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Book Review: Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy
Title – Once & Future #1
Author – Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy
Publication – March 26th, 2019.
Publisher – Rock the Boat
Genre – Science Fiction, Fantasy & Young Adult Fiction
I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur.
Now I’m done hiding.
My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard, and a revolution to start.
When Ari crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she is revealed to be the newest reincarnation of King Arthur. Then she meets Merlin, who has aged backward over the centuries into a teenager, and together they must break the curse that keeps Arthur coming back. Their quest? Defeat the cruel, oppressive government and bring peace and equality to all humankind.
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Book Review: Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Title – Ayesha at Last
Author – Uzma Jalaluddin
Publication – April 4th, 2019.
Publisher – Corvus
Genre – Muslim Romance Fiction
A smart young Muslim Canadian woman navigates the complexities of career, love, and family in this lively homage to a Jane Austen classic. “While it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single Muslim man must be in want of a wife, there’s an even greater truth: To his Indian mother, his own inclinations are of secondary importance.” With that nod to Pride and Prejudice firmly in place, Jalaluddin lays the groundwork for a raucous story that mixes a zany cast of characters with a tightly wound plot.
Book Review: ‘A Toast to Life’ A Memoir by the Actress Juliet Ibrahim
Title – A Toast to Life
Author – Juliet Ibrahim
Publication – August 2019.
Publisher – Prestige, Kachifo
Genre – Memoir
From Liberia to Lebanon, Ivory Coast to Ghana, Juliet Ibrahim survives the upheaval of war across countries, being torn away from the familiar and losing memories. But this is only the beginning of her story.
In A Toast to Life, Juliet is a child with body-esteem issues, a teenager dealing with abuse in silence, a young woman making mistakes in love and an adult finding cause to celebrate life.