The Beauty of the Moment


      The Beauty of the Moment
Susan is the new girl she s sharp and driven, and strives to meet her parents expectations of excellence Malcolm is the bad boy he started raising hell at age fifteen, after his mom died of cancer, and has had a reputation ever since.Susan s parents are on the verge of divorce Malcolm s dad is a known adulterer.Susan hasn t told anyone, but she wants to be an artist Malcolm doesn t know what he wants until he meets her.Love is messy and families are messier, but in spite of their burdens, Susan and Malcolm fall for each other The ways they drift apart and come back together are testaments to family, culture, and being true to who you are. Best Read Kindle ePUB The Beauty of the Moment Author Tanaz Bhathena – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Tanaz Bhathena was born in Mumbai and raised in Riyadh, Jeddah and Toronto Her short stories have appeared in various journals, including Blackbird, Witness and Room Magazine A Girl Like That is her first novel.NOTE I don t use Goodreads frequently please feel free to connect with me through my website.

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      The Beauty of the Moment
 ↠ By ↠ Tanaz Bhathena young adult contemporary – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
  • Hardcover
  • 354 pages
  • The Beauty of the Moment
  • Tanaz Bhathena
  • 11 October 2017

10 thoughts on “ The Beauty of the Moment

  1. says:

    No one dies in this one, I promise.

  2. says:

    4.5 starsThis book managed to tick every single box on a romance list that I had no idea I even had It was sweet and endearing yet spicy and a bit forbidden and wonderfully balanced with real life In short, this is one of my favorite romances ever.I just the new girl bad boy trope has so much potential to flop given all the bad tries from the late 2000s, early 2010s From aggressive to almost abusive love interests to just plain bad to trashy and cliche, there s a lot of ways to go wrong Yet 4.5 starsThis book managed to tick every single box on a romance list that I had no idea I even had It was sweet and endearing yet spicy and a bit forbidden and wonderfully balanced with real life In short, this is one of my favorite romances ever.I just the new girl bad boy trope has so much potential to flop given all the bad tries from the late 2000s, early 2010s From aggressive to almost abusive love interests to just plain bad to trashy and cliche, there s a lot of ways to go wrong Yet ...

  3. says:

    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterest I wanted to read this book because I loved her debut novel, A GIRL LIKE THAT I didn t care that this book would be completely different in tone cute instead of soul destroying and setting Canada instead of Saudi Arabia she had won me over with a brilliant and powerful effort, and I was eager to get my hands on anything else this woman wrote.Susan is the new girl at her Canadian high school, having just transferred from a fancy acade Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterest I wanted to read this book because I loved her debut novel, A GIRL LIKE THAT I didn t care that this book would be completely different in tone cute instead of soul destroying and setting Canada instead of Saudi Arabia she had won me over with a brilliant and powerful effort, and I was eager to get my hands on anything else this woman wrote.Susan is the new girl at her Canadian high school, having just transferred from a fancy academy in Saudi Arabia She seems focused and driven, but her life is actually in shambles Her parents seem to be on the verge of separating Dad didn t join them in Canada and he s having an affair , and her mother is channeling her frustrations through her daught...

  4. says:

    there s nothing objectively bad with this book but it really didn t fulfill the cute romcom contemp for mei feel like i ve read this story a million times and aside from the amazingly descriptive portions dedicated to food, it was pretty bland and predict...

  5. says:

    I was trying to break out of a reading slump, and so I resorted to my usual strategy try something outside my usual genres It always works If you ve read my review of A Girl Like That, you know that contemporary teen romance is not my genre And, if you ve read my review of A Girl Like That, you must also know that there s no ...

  6. says:

    wow that is a QUALITY rom com right there like, one of the best ya romcoms i have read

  7. says:

    This book is VERY different from the author s debut novel which, by the way, I really enjoyed Culture plays an important role here too, and relationships are developed, but it feels like a completely new book from a completely new author.Weird, right It s absolutely normal for two books to differ in content but usually the style of the author remains unchanged or almost Yet here I barely recognized Tanaz Bhathena It s a lovely story with likeable three dimensional characters and, being a Can This book is VERY different from the author s debut novel which, by the way, I really enjoyed Culture plays an important role here too, and relationships are developed, but it feels like a completely new book from a completely new author.Weird, right It s absolutely normal for two books to differ in content but usually the style of the author remains unchanged or almost Yet here I barely recognized Tanaz Bhathena It s a lovely story with likeable three dimensional characters and, being a Canadian resident, I of course connected to the setting and enjoyed the references.And yet, and yet It also feels amateur ish As though it was written VERY carefully Tanaz s debut wasn t like that It was bold, surprising, sad, heart breaking, shocking, frustrating, maddening, and written in such a way that the author s words ...

  8. says:

    This was an utterly interesting and engaging tale There are so many ways to classify this story It s an immigrant experience story It s a love story It s a story of heartbreak It s a coming of age story Whichever the case, I thought Bhathena did them all quite well, and I really enjoyed meeting Susan and Malcolm.Both Malcolm and Susan were well written and multidimensional characters, who I grew to care for On the surface, they seem so different from each other, but both were dealing with This was an utterly interesting and engaging tale There are so many ways to classify this story It s an immigrant experience story It s a love story It s a story of heartbreak It s a coming of age story Whichever the case, I thought Bhathena did them all quite well, and I really enjoyed meeting Susan and Malcolm.Both Malcolm and Susan were well written and multidimensional characters, who I grew to care for On the surface, they seem so different from each other, but both were dealing with some issues, which were keeping them from moving forward.Susan had been the perfect daughter back in Saudi Arabia She got top marks, and would never dream of running around with boys or lying to her parents Then, she found herself in a new country with an absent father and a mother who was growinganddistant She was struggling to adjust to this new learning and teaching style, hiding her collegiate dreams from her parents, and engaging in a secret relationship with Malcolm Her parents arguing...

  9. says:

    Very sweet and as always, I m forever in love with Bhathena s writing style.

  10. says:

    Ahhhh, my favorite type of young adult story Smart, fierce female lead with a complex life outside of her romantic life, BUT there s romance too And such a great cast of characters The storyline of an Indian teen who moved from Saudi Arabia to Canada for her senior year of high school addresses being an outsider and fitting into a new world, but not so much the POC vs white dynamic that is typically written The community she lands in has a very diverse population, and the discussion of all Ahhhh, my favorite type of young adult story Smart, fierce female lead with a complex life outside of her romantic life, BUT there s romance too And such a great cast of characters The storyline of an Indian teen who moved from Saudi Arabia to Canada for her senior year of high school addresses being an outsider and fitting into a new world, but not so much the POC vs white dynamic that is typically written The community she lands in has a very diverse popula...

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