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If I Tell You The Truth by Jasmin Kaur | Thoughts

     Published on : 2021   ||    Format : ebook   ||    Location : Canada One line review : When Kiran runs away from home to another country, to escape her rapist, she doesn't realize how long it is going to take her to feel like herself again.  ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆   “Passports and boarding passes, please,” drawls the blond, goateed man, towering a foot above us both. I pass him both my and Mom’s documents and attempt the smile that every person of color has mastered. The one that reads, I’m thoroughly nonthreatening. Please don’t pull me aside and racially profile me. Thoughts : I can't remember how I found this book or why I chose to read it. It was available on my library's Overdrive catalog and I'm glad I made the time to read it. If I Tell You the Truth tells the story of Kiran's arrival in Canada as a pregnant graduate student, though in reality, she was also running away from her rapist back home in India. When she makes the decision to have the child, her parents aban

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While I spend a good chunk of this week getting ready for my five-day long weekend - Woohoo!! - I'm over at Delia's blog, Postcards from Asia. If you're not familiar with Delia, you need head out to her blog there right away. She is a reader, a blogger, and a writer, and her posts are always fun to read.


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Ti Reed said…
Great questions! Loved learning more about you. These types of posts are always fun.
literaryfeline said…
I love that quote from The House at the End of Hope Street too. :-) I don't know if it's true, but I read somewhere that eating cake in the morning is better than eating it before bed. LOL


I am looking forward to reading The Dinner at some point. The more I hear about it, the more I want to read it.


Great interview!
Delia (Postcards from Asia) said…
Thanks again Athira for this fun interview. Enjoy your long weekend!
Nishita said…
Loved your interview, Athira!