Kindle Countdown Deal: No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith @MarySmithWriter

Hey bargain-bookworms! I have great news! No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith is being featured as a Kindle Countdown Deal on Amazon! Until October 21, 2015, you can purchase this e-book for a bargain .99$! Even better, if you have Kindle Unlimited, you can grab this book for FREE! Scottish-born midwife, Miriam loves her […]

AWRW Book Review: Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni, by Author Mary Smith @MarySmithWriter

Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni offers a remarkable insight into the lives of Afghan women both before and after Taliban’s rise to power. The reader is caught up in the day-to-day lives of women like Sharifa, Latifa and Marzia, sharing their problems, dramas, the tears and the laughter: whether enjoying a good gossip over tea […]

AWRW Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came in their mailbox during the last week. Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists. I haven’t written a Mailbox Monday post in quite awhile… so prepare yourselves for one mighty book haul!! Books I have […]

AWRW October Reading Roundup

AWRW October Roundup October was a great month for this well read woman. I read a lot of great books, started a meme, was interviewed over at The Cheap Reader, and I conducted a character interview of Miriam from the novel No More Mulberries, by Mary Smith. Needless to say, it’s been a whirlwind of […]

AWRW Character Interview! Miriam, from No More Mulberries, by Mary Smith

After reading No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith, I wanted to get to know the central character, Miriam, better by interviewing her. 🙂 Set in Afghanistan, British-born Miriam finds her marriage to her Afghan doctor husband heading towards crisis. She has to journey into her past to understand how unresolved issues are damaging her […]

AWRW Interview with Award Winning Author, Poet, and Journalist Mary Smith!

Today I have the privilege of interviewing author, poet, and journalist Mary Smith. Mary Smith has written No More Mulberries, and Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni: Real Stories of Afghan Women, as well as Thousands Pass Here Every day, which is a full length poetry collection. Having spent time in Afghanistan herself, she is able […]

Book Review: No More Mulberries, by Mary Smith

No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith Book Review: Scottish born Margaret, now Miriam, can’t milk a goat but she can birth a baby and educate not only patients, but young students too. When her Afghan husband tells her she is no longer to teach as it may damage not only her, but his reputation […]