Trust No Aunty

Author: Maria Qamar
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501154745
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Based on her popular Instagram @Hatecopy and her experience in a South Asian immigrant family, artist Maria Qamar has created a humorous, illustrated “survival guide” to deal with overbearing “Aunties,” whether they’re family members, annoying neighbors, or just some random ladies throwing black magic your way. We’ve all experienced interference from our Aunties—they are at family parties and friendly get-togethers, finding ways to make your life difficult, trying to get you to marry their sons, and telling you to lose weight while simultaneously feeding you a second dinner—and it has stunted our social growth and embarrassed us in front of our friends and cool cousins for years. This tongue-in-cheek guide is full of advice designed to help you manage Aunty meddling and encourages you to pursue your passions—from someone who has been through it all. Qamar confesses to throwing sweatshirts over crop-tops to get out of the house without being questioned, hiding her boyfriend in a closet, and enduring overbearing parents endless pressuring her to become a doctor, lawyer, or engineer. Holding onto your cultural identity is tough. Always interfering Aunties make it even harder. But ultimately, Aunties keep our lives interesting. As an Aunty-survivor and a woman who has lived the cross-cultural experience, Qamar defied the advice of her aunties almost every step of the way, and she is here to remind you: Trust No Aunty.

Indian Ish

Author: Priya Krishna
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 1328482472
Size: 29.81 MB
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A young food writer's witty and irresistible celebration of her mom's "Indian-ish" cooking--with accessible and innovative Indian-American recipes

Trust No One

Author: Paul Cleave
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473664233
Size: 32.65 MB
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The brand new psychological thriller from the author of The Cleaner and Joe Victim. Perfect for fans of Dexter and Karin Slaughter. 'Cleave uses words like lethal weapons' New York Times Book Review 'Anyone who likes their crime fiction on the black and bloody side should move Paul Cleave straight to the top of their must-read list' Mark Billingham. His novels tell of brutal murders and bad men. But was it just his imagination? Jerry Grey is better known as crime writer Henry Cutter - whose twelve books kept readers gripped for over a decade. Now he's been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers, and his writing life has ended. But the stories haven't. And as his control loosens, Jerry confesses his worst secret: the books are real. He remembers committing the crimes. His friends, family and carers say it's all his head. He's just confused. But if that's true, then why are so many bad things happening? Why are people dying?

Trust No One

Author: Clare Donoghue
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447284283
Size: 30.73 MB
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Marriage is complicated. It doesn't always work out. Sometimes there are things you discover about yourself and each other which mean the marriage has to end. Sad, particularly when kids are involved - but all pretty normal. Normal that is, until there's a murder. DS Jane Bennett and DI Mike Lockyer are called in to investigate one of South London's most difficult and distressing cases yet - where family and friends come under scrutiny in the hardest of circumstances.

Swimming In The Monsoon Sea

Author: Shyam Selvadurai
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 9780144001545
Size: 66.30 MB
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He Sank Silently Under&He Could Make Out Her Legs. He Swam Stealthily Towards Her. When He Was Close, He Reached For Her Legs. At His Touch, She Kicked Out&But He Was Too Quick For Her. It Is 1980 And The Monsoon Season In Sri Lanka. Fourteen-Year-Old Amrith Faces An Uneventful Summer In The Cheerful, Well-To-Do Household In Which He Is Being Raised By His Vibrant Aunty Bundle And Kindly Uncle Lucky. He Tries Not To Think Of His Life Before, When His Loving Mother Was Still Alive. Amrith S Holiday Plans Seem Unpromising Until, Like An Unexpected Shower, His Cousin Arrives From Canada. Amrith S Ordered Life Becomes Storm-Tossed As He Falls In Love With The Boy. Shakespeare S Othello, With Its Powerful Theme Of Disastrous Jealousy, Is The Backdrop To The Drama In Which Amrith Finds Himself Immersed. A Coming Of Age Book For Mature Readers, Swimming In The Monsoon Sea Explores First Love In All Its Complexity And Turmoil.

The Chase Part Ii

Author: Chris Walker
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479704725
Size: 13.88 MB
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Sam looked over the group and wondered why each person was here, 6 in all and how did they get there with the exception of the disability girl who couldnt talk but had an amazing knack for knowing when the beast where about and which way they would come from, Sam looked over at John the big guy seem to be thinking of a way out, looking this way and that peering around the corner to see a way out of the building and thinking other wise of it just in case one of the other man like creatures with hoods that cover their heads and the fowl stench that come with them would came back to chase them out again, just then Jenny started to laugh and everyone looked at her thinking that she had gone mad which wasnt far from the truth, what the others didnt know was that there was someone new who was going to join there group and this person was going to be a nice little help. With Jake still after them the group fled to another planet where they encounter a strange beast to aid them in the fight to save the twins and the planet.

The 5th Wave

Author: Rick Yancey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101598964
Size: 73.56 MB
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"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."—Entertainment Weekly (Grade A) The Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic new series from award-winning author Rick Yancey. After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie's only hope for rescuing her brother--or even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up. "Wildly entertaining . . . I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."—Justin Cronin, The New York Times Book Review "A modern sci-fi masterpiece . . . should do for aliens what Twilight did for vampires."—USAToday.com

Tender Hooks

Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House India
ISBN: 8184002114
Size: 66.80 MB
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After freeing her darling son, Jonkers, from the clutches of his low class, slutty secretary, Aunty Pussy has charged Butterfly with finding him a new wife—a rich, fair, beautiful, old family type. Quickly. But who wants to marry poor, plain, die-vorced Jonkers? As Butterfly schemes her way through shaadis, GTs (oho baba, Get Togethers!), and kitty parties trying to find a suitable girl from the right bagground, she discovers to her dismay that her hapless cousin has his own ideas about his perfect mate. And secretly she may even agree! Full of wit and wickedness, Tender Hooks is another delightful romp through Pakistani high society from the bestselling author of The Diary of a Social Butterfly.