Hi friends, I'm grateful and touched by this review by The Miramichi Reader, who connected with "Side by Side" so much he added it to his long-list for The Very Best Book Awards for Fiction. As a writer, all you can ever hope for is to touch hearts and minds. While it doesn't always happen,... Continue Reading →
Hi friends! "Side by Side" will be on book blog tour for the next couple of weeks. To make it easy to follow along, I'll update this page with links to the blogger sites as they come in. Here's hoping for a good tour! Thanks, A :-) TLC Tour Site: https://tlcbooktours.com/2019/04/anita-kushwaha-author-of-side-by-side-on-tour-may-2019/ Day 1: Lit and... Continue Reading →
Hi friends! I'm happy to share that "Side by Side" will be on book blog tour in July. Please click on the link for more info about the stops. (FYI, I know it says May in the link to the tour website but that's an unfortunate typo, sigh...) https://tlcbooktours.com/2019/04/anita-kushwaha-author-of-side-by-side-on-tour-may-2019/ Happy Canada Day long weekend! A... Continue Reading →
Hi friends! I'm happy to share with you today an article that I wrote for Writing and Wellness, a fantastic website full of resources for writers. My article focuses on rejection and how to manage that essential part of a writer's life through self-care. What about you? Have you developed any tips and tricks to... Continue Reading →
I woke up to some great news this morning! SIDE BY SIDE has been awarded a 2019 Independent Book Awards Silver Medal for Multicultural Fiction! I'm honoured and grateful to my publisher, Inanna Publications, for their support and for championing this story. Had to share the book love! Here's a link to the IPPY website... Continue Reading →
Today's post is inspired by a reading and panel discussion I have coming up next week with two other authors. We'll be discussing the connection between art - in this case writing - and healing, for both the writer and the reader. In preparation for the talk, I spent some time organizing my thoughts about... Continue Reading →
We're starting the weekend off right with a GIVEAWAY! Now's your chance to get a signed copy of SIDE BY SIDE. We'll even throw in a bookmark! To enter on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WomenWriters/status/1089153197254606848 To enter on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BtGYZkzFUHB/ Open to Canada, USA, UK. Good luck and here's to spreading the book love! A :-) xo... Continue Reading →
Thank you to Claire of Art & Soul for her insightful review of SIDE BY SIDE. If you like books, baking, and writing be sure to give her site a visit!
A tough, moving story about learning to live with loss. 4/5 stars.
Thank you to the author and Inanna Publications for providing me with an e-copy of this book.
The blurb: Kavita Gupta is a woman in transition. When her troubled older brother, Sunil, disappears, she does everything in her power to find him, convinced that she can save him. Ten days later, the police arrive at her door to inform her that Sunil’s body has been found. Her world is devastated. She finds herself in crisis mode, trying to keep the pieces of her life from falling apart even more. As she tries to cope with her loss, the support system around her begins to unravel.
In the wake of tragedy, if a fresh start is possible for Kavita? Will she escape her problems and start over? Or will she face the challenges of rebuilding the life she already has?
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