“One for the books – the most compelling reads of 2018
Who doesn’t like a book with a strong female character? Here is a list of books that celebrated women in 2018.”
When your book gets mentioned in a list of the Most Compelling Reads of 2018, alongside fabulous reads like Becoming by Michelle Obama, The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer, The Women in the Window by A.J. Finn, The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani, and books you’ve loved like Eating Wasps by Anita Nair and The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath, you can only be immensely grateful.
Thank you Rekha Balakrishnan and YourStory
“Missing Presumed Dead by Kiran Manral
This book by Kiral Manral shows how lives can be torn asunder by mental illness and how the monsters in your head can be very real. Missing Presumed Dead is the story of Aisha, a homemaker and mother of two, battling mental illness. The family leads an almost-confined life on the outskirts of a small hill town. Her husband, Prithvi, is unable to provide the emotional support she needs and is caught in a personal quagmire of his own. Enter Heer, Aisha’s half-sister and the family’s world is turned upside down. The story moves through different situations like the disparate pieces of a puzzle. But is there an end in sight? Or is it all a crazy game being played. Read Missing Presumed Dead for answers that will shock you like no other.”
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