KINDLE [The Marriage Clock]


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  • The Marriage Clock
  • Zara Raheem
  • English
  • 27 May 2019
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review The Marriage Clock 103 free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem Zara Raheem º 3 summary Nniversary to find a husband on her own terms But if she fails they'll take over and arrange her marriage for herWith the stakes set Leila succumbs to the impossible mission of satisfying her parents' expectations while also fulfilling her own western ideals of love But after a series of speed dates blind dates online dates and even ambush dates the sparks just don't fly And now with the marriage clock ticking and her 3 month deadline looming in the horizon Leila must face the conseuences of what might happen if she doesn't find the on. 3 12 stars rounded up because it left me in a good mood Now that she s reached the impending spinsterhood age of 26 Leila Abid s Muslim South Asian American parents are adamant Find a husband and find him soon They even pick a date Their 35th wedding anniversary three months away So Leila dutifully starts a dating campaign to find a man who matches the desired attributes she once wrote on seven napkins trying every method available apps matchmakers speed dating But while there are plenty of available men none of them seems to be Mr Right And that deadline keeps looming ever closer I picked this up expecting a romance but it turned out to be a very different book And I actually liked the book it turned out to be better than the one I was anticipating So nice fake out book The first half of the book is pretty light Each chapter presents one episode in Leila s dating scheme and is related wryly and unemotionally as a sort of comedy of manners Every method of seeking love offers some kind of stumbling block and she manages to trip over all of them I thought this was all presented very entertainingly especially since the chapters are short and don t dwell on Leila s experiences this is a mostly angst free story although Leila does find herself strongly affected by some of her interactions and experiences In a way this was what I was hoping for from Is There Still Sex in the City but didn t get The second half of the book gets a bit serious Leila begins to panic but she also begins to have deeper conversations with other people about What Marriage Means and finally asks herself what exactly she wants from a marriage rather than what everyone else especially her parents seem to be telling her she should want I really enjoyed this book It s a good mixture of lightness and depth with its story presented warmly and empathetically It s also a very uick read This was definitely a pleasant surprise Seven Napkins would also have been an apt title for this book as they get referred back to many times over the course of the story Getting Naked rounded up because it left me in a good mood Now that she s Invisible Jim Crow reached the impending spinsterhood age of 26 Leila Abid s Muslim South Asian American parents are adamant Find a husband and find him soon They even pick a date Their 35th wedding anniversary three months away So Leila dutifully starts a dating campaign to find a man who matches the desired attributes she once wrote on seven napkins trying every method available apps matchmakers speed dating But while there are plenty of available men none of them seems to be Mr Right And that deadline keeps looming ever closer I picked this up expecting a The Vault Guide to the Case Interview romance but it turned out to be a very different book And I actually liked the book it turned out to be better than the one I was anticipating So nice fake out book The first half of the book is pretty light Each chapter presents one episode in Leila s dating scheme and is The Castle Diaries related wryly and unemotionally as a sort of comedy of manners Every method of seeking love offers some kind of stumbling block and she manages to trip over all of them I thought this was all presented very entertainingly especially since the chapters are short and don t dwell on Leila s experiences this is a mostly angst free story although Leila does find herself strongly affected by some of her interactions and experiences In a way this was what I was hoping for from Is There Still Sex in the City but didn t get The second half of the book gets a bit serious Leila begins to panic but she also begins to have deeper conversations with other people about What Marriage Means and finally asks herself what exactly she wants from a marriage The Song of the Mockingbird rather than what everyone else especially her parents seem to be telling her she should want I Sir Halmanac and the Crimson Star really enjoyed this book It s a good mixture of lightness and depth with its story presented warmly and empathetically It s also a very uick Souls in the Great Machine read This was definitely a pleasant surprise Seven Napkins would also have been an apt title for this book as they get Judge Dredd Chronicles #19 referred back to many times over the course of the story

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review The Marriage Clock 103 free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem Zara Raheem º 3 summary Named a Must Read Book of the Summer by POPSUGAR Bustle Book Riot and In Zara Raheem's fresh funny smart debut a young Muslim American woman is given three months to find the right husband or else her traditional Indian parents will find one for her a novel with a universal story that everyone can relate to about the challenges of falling in loveTo Leila Abid's traditional Indian parents finding a husband in their South Asian Muslim American community is as easy as match meet marry But for Leila a marriage of arrangement clashes with h. I LOVED this book Like totally loved Leila is funny and adorable and you only want good things for her and men who don t ghost her say BAM too much or ask about her genetic history or gives her his honest age You really feel how she s torn between loving her culture and being frustrated by it and her well meaning lovable but at times frustrating parents Her struggle for balance is so genuineAnd every single character is so well drawn form Leila s group of friends to her various dates and their parents to her family in India each is uniue and special and you can totally hear everyone s voice And the writing beautiful There were so many laugh out loud moments as well as poignant ones Lelia s story is familiar and uniue and where her journey will take her is up in the air through the entire piece keeping you reading until the very end I am so happy I got to read this as an ARC I can t recommend this book enough

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review The Marriage Clock 103 free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem Zara Raheem º 3 summary Er lifelong dreams of a Bollywood romance which has her convinced that real love happens before marriage not the other way aroundFinding the right husband was always part of her life plan but after 26 years of singledom even Leila is starting to get nervous And to make matters worse her parents are panicking the neighbors are talking and she's wondering are her expectations just too high So Leila decides it's time to stop dreaming and start datingShe makes a deal with her parents they'll give her three months until their 30th wedding a. I expected this to be a typical romcom but there was much depth to the characters and story than I anticipated The mother her friendscousin and Leila are each flawed and complicated in their own ways and you can t help but cheer for them throughout I read this in one sitting because I could not put it down Raheem s book is a hilarious yet honest look at love heartbreak and the pressures that come with cultural expectations I recommend this to not only gain insight about Muslim Indian culture but also if you just want to be thoroughly entertained


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    KINDLE [The Marriage Clock] ARC received from the publisher through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review I wanted to love this book I really did But I had so many issues with the protagonist and her attitude For a 26 year old high school teacher Liela was very immature indecisive and judgemental Her dreams of a Bollywood type love st

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    Zara Raheem º 3 summary free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem characters The Marriage Clock book #6 completed for the reading rush under the challenge of read an author’s first book ✓ifeel so cheated right now fjkdahfkja wHAT JUST HAPPENEDto start i was really excited about this book bc i'm dying for some good accurate uality content romcoms featuring asian muslim characters bc gosh i am in Dire need of them you have to live wildly through your books okay otherwise what's the point??and the book started off

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    characters The Marriage Clock Zara Raheem º 3 summary free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem I LOVED this book Like totally loved Leila is funny and adorable and you only want good things for her and men who don't ghost her say BAM too much or ask about her genetic history or gives her his honest age You really feel how she's torn between loving her culture and being frustrated by it and her well meaning lovable but at time

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    free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem Zara Raheem º 3 summary KINDLE [The Marriage Clock] I so wanted to love this book I was actually very sure that I would adore it I won’t say that my expectations were necessarily very high but I

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    KINDLE [The Marriage Clock] Zara Raheem º 3 summary characters The Marriage Clock I expected this to be a typical romcom but there was much depth to the characters and story than I anticipated The mother her friendscousin and

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    KINDLE [The Marriage Clock] For anyone who’s ever been pressured to settle down been on a horrendous date hello filtered photos or has had all the Indian matchmaking Aunties in your life try to marry you off okay maybe not that one The Marriage Clock is going to be as fun of a read for you as it was for me Relatable smart and witty with a heroine that you can’t help but root for as she makes her way through the disasters of dating and familial pressure

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    characters The Marriage Clock Zara Raheem º 3 summary free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem the heroine just couldn't catch a break and that got old pretty fastyes for own voices books yes for diverse romance bookssadly this one just a

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    KINDLE [The Marriage Clock] characters The Marriage Clock This book was a spark that I needed in life As a single 24 year old college student busy with her own life marriage is something I have not yet even thought about and this book definitely opened my eyes in different ways The Marriage Clock made me realize marriage and love shouldn’t be something forced and rushed upon and that

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    KINDLE [The Marriage Clock] 3 12 stars rounded up because it left me in a good mood Now that she’s reached the impending spinsterhood age of 26 Leila Abid’s Muslim South Asian American parents are adamant Find a husband and find him soon They even pick a date Their 35th wedding anniversary three months away So Leila dutifully starts a dating campaign to find a man

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    free read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Zara Raheem KINDLE [The Marriage Clock] Zara Raheem º 3 summary I chose to read The Marriage Clock because I’m always interested in reading own voices writing about their cultu

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