Category Archives: Randa Abdel-Fattah

Noah’s Law, by Randa Abdel-Fattah

PAGE TURNER ALERT!!! This book has been a “breath of fresh air” on my recent reading list. I needed something like this – the kind of book I was very reluctant to put down, and could have read in one … Continue reading

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Where the Streets Had a Name, Randa Abdel-Fattah

Every political situation has human face: often unseen or unnoticed, expediently pushed aside and ignored. Decisions made by rulers affect voiceless, everyday people who are prevented from determining their own path in life. In Where the Streets Had a Name,  an … Continue reading

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When Michael Met Mina, by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Humour, poignancy, foreboding, joy. Just a few relevant words that come to mind to describe this book. I could also add complex, but I wouldn’t want to give the wrong impression that its a difficult, confusing reading experience. The complexity … Continue reading

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