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REVIEW: Those Eight Hours With Her by Anjum Awasthi Malik

--Blurb-- Adyant Lohani, a lead singer of one of the top music bands, is blessed with both the worlds, but the emptiness inside him claws its stifling fingers around his neck the entire time.  Riya, she is the trou ble of his life, at least that’s how Adyant sees her, but similarly, as a moth gets attracted to flame risking it’s life, there is something that draws him closer to her. She is a free bird while he is the prisoner of his passionate dreams and desires. Just eight hours with her, and Adyant starts seeing the  wo rld in a new light.  Their story ends there only so they could begin all over again after six years, but Riya is no longer the same girl! What had happened in those six years? Why the girl, who was an open book once upon a time, has encased herself in mystic layers? TITLE-   Those Eight Hours With Her AUTHOR- Anjum Awasthi Malik FORMAT- Paperback *Thanks to the author for a review copy.* (All opinions are my own) Moments! Momen

REVIEW: Kids and Cubs by Olga Perovskaya

--Blurb-- Kids and Cubs is a delightful  collection of reminiscences of the  happy childhood of the author and  her family in rural Kazakhstan  (then part of the USSR). It describes their life amidst nature and a collection of animals that they took care of, including a pair of wolves, a Siberian stag, a fox, a tiger and a stallion. The stories are full of warmth and humor and the personalities of the author, her parents, her sisters (Sonya, Yulia, and Natasha) and their pets, are charmingly described. The stories also exemplify life lessons of friendship, courage, and fortitude that will stay with the reader for a long while after reading them. This edition includes timelines of the author’s life and the original year of publication that provide the literary, historical, and cultural context of the book. TITLE- Kids and Cubs AUTHOR- Olga Perovskaya FORMAT- Hardcover PUBLISHER- Niyogi Books *Thanks to the publisher for a review copy.* (All opinions are my own)

REVIEW: Roma King by Callie Hart

--Blurb-- “911. What is your emergency?”  Every night, Zara Llewelyn picks up the phone and assists people in distress. House fires. Assault. Motor vehicle accidents. Home invasions...  Between the hours of six and two, she is the answer to a thousand cries for help. But when the payphone outside Zara’s apartment building mysteriously begins ringing night after night, the very last thing she wants to do is pick it up. And yet, she can’t seem to help herself...  Pasha Rivin’s trying to outrun fate. He’s been running from it for years now, but escape isn’t in his cards. As the oldest son of the oldest Roma family in the country, he’s not just a member of a proud and fiercely traditional clan. He is their reluctant king...and now he’s expected to find a wife.  The fiery redhead that shows up on his doorstep, following a trail of breadcrumbs, hunting for a missing little boy, is the last person Pasha’s mother has in mind, however.  She’s an outsider, an intruder, and as far as his