Book Reviews

Book Review: Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Synopsis Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been overtaken by a demanding teaching job. Her boisterous Muslim family, and numerous (interfering) aunties, are professional naggers. And her flighty young cousin, about to reject her one hundredth marriage proposal, is a constant reminder that Ayesha is still single. Ayesha might…… Continue reading Book Review: Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Bookish Posts

Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Romantic Book Couples

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is All About Romance Tropes/Types. I’ve chosen my top 3 Favourite Romantic Book Couples. Please note, there are *Spoilers Ahead!* So without further ado… Jane Eyre and Edward Fairfax Rochester from Jane Eyre SPOILERS: For Jane Eyre and Mr Rochester…… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Romantic Book Couples

Miscellaneous

Theatre Review: Pride and Prejudice at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice is my favourite novel of all time. Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has adapted Jane Austen’s classic novel for the stage. Luckily, I was able to see a matinée performance on 18 July. The weather was…… Continue reading Theatre Review: Pride and Prejudice at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre