thriller that begins with some shock elements: a missing girl, a lake, a local bad boy who was one of the last to see her and won’t say what...

Hijab and Red Lipstick. Based on Real-Life Experiences

Hijab and Red Lipstick. Based on Real-Life Experiences

Hijab and Red Lipstick by Yousra Imran Originally published: October 15, 2020 Publishers: Hashtag Press Genre: Domestic Fiction Hijab and Red Lipstick is Yousra Imran’s debut novel explores more than one social issue all through the voice of Sara, whom we accompany on...

‘Head Above Water’ by Shahd Alshammari – Book Review

‘Head Above Water’ by Shahd Alshammari – Book Review

I was an 18-year-old who fell asleep one random night and woke up the next day with complete numbness all over my body,” Just like that Dr. Shahd Alshammari’s life was changed forever as her life took a different direction, one that has a complicated path, accompanied...

Nasher’s Book Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo By Christy Lefteri

Nasher’s Book Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo By Christy Lefteri

Originally published: 2 May 2019 Author: Christy Lefteri Page count: 378 Original language: English Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the Syrian city of Aleppo – until the unthinkable happens. When...

NASHER’S Review of “Le Faucon”

NASHER’S Review of “Le Faucon”

Author: Gilbert Sinoué Pages: 280 pages Publishing house: Al-Kamel Verlag The figure of the UAE’s founder, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul in peace, has always been inspiring for many writers, poets and authors, from within and...

Nasher’s Review of “Confessions of a Curious Bookseller”

Nasher’s Review of “Confessions of a Curious Bookseller”

Author: Elizabeth Green Pages: 483 pages Publishing house:  Lake Union Publishing Publishing date:  January 1, 2021 Bookshops, cats, and secret confessions — what could possibly go wrong! Confessions of a Curious Bookseller by Elizabeth Green is a story of 50...

Nasher’s Review of “Over The Republican Bridge”

Nasher’s Review of “Over The Republican Bridge”

Author: Shahad Al Rawi Publishing house: Dar Al Hikma, London The young Iraqi author, Shahad Al Rawi returns with her second book ‘Over The Republican Bridge’ and after the success that her debut novel ‘The Baghdad Clock’ achieved, many readers were wondering what...