Smita Singh: “A page turner. A must read for all.” Read Smita’s full book review

Smita Singh: “A page turner. A must read for all.” Read Smita’s full book review

Butterfly by Julie O’Yang, a book review by Smita Singh {Smita Singh is the Chairperson and Treasurer of Vaani. She initiated the movement called Vaani, a platform for Asian women writers to meet, to exchange, to share ideas. She writes short stories, novels and blogs like mad! At the moment she teaches post graduate class in …

ODD features of Mega million me.

ODD features of Mega million me.

Check out he link & be sure to visit other tabs as well 🙂 http://oddphotopoetry.blogspot.com/2013/01/butterfly-by-julie-oyang.html#!/2013/01/butterfly-by-julie-oyang.html Don’t be so quick to run, RABBIT, you are not finished with me yet. Here’s the plan. Go to  Amazon or Barnes & Noble and order your print copy. Butterfly, a novel by Julie O’Yang is also available in all eBook …

This town was built on nepotism, the old boy network. Because it is so.

This town was built on nepotism, the old boy network. Because it is so.

One Imperative is a thematic Art/Lit zine curated by Jeremy Fernando, to which I’m a regular contributor. The past issue, Issue 9′s theme is Literary (re)view, it’s here: http://www.oneimperative.com/2013/01/09-reviews/.  However, I was worried that people didn’t pay attention at all, and still more important, something I read today on Facebook made me feel necessary to repost. …

Attraction/Aversion, a hairy X-mas tale

Attraction/Aversion, a hairy X-mas tale

The Necklace Guy de Maupassant (Translated by eastoftheweb) She was one of those pretty and charming girls born, as though fate had blundered over her, into a family of artisans. She had no marriage portion, no expectations, no means of getting known, understood, loved, and wedded by a man of wealth and distinction; and she …

To understand me, you need to have had near-death experience ;)

To understand me, you need to have had near-death experience ;)

…We live not according to reasons but according to fashion. All right, I tell you what I’m wearing today. A basic cotton shirt with a cardigan, shawl, sweater plus a great, light brown throw-over. I know, I’m over-doing the layered clothing trend and I look like a top-heavy Siberian bear ready to disappear into my den for several months to …

On Planet Betty Turandu Lei Ying, humans watch an entirely different kind of soap opera. Check out!

On Planet Betty Turandu Lei Ying, humans watch an entirely different kind of soap opera. Check out!

Doorknobs & BodyPaint online issue #68, theme Halloween & All Saints. For the science fiction section, Editor Doug Mathewson published a foxy gold story by Julie O’Yang. Click & read: http://www.iceflow.com/doorknobs/writers/JOYANG.html. Pls 2nd click  A Science of Discontent. The website works a little too foxy labyrinthine even for the foxy brilliant me. So if you walk around Planet Lei Ying …

The book is not just a love story with darker shades but also is a treatise on the futility and brutality of wars between nations and a critique on the idea of nation state. Historically insightful with political undertones, the novel has fully fleshed out multi-layered and credible characters. Written beautifully and structured intelligently, you get hooked to the story right from the first page. The denouement is also equally fascinating.

The book is not just a love story with darker shades but also is a treatise on the futility and brutality of wars between nations and a critique on the idea of nation state. Historically insightful with political undertones, the novel has fully fleshed out multi-layered and credible characters. Written beautifully and structured intelligently, you get hooked to the story right from the first page. The denouement is also equally fascinating.

Read here the complete review of my novel BUTTERFLY by Abdullah Khan. The title is now available in all eBook formats, including iPad, Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, Copia, Gardners,  Baker & Taylor, eBookPie. >>> Order print copy on Amazon or Barns&Noble                                                            or >>> Free worldwide delivery from Book Depository. Buy here your print copy today!!!

A somewhat dream interpretation

A somewhat dream interpretation

      Falling /Empty Kingdom, painting by Julie O’Yang, Chinese ink on canvas  © 2012Julie O’Yang Artwork & poem first published in One Imperative, a thematic art-zine from Singapore, curator Jeremy Fernando  On June 4, Room No. 1989 (A somewhat dream interpretation) ———- Those ordinary experiences Those ordinary images Rushing into My nocturnal, one woman’s space …

My dream is yours …or, butterfly kisses…

My dream is yours …or, butterfly kisses…

“…to love, one has to be willing to risk oneself, to open oneself, to allow oneself to be wounded, torn apart. In new ways, ways that we have yet to understand, come across, ways we do not yet have a name for.” A review of my novel BUTTERFLY in Singapore Review of Books My dream is …