Friday, July 8, 2016

My July 2016 TBR Reveal


My To-Be Read List is hosted by Michelle @ Because Reading. Each month you pick three books on your TBR list and people vote on the one you should read that month. What a great way to get me to read more from my pile, right?


So what book with the beach on the cover got the highest vote?
 Well, here's a description of the book:

On the eve of the monsoons, in a remote Indian village, Kavita gives birth to a baby girl. But in a culture that favors sons, the only way for Kavita to save her newborn daughter's life is to give her away. It is a decision that will haunt her and her husband for the rest of their lives, even after the arrival of their cherished son.

Halfway around the globe, Somer, an American doctor, decides to adopt a child after making the wrenching discovery that she will never have one of her own. When she and her husband, Krishnan, see a photo of the baby with the gold-flecked eyes from a Mumbai orphanage, they are overwhelmed with emotion. Somer knows life will change with the adoption but is convinced that the love they already feel will overcome all obstacles.

Interweaving the stories of Kavita, Somer, and the child that binds both of their destinies, Secret Daughter poignantly explores the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity, and love, as witnessed through the lives of two families—one Indian, one American—and the child that indelibly connects them.

That's right, 
by Shilpi Somaya Gowda 
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I can't wait to get started! 
Thanks for all of your votes!!!


  1. Enjoy reading Secret Daughter. It sounds really good. I look forward to reading your review of it.

    P. S. I recently finished listening to the unabridged audio version of I Am Malala... I think you had listened/reviewed it as well, right??

    1. Oooh, yes! I did listen to the audio version too! I am going over right now to check out your review. :)

  2. I'm so glad this one won! I am looking forward to reading your thoughts on it. I hope you like it for both our sakes (so I know if I should read it).

  3. Yay! I'm pretty sure I voted for this one. Enjoy :)

  4. I hope you'll enjoy this one :).