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    Book Review | She’ll Never Make It by Masoom Minawala

    In a world where ambitious, young women often undergo a lot of skepticism, Masoom Minawala’s new book, “She’ll Never Make It,” is a light-hearted guide on resilience and empowerment. The book not only challenges those who have it in themselves to venture in uncharted territories but also mirrors Masoom’s struggles and wins across the years of her entering the influencer industry. Blurb: ‘She’ll never make it’ is something many ambitious, driven and entrepreneurial young women hear, especially if they want to do something totally different. And Masoom Minawala was no exception. Ridiculed and derided, Masoom decided to prove everyone wrong. Today she’s one of the top influencer-creators in India and…

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    Book Review: A Woman Is No Man – Etaf Rum

    Synopsis: PALESTINE, 1990 Seventeen-year-old Isra prefers reading books to entertaining suitors her father has chosen for her. Over the course of a week, the naive and dreamy girl finds herself quickly betrothed and married, and is soon living in Brooklyn. There Isra struggles to adapt to the expectations of her oppressive mother-in-law Fareeda and strange new husband Adam, a pressure that intensifies as she begins to have children – four daughters instead of the sons Fareeda tells Isra she must bear. BROOKLYN, 2008 Eighteen-year-old Deya, Isra’s oldest daughter, must meet with potential husbands at her grandmother Fareeda’s instance, though her only desire is to go to college. But her grandmother…

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    Book Rating Policy

    Reviewing books is an individual interaction and is usually different for everyone. Here is my personal reviewing framework that I refer to while conducting the book reviews. Ideally, this should help you understand my preferences and rating system better. Additionally, I would also like to help you comprehend that these reviews are not drafted on a discretionary basis. I have a consistent and specific process of reviewing; however, my views pertaining to each book are subjective to my personal taste. What I totally admire about a book might not suit your interests, and vice versa. And I would love to know your experience with the book, no matter how different…