Can I request you to spend INR 100 for me?

Can I or is that too much to ask?

Would you spend a dollar for your fellow blogger and aspiring writer?

With trembling fingers and thumping heart I write this post.

My first novel is published on Kindle and Google Books.

I have said what I had to say. I have been working on it for far too long.

Am I happy with what I have written? No, and I will never be. If I didn’t have the deadline set, I would have kept working on it forever.

The emotions, the experiences and opinions are expressed in context of software industry and it revolves around the lives of Muslim, women, software engineers.

Can it be generalized to non-Muslim, non female software engineers? Yes.

Does same workplace politics apply on other professions? Yes.

Does everyone have the journey? No.


Sara is a newbie in the corporate world. She is a naïve young lady. Heartbroken, betrayed, and burning desire to prove herself, she is ever so restless.
To fulfill her passion for being famous and popular she decided to participate in a reality show, against all odds by her family and her three besties Maliha, Sabeen and Hamna; 
These four are as different as can be. They do have a few things in common.
Information technology as a career, F.R.I.E.N.D.S., brilliant academic record, a love for books, a liking for soulful music with meaningful lyrics, and a shared disgust towards society’s double standard for a daughter and daughter in law.
These four girls come from the middle-class family background. with a dream to make it big; in terms of money and a good reputation at their job. They did not know that things work differently in the corporate world. Unlike college, a mere talent does not suffice. Despite what they are taught, hard work is a quality that is looked down upon. And dedication has no value. How do they survive the pressure of staying atop of the fierce competition? 
Read on to find the journey of these four fierce girls. And decide for yourself, to IT or not to IT.

Link to buy: Amazon


Or email me for a pdf and estimated turn-around time for a review.

Happy Reading!

Shabana Mukhtar