I Can't Think Straight [NOOK Book]

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'a brilliantly executed, romantic, sexy, and heart-warming page-turner..Cherrygrrl.com. Tala, a London-based Palestinian, is preparing for her elaborate Middle Eastern wedding when she meets Leyla, a young British Indian woman who is dating her best friend. A funny and touching love story of two women, I Can?t Think Straight explores the clash between East and West, conventions & individuality

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I Can't Think Straight

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Overview

'a brilliantly executed, romantic, sexy, and heart-warming page-turner..Cherrygrrl.com. Tala, a London-based Palestinian, is preparing for her elaborate Middle Eastern wedding when she meets Leyla, a young British Indian woman who is dating her best friend. A funny and touching love story of two women, I Can’t Think Straight explores the clash between East and West, conventions & individuality

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011389825
  • Publisher: Shamim Sarif
  • Publication date: 6/23/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 118,779
  • File size: 462 KB

Meet the Author

Writer/director Shamim Sarif won the Pendleton May First Novel Award and the Betty Trask Award for her first novel, The World Unseen. In addition to publishing two further, acclaimed novels she is also a screenwriter and feature film director. Her two feature films have won over 30 international awards.


She has published many short stories and has built a successful career in script editing and screenplay adaptation. Shamim has also directed music videos and written lyrics for recorded songs. An accomplished speaker, she has spoken at TED events in London, Jerusalem and India, as well as at corporate events for companies such as Deloitte and Goldman Sachs.


Shamim has recently completed a feature documentary as writer and director. Shot on location in Israel and Palestine, The House of Tomorrow looks at the conflict between these countries from a perspective of women who are focused on building a future.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2012

    Absolutely loved it!

    By far my favorite lesbian love story. A must read!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 30, 2010

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    I Cant Think Straight- my review

    sooo... this book was very interesting on many levels. the characters were all different, but each played a good key role in the story--like im sure many other books are like. its a good love story, for those that are open minded. i liked it mostly because it gave a good glimpse into the life of someone living in Jordan... i loved learning a little bit about the government--thank you Shamim Sarif for including a little bit about the types of societies in the East.
    though its a short book, its well detailed and gives an air of not only romance, but also wonder... for what the characters are going through.
    it gives the lasting message of how not to be afraid of being yourself, whatever you feel being yourself is:)
    i liked it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2012

    Awesome story!

    Love this book! Light, east read!

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  • Posted March 3, 2012

    This is an amazing book! I could not stop reading it! It has rom

    This is an amazing book! I could not stop reading it! It has romance, drama and good comedy (ironic ones).
    Mrs. Shamim Sarif is a very talented writer. I recommend all her books!

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  • Posted January 10, 2012

    Highly Recommended - you must check it out!

    One of the most beautiful romances in these days, I love it

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