Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

A multi-generational saga that tests the bonds between family, Taylor Jenkins Reid’s 2021 historical fiction novel is set in a coastal neighbourhood in Malibu. With the grace of the waves that the Riva siblings surf on, Reid writes about a family tradition (an annual party where all the rich and the famous gather every year)Continue reading “Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid”

The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali

Marjan Kamali’s Tehran is a canvas of class hierarchies, rich cuisine, literary loves, and youth politics. Roya Khanom’s visits to the quaint stationery shop begin to take a turn when Mr Fakhri (the owner) introduces her to a young man who also frequents the establishment. What starts out as a heady sense of love soonContinue reading “The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali”