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LOST IN THYME & BITTER ALMONDS E-mail Rima Ismail

SHADOWS OF DAMASCUS E-mail Lilas

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    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Books took a Middle Eastern Tour with HBKU Press through Book Fairs in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Cairo

    Many, many heartfelt thanks to all who stopped by during the 2022 Texas Book Festival!

     

    An informative virtual discussion about Bitter Almonds at the Qatar National Library as part of their Community Read Program. I love hearing from readers and working through their analysis of my books. Thank you to all who participated.

    Click on the link Gulf Times to read a press release about the event

    Had a fantastic discussion of my book LOST IN THYME with the wonderful bookclub ladies of Houston.

    Having an amazing creative time during my residency at Art Omi:Writers this fall. International authors coming together, stimulating discussions, shared information and insights from agents and editors, fantastic guidance from staff, and above all an enchanting upper state New York setting in Ghent. Ideas flow, imagination soars and words find new meanings.

    Honored to have discussed my novel BITTER ALMONDS with the Arab American National Museum Book Club. Full video at this link AANM Virtual Book Club

    Excited to announce the re-release of Shadows of Damascus with new cover and a new publisher.

    Now available as an E-book and Paperback

    Excited to announce that LOST IN THYME novel is chosen the winner of 2019 Best Book Awards in the Category Fiction: Inspirational. The contest is sponsored by American Book Fest

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    Palestinian Stories

    Immigrant Lilas .. Using EnglishConveys Arab Woes of Displacement

    Full article in Arabic by Journalist Hanan Mutair at SABAQ24.PS News 

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    Lost in Thyme has been announced as a Finalist in the category of Fiction: Inspirational in the 2019 International Book Awards.

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    New novel LOST IN THYME to be released on November 29, 2018.

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    English and Arabic book signing event for Bitter Almonds in Amman, Jordan on October 1st, 2018 during the Amman Book Fair

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    Touching Hearts: An Engineer who writes from the heart, touching others.

    Full Interview in Qatar Tribune

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    Announcing the release of the Arabic translation for Bitter Almonds as اللّوز المُرّ

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