• I LOVE books.
  • It was my father who nurtured my love for reading.
  • One of my fondest memories of childhood is taking a drive with my dad to a quaint second-hand bookstore in Serangoon (in Singapore) and then going home to BURY myself in my new acquisitions.
  • I don’t really like libraries.
  • I love re-reading books.
  • Books I have re-read: The Sealed Nectar (I have to read and re-read it because of my studies but I really do it because I love any book on the life of the Prophet sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam); To Kill A Mockingbird (still not sick of it and what’s more, what joy! Ms M loves it too!); Hilyat-ul Awliya Wa Tabaqat al-Asfiya (I love inspirational snippets!); all of James Herriot’s books (he describes everything so aptly and beautifully and always has me in stitches…) and of course, To Kill A Mockingbird
  • I don’t like giving away or selling books I have read, although I have done so in the past.
  • I am therefore running out of room and am having an awful headache trying to pack everything for the return home to Singapore.
  • Much of my time in Islamabad (and allowance… ahem!) is spent on second-hand bookstores.
  • The rest of the time is spent making up wishlists online… :)
  • I don’t read as much as I used to.
  • I love reading with my kids.
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