One Half from the East ~ Nadia Hashimi

Date Completed: 12/9/2016 Rating: 7.5/10 One Half from the East is the story of Obayd, a boy whose family turned him from girl into boy, called bacha posh, in Afghanistan in order to bring hope to the family. Obayd, once known as Obayda, is called upon to be the boy of the family and bring … Continue reading One Half from the East ~ Nadia Hashimi

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The Naked Truth ~ Marvelyn Brown

Date Completed: 12/6/2016 Rating: 8.5/10 This is the tale of Marvelyn Brown, a young woman who discovers she has HIV at the age of 19. The story takes us through her young life as a child and basketball star through to when she drops out of college and pursues a temporary career in sales until … Continue reading The Naked Truth ~ Marvelyn Brown