Was She the “Ultimate” Spy? #AtoZChallenge

“Know what you want and try to go beyond your own expectations....set a very high goal, one that will be difficult to achieve. Because that is an artist's mission: to go beyond one's limits. An artist who desires very little and achieves it has failed in life.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Spy She may
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Tale- as in The Handmaid’s tale #AtoZChallenge

“But who can remember pain, once it’s over? All that remains of it is a shadow, not in the mind even, in the flesh. Pain marks you, but too deep to see. Out of sight, out of mind.”  ― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale She is a Handmaid, forbidden to use her birth name.
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Tale- as in The Handmaid’s tale #AtoZChallenge

Sita in a New Avatar #AtoZChallenge

“What matters is not a weapon but the woman who wields that weapon.”  -Amish Tripathi, Sita: Warrior of Mithila What do we know of Sita? She is the one who decides to be with Ram under all circumstances, as that’s what is considered her sacred duty. She is the epitome of harmony, even
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Sita in a New Avatar #AtoZChallenge

Rules and Rumi in The Forty Rules of Love #AtoZChallenge

“Love came to Ella as suddenly and brusquely, as if a stone had been hurled from out of nowhere into the tranquil pond of her life.” ― Elif Shafak, The Forty Rules of Love The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, is different in its own way. It’s a book that brings in
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Rules and Rumi in The Forty Rules of Love #AtoZChallenge

Queen That She Was- The Twentieth Wife #AtoZChallenge

"I wonder what it would be like to marry a prince," Mehrunnisa said, her eyes glazing over dreamily, "and to be a princess..."   ― Indu Sundaresan, The Twentieth Wife If there is one historical novel that I absolutely loved, then it’s got to be The Twentieth Wife by Indu Sunderasan. It’s a story of
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Queen That She Was- The Twentieth Wife #AtoZChallenge

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