Hello! Over the summer months, we had another book club book to read! This time it was Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji.
I must be honest and tell you that when this book was announced as the pick I was not interested in reading it at all. But I was a good little girl and got it from the library. I attempted to start reading it but the due date came and went. I gave it a second try when Megan reminded us that the deadline for reading was coming up. I am so glad I did! I ended up REALLY enjoying this book!
Pasha's love for Zari is thankfully nothing I have ever had to go through.
Pasha and Ahmed are wise beyond their years as characters. Yet I love that they are still believable as teens. The author does a great job of educating the reader about the culture and history of Iran while not boring the reader or over saturating the text.
I thought the ending of the book was very fitting for the story. Of course I would have loved a happy-go-lucky ending but that is not realistic for this story line and I love that the author stayed true to the times and culture of the book.
After a failed first attempt, I am very glad that I went back to the book and I would definitely recommend it to others!
Thank you Megan at Cardigans and Caffeine for another book club rotation!