This book was entered in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. This is what our readers thought:
Title: The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name
Author: Fiza Pathan
Star Rating: 4 Stars
Number of Readers: 19
Writing Style: 8/10
Of the 19 readers:
17 would read another book by this author.
9 thought the cover was good or excellent.
19 felt it was easy to follow.
17 would recommend this story to another reader to try.
6 felt the author’s strongest skill was ‘plotting a story’.
11 felt the author’s strongest skill was ‘developing the characters’.
13 felt the pacing was good or excellent.
17 thought the author understood the readership and what they wanted.
‘A very interesting collection of shorts. I enjoyed them very much. I liked the theme of ‘change’ in many of them.’ Male reader, aged 42
‘A book of this nature is so important for the LGBT community, and for helping people to understand the prejudice they can face.’ Male reader, aged 54
‘Excellent writing. Very evocative.’ Female reader, aged 51
‘This is excellent in many ways, but mostly it sends the message that everybody has the right to be what they want to be and that we must try to accept that.’ Female reader, aged 59
‘There is much diversity in the LGBTQ community across the world. This looks at this and helps to promote awareness of the battle may people must face.’ Female reader, aged 65
To Sum It Up:
‘Not only fascinating, but a very important book with a very important message. A Red Ribbon winner and highly recommended.’ -The Wishing Shelf Book Awards